Category Archives: USS NEW YORK & Sister Ships

USS Somerset shines on maiden deployment

Captain Darren Glaser, Commanding Officer, USS Somerset (LPD 25) wrote the article below in praise of his crew. As we departed Naval Base San Diego Oct. 14, 2016, for USS Somerset’s (LPD 25) maiden deployment, along with USS Makin Island (LHD 8) and USS Comstock (LSD 45) for operations in the U.S. 3rd, 5th and 7th fleets, I knew the ship and crew were more than […]

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USS Makin Island & USS Somerset sailors make last port call before returning home

The USS Somerset, the Navy ship named for the county in which Flight 93 crashed after being hijacked on September 11, 2001, made its last port call before returning home from deployment, reports Hoa Quach in the Times of San Diego. Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, hosted USS Somerset, USS Makin Island, and USS Comstock. The ships have […]

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USS New York recognized for good works

PO2 Amanda E. Brittingham of USS New York Public Affairs reports in the Mayport Mirror that the crew of the USS New York (LPD 21) placed first in the Navy’s annual Community Service Program contest in the Health, Safety and Fitness Flagship and the Project Good Neighbor Flagship Award categories and second in the Personal Excellence Flagship Award. […]

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