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2 edition of Port Chicago Naval Magazine National Memorial Enhancement Act of 2007 found in the catalog.

Port Chicago Naval Magazine National Memorial Enhancement Act of 2007

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Natural Resources.

Port Chicago Naval Magazine National Memorial Enhancement Act of 2007

report (to accompany H.R. 3111) (including cost estimate of the Congressional Budget Office).

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Natural Resources.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in [Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Port Chicago Naval Magazine National Memorial (Port Chicago, Calif.),
  • War memorials -- Law and legislation -- California.,
  • Port Chicago Naval Magazine (Port Chicago, Calif.) -- Explosion, 1944.

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesRept. / 110th Congress, 1st session, House of Representatives -- 110-506
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsKF32 .N38 2007zzm
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv. ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21173826M


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Port Chicago Naval Magazine National Memorial Enhancement Act of 2007 by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Natural Resources. Download PDF EPUB FB2

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It was WWII's worst home front. H.R. Port Chicago Naval Magazine National Memorial Enhancement Act of Octo Cost Estimate. Cost estimate for the bill as ordered reported by the House Committee on Natural Resources on Octo View Document KB.

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] [Including cost estimate of the. Summary of H.R - th Congress (): Port Chicago Naval Magazine National Memorial Enhancement Act of S. (th). A bill to provide for the administration of Port Chicago Naval Magazine National Memorial as a unit of the National Park System, and for other purposes.

Ina database of bills in the U.S. Congress. The Port Chicago Naval Magazine National Memorial is a memorial dedicated in recognizing the dead of the Port Chicago disaster, and the critical role played by Port Chicago, California during World War II, in serving as the main facility for the Pacific Theater of memorial is located at the Concord Naval Weapons Station near Concord, California, in the United States.

The Port Chicago Disaster The Port Chicago Naval Magazine National Memorial is a memorial dedicated in recognizing the dead of the Port Chicago disaster, and the critical role played by Port Chicago, California during World War II.

The memorial is located at the Concord Naval Weapons Station near Concord, California, in the United States. Recognition finally occurred: On 17 Julythe Port Chicago Naval Magazine National Memorial was dedicated to those lost in the disaster.

Freddie Meeks, at the time thought to be the last-surviving known member of the “Port Chic” received a Presidential pardon in December Titles for H.R - th Congress (): Port Chicago Naval Magazine National Memorial Enhancement Act of   (U.S.

Navy Photo. Courtesy of Port Chicago Naval Magazine National Memorial) J - Two ammunition ships explode at Port Chicago, California. author of the definitive book. Port Port Chicago Naval Magazine National Memorial Enhancement Act of 2007 book Naval Magazine National Memorial Enhancement Act of report (to accompany H.R.

) (including cost estimate of the Congressional Budget Office). The Port Chicago disaster was a deadly munitions explosion that occurred on Jat the Port Chicago Naval Magazine in Port Chicago, California, United ons detonated while being loaded onto a cargo vessel bound for the Pacific Theater of Operations, killing sailors and civilians and injuring others.

Approximately two-thirds of the dead and injured were enlisted. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE. This Act may be cited as the ``Port Chicago Naval Magazine National Memorial Enhancement Act of ''.

SEC. TRANSFER OF ADMINISTRATIVE JURISDICTION, PORT CHICAGO NAVAL MAGAZINE, CALIFORNIA. H.R. (th): Port Chicago Naval Magazine National Memorial Enhancement Act of at p.m. On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended in the House.

This was a vote to pass H.R. (th) in the House. This vote was taken under a House procedure called “suspension of the rules” which is typically used. A representative of U.S. Representative George Miller, D-Calif., reported that the previous week he introduced the Port Chicago Naval Magazine National Memorial Enhancement Act.

7 reviews of Port Chicago Naval Magazine National Memorial "On this National Day honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, perhaps a visit to the Port Chicago Naval Magazine National Memorial would be a suitable observance.

Last Friday, I arrived at the main gate of the of Military Ocean Terminal Concord (MOTCO), formally known as the Concord Naval Weapons Station (CNWS), to await a National Park.

At Port Chicago Naval Magazine National Memorial, we share the story of how WWII's worst home front disaster was a catalyst for the desegregation of the armed forces. This terrible tragedy highlights racial injustice in the past and the event’s influence on the civil rights movement in the present and future.

At Port Chicago Naval Magazine, men were instantly killed when two ships being loaded with ammunition for the Pacific theater troops blew up. It was WWII's worst home front disaster. Port Chicago Naval Magazine National Memorial preserves the site of the deadliest home front disaster of World War II,honoring those who lost their lives or.

InPresident Obama signed the Defense Authorization Act, which included the establishment of the Port Chicago Naval Magazine National Memorial in Concord, California as the nd unit of the National Park System.

The Friends of Port Chicago National Memorial exists to support the park, promote the history of and increase access to the. Currently, the ocean-side memorial features bunkers, boxcars, and remnants of piers, as well as interpretive signage and a granite monument bearing the names of those who died.

Reservations for visiting Port Chicago Naval Magazine National Memorial can be made by calling () Visitors should call at least two weeks in advance. California’s smallest national park service outlet covers a mere sqm in Concord on San Francisco Bay’s east shore—but it tells a very big story.

