USS McCaffery Memorial Plaque - on display at the Commemorative Plaque Wall,
US Navy Memorial, 701 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20004
Events of October 1962 indicated, as they have all through history,
that control of the seas means security. Control of the seas can mean victory.
The United States must control the seas if it is to protect your security...
President John F. Kennedy
6 June 1963