Navy christened Mobile Landing Platform John Glenn on Feb. 1 during a ceremony in San Diego, Calif. You can watch the ceremony below starting at 10 a.m. (PST) on Feb. 1.
Chief of Naval Operations Admiral Jonathan Greenert delivered the ceremony’s principal address. Lyn Glenn, daughter of John Glenn, served as the ship’s sponsor.
Upon delivery to the U.S. Navy’s Military Sealift Command, John Glenn will be designated as a United States Naval Ship (USNS), and will have a core crew of 34 civilian mariners who will operate and navigate the ship.[dciframe] http://www.coveritlive.com/index2.php/option=com_altcaster/task=viewaltcast/altcast_code= 6f2f22f2b5/height=500/width=599,600,500,1,no,border:3px;[/dciframe]