_________________ USS John Basilone DDG-122, Christening Ceremony _________________
The USS John Basilone, DDG-122 Christening Ceremony was held on Saturday June 18, 2022. The following crew members of the 824 were in attendance: Frank Brennan EM3, 76-77, Ralph McCaughan LCDR, 62-63, James Cossey RADM, 59-62, Paul Ely ETR2, 73-75, Robert Lester OS2, 72-75, John Sabourin BM2, 70-73, Joe Fisher FN, 65, Jim Hampshire RD2, 56-60, James Aldinger FTG2,64-67, Don Lehmer YN3, 72-73, Dale Carrick QM2, 69-73, Michael Moscynski LTjg, 71-74, Howard (Lin) Smith RM3, 64, Gregory Brown SK3, 73, Richard Henderson RM2, 70-71, Edward Kelly BT2, 65-69, Geoffrey Bender FTG2, 70-74, Marc Graveline QM2, 75-77, Barb Demilt Associate Member
Video of the breaking of the champagne bottle christening the USS John Basilone DDG-122.
Photographs and video by Bob Lester, Frank Brennan, Geoffrey Bender, James Cossey, John Sabourin, Marc Graveline, Michael Moscynski
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