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Michael Monsoor Destroyer Set To Enter Service

January 25 2019


The U.S. Navy is about to commission its newest Zumwalt-class stealth destroyer, reports the Dept. of Defense.

The Michael Monsoor (DDG-1001) will formally enter service during a ceremony on Saturday at Naval Air Station North Island, San Diego, Calif., said a Pentagon release on Wednesday.

The ship is named in honor of Navy SEAL and Medal of Honor recipient Petty Officer 2nd Class Michael Monsoor, who saved the lives of two fellow SEALs during an insurgent attack in Ramadi, Iraq,...

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