John Brady

John Brady is the president of the Board of Directors for the Flagship Olympia Foundation.

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Commemorating USS Olympia and the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier

By John Brady 2018-10-09 10:22:19

Last month, Congressman Robert Brady (D-Pennsylvania) introduced a resolution in the House of Representatives commemorating the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I and the creation of the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. 116,516 Americans died in the war which ended on November 11, 1918, and another 200,00 were wounded. Two Navy ships still exist from this era - the battleship Texas and the USS Olympia.  The USS Olympia transported the remains of the unknown soldier who is buried...

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