USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78) Commissioning Ceremony

Welcome to Navy Live blog coverage of the July 22 commissioning of the future USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78). Live video from Naval Station Norfolk, Va., is scheduled to begin 10 a.m. (EST). President Donald J. Trump will deliver the ceremony’s principal address. Susan Ford Bales, Ford’s daughter, serves as the ship’s sponsor. CVN-78 …

USS John Finn (DDG 113) Commissioning Ceremony

Welcome to Navy Live blog coverage of the July 15 commissioning of the future USS John Finn (DDG 113). Live video from Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, is scheduled to begin 4 p.m. EDT/ 10 a.m. HST. Adm. Harry Harris, Jr., commander of U.S. Pacific Command, will deliver the commissioning ceremony’s principal address. Mrs. Laura Stavridis, the …

USS Detroit (LCS 7) Joins Navy’s Fleet

Welcome to the U.S. Navy’s fleet, USS Detroit (LCS 7)! Our newest Freedom-variant littoral combat ship was commissioned during a ceremony Oct. 22, 2016, on the waterfront of the ship’s namesake city.   “This ship represents so much. It represents the city of Detroit, the motor city. It represents the highly-skilled American workers of our nation’s industrial …

USS Detroit (LCS 7) Joins Navy’s Fleet

Welcome to the U.S. Navy’s fleet, USS Detroit (LCS 7)! Our newest Freedom-variant littoral combat ship was commissioned during a ceremony Oct. 22, 2016, on the waterfront of the ship’s namesake city.   “This ship represents so much. It represents the city of Detroit, the motor city. It represents the highly-skilled American workers of our nation’s industrial …