USS Illinois Joins U.S. Navy’s Silent Service

Our newest Virginia class submarine, USS Illinois (SSN 786), joined our fleet when it was commissioned Oct. 29 at Naval Submarine Base New London in Groton, Connecticut.   Experience the ceremony below that was attended by more than 2,500 people and learn these five things you need to  know about the boat. .@CNORichardson: Around the globe, #USNavy …