Of course I got the Hell Shot Out of Me. But it Didn’t Kill Me: Naming a new US Navy Destroyer

2017-07-17: Adm. Harry B. Harris Jr., commander of U.S. Pacific Command, speaks to an audience attending the commissioning of the newest Arleigh Burke-class destroyer, USS John Finn, at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, July 15, 2017.

The ship is named for Navy Lt. John W. Finn, the first Medal of Honor recipient of World War II.

Admiral Harris said this about the motto of the new ship slightly modified by him: “We are ready to fight. To Fight. To Fight.”

PEARL HARBOR, HI, UNITED STATES

07.15.2017

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