DOD Unveils Stolen Valor Database; Navy to Christen USS Somerset


WELCOME TO ALL HANDS UPDATE. I’M PETTY OFFICER
SHANNON BURNS WITH YOUR HEADLINES FROM AROUND THE FLEET. THE DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE ANNOUNCED THE LAUNCH
OF A NEW WEBSITE THAT HONORS SERVICE MEMBER’S HIGHEST ACTS OF VALOR. VALOR.DEFENSE.GOV IS DESIGNED TO RAISE AWARENESS
OF SERVICE MEMBER’S HEROISM AND TO HELP DETER THOSE WHO FALSELY CLAIM MILITARY HONORS. THE NAVY WILL CHRISTEN THE AMPHIBIOUS TRANSPORT
DOCK SHIP, SOMERSET, JULY 28TH, DURING A CEREMONY IN AVONDALE, LOUISIANA. THE SHIP IS NAMED IN HONOR OF THE PASSENGERS
AND CREW OF UNITED AIRLINES FLIGHT 93 ON SEPTEMBER 11TH, 2001. THEIR ACTIONS PREVENTED TERRORIST HIJACKERS
FROM REACHING THEIR DESTINATION, CRASHING THE PLANE NEAR SHANKSVILLE IN SOMERSET COUNTY,
PENNSYLVANIA. YOU CAN READ MORE ABOUT THESE STORIES AT NAVY
DOT MIL. FROM ALL HANDS UPDATE, THANKS FOR WATCHING.

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