Arleigh Burke-class destroyers USS Ralph Johnson (DDG-114), USS Delbert D. Black (DDG-119) and USS Paul Ignatius (DDG-117) under construction at Ingalls Shipbuilding in Pascagoula on Friday, Jan. 19, 2018. The Ralph Johnson is about to set sail from Ingalls for Charleston, South Carolina, where it will be the latest Arleigh Burke-class destroyer commissioned into the U.S. Navy fleet on March 24.
Arleigh Burke-class destroyers USS Ralph Johnson (DDG-114), USS Delbert D. Black (DDG-119) and USS Paul Ignatius (DDG-117) under construction at Ingalls Shipbuilding in Pascagoula on Friday, Jan. 19, 2018. The Ralph Johnson is about to set sail from Ingalls for Charleston, South Carolina, where it will be the latest Arleigh Burke-class destroyer commissioned into the U.S. Navy fleet on March 24. John Fitzhugh jcfitzhugh@sunherald.com file
Arleigh Burke-class destroyers USS Ralph Johnson (DDG-114), USS Delbert D. Black (DDG-119) and USS Paul Ignatius (DDG-117) under construction at Ingalls Shipbuilding in Pascagoula on Friday, Jan. 19, 2018. The Ralph Johnson is about to set sail from Ingalls for Charleston, South Carolina, where it will be the latest Arleigh Burke-class destroyer commissioned into the U.S. Navy fleet on March 24. John Fitzhugh jcfitzhugh@sunherald.com file

He sacrificed himself to save fellow Marines. This Ingalls-built destroyer will carry his name.

March 09, 2018 01:59 PM