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USS Sioux City to be commissioned summer 2018 Video included

In just over a year, it will be commissioned in Annapolis, Maryland.  

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TRAINING DAY: USS Sioux City crew endures five-week training program to operate their ship Video included

"This simulator allows us to exercise our pre-planned responses for anything as simple as taking the ship away from a pier to more complex combat evolutions," said CDR W. Shockey Snyder, USS Sioux City.

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Future USS Sioux City to be commissioned in Annapolis, MD

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Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus announced that the city of Annapolis, Maryland, will serve as the commissioning site for the future USS Sioux City (LCS 11) Thursday. 

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ARCHIVE STORY: USS Sioux City christened, launched from Wisconsin shipyard

Two years ago, a worker put his torch to steel at Marinette Marine, in Marinette, Wisconsin, and made the first weld on what would become the keel of the USS Sioux City. Since then, every day of work on the latest Littoral Combat Ship built toward Saturday's launch.

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ARCHIVE STORY: Sioux City delegation tours USS Sioux City ahead of Saturday christening, launch

Standing at the bow, decorated with patriotic bunting, the USS Sioux City is impressive. It measures 378 feet long. That's longer than a football field. It weighs 8-million pounds. "Massive, massive ship," said Nick McGowan, Sioux City.

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ARCHIVE STORY: USS Sioux City commander is proud of Navy's newest ship

Tuesday night, Commander Kevin Ralston, and eleven other Sioux City crew members, took the stage of the Convention Center to a standing ovation to unveil the crest the the ship will bear. More>>

ARCHIVE STORY: USS Sioux City's crew unveils ship's crest at Siouxland Chamber dinner

Twelve crew members of the Littoral Combat Ship U.S.S. Sioux City traveled to Sioux City, to unveil the ship's crest, Tuesday night. More>>

ARCHIVE STORY: Naming ceremony planned for USS Sioux City

A naming ceremony in honor of one of the newest US Navy combat ships will be this weekend. The USS Sioux City is a Littoral Combat Ship. More>>

ARCHIVE STORY: Navy starts work on the USS Sioux City

Work has begun on the Navy's newest ship, the USS Sioux City. More>>

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