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The Navy will commission the newest San Antonio-Class Amphibious transport dock ship USS San Diego during a ceremony May 19th, in the ship's namesake city. Available in High Definition.


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Date Taken:05.18.2012

Date Posted:05.18.2012 6:17PM

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Video ID:144508

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