USS Independence (LCS 2) Story Archive

Navy's Second Littoral Combat Ship to be Commissioned  (8 January 2010)
USS Independence (LCS 2) will be commissioned Jan. 16 at a ceremony in Mobile, Ala.
Mission Packages Key to LCS Capabilities  (13 January 2010)
The littoral combat ship (LCS) is revolutionary in its use of modularity and open-architecture to ensure it is able to adapt to the ever-changing threat environment.
USS Independence Commissioned  (16 January 2010)
Nearly 500 guests braved the rain today in Mobile, Ala., to attend the commissioning of USS Independence (LCS 2).
USS Independence Trains Crew to Handle Aircraft  (12 April 2010)
Sailors aboard USS Independence (LCS 2), the Navy's newest littoral combat ship, prepared to embark aircraft aboard the ship by conducting simulated training April 6 and 7 in a variety of situations involving aircraft operations, while in port at Naval Station Mayport, Fla.
Navy's Newest Littoral Combat Ship Arrives in Norfolk Today  (14 April 2010)
Littoral combat ship USS Independence (LCS 2) arrives at Naval Station Norfolk April 14, ending her maiden voyage.
Independence Departs for Homeport of San Diego  (10 April 2012)
Littoral combat ship USS Independence (LCS 2) departed Naval Station Mayport April 9, embarking on the ship's maiden voyage to its homeport of San Diego.
#SAAM: Independence Conducts Sexual Assault Awareness Training at Sea  (11 April 2012)
Sailors aboard littoral combat ship USS Independence (LCS 2) are observing April as Sexual Assault Awareness Month, conducting sexual assault awareness training underway.
USS Independence Acts as 'School Ship' for Future LCS Crews  (23 April 2012)
Sailors assigned to littoral combat ship Pre-Commissioning Unit Coronado (LCS 4) are embarked aboard USS Independence (LCS 2) to learn about how the ship and crew operate at sea as the ship sails to its homeport of San Diego April 20.

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