USS Lenah Sutcliffe Higbee Commissioning

On May 13th the US Navy commissioned DDG-123 the USS Lenah Sutcliffe Higbee in Key West Florida. She is named for Lenah Sutcliffe Higbee a pioneering Navy Nurse. (Contains graphics and titles.) Transcript Good morning. Ladies and gentlemen, welcome to the Conch Republic, beautiful Key West Florida in the commissioning of us, Lena Sutcliff Higbee. […]

U.S. Defense and Military Leaders Testify about Missile Defense

Defense Department and military leaders testify about the DOD’s missile defense activities before a Senate Armed Forces Committee subcommittee. Testifying before the Subcommittee on Strategic Forces are: John F. Plumb, assistant secretary of defense for space policy; Air Force Gen. Glen D. VanHerck, commander of U.S. Northern Command and North American Aerospace Defense Command; Navy […]

Honoring Momma

Honoring Momma “When your mother asks, ‘Do you want a piece of advice?’ It is a mere formality. It doesn’t matter if you answer yes or no. You’re going to get it anyway.”—Erma Bombeck “My mother was my role model before I even knew what that word was.”—Lisa Leslie “Being a mama can be tough, […]

USS Cooperstown Commissioning

On May 6, 2023, the Navy commissioned its newest Littoral Combat Ship, LCS 23 USS Cooperstown. The ship was brought to life by her sponsor; Jane Forbes Clark. Transcript Good morning, ladies and gentlemen. It is my distinct honor and privilege to welcome you to New York City, New York for the commissioning ceremony for […]