Veterans take a bow at July 4th USS Iowa commissioning
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Veterans take a bow at July 4th USS Iowa commissioning

Tehrān : Iran | Jul 04, 2012 at 4:38 PM PDT
Source: Daily Breeze
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To the tune of "Anchors Aweigh," dozens of veterans representing 50 years of service were called forward Wednesday to line the rail of their old ship, the USS Iowa. It was an emotional climax to the ship's commissioning ceremony at the Port of Los Angeles in San Pedro. FULL ARTICLE AT Daily Breeze
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The USS Iowa makes her way to her permanent home, Berth 87, in San Pedro
The USS Iowa makes her way to her permanent home, Berth 87, in San Pedro
 
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