A Holiday Message from our President

All, On behalf of Wes Gibson, myself and the Board of the National Association of Naval Photography we would like to wish everyone a Merry Christmas, Happy Hanukkah and a Happy Kwanzaa.  2020 was a very hard year for a lot of us. Some of us have lost family members and friends to Covid, endured some personal and possibly some financial hardships but hopefully the New Year will bring some changes for the good.  No matter what your political persuasion is, now is the time to bring America back together again.  I would like to see us go back to being the country I was raised in.  At my age I have no idea how much longer I will be […]

Thanksgiving Message from our President

As Thanksgiving approaches, we still have Covid-19 ripping through the fabric of our society.  This means that many will be on house restriction for the holiday.  Most of us will not see family members in person because of fragile health or it would be a burden to social distant or some other reason that it will make it impossible to be with our loved ones. We can still communicate via Skype, Face time, Zoom or some other form of social media. We can still be thankful that we are well enough to enjoy Thanksgiving.  Many of us have spent various holidays away from our families on special days.  My first Thanksgiving abroad was aboard the USS FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT on […]

2020 Navy Photographer’s Reunion Postponed

Due to the current COVID-19 threat, the NANP Board of Directors has decided to postpone the 2020 Navy Photographer’s Reunion, previously scheduled for October 16 – 18, to the spring of 2021. The new dates for the Navy Photographer’s Reunion are April 23 – 25, 2021 and will be held in Pensacola, Florida as previously planned. The Board felt it prudent to make this move as the COVID-19 numbers are ever increasing and governments continue to restrict social gatherings. We are also very concerned about the health and well-being of our PH and MC community. Lastly, we received word that the Blue Angels have shut down their season for the year and the Homecoming Air Show is in question. We […]

Easter Message

All,   Today as we celebrate Easter, Passover and await the arrival of Ramadan I wish to share with everyone my thoughts and prayers for our future.  The COVID-19 has wreaked havoc on our great nation but we are strong and will see ourselves through this.  As we practice situational awareness and take care of our families and each other; we will overcome this a better and stronger nation.   Sammy