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USS Billings Commissioning

Welcome to Navy Live blog coverage of the August 3, 2019, commissioning of the Navy’s newest Freedom-variant littoral combat ship (LCS), the future USS Billings (LCS 15). Live video from Key West, Florida, is scheduled to begin 10 a.m. (EST). [dciframe]https://www.dvidshub.net/webcast/embed/20808,625.px,375px[/dciframe] “The future USS Billings and her crew will play …

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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. [dciframe]https://www.dvidshub.net/webcast/embed/20807,625px,375px[/dciframe] “The future USS Paul Ignatius stands as proof of what …

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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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