Nas Bolton, a Northrop Grumman shipbuilder (inset), welds the initials of keel authenticator Ron Carlee onto a plaque during a ceremony for Arlington (LPD 24) on Dec. 18, 2008 in Pascagoula, Miss.

Nas Bolton, a Northrop Grumman shipbuilder (inset), welds the initials of keel authenticator Ron Carlee onto a plaque during a ceremony for Arlington (LPD 24) on Dec. 18, 2008 in Pascagoula, Miss.
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Nas Bolton, a Northrop Grumman shipbuilder (inset), welds the initials of keel authenticator Ron Carlee onto a plaque during a ceremony for Arlington (LPD 24) on Dec. 18, 2008 in Pascagoula, Miss. The plaque will be permanently affixed to the ship. Gathered in front of the plaque are (left to right) Carlee, county manager of Arlington, Va.; Irwin F. Edenzon, vice president and general manager of Northrop Grumman Shipbuilding-Gulf-Coast and Bolton.