USS Arlington (LPD 24)


USS Arlington 

The USS Arlington was commissioned on April 6, 2013, at Naval Station Norfolk. You can watch this historic event:

  • View it online
  • Arlington TV will periodically repeat the ceremony on Comcast Channel 25 & Verizon FIOS Channel 40.

Learn more about the ship and read updates on the official Arlington (LPD 24) Commissioning Committee website. When the ship is commissioned, the committee will transition to the USS Arlington (LPD 24) Liaison Committee.

Video of the Sponsors’ Reception, January 31, 2013 at Army Navy Country Club.


photo of USS ArlingtonUSS Arlington Christened March 26, 2011

The U.S. Navy christened its newest ship, the USS Arlington, on Saturday, March 26 in Pascagoula, Miss. The ship is on track to be commissioned in the fall of 2012. 

USS Arlington Command Staff Visit Arlington

The command staff of the USS Arlington -- Command Master Chief Lawrence M. Riccitiello, Commander Darren W. Nelson, and Executive Officer Brett C. Hershman, -- visited Arlington on December 11, 2010. They gave a shipbuilding update to the County Board and reported that the USS Arlington is now afloat. 

Connect with the Ship and Crew


Last Modified: February 06, 2014
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