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About John W. Kennedy

John W. Kennedy is a retired naval officer who for the last seven and one-half years served as the Director of Education and Community Outreach for the Naval War College Museum at Newport. In that capacity, he ran the popular Eight Bells history lecture series. He retired in 2016.
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The Naval Training Station at Newport: A Place in U.S. Naval History
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The Naval Training Station at Newport: A Place in U.S. Naval History

Many think that the acquisition of Coasters Harbor Island in Newport by the United States Navy, for use as a naval training station, was a simple, linear process that arose …
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