USS Milwaukee to be commissioned
Posted: Sep 9, 2015 8:06 PM CDT
Mark the date on your calendar, November 21, the brand new USS Milwaukee will be in Milwaukee.
This is the warship that was built in Marinette, Wisconsin for the Navy. It's lighter and more mobile than other combat ships, designed for activity near the shore. Today, officials announced that the ship will be in Milwaukee November 21 for its commissioning.
This is the fifth naval ship to be named after our city.
When the USS Milwaukee arrives, it will dock alongside Veterans Park.