On Saturday February 16, 2019, the Navy commissioned the USS Tulsa (LCS16) in San Francisco, Calif. LCS16 will be the second ship named after Tulsa, Okla., the second largest city in the state. The Independence class Littoral Combat Ship will be homeported in San Diego, California.
The U.S. Navy commissioning ceremony of its newest Freedom-variant littoral combat ship, the USS Wichita, from Naval Station Mayport, Fla., near Jacksonville, where the ship will be homeported. U.S. Sen. Jerry Moran of Kansas delivered the commissioning ceremony’s principal address. Kate Lehrer, author and wife of Wichita native Jim Lehrer, the former anchor of “The […]
Edited Version with lower thirds and titles. The US Navy commissioned the newest ship in the fleet. The USS Thomas Hudner (DDG116) was commissioned in Boston, Massachusetts. DDG 116 is named after Thomas Hudner, a medal of honor recipient, for his actions as a Naval Aviator in the battle for the Chosin Reservoir during the […]