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Keel Authenticated for the Future USNS Puerto Rico (EPF 11)
Aug. 9, 2018 - MOBILE, Ala. – A ceremony celebrating the keel authentication of the Navy’s 11th Spearhead-class Expeditionary Fast Transport ship, the future USNS Puerto Rico (EPF 11), was held at the Mobile, Alabama shipyard of Austal USA, the ship’s manufacturer. Puerto Rico will be the third ship in naval service named after the commonwealth of Puerto Rico, honoring its historically strong ties to the military.

Johnson relieves Bauer as Surface Maintenance Engineering Planning Program Commanding Officer
July 20, 2018 - PORTSMOUTH, Va. – Capt. Andrew P. Johnson relieved Capt. David Bauer as Commanding Officer, Surface Maintenance Engineering Planning Program (SURFMEPP) in a ceremony at Norfolk Naval Shipyard July 20.

U.S. Navy Launches the Future USS Frank E. Petersen Jr.
July 16, 2018 - PASCAGOULA, Miss. – The future USS Frank E. Petersen Jr. (DDG 121) was launched on July 13 at Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) shipyard.

Burlington (EPF 10) Completes Builder's Trials
July 5, 2018 - MOBILE, Ala. - The Navy's tenth Expeditionary Fast Transport vessel, Burlington (EPF 10), successfully completed Builder's Trials, June 29.
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The Navy's newest LPD 17 class ship, the future USS Portland (LPD 27), sailed away from the Huntington Ingalls Industries shipyard in Pascagoula, Miss. Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017. The ship is en route to her San Diego homeport and will later sail to Portland, Ore. for commissioning in April 2018. (Photo courtesy of Huntington Ingalls Industries)
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