Second Zumwalt Destroyer Michael Monsoor is Christened

Discussion in 'U.S. Navy' started by AMDR, Jun 20, 2016.

Share This Page

  1. AMDR

    AMDR Captain Staff Member Administrator

    Joined:
    Oct 7, 2015
    Messages:
    376
    Likes Received:
    868
    Occupation:
    Student
    Location:
    United-States
    Second Zumwalt Destroyer Michael Monsoor is Christened

    web_160618-N-NO101-002.JPG

    160618-N-NO101-002 BATH, Maine (June 18, 2016) Sally Monsoor christens the future USS Michael Monsoor (DDG 1001), which is named in honor of her son, Medal of Honor recipient Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class (SEAL) Michael A. Monsoor. DDG-1001 includes new technologies and will serve as a multi-mission platform capable of operating as an integral part of naval, joint or combined maritime forces. (U.S. Navy photo courtesy of Bath Iron Works/Released)
    BATH, Maine — General Dynamics Bath Iron Works christened the U.S. Navy’s newest guided-missile destroyer, Michael Monsoor (DDG 1001), June 18, the company announced in a June 20 release. The ship is named for Petty Officer 2nd Class Michael Monsoor, who was deployed to Iraq in Operation Iraqi Freedom and was killed Sept. 29, 2006, in Ar Ramadi, Iraq.

    More here: http://www.seapowermagazine.org/stories/20160620-monsoor.html
     
    Pathfinder likes this.
Loading...