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USS Cincinnati (LCS 20) Commissioning

Welcome to Navy Live blog coverage of USS Cincinnati (LCS 20)’s commissioning ceremony. The principal speaker will be Rep. Brad Wenstrup of Ohio. Former Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker will serve as the ship’s sponsor. Senior military representative at the ceremony will be Adm. James Foggo III, commander, U.S. Naval …

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USS Paul Ignatius Commissioning

Welcome to Navy Live blog coverage of the July 27 commissioning of the Navy’s newest guided-missile destroyer, the future USS Paul Ignatius (DDG 117). Live video from Fort Lauderdale, Florida, is scheduled to begin at 10:00 a.m. Eastern time. “The future USS Paul Ignatius stands as proof of what the …

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Navy to Commission USS Arlington (LPD 24)

Today, the Navy will commission its newest landing transport dock ship, USS Arlington (LPD 24). The event will be streamed live at 12:30 p.m. EDT on the Navy’s Livetream channel. Arlington honors the 184 victims who died when American Airlines Flight 77 crashed into the Pentagon Sept. 11, 2001, as …

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Arlington Sets Course with “Strength, Honor, Fortitude”

The amphibious transport dock ship Pre-Commissioning Unit (PCU) Arlington (LPD 24) is positioned at its berth at its new homeport of Naval Station Norfolk, March 22. Arlington was named for Arlington County, Va., and honors first responders and the 184 victims of the Sept. 11, 2001 attack on the Pentagon. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Nick Scott/Released)

The Navy commissioned the newest San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock ship, USS Arlington (LPD 24), April 6, at Naval Station Norfolk, Va. The ship is named for the county of Arlington, Va., and honors the first responders and the 184 victims who died when American Airlines Flight 77 crashed into the …

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