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.
The crew then returned to Virginia completing another memorable crew hometown visit.
- Author Captain Joe Lario