USS Rodney M Davis Ends 28 Years of Naval Service

first_img The guided missile frigate USS Rodney M Davis (FFG 60) concluded 28 years of naval service during a decommissioning ceremony on Jan. 23 at Naval Station Everett, Washington.USS Rodney M Davis was assigned to Destroyer Squadron Nine and was commanded by Cmdr. Todd Whalen. The ship returned in December from her final deployment to the Western Pacific and Indian Oceans where she supported theater security cooperation in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region.The vessel is the 54th Oliver Hazard Perry-class frigate. She was commissioned on May 9, 1987 at Naval Station Long Beach. The ship is named after Sergeant Rodney Maxwell Davis, USMC, who was posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor for sacrificing his life for his fellow Marines on the field of battle in Vietnam.USS Rodney M Davis will be transferred to Naval Inactive Ships on March 31.[mappress mapid=”14959″]Press release, Image: US Navy View post tag: News by topic View post tag: USS Rodney M. Davis View post tag: 28 Back to overview,Home naval-today USS Rodney M Davis Ends 28 Years of Naval Service View post tag: americas Authorities January 26, 2015 View post tag: Ends USS Rodney M Davis Ends 28 Years of Naval Service View post tag: Naval View post tag: Service View post tag: Navy Share this article View post tag: yearslast_img read more

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