posted on March 01, 2006 10:33
Happy Birthday, Navy Reservists. March marks the ninety-first birthday of the establishment of the Federal Naval Reserve by an act of congress. Now, in the first two sentences, I have said "Naval Reserve" and "Navy Reservists"; and I think that this birthday is an excellent time to talk about - why the change? Some of you may be on board and many of you may not have any idea why. In December, as part of Congress finally getting the Defense Authorization Bill passed, they also included the official name change from the Naval Reserve to the Navy Reserve.
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