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Navy Commissions USS Kansas City

(Original article appears courtesy of Navy.mil) The Navy celebrated the commissioning of Independence-variant littoral combat ship USS Kansas City (LCS 22), Dec. 17, at Naval Base San Diego. Kansas City was administratively commissioned on June 20, 2020, but due to … Continue reading

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USS Daniel Inouye Commissioned at Pearl Harbor

(Original article appears courtesy of Navy.mil) The U.S. Navy commissioned its newest guided-missile destroyer, USS Daniel Inouye (DDG 118), Dec. 8, at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam.  More than 1,000 guests including service members, veterans, and their families witnessed as the … Continue reading

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Navy Commissions Littoral Combat Ship USS Mobile

(Original article appears courtesy of Navy.mil) The Navy commissioned its newest Independence-variant littoral combat ship USS Mobile (LCS 26) during a ceremony in Mobile, Alabama, May 22. Due to COVID-19 limitations, 400 guests attended the socially distanced ceremony for the … Continue reading

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Navy Commissions USS Miguel Keith (ESB 5)

(Original article appears courtesy of Navy.mil) The Navy commissioned its newest Expeditionary Sea Base (ESB) ship USS Miguel Keith (ESB 5) Saturday, May 8, at Naval Air Station North Island, Coronado, California. Due to COVID-19 limitations, 50 guests were able … Continue reading

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USS Oakland Commissioning

(Original article courtesy of Navy.mil) Navy leaders, Oakland city officials and a socially distanced audience attended the ceremony for the third ship in naval service to be named in honor of the city of Oakland. The first USS Oakland was … Continue reading

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USS Delbert D. Black (DDG 119) Commissioned

Original article appears courtesy of Commander, Naval Surface Force Atlantic. The U.S. Navy commissioned Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Delbert D. Black (DDG 119) today. Due to public health and safety concerns related to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the … Continue reading

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USS St. Louis (LCS 19) Commissioned

Original article appears courtesy of the Department of Defense. The U.S. Navy commissioned Freedom-variant littoral combat ship USS St. Louis (LCS 19), Aug. 8. Due to public health safety concerns and restrictions of large public gatherings related to the novel … Continue reading

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USS Tripoli Commissioned

This article appears courtesy of the Department of Defense. The U.S. Navy commissioned USS Tripoli (LHA 7) on July 15, 2020. Although the Navy canceled the traditional public commissioning ceremony due to public health and safety restrictions on large public … Continue reading

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USS Kansas City Commissioned

Original article appears courtesy of the Department of Defense. The U.S. Navy commissioned Independence-variant littoral combat ship USS Kansas City (LCS 22) today, June 20. The Navy commissioned Kansas City administratively via naval message due to public health safety and … Continue reading

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USS Delaware Commissioned

Original article appears courtesy of U.S. Department of Defense The U.S. Navy commissioned USS Delaware (SSN 791), the 18th Virginia-class attack submarine, today, April 4, 2020. Although the traditional public commissioning ceremony was cancelled due to public health safety and … Continue reading

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