Greetings All, The NANP ballot for all members is now active. This year, you are voting for a new Director for a three year position beginning in 2023, the location for the 2024 Navy Photographers Reunion, and on ratifying the proposed NANP Bylaws. The deadline for submitting your ballot is midnight (PST), Dec. 7th, 2022. Thank you to all members who cast your vote. I also want to wish all of you and your families a safe and Happy Thanksgiving.
Shipmates, I would like to wish you and your family a safe and happy holiday season. It has been a privilege to serve you as president these past two years, and we hope that each experience at the reunion and with NANP was exceptional. It has been a remarkable year for NANP and Naval Photography. We celebrated the 100th anniversary of the establishment of the Photographers Mate rating in Pensacola, the birthplace of Naval Photography and the home for over 50 years of the photo schoolhouse. Naval Photography has come a long way since many of us attended school in building 1500. But Navy Photography is still alive and thriving in today’s fleet. We are the legacy of all the […]
A message to our members. First and foremost, Thank you to our dedicated members of the National Association of Naval Photography. For more than 100 years, Sailors have made many sacrifices for our nation and so have our families. As we celebrate Thanksgiving Day, may you find joy and solitude with your family as they have made many expenses as well. We have served with pride, no more than our families in us. As we have explored a new world and new cultures, our traditions have prevailed. Every year, we take time to reflect on what we are thankful for. Our health, the bounty of our own country, and the perseverance of freedom and the life of liberty. Worth serving […]
Another Veterans Day is here. It is the official day fellow Americans honor men and women serving or who have served in the armed forces, including those who are no longer with us. Throughout the week, there are parades, ceremonies, and gatherings, designed to acknowledge the gratitude of communities. Some schools invite veterans to speak to classes. Churches, and veteran groups, hold special dinners. Various retailers and restaurants offer free or discounted items and food, all to say, “Thank you for your service.” Many of us also use this time to educate the public on the difference between Veterans Day and Memorial Day. One of the most significant ceremonies happens in Arlington National Cemetery at the Tomb of the Unknown […]