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Navy birthday dinner held in Grantham

  • Sailors represent the Naval Operation Support Center of White River Junction, Vt.

  • Phil O’Brien (right) presents guest speaker Cpt. Lynne Blankenbeker with her with a plaque of appreciation.


Monday, November 05, 2018

The U.S. Navy Birthday Committee of New London recently celebrated the 243rd birthday of the U.S. Navy at the Bistro Nouveau Restaurant at Eastman in Grantham.

The guest speaker was Cpt. Lynne Blankenbeker U.S. Navy Reserve. Also in attendance were Sailors representing the Navy Operational Support Center from White River Junction Vermont. They presented the colors followed with the National Anthem at the start and retired the colors at the conclusion of the celebration along with the Navy Hymn.

Also in attendance were Navy veterans from the veterans home in Tilton.

This has been an annual event for more than 15 years organized by a group of former members of the U.S. Navy and open to all who are serving or have served in the Navy.