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Plank Owner’s Perspective – USS Mississippi (SSN 782)

A plankowner for the future USS Mississippi (SSN 782) and native of the state for which she is named, Sonar Technician 1st Class Joshua Bordelon is a third generation Sailor to serve in the U.S. Navy. His father served in the Submarine force and his grandfather served during the Korean War. A Sailor for more than 13 years, STS1 Bordelon talks about what it means to him to be serving aboard this new submarine. A ship whose pedigree includes a sidewheel frigate that saw action in the Civil War and a World War II battleship that earned eight battle stars.

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