USS Arlington (LPD 24) Commissioning (Courtesy U.S. Navy)

by ARLnow.com April 8, 2013 at 9:42 am 0

NORFOLK, Va. (April 6, 2013) — Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell addresses the Sailors and Marines assigned to the newly commissioned amphibious transport dock ship USS Arlington (LPD 24) during Arlington’s commissioning ceremony at Naval Station Norfolk. As the third Navy vessel to bear the name, Arlington commemorates the lives lost and the heroism demonstrated in the aftermath of 9/11. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Andrew B. Church/RELEASED)


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