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Electronics Technician 2nd Class Beau Joly, assigned to the Virginia-class attack submarine USS New Hampshire (SSN 778) breaks the commissioning pennant.
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KITTERY, Maine (Oct. 25, 2008) Electronics Technician 2nd Class Beau Joly, assigned to the Virginia-class attack submarine USS New Hampshire (SSN 778) breaks the commissioning pennant during the boat's commissioning ceremony at Portsmouth Naval Shipyard. More than 3,500 people attended the ceremony held at the Navy's first shipyard. New Hampshire is the fifth Virginia-class submarine, the first major U.S. Navy combatant vessel class designed with the post-Cold War security environment in mind. (U.S. Navy Photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2ND Class Roadell Hickman)

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