Once a year, a few CPO selectees from around the U.S. Navy come to the USS Constitution, the world’s oldest commissioned warship afloat. Selectees live aboard the ship and perform various historical tasks to give them first-hand experience of their naval heritage. for those selected to attend, this experience is known as "Constitution Heritage Week."
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Hollywood legend Gene Kelly stars in this 1945 Navy training film dramatizing the condition known at the time as "combat fatigue." The film delves into the symptoms and treatment of what we now call Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. Kelly had been commissioned a year earlier as a Lieutenant Junior Grade in the United States Navy. Source: Naval History and Heritage Command, Photographic Section, UMO-1