August Namesake Visit – Camden and Philadelphia
On Sunday the 29th of August, the crew was given a tour of the Battleship New Jersey BB-62 and observed CPO Initiation Ceremony conducted onboard the battleship.
After an outstanding tour, the crew was hosted by the Iron Worker Union Local 12698* at tailgate and Phillies versus Pirates baseball game.
*Correction: hosted by USW local 10-00086 and USW Local 12698
The crew then returned to Virginia completing another memorable crew hometown visit.
- Author Captain Joe Lario