Defense Flash News – June 2022
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USS Frank E. Petersen Jr. (DDG 121) Pulls into Homeport for the First Time
PEARL HARBOR, HI, UNITED STATES
The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Frank E. Petersen Jr. (DDG 121) arrives at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, June 13, 2022. The ship is the U.S. Navy’s newest Arleigh Burke-class destroyer and is named in honor of the late U.S. Marine Corps Lt. Gen. Frank E. Petersen Jr., who was the first Black aviator and general officer in the Marine Corps. Following the ship’s commissioning in May in Charleston, South Carolina, the ship travelled to its homeport of Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam. (U.S. Marine Corps video by Cpl. Jacqueline C. Arre)
Film Credits: Video by Cpl. Jacqueline Arre
U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Pacific