Thursday, February 16, 2017

Aircraft Carrier Gerald R. Ford Heads To Sea Next Month; Commissioning Later This Year


Megan Eckstein at USNI News offers a piece on the new aircraft carrier Gerald R. Ford.

You can read the piece via the below link:

https://news.usni.org/2017/02/15/aircraft-carrier-ford-conduct-builders-trials-next-month?utm_source=USNI+News&utm_campaign=ccff704f68-USNI_NEWS_DAILY&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_0dd4a1450b-ccff704f68-231802593&mc_cid=ccff704f68&mc_eid=3c09d4464e


America's newest carrier is named after the late President Gerald R. Ford, who was a naval officer in World War II.


Lt. Commander Ford served aboard the light aircraft carrier USS Monterey (CVL-26) during the war.


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