USS Lyndon B. Johnson (DDG 1002) Christening Ceremony

On Saturday, April 27, General Dynamics Bath Iron Works christened the U.S. Navy’s newest guided missile destroyer, Lyndon B. Johnson (DDG 1002). The ship is named for President Lyndon B. Johnson, whose achievements while president included the Civil Rights Act, the Voting Rights Act, Medicare and Head Start as well as strong support for the U.S. space program and its Apollo missions.

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