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Navy To Live Stream USS San Diego Commissioning (Video)

USS San Diego
U.S. Navy
USS San Diego

The Navy will use its Facebook page to live stream the commissioning ceremony for the USS San Diego, which takes place Saturday morning. The Navy will also be live-Tweeting the event.

To visit the Navy's live streaming web page, click here.

The ceremony starts at 10 a.m. Pacific Time.


According to the Department of Defense, the main address at the ceremony will be delivered by Adm. Mark Ferguson, vice chief of naval operations.

The ship's sponsor will be Linda Winter. Mrs. Winter is the wife of Former Navy Secretary Donald C. Winter:

In a time-honored Navy tradition, she will give the order to “man our ship and bring her to life!”

The Navy spoke with two future members of the USS San Diego crew - Command Master Chief David Griggs and Hull Technician First Class Jeffrey Hanke. Take a look:

Future crew of USS San Diego