By Hilary Leila Krieger
WASHINGTON – The Congress that will be installed Wednesday might be losing four of its Jewish members, but Republicans and several pro-Israel advocates insist it will remain as supportive as ever of the Jewish state.
By Associated Press
By Chris Vaughn
MARINETTE, Wis. -- Twenty-seven years in the Navy, and even Capt. T.D. Smyers had never seen anything like it.
By Chris Vaughn
MARINETTE, Wis. -- When the future USS Fort Worth goes into service in two years, a small remnant of Fort Worth's beginnings will be aboard.
MARINETTE, Wis. — The third littoral combat ship was christened in northeast Wisconsin on Saturday, then launched into the Menominee River with a tremendous splash and a ground-moving thud.
MARINETTE, Wis. (WTAQ) - With the champagne being cracked across the bow, Marinette Marine launched its latest ship for the U.S. Navy.
After 20 months on land, the 380-foot, 3,000 ton USS Fort Worth has finally found its home on the water.
MARINETTE, Wis., Dec. 5 (UPI) -- Some 60 civic and business leaders from Forth Worth, Texas, braved Wisconsin weather for the launching of the first Navy ship named for the city, they said.
The launching of the USS Fort Worth at the Marinette Marine shipyards marked the first time a military vessel will bear the city's name, the Fort Worth Star-Telegram reported Saturday.
By Nathan Phelps
MARINETTE — With a thud that could be felt through the ground, the newly christened Fort Worth hit the Menominee River on Saturday as the warship was launched at Marinette Marine Corp.
Marinette - A new warship called the USS Fort Worth was christened in northeast Wisconsin and launched into the Menominee River with a tremendous splash Saturday.
Minutes before the launch, U.S. Rep. Kay Granger (R-Texas) christened the ship in the time-honored tradition - by smashing a bottle of champagne across its bow.
Texas Congresswoman Kay Granger christened the USS Fort Worth in northern Wisconsin Saturday by smashing a bottle of champagne across its bow. Then, the new littoral combat ship was launched into the Menominee River. The ship was built at Marinette Marine as part of a major defense contract.