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Posted on: February 13, 2019

[ARCHIVED] All Aboard: USS CHARLESTON (LCS 18) Commissioning Ceremony Registration Closes Feb. 14

With time running out, the City of Charleston would like to remind everyone that tomorrow, February 14, is the last day to register for an invitation to attend the commissioning ceremony of the USS CHARLESTON (LCS 18). Those interested in attending must register for event tickets in advance at https://www.navyleaguecharleston.org/uss-charleston-invitation.

The commissioning ceremony for Charleston’s sixth namesake ship – an Independence-class littoral combat ship – will take place at 10 a.m., Saturday, March 2, 2019 at the Columbus Street Terminal, located at 30 Johnson Street.

While free to attend, individual registration is required for each ticket desired and will remain open through 11:59 p.m. on Thursday, February 14, 2019.

Mayor John Tecklenburg said, “The commissioning of this ship is a great honor for our city. Tomorrow is the last day to register to be a part of this historic event, and I encourage everyone who is interested to register now.”

The event is expected to be livestreamed by the Department of Defense’s Public Affairs organization, and can be viewed here: http://navylive.dodlive.mil/.

For additional information, please email LCS18cc@gmail.com.
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