Libbies will go into a tizzy over every little thing in this day and age:
First US Nuclear Submarine named for sub in Jules Verne's 20 Thousand Leagues Under The Sea:
USS Nautilus (SSN-571) USS Nautilus was the first nuclear-powered submarine. Electric Boat Company in Groton, Connecticut"the same company that had sold the U.S. Navy its first submarine in 1900"laid her keel 14 June 1952. She was launched 18 months later and commissioned in September 1954.
Enterprise, the first space shuttle orbiter, was originally to be named Constitution, in honor of the Constitution of the United States. However, "Star Trek" fans started a write-in campaign urging the White House to instead select the name of the starship that James T. Kirk captained in the original TV series.Apr 26, 2012
Also, the basic badge emblem you all are blithering about has been around since the 1980s soo you're a few decades too late with your bitching: i.ebayimg.com