Corporate Call to Action: Education Beyond the Beltway
As the Navy League continues to educate the public on sequestration, it has become apparent that not enough citizens understand the possible effects. It is vitally important that every citizen understand what will happen in every zip code. We've provided the tools to educate and promote awareness on this incredibly crucial issue beyond the beltway. Help us spread the message.
USS Arlington, LPD 24, Commissioning Information
USS Arlington (LPD-24), a San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock, is planned to be the third ship of the United States Navy to be named for Arlington, Virginia, the location of the Pentagon. Like her sister ships, USS New York and Somerset, she is named in commemoration of the September 11, 2001 attacks. Steel taken from the Pentagon after the September 11 attacks will be displayed aboard. Arlington's keel was laid down on 26 May 2008, at Northrop Grumman's Ingalls shipyard in Pascagoula, Mississippi. She was launched on November 23, 2010, with her christening on March 26, 2011. Mrs. Joyce Rumsfeld, wife of former United States Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld, is the ship's sponsor.
USS Arlington Website
USS Arlington Facebook Page
USS Arlington Commissioning Information Packet
Events Open for Registration
September 27, 2012
Navy IPO U.S. Industry Partner Seminar
October 19, 2012
Special Topic Breakfast
**Marriott Gateway Crystal City
MGen Robert Walsh, USMC
Deputy CG, Marine Corps Combat Development Command
Councils at Work: Denver Council
The Denver Council, Navy League of the United States held its "cookie social" on June 7, 2012. Navy League members and Sea Cadet Parents from the Denver Metropolitan area met to wrap and prepare boxes of cookies for shipment to United States Marines of VMM 261 (New River, N.C.) deployed to the Middle East aboard U.S.S. Iwo Jima. The first shipment of cookies to the troops occurred June 8, 2012 and additional shipments will follow in June and July.
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