Category: United States Navy

Categories: United States Armed Forces

This is a mid-level category. Profiles should be added to the narrowest category possible, but may be placed here when further information is not known. See How to Categorize.
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The United States Navy (USN) is the naval warfare service branch of the United States Armed Forces and one of the seven uniformed services of the United States. It operates 288 ships in active service and more than 3,700 aircraft.
  • Pages, profiles, and various items related to the American Navy.
  • Ideally this would be an upper level roll up of other categories.

While we want to place profiles into more specific categories of the ship, unit, base, etc where the person served, in many cases all that is known initially from an obituary, gravestone, photo, etc is that they were in the Navy, so they can be placed here. Upon further research, if more information is discovered, moved them to that category.

  • For units and personnel who served during non-conflict periods see the Subcategories listed below.

Wars/Conflicts For more detailed service information about units and the personnel who served in the United States Navy in specific wars/conflicts, see:

For further information about the United States Navy, see:

United States Military History on Wikitree
Wikipedia:United_States_Navy

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