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USS Montana (SSN 794) Commissioned

(Original article appears courtesy of Navy.mil) The Navy commissioned the Virginia-class fast-attack submarine USS Montana (SSN 794) in a traditional ceremony held Saturday, June 25, at Naval Station Norfolk. Under Secretary of the Navy Erik K. Raven, highlighted the Montana’s … Continue reading

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Navy Commissions USS Oregon (SSN 793)

(Original article appears courtesy of Navy.mil) The Navy commissioned the fast-attack submarine USS Oregon (SSN 793) in a traditional ceremony held Saturday, May 28, at Naval Submarine Base New London. “Oregonians are deeply honored that the 20th Virginia-class submarine will … Continue reading

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USS Minneapolis-Saint Paul Commissions

(Original article appears courtesy of Navy.mil) The U.S. Navy commissioned its newest littoral combat ship USS Minneapolis-Saint Paul (LCS 21) in Duluth, Minnesota, May 21, 2022. Rep. Betty McCollum, Minnesota 4th District, was the principal speaker for the commissioning ceremony. “The … Continue reading

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USS Frank E. Petersen, Jr. Commissions

(Original article appears courtesy of Navy.mil) The Navy commissioned its newest Arleigh Burke-class destroyer USS Frank E. Petersen, Jr. (DDG 121), May 14 in Charleston, South Carolina. Secretary of the Navy Carlos Del Toro attended the ceremony. He began by … Continue reading

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Commissioning of USS Delaware (SSN 791)

(Original article appears courtesy of Navy.mil) President of the United States Joseph R. Biden, Jr., and First Lady Jill Biden, the ship sponsor, celebrated the commissioning of the Virginia-class fast attack submarine USS Delaware (SSN 791) Saturday, April 2, in … Continue reading

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USS Savannah Commissioned in Georgia

(Article appears courtesy of USNI) The Navy commissioned USS Savannah (LCS-28) on Saturday in Brunswick, Ga., the sea service announced. The ship is the 14th Independence-class Littoral Combat Ship to enter the fleet, according to a news release from the Navy. It … Continue reading

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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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