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Crew of future USS Idaho (SSN 799) holds first change of command ceremony

Crew of future USS Idaho (SSN 799) holds first change of command ceremony

Cmdr. Nicholas Meyers, the first commanding officer of the crew of the future USS Idaho (SSN 799), turned command over to Cmdr. Randall Leslie in a traditional change of command ceremony held Friday, Dec. 2, at Naval Submarine Base New London in Groton, Connecticut.


Collecting water for the christening of the future USS IDAHO submarine

Collecting water for the christening of the future USS IDAHO submarine

MCCALL, Idaho — The U.S.S. Idaho is expected to be christened in the fall of 2023, christening is a time honored Navy tradition which marks the beginning of a ships life.


Daughters of the American Revolution celebrate the submarine USS Idaho

Daughters of the American Revolution celebrate the submarine USS Idaho

The Idaho State Society Daughters of the American Revolution hosted a dinner March 26 celebrating the future USS Idaho SSN 799, a leading-edge Virginia Class nuclear-powered fast attack submarine. While still under construction, the USS Idaho will go into service in 2023.


US Navy sailors travel through Idaho to connect with their namesake vessel

US Navy sailors travel through Idaho to connect with their namesake vessel

US Navy sailors from the east coast are touring Idaho right now. Today the group stopped at the Idaho Veterans Cemetery.


Future USS Idaho unit visits McCall Winter Carnival

Future USS Idaho unit visits McCall Winter Carnival

The last USS Idaho served from 1919 to 1946. The battleship earned the nickname 'the big spud,' and crews said they are proud to carry on that legacy.


Navy sailors from the future U.S.S Idaho visit the Gem State

Navy sailors from the future U.S.S Idaho visit the Gem State

Boise KIVI Channel 6 News story: Navy sailors from the future U.S.S Idaho visit the Gem State.


Former gov.'s Harley raffled to honor service members, fund scholarships on Veterans Day

Former gov.'s Harley raffled to honor service members, fund scholarships on Veterans Day

Patricia Kempthorne stood in front of the crowd of mostly veterans, spinning a tube filled with raffle tickets. She reached in to pull out the name of the person who would win a motorcycle that belonged to her husband, former Idaho Governor Dirk Kempthorne.


Recent TV News About USS IDAHO

USS Idaho Commissioning Committee works to help the crew of the Navy's next nuclear submarine.


Construction is underway for a new Navy vessel named USS Idaho, the first in 100 years

Construction is underway for a new Navy vessel named USS Idaho, the first in 100 years.


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