The SITREP: Navy Accepts Delivery of Future Ship, WWI Memorial Set & More

Ingalls Shipbuilding completed builder’s sea trials on the future Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Ralph Johnson. The ship spent more than three days in the Gulf of Mexico testing the ship’s main propulsion, combat and other ship systems. U.S. Navy photo by Andrew Young

From the military services and around the DoD, here’s your SITREP for Thursday, November 16, 2017.

  • Descendants of World War I veterans will soon be able to visit a national memorial in the nation’s capital that commemorates the sacrifices of their great-grandfathers who fought in “the Great War.”
  • The Navy accepted delivery of future guided-missile destroyer USS Ralph Johnson from its shipbuilder. The ship is the 64th Arleigh Burke class destroyer and is equipped with the Aegis Baseline 9 combat system.
  • Watch these members of U.S. Marine Forces Europe and Africa fast-rope at Naval Station Rota, Spain.
  • The Coast Guard wants to help you in the kitchen this holiday season. Try their wild mushroom, walnut and sausage dressing.

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The SITREP: Navy Accepts Delivery of Future Ship, WWI Memorial Set & More