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|585k||Nas Bolton, a Northrop Grumman shipbuilder (inset), welds the initials of keel authenticator Ron Carlee onto a plaque during a ceremony for Arlington (LPD-24), 18 December 2008, in Pascagoula, MS. The plaque will be permanently affixed to the ship. Gathered in front of the plaque are (left to right) Carlee, county manager of Arlington, Va.; Irwin F. Edenzon, vice president and general manager of Northrop Grumman Shipbuilding-Gulf-Coast and Bolton.
Photo courtesy of the Northrop Grumman Corporation.
|596k||Arlington (LPD-24) on the builders ways at Northrop Grumman Ship Systems, Ingalls Operation, Pascagoula, MS.
Photo courtesy of the Northrop Grumman Corporation.
|651k||Arlington (LPD-24) launching, 23 November 2010 from Northrop Grumman Shipbuilding's Pascagoula shipyard, marking a key milestone in the ship's construction process. Arlington honors the 184 victims who died when American Airlines Flight 77 crashed into the Pentagon 11 September 2001, as well as the first responders from the county.
US Navy photo # 101123-O-XXXXX-001 PASCAGOULA, Miss. (Nov. 23, 2010) courtesy of Northrop Grumman Shipbuilding.
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|957k||Joyce Rumsfeld, wife of former Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld, christens the amphibious transport dock ship Arlington (LPD-24) at Northrop Grumman shipbuilding in Pascagoula, Miss.
US Navy photo # 110326-N-3245F-007 PASCAGOULA, Miss. (March 26, 2011) by MC2 Dale Patrick Frost.
|1799k||Arlington (LPD-24) moored at Ingalls Shipbuilding Corp., Pascagoula, MS., far left, as America (LHA-6) is launched, 4 June 2012.
Photo courtesy of Northrop Grumman.
|245k||Arlington (LPD-24) is positioned at her berth at her new homeport of Naval Station Norfolk.
US Navy photo # 130322-N-PK218-119 NORFOLK (March 22, 2013) by MC2 Nick Scott.
|297k||The color guard parades the colors during the commissioning ceremony of USS Arlington (LPD-24) at Naval Station Norfolk. As the third Navy vessel to bear the name, Arlington commemorates the lives lost and the heroism demonstrated the aftermath of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks.
US Navy photo # 130406-N-ZE938-054 NORFOLK (April 6, 2013) by MC3 Frank J. Pikul.
|275k||Sailors and Marines assigned USS Arlington (LPD-24) man the rails and bring the ship to life during her commissioning ceremony at Naval Station Norfolk, VA.
US Navy photo # 130406-N-YZ751-700 NORFOLK (April 6, 2013) by MC2 Tony D. Curtis.
|342k||Sailors assigned to USS Arlington (LPD-24) recover an Orion capsule into the well deck of Arlington as part of
NASA's first key Orion stationary recovery test at Naval Station Norfolk. NASA is partnering with the U.S. Navy to develop procedures to recover the Orion capsule and
crew after splashdown.
US Navy photo # 130713-N-XQ474-211 NORFOLK (Aug. 13, 2013 by MCSN Andrew Schneider.
|218k||NASA engineers, Navy divers and Sailors assigned to USS Arlington (LPD-24) tow a test Orion capsule into the well deck of
Arlington. This phase one test determined the best method for recovering the capsule after earth reentry and splashdown in the ocean.
US Navy photo # 130815-N-VJ183-075 NORFOLK (Aug. 15, 2013) by MCC James Davis.
|252k||USS Arlington (LPD-24) participates in training exercises with the amphibious assault ship USS Iwo Jima (LHD-7). Iwo Jima is underway conducting amphibious integration exercises.
US Navy photo # 140809-N-QM905-053 ATLANTIC OCEAN (Aug. 9, 2014) by MCSN Shelby M. Tucker.
|272k||USS Arlington (LPD-24) under way with the Kearsarge Amphibious Ready Group (ARG) and the
26th Marine Expeditionary Unit participating in ARG/MEUEX,
a scenario-based amphibious integration exercise, in preparation for a future deployment.
US Navy photo # 150628-N-XD363-703 ATLANTIC OCEAN (June 28, 2015) by MC3 Michael Gendron.
|184k||Sailors and Marines man the rails aboard USS Arlington (LPD-24). Arlington deployed as part of the Kearsarge
Amphibious Ready Group in support of maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts in the U.S. 5th and 6th Fleet areas of responsibility.
US Navy photo # 151006-N-WV703-508 NORFOLK (Oct. 6, 2015) by MCSN Amy M. Ressler.
|181k||USS Arlington (LPD-24) transits the Suez Canal. Arlington is part of the Kearsarge Amphibious Ready Group (ARG)
and, with the embarked 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit, is deployed in support of maritime security operations
and theater security cooperation efforts in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations.
US Navy photo # 151109-N-GR361-001 SUEZ CANAL (Nov. 9, 2015) by MCSN Kaleb R. Staples.
|324k||USS Arlington (LPD-24) comes alongside the Military Sealift Command fast combat support ship
USNS Arctic (T-AOE 8) to receive fuel and cargo delivery training during an underway
replenishment at sea.
US Navy photo # 170324-N-OH262-673 ATLANTIC OCEAN (March 24, 2017) by Bill Mesta.
|U.S. Navy Photos of the Day Update, 03/28/2017|
|1104k||USS Arlington (LPD-24) moored pierside at Swinoujscie, Poland, 4 June 2017.||Photos by Lukasz "U-kasz" Blaszczak, wobiektywieshipspottera.blogspot.com|
|147k||USS Arlington (LPD-24) arriving at Ponta Delegata, Azores Islands, for a routine port visit, 27 June 2017. This was Arlington's first visit to Ponta Delegata.||Photos by Carlos Manuel Estrela|
|01||CDR. Nelson, Darren W. USN||6 April 2013 - 7 February 2014|
|02||CDR. Baker, Gregory E., USN||7 February 2014 - 5 June 2015|
|03||CAPT. Bailey, Sean R., USN||5 June 2015 - 26 September 2016|
|04||CAPT. Hannifin Jr., Patrick J. (Fin), USN||26 September 2016 -|
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