This WEBSITE is in HONOR of:
The Officers and Crew of the BRAINE

This Website is dedicated to the hundreds of Tin Can Sailors who served on the USS BRAINE - DD630 during her twenty-three years of service in the United States Navy and in memory of the seventy killed in action and the four who died in the line of duty keeping the peace.
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"Any man who may be asked in this century what he did to make his life worthwhile, I think can respond with a good deal of pride and satisfaction, 'I served in the United States Navy'."
John Fitzgerald Kennedy
RADM Daniel Lawrence Braine
History of the BRAINE
Construction & Commissioning
The Shake Down Cruise
On to the Pacific
To the Battlezone
The Solomon Islands
The Marianas Campaign
Liberation of the Philippines
Okinawa - A Fiery Sunday Morning
Eye witness to Carnage
Reconstruction of the Braine
Recommissioning and Med. Cruises
Active & In Memoriam Rosters
Braine Waves Newsletter

The Fifties and the Pacific Cruises
The Sixties and Vietnam Campaign
In Memoriam
Campaign Awards
Personal Awards
Argentine Service
As We Remember
Reunion Association
War News... the Pacific
Historical Facts & Trivia
Nautical Terms and Phrases
Navy Glossary
What's New
Useful Links

Association President
Joe Lowery
Dale Burmeister
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