Sailors’ Gift for the Navy’s Birthday

Celebrating 239 Years with an Attitude of Gratitude By Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class David Cothran, Defense Media Activity All Hands Magazine wanted to find the perfect gift for the […]

Celebrating 239 Years with an Attitude of Gratitude

By Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class David Cothran, Defense Media Activity

All Hands Magazine wanted to find the perfect gift for the Navy’s 239th birthday. It was a daunting task. After all, as the old saying goes, “What do you give someone who has everything?”

And then we met retired Gunner’s Mate 1st Class Tom Lowney who knew exactly what to give. After spending 20 years loving every minute of being an active-duty Sailor, Lowney is now giving every spare moment of his after-Navy life preserving and restoring the battleship USS Massachusetts, located at Battleship Cove in Fall River, Massachusetts.

Read more at All Hands Online

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