The USNS Harvey Milk

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The USNS Harvey Milk

Remember his words.

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Harvey Milk said,

 Don’t let it happen here.

REGISTER TO VOTE!

And Then

GET OUT TO VOTE!

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 Gay activist Harvey Milk ‘to be honored with US Navy ship’

29 July 2016

The US Navy is set to name a ship after gay rights activist and politician Harvey Milk, according to a report by the US Naval Institute News.

The tanker, which is yet to be built, will be called the USNS Harvey Milk,

USNI News said.

It cited a notification signed by Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus.

Milk was one of the first openly gay politicians in the US and was killed a year after winning election to the San Francisco Board of Supervisors.

He served in the US Navy in his youth as a diving officer during the Korean War before being honorably discharged.

http://www.thedailybeast.com/cheats/2016/07/29/u-s-navy-to-name-ship-after-harvey-milk.html?via=desktop&source=copyurl

Milk was wearing his Navy belt buckle when he was shot dead.

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-36921306

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