Monthly Archives: June 2011

USS Arlington will be commissioned in Norfolk VA in autumn of 2012

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In a victory for Virginia’s congressional delegation, the Navy has announced that the USS Arlington will be commissioned at the Norfolk Naval Base. Following word last week that ports outside of Virginia were being considered for the commissioning, the delegation wrote a letter to Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus, saying that it would a […]

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USS New York Adoption by 9/11 Families’ Association

Lee Ielpi presenting a piece of WTC steel

On May 28, 2011 in a ceremony on board the USS New York, the September 11th Families’ Association adopted the ship to support the education, morale and welfare of the crew. The Association has been involved with USS New York since she was christened in March 2008. During the commissioning in New York City in […]

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