USS New Jersey Christening

On a windy but sunny Saturday in Virginia, the USS New Jersey was christened! A major milestone in the life of a US Navy vessel is the christening. In this case it was an opportunity to officially name the USS New Jersey and also recognize and honor the men and Read More

Montgomery/Rocky Hill Rotary Club

Committee Chairman, Stephen Hutton, met with the Rotary Club of Montgomery/Rocky Hill to present information about the submarine USS New Jersey (SSN-796) and the commissioning committee’s goal and objectives. The audience were very engaged and had lots of questions about the boat and it’s crew. Thanks to Paul Blodgett for Read More

Our First Namesake Visit

On October 1st six crew members visited NJ as part of an ongoing series of ‘namesake’ visits designed to build a lasting relationship between the new submarine and the state of New Jersey. Day 1 After driving up from Virginia the sailors gave a brief presentation and conducted a Q&A Read More

Committee Visit To Newport News

On August 19th several committee members travelled to Hampton Roads Navy base in Virginia to present sailor the year awards We also met the incoming CO to discuss *namesake visits and other activities the committee will be involved in with the crew of the boat. More details and photos to Read More