Latest "USS The Sullivans" stories
Frontline Photos: Dec. 5, 2021
Training exercises light up the night, a tandem jump, a heartwarming homecoming and more in this week’s Frontline Photos.
Repairs underway to save the decommissioned destroyer The Sullivans from taking on water
The 78-year-old decommissioned vessel is named in honor of the five Sullivan brothers who were killed in action when the USS Juneau was sunk by the Japanese in the South Pacific during World War II.
WWII’s Sullivan brothers remembered at Mayport
All five brothers died when a Japanese torpedo struck their ship, the light cruiser Juneau, on Nov. 13, 1942.
By Matt Soergel, The Florida Times-Union
Fair winds and following seas, Quartermaster 1st Class George Mendonsa
The sailor photographed kissing a woman in Times Square at the end of World War II was mourned Friday at a funeral in Rhode Island.
Reporter’s Notebook: Goodbye to a pair of American icons
A reporter recollects meeting the pair of participants in one of the 20th century's most famous photos.
By Mark D. Faram