LCS Crew 214: Competence, Character, Connection, Paid in Advance

By Cmdr. Emily Bassett Commanding Officer, Littoral Combat Ship Crew 214, Pre-Commissioning Unit Manchester (LCS 14) Editor’s note: Unlike other surface Navy communities, littoral combat ship crews have the unique honor of being commissioned as a crew even before their ship is commissioned.  An LCS crew must be fully certified before being commissioned and before …