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USS Ingraham Decommissioning

By Cmdr. Daniel Straub Commanding Officer, USS Ingraham Ingraham’s motto is the “Last and the Finest.”  As the last frigate built for the United States Navy, Ingraham embodied the best of what it was to be a multi-mission warship capable of rapidly responding and operating forward in support of our …

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Paying Tribute to Guardian

By Vice Adm. Tom Copeman, Commander Naval Surface Force, U.S. Pacific Fleet A significant moment during a ship commissioning ceremony occurs when there is a call to “bring this ship to life,” and the crew sprints from their positions pierside, across the brow and into the ship itself, effectively adding …

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