• USS Basilone June 18, 2022 9:33 pm

    Navy Destroyer Bears Name of Decorated Marine Killed in World War II

    The christening of a Navy destroyer on Saturday highlighted the sacrifices of two generations — the ship’s namesake killed in World War II and another Marine who died more than 60 years later. The future USS Basilone bears the name of a Marine who was awarded the Medal of Honor before his death on Iwo Jima. Breaking a bottle on…

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