The crew of Pre-Commissioning Unit (PCU) New York (LPD 21) honored those who lost their lives Sept. 11, during a ceremony that included a timeline from the events of 9/11 narrated by members of the crew.
A Sailor aboard Pre-Commissioning Unit (PCU) New York (LPD 21) has attracted New York City with her Oct. 13 premier as a guest blogger on the New York Post website leading up to the ship's commissioning in New York Nov. 7.
The future USS New York (LPD 21) conducted surface and air onloads Oct. 30 just off the coast of Camp Lejeune, N.C., in preparation for the ship's Nov. 2 arrival in its namesake state, where it is scheduled to be commissioned Nov. 7.
The crew of the future USS New York (LPD 21) and the ship's official commissioning committee offered several New York City distinguished visitors (DV) the once in a lifetime opportunity to embark a history-making U.S. Naval vessel at sea Nov. 1.
Special Purpose Marine Air Ground Task Force (MAGTF) 26's color guard is currently embarked aboard the future USS New York (LPD 21), which is in transit to its namesake state where it is scheduled to be commissioned Nov. 7.
Symbolically crafted from the wreckage of the worst terrorist attack in U.S. history, a sculpture honoring fallen New York City firefighters was presented to the newest ship in the Navy, the future USS New York (LPD 21), just days before the ship was commissioned.
USS New York (LPD 21), the fifth San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock, built with steel salvaged from the World Trade Center, was commissioned here Nov. 7 in a ceremony held in the shadow of the city for which it is named.
The World Trade Center Steel Foundation vice president, along with Oak Ridge, Tenn., high school students, presented USS New York (LPD 21) with a piece of steel from the World Trade Center Sept. 17 in Norfolk.