Advertisements

PHOTOS FROM THE NORTH DAKOTA CONTINGENT PARTY

Our USS North Dakota hosted a party on Saturday afternoon after the commissioning ceremony at the Mystic Marriott Hotel for all North Dakotans.

The Bismarck Mandan Elks Chorus sang two sets of three songs each at the Saturday afternoon North Dakota Contingent Party.

USSND_Comissioning545

Captain Gordon finally got a chance to enjoy lunch.

USSND_Comissioning563

Senator John Hoeven, Will Swearson and Senator Ray Holmberg.

USSND_Comissioning574

Our Groton area USSND Committee member Carol Schwenk was recognized for all of her work as our local point of contact and shipment address.

USSND_Comissioning583

Senator John Hoeven greets all the North Dakotans and members of the crew and the spouses.

USSND_Comissioning591

Governor Dalrymple called everyone to assemble for a group photo to memorialize this great commissioning of our 2nd US Navy warship named for our state.

USSND_Comissioning676

Bismarck Mandan Chamber of Commerce President and our USSND Treasurer thanks everyone for all of their support and for making this commissioning so great for us all.

USSND_Comissioning603

Captain Doug Gordon and Ship’s Sponsor Katie Fowler flank World War II submarine sailor George Hayden.

USSND_Comissioning683

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: