Category Archives: USS NEW YORK & Sister Ships

Third birthday at sea for USS ARLINGTON

A message from Captain Sean R. Bailey — USS ARLINGTON Families and Friends, please join me in wishing USS ARLINGTON a Happy 3rd Birthday! Today is the third anniversary of the ship’s commissioning when she officially joined the Navy’s role as an active ship. We had the opportunity to celebrate our 3rd Birthday in grand […]

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USS Arlington reports death of Staff Sergeant Louis F. Cardin, USMC

ARLINGTON Family and Friends, It is with a heavy heart that I tell you that we lost one of our Marine team members a few days ago. Staff Sergeant Louis F. Cardin of Temecula, California was tragically killed on March 19. Staff Sergeant Cardin was part of a U.S. Marine Corps detachment located near Makhmur, […]

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Marine jet catches fire aboard Norfolk-based USS Kearsarge during takeoff

A Marine AV-8B Harrier jet aboard the USS Kearsarge caught fire after experiencing catastrophic engine failure during takeoff in the Persian Gulf, according to the Navy, writes Brock Vergakis in the March 16, 2016 Virginian-Pilot. The incident occurred on March 8, 2016 without injuries, though $2 million worth of damage was done. Harrier jets aboard the Kearsarge began conducting […]

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