Fleet of Flowers: A community’s tradition

Story and photos by Seaman Johanna Strickland. After two local fishermen, Ray Bower and Jack Chambers, lost their lives in the 1930s to a tempestuous sea in a harrowing rescue attempt near Depoe Bay, Oregon, the community cast flowers upon the […]


A game amongst colleagues

Story by Petty Officer 1st Class Levi Read. Orange, red and yellow leaves delicately hang to branches. The rest litter the ground, the battle lost, and are blown freely by the wind. Despite the chill, the rain and wind have […]