The Port Chicago Naval Magazine National Memorial commemorates a tragic World War II disaster that cast a crucial light on civil rights issues and changed the military’s segregation policies.

The Port Chicago Naval Magazine National Memorial commemorates a tragic World War II disaster that cast a crucial light on civil rights issues and changed the military’s segregation policies.

In Julya massive explosion occurred as sailors loaded bombs and ammunition onto ships bound for the Pacific Theater, killing enlisted men and. Special Use Permits Note: Port Chicago Naval Magazine National Memorial is on an active military to restrictions with access, and frequent base closures, not all dates and times are available.

The base is subject to close access wihout much notice. Port Chicago Naval Magazine National Memorial Enhancement Act ofH.R.: Statement to Board for Correction of Naval Records by Robert L.

Allen : Nowrasteh, Cyrus and Spring Creek Productions "The Port Chicago Mutiny" screenplay draft. Port Chicago Naval Magazine National Memorial is administered by the National Park Service and the United States Navy. It honors the memory of those who gave their lives and were injured in the explosion on 17 Julyrecognizes those who served at the magazine, and commemorates the role of the facility during World War II.

Important Information. The Port Chicago Naval Magazine National Memorial shuttle picks up visitors with reservations at the John Muir National Historic know that all visitors for the memorial must have a reservation in order to visit the Port Chicago Naval Magazine Memorial.

Directions to the John Muir NHS can be found below. H.R. - Port Chicago Naval Magazine National Memorial Enhancement Act of (Rep. George Miller - Natural Resources) H.R. - Tule River Tribe Water Development Act (Rep.

Nunes - Natural. California’s smallest national park service outlet covers a mere half-acre in Concord on San Francisco Bay’s east shore—but it tells a very big story. The Port Chicago Naval Magazine National Memorial commemorates a tragic World War II disaster that cast a crucial light on civil rights issues and changed the military’s segregation policies.

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Ang Port Chicago Naval Magazine National Memorial nahimutang sa kondado sa Contra Costa County ug estado sa California, sa kasadpang bahin sa nasod, 3, km sa kasadpan sa ulohang dakbayan Washington, D.C. 2 metros ibabaw sa dagat kahaboga ang nahimutangan sa Port Chicago Naval Magazine National Memorial.

The Port Chicago disaster was a deadly munitions explosion that occurred on Jat the Port Chicago Naval Magazine in Port Chicago, California, United ons detonated while being loaded onto a cargo vessel bound for the Pacific Theater of Operations, killing sailors and civilians and injuring others.

Most of the dead and injured were enlisted African-American sailors. Hearings Schedules: Note: no regular Senate committees are meeting this week.

Octo House House Science and Technology -- Subcommittee on Research and Science Education Hearing on Assessment of the National Science Board's Action Plan for STEM Education -- at 10 a.m.

House Oversight and Government Reform -- Subcommittee on National Security and Foreign. 2 of 11 National Park Service ranger Tad Shay describes the events of the explosion in front of pilings from the old piers, still visible at the Port Chicago Naval Magazine National Memorial.

Readers and Book Lovers Science Matters H.R. - Pilot College Work Study Programs for Veterans Act of H.R. - Port Chicago Naval Magazine National Memorial Enhancement Act of. CONCORD, Calif. – On Sunday, J U.S.

Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell will tour the Port Chicago Naval Magazine National Memorial and participate in commemoration events to honor the lives lost – most of whom were African American enlisted.

It's a darn shame that Port Chicago Naval Magazine National Memorial is one of the five least-visited units in the entire unit National Park System, officially logging fewer than visitors in / TripAdvisor reviews.

The Port Chicago Naval Magazine National Memorial is a memorial dedicated in recognizing the dead of the Port Chicago disaster, and the critical role played by Port Chicago, California during World War II, in serving as the main facility for the Pacific Theater of Operations.

The memorial is located at the Concord Naval Weapons Station near Concord, California, in the United States. The. National Park Service Logo National Park Service. Search. This Site All NPS. Search Open Menu Explore This Park; Port Chicago Naval Magazine.

National Memorial California. Info; Alerts; Maps; Calendar; Alerts In Effect Dismiss. Talk:Port Chicago Naval Magazine National Memorial This article is within the scope of WikiProject National Register of Historic Places, a collaborative effort to improve the coverage of U.S.

historic sites listed on the National Register of Historic Places on Wikipedia. National parks and reserves -- California. See also what's at your library, or elsewhere. Broader terms: National parks and reserves; Parks -- California; Public lands -- Californ.

Source: US Navy. Bureau of Ordnance. "War Time History of U.S. Naval Magazine, Port Chicago, California." 5 Dec. In "Selected Ammunition Depots, Volume 2" [World War II Administrative History #B, located in Rare Book Room, Navy Department Library, Naval History and Heritage Command, Washington, DC.].PERSONAL INJURIES: That most of the superficial personal injuries were inflicted by glass from shattered windows.

The known injured are, as follows: a. Personal Injuries of those in Military Service: (1) That the name, rank or rate, and serial or service number of each of the personnel of the U.S. Navy and U.S. Naval Reserve, U.S. Marine Corps and U.S. Marine Corps Reserve, U.S. Coast.Get this from a library!

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