Media Advisory -- Ingalls Shipbuilding to Deliver Amphibious Assault Ship America (LHA 6)

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What: America (LHA 6) delivery

When: 10:45 a.m. Thursday

Where: Ingalls Shipbuilding Visitor Control Center

Who:

  • Ingalls Shipbuilding President Brian Cuccias
  • America (LHA 6) Prospective Commanding Officer Capt. Robert A. Hall Jr.
  • Ingalls shipbuilders
  • America (LHA 6) sailors

Attire: Please wear closed-toe shoes

RSVP: Bill Glenn, Huntington Ingalls Industries, (228) 327-1671, william.glenn@hii-co.com

Please RSVP by 8 a.m. Thursday

Ingalls Shipbuilding will deliver the amphibious assault ship America (LHA 6) on Thursday. The ceremony will begin at noon, but the ship's crew will march through the shipyard at 11 a.m. Media will be escorted to the ship and be able to take photos and shoot video of the march-in from the flight deck. Following a short ceremony, interviews will be available.

About Huntington Ingalls

Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) designs, builds and maintains nuclear and non-nuclear ships for the U.S. Navy and Coast Guard and provides after-market services for military ships around the globe. For more than a century, HII has built more ships in more ship classes than any other U.S. naval shipbuilder at its Newport News Shipbuilding and Ingalls Shipbuilding divisions. Employing more than 38,000 in Virginia, Mississippi, Louisiana and California, HII also provides a wide variety of products and services to the commercial energy industry and other government customers, including the Department of Energy. For more information, visit:

Contact information

Bill Glenn
Manager of Media Relations
Ingalls Shipbuilding Communications
(228) 935-1323
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