Name of New Submarine USS New Jersey Officially Announced

On May 24th 2015, during a Memorial Day ceremony at Liberty State Park, then-Navy Secretary Ray Mabus officially announced that the USS New Jersey will be the name of a new Virginia-class submarine.

SECNAV Ray Maybus

Our council were honored to be invited to attend and meet SECNAV Mabus as well as to receive USS New Jersey ballcaps, handed to us by Secretary Mabus’ aide.

SECNAV Maybus and Christine Aaron
SECNAV Maybus and Navy Leaguer Christine Aaron
Christine Aaron and Daniel Dermer
Navy Leaguer Christine Aaron with committee member Daniel Dermer

Photos by Committee Member Stephen Hutton