USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78)
Follow updates and learn more about the legacy of the U.S. Navy’s newest ship, the USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78), named after the 38th President of the United States, Gerald R. Ford.
The Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum hosted a capacity crowd for Newport News Shipbuilding’s documentary highlighting the construction and eventual deployment of the U.S Navy’s newest aircraft carrier, USS Gerald R. Ford
From the flight deck of the USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78), members of the crew gave a Go Blue! shout-out to the Michigan Wolverine football team at the “2017 Military Appreciate Game”.
Actor Mark Wahlberg visited Naval Station Norfolk’s Navy Exchange Fleet Store, toured the USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78), and spoke with members of the crew
Richard Spencer, U.S. Secretary of the Navy, visited Naval Station Norfolk for tours and meetings with sailors on the USS John Warner submarine and the USS Gerald R. Ford aircraft carrier while CVN 78 was out to sea
The USS Gerald R. Ford launched and recovered its first fixed-wing aircraft off the coast of Virginia, less than one week after President Donald J. Trump commissioned the U.S. Navy’s newest aircraft carrier
Spartan Nash joined with the Foundation and Museum to sponsor a celebration event for the Commissioning of the USS Gerald R. Ford, simultaneously with events at Naval Station Norfolk
Michigan Football Coach Jim Harbaugh attended the Commissioning Ceremony for the USS Gerald R. Ford aircraft carrier, named after Michigan alum and former Wolverine football player Gerald R. Ford
Joined by President Trump, Ship Commanding Officer Capt. McCormack, the Ford Family, and thousands of attendees, the USS Gerald R. Ford aircraft carrier was officially commissioned at Naval Station Norfolk
Navy Live provided the full USS Gerald R. Ford Commissioning Ceremony video including remarks by President Donald J. Trump, ADM John Richardson, Secretary James Mattis, CAPT Richard McCormack, and the Manning the Ship by the CVN 78 crew
President Trump attended CVN 78’s Commissioning Ceremony, placed the ship in Commission, and paid tribute to his predecessor, the ship’s namesake and 38th President of the United States, Gerald R. Ford