Name of New Submarine USS New Jersey Officially Announced

On May 24th 2015, during a Memorial Day ceremony at Liberty State Park, then-Navy Secretary Ray Mabus officially announced that the USS New Jersey will be the name of a new Virginia-class submarine.

SECNAV Mabus Announcing the to-be USS New Jersey
SECNAV Mabus Announcing the to-be USS New Jersey

Our council were honored to be invited to attend and meet SECNAV Mabus as well as to receive USS New Jersey ballcaps, handed to us by Secretary Mabus’ aide.

SECNAV Ray Mabus with council president Christine Aaron
SECNAV Ray Mabus with council president Christine Aaron
Council President Christine Aaron with Chief of Staff Dan Dermer
Council President Christine Aaron with Chief of Staff Dan Dermer
Photographs by council member Stephen Hutton