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Keel Authenticated for Twelfth Expeditionary Fast Transport
Jan. 29, 2019 - MOBILE, Ala. – The U.S. Navy held a keel laying and authentication ceremony for its twelfth Expeditionary Fast Transport (EPF) vessel, Newport (EPF 12), at Austal USA’s shipyard., Jan. 29. The keel was said to be “truly and fairly laid” as it was authenticated by Charlotte Dorrance Marshall, signing her initials into the keel plate.

Future USS Paul Ignatius Successfully Completes Acceptance Trials
Dec. 21, 2018 - Pascagoula, Miss. – The future USS Paul Ignatius (DDG 117) successfully completed acceptance trials on Dec. 20, returning to Huntington Ingalls Industries’ (HII) Pascagoula shipyard after spending two days at sea in the Gulf of Mexico.

Maiden Voyage Complete, Michael Monsoor Arrives Home
Dec. 14, 2018 - SAN DIEGO (NNS) -- The future USS Michael Monsoor (DDG 1001) arrived at its homeport of San Diego Dec. 7, successfully completing her sail around from Bath Iron Works (BIW) in Bath, Maine to California, the home state of her namesake – Medal of Honor recipient, Master-at-Arms 2nd Class Michael A. Monsoor.

Surface Combat Systems Community Officially Opens New High-Fidelity Trainer
Dec. 11, 2018 - SAN DIEGO (NNS) -- The Center for Surface Combat Systems (CSCS) hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony for the Combined Integrated Air and Missile Defense (IAMD)/Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW) Trainer (CIAT), onboard Naval Base San Diego (NBSD), Dec. 6.
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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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