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USS Daniel Inouye Commissioned in Hawaii

USS Daniel Inouye Commissioned in Hawaii

Sailors assigned to the U.S. Navy’s newest guided-missile destroyer, the future USS Daniel Inouye (DDG 118), wait to disembark the ship upon arrival Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam on Nov. 18. US Navy Photo

On Wednesday, the plank owners of USS Daniel Inouye (DDG-118) ran aboard the Navy’s newest commissioned ship as music blared in the background. Read More

Two Lawmakers Want 'Groundbreaking' Changes in How U.S. Navy is Organized, Communicates

Two Lawmakers Want ‘Groundbreaking’ Changes in How U.S. Navy is Organized, Communicates

USS Fitzgerald (DDG-62) stands by before it is loaded onto the heavy lift transport vessel MV Transshelf. Transshelf will transport Fitzgerald to Pascagoula, Mississippi to complete repairs. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class William McCann/Released)

ARLINGTON, Va. – Two lawmakers today said the Navy needed to make “groundbreaking” changes in how it operates to avoid the readiness problems that contributed to last year’s fatal surface collisions that killed 17 sailors.
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SECNAV Names Next Two Destroyers

SECNAV Names Next Two Destroyers

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Sen. Daniel Inouye during the Watergate hearings in the 1970s.

The Navy said it would name its next two Arleigh Burke-class (DDG-51) destroyers after a former U.S. Sen. Daniel Inouye (D-Hawaii) and former Secretary of the Navy Paul Ignatius. Read More