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  • VIDEO: Navy Commissions USS Oakland in California
    The Navy commissioned a new Littoral Combat Ship on Saturday in Oakland, Calif. The service commissioned USS Oakland (LCS-24), an Independence-class LCS, in a virtual ceremony broadcast from the pier. “We now have a finished warship behind us that is ready to be placed into commission,” said acting Navy Secretary Thomas Harker speaking at the […]
  • House Lawmakers Introduce Bill to Save Navy’s INSURV Reports
    Two House lawmakers on Friday introduced legislation that, if passed, would keep the long-standing independent report on Navy ships going in perpetuity. Rep. Rob Wittman (R-Va.) – the vice ranking member of the House Armed Services Committee and ranking member of the HASC seapower and projection forces subcommittee – and HASC readiness subcommittee chairman Rep. […]
  • Report to Congress on U.S. Navy Ship Names
    The following is the April 14, 2021 Congressional Research Service report, Navy Ship Names: Background for Congress. From the report Names for Navy ships traditionally have been chosen and announced by the Secretary of the Navy, under the direction of the President and in accordance with rules prescribed by Congress. Rules for giving certain types […]
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