USS Somerset: Tribute to Strength and Courage Aboard 9/11 United Flight 93

On the morning of Sept. 11, 2001, crew and passengers boarded United Airlines Flight 93 expecting to land in San Francisco later that day. Instead, at 10:03 a.m., Flight 93 was brought down to its final resting spot in Shanksville, Pennsylvania. The actions of the flight’s passengers prevented terrorist hijackers from reaching their destination. Gordon Felt’s brother, Ed, …

USS Somerset: Tribute to Strength and Courage Aboard 9/11 United Flight 93

On the morning of Sept. 11, 2001, crew and passengers boarded United Airlines Flight 93 expecting to land in San Francisco later that day. Instead, at 10:03 a.m., Flight 93 was brought down to its final resting spot in Shanksville, Pennsylvania. The actions of the flight’s passengers prevented terrorist hijackers from reaching their destination. Gordon Felt’s brother, Ed, …

USS Somerset Shines on Maiden Deployment

By Capt. Darren Glaser Commanding Officer, USS Somerset (LPD 25) 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, I knew the ship and crew were more …

Faces of the Fleet

“Faces of the Fleet” is a collection of images of Sailors serving our country in the greatest and most technologically advanced Navy in the world. These fine men and women are leading from the deck plates and completing missions around the globe. This is your fleet and these are your Sailors! GO NAVY! Sailors proudly …