16 Aug '17, 8pm

MOAA - U.S. Navy Assists With Show The Last Ship

When the producers of TNT’s hit show The Last Ship decided to adapt William Brinkley’s post-apocalyptic novel for television, they knew from the start they wouldn’t be able to do it without the participation of the U.S. Navy. The action-packed story required occasional filming on an actual destroyer, as well as technical support to ensure authenticity, none of which would have been available to them without the Navy’s cooperation. Ultimately, they had nothing to worry about. The Navy quickly realized The Last Ship , which follows the fictional destroyer USS Nathan James as its crew deals with the aftermath of a deadly global pandemic, held true to the core values of honor, courage, and commitment and offered its full assistance. “Americans often don’t get to see what the Navy does on a daily basis while protecting our freedoms,” says series cocreator and executive producer...

Full article: http://www.moaa.org/Content/Publications-and-Media/MOAA-B...

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