Friday, December 31, 2010

Arleigh Burke-class: USS Jason Dunham (DDG-109)

USS Jason Dunham (DDG-109) is an Arleigh Burke-class destroyer in the United States Navy. She is named after Corporal Jason L. Dunham USMC, who was posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor for service in Iraq.

Jason Dunham is the 59th destroyer in her class and built by the Bath Iron Works in Bath, Maine. She was christened by Corporal Dunham's mother, Debra Dunham, and launched on August 1, 2009. Jason Dunham was commissioned on 13 November 2010 with Commander M. Scott Sciretta in command.

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