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USS Omaha (LCS 12) Commissioned

(This article originally appeared courtesy U.S. Navy) By Petter Officer 1st Class Melissa Russell SAN DIEGO (Feb. 3, 2018) – The littoral combat ship USS Omaha (LCS 12) became the newest member of the Navy’s surface fleet after being placed … Continue reading

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USS Little Rock (LCS 9) Commissioned

(This article originally appeared courtesy of USNI) By Ben Werner A commissioning ceremony was held in Buffalo, N.Y. today for USS Little Rock (LCS-9), the latest Freedom-class Littoral Combat Ship. The ceremony was held next to the museum ship, the decommissioned USS Little … Continue reading

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USS Washington (SSN 787) Commissioned

(Article appears courtesy of Navy.mil) NORFOLK, Virginia (NNS) — The Navy with assistance from the submarine’s sponsor Elisabeth Mabus, daughter of the 75th Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus, commissioned and brought to life the newest Virginia class submarine, USS … Continue reading

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USS Rafael Peralta (DDG 115) Commissioned in San Diego

(This article originally appeared courtesy of U.S. Navy/Phil Ladoucuer, Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class) The Navy’s newest Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer, USS Rafael Peralta (DDG 115) was commissioned in a ceremony at Naval Air Station North Island, July 29. The … Continue reading

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USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78) Commissioned

(This article originally appeared on Navy.mil) By Ens. Corey Todd Jones NORFOLK (NNS) — President Donald J. Trump commissioned the aircraft carrier USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78) at a commissioning ceremony July 22. A commissioning is a day of … Continue reading

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USS John Finn (DDG 113) Commissioning

(This article originally appeared courtesy of U.S. Navy/Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Jeff Troutman, Navy Public Affairs Support Element West Det. Hawaii) One of the Navy’s newest Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer, USS John Finn (DDG 113), was brought to life … Continue reading

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USS Jackson Commissioned

Original article courtesy of Navy.mil By MC2 Kathleen L. Church GULFPORT, Miss. (NNS) — The crew of USS Jackson (LCS 6) ushered in a new era in naval warfare, Dec. 5, as the ship was brought to life before a … Continue reading

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Navy Commissions Littoral Combat Ship USS Milwaukee

Article originally appeared on the Lockheed Martin website MILWAUKEE, Wis., Nov. 21, 2015 – The U.S. Navy commissioned the nation’s fifth Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) – USS Milwaukee (LCS 5) – in Milwaukee today, officially placing the ship designed and … Continue reading

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USS John Warner (SSN 785) Commissioned in Norfolk

Original post taken from the Naval Historical Foundation The newest addition to the U.S. Navy’s submarine fleet is a formidable one. At 377 feet in length, the newest Virginia-class submarine gives the kind of multi-mission flexibility necessary for a strong … Continue reading

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