The war is over and US forces are being demobilized back to peacetime status. Here, 52 submarines and 4 submarine tenders of the US Navy Reserve Fleet rest in Mare Island Naval Shipyard, California, circa January 1946.

The war is over and US forces are being demobilized back to peacetime status. Here, 52 submarines and 4 submarine tenders of the US Navy Reserve Fleet rest in Mare Island Naval Shipyard, California, circa January 1946.

52 submarines and 4 submarine tenders of the US Navy Reserve Fleet, Mare Island Naval Shipyard, California, circa Jan 1946.

52 submarines and 4 submarine tenders of the US Navy Reserve Fleet, Mare Island Naval Shipyard, California, circa Jan 1946.

3/3/17 - Happy 102 birthday, US Navy Reserve! Thank you for your service! 🇺🇸 www.battle-threads.com

3/3/17 - Happy 102 birthday, US Navy Reserve! Thank you for your service! 🇺🇸 www.battle-threads.com

Here's a rare sight: four out of the ten Nimitz-class aircraft carriers—the largest warships ever built—plus an Enterprise-class carrier docked together. They are resting at Naval Station Norfolk, Virginia, which coincidentally is the largest naval base in the world. Look at all that engineering and firepower. And it's only half of the Nimitz fleet!

Here's a rare sight: four out of the ten Nimitz-class aircraft carriers—the largest warships ever built—plus an Enterprise-class carrier docked together. They are resting at Naval Station Norfolk, Virginia, which coincidentally is the largest naval base in the world. Look at all that engineering and firepower. And it's only half of the Nimitz fleet!

Sean “Puffy” Brown is not your typical fitness instructor. A former member of the US Navy Reserves, Sean was deployed to Afghanistan in 2010. While there, he dedicated his free time to his newly discovered passion: salsa dancing. Fast-forward some months and Sean had lost 45 pounds, a new look, which he described as “deployment-sexy”.  “When I got back to California, …

Sean “Puffy” Brown is not your typical fitness instructor. A former member of the US Navy Reserves, Sean was deployed to Afghanistan in 2010. While there, he dedicated his free time to his newly discovered passion: salsa dancing. Fast-forward some months and Sean had lost 45 pounds, a new look, which he described as “deployment-sexy”. “When I got back to California, …

Eddie Albert (né Edward Albert Heimberger) (1906-2005) Lt. US Navy Reserve 1942-45 WW II. Before the war toured Mexico as high-wire artist while secretly spying on German U-Boats in Mexican harbors for U.S. Army Intelligence. In 1942 joined the Navy and in 1943 was commissioned a Lt. in the Navy Reserve. Earned a Bronze Star w/Combat "V" during the invasion of Tarawa 1943, when he rescued 47 Marines while under heavy enemy machine-gun fire. In many movies & co-star of CBS “Green Acres”…

Eddie Albert (né Edward Albert Heimberger) (1906-2005) Lt. US Navy Reserve 1942-45 WW II. Before the war toured Mexico as high-wire artist while secretly spying on German U-Boats in Mexican harbors for U.S. Army Intelligence. In 1942 joined the Navy and in 1943 was commissioned a Lt. in the Navy Reserve. Earned a Bronze Star w/Combat "V" during the invasion of Tarawa 1943, when he rescued 47 Marines while under heavy enemy machine-gun fire. In many movies & co-star of CBS “Green Acres”…

US Navy Reserve ⚓️

US Navy Reserve ⚓️

See what it will be like for your family member to live and work in America's Navy.

See what it will be like for your family member to live and work in America's Navy.

Director John Ford, who was also a Rear Admiral in the Navy Reserve, 1952. US Navy. Public domain via Wikimedia Commons.

Director John Ford, who was also a Rear Admiral in the Navy Reserve, 1952. US Navy. Public domain via Wikimedia Commons.

52 submarines and 4 submarine tenders of the US Navy Reserve Fleet, Mare Island Naval Shipyard, California, circa Jan 1946.:

52 submarines and 4 submarine tenders of the US Navy Reserve Fleet, Mare Island Naval Shipyard, California, circa Jan 1946.:

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