California (SSN 781) Christening

Aug 28, 2014

California (SSN 781) Christening
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From left to right, Jackalyne Pfannenstiel, assistant secretary of the Navy, Energy, Installations and Environment; Mike Petters, president of Northrop Grumman Shipbuilding and Mrs. Donna Willard, sponsor of California (SSN 781). "I christen thee California," said Willard, the sponsor of submarine California (SSN 781). Willard is the wife of Adm. Robert F. Willard, the current Commander of the U.S. Pacific Command.