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In honor of its birthday, October 13, can you answer these Navy questions and identify the USN veterans?

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Navy Facts
Year Founded 
Title given to the Service Chief 
Location of US Naval Academy 
Acronym for the Women's Reserves, WWII 
Name one of the first three warships in service 
Unit fighting slave trade, 1819 - 1861 
First USN Ironclad 
World's first nuclear-powered aircraft carrier 
Oldest overseas facility, destination for both immigrants and prisoners 
US Navy official song 
Navy Veterans
Computer Pioneer: Built first compiler; championed COBOL 
Athlete: Former NBA Star, 'The Admiral' 
Politician: First openly gay San Francisco supervisor; assassinated in 1978 
Actor: 'The Maltese Falcon,' 'Casablanca,' 'To Have and Have Not' 
Author: 'Stranger in a Strange Land,' 'The Moon Is a Harsh Mistress' 
Athlete: Dallas Cowboys Hall of Fame Quarterback 
Actor: 'The Grapes of Wrath,' 'Mister Roberts,' '12 Angry Men' 
Fleet Admiral: Made commander of the Pacific fleet after Pearl Harbor; father of the nuclear navy; namesake of previous class of nuclear aircraft carriers 
Civil Rights Activist: Co-founded the National Farm Workers Association; 'Sí, se puede!' 
Athlete: Yankees' Hall of Fame catcher; 'It ain't over till it's over.' 

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