Aug 28, 2014
Mrs. Donna Willard (center), ship's sponsor of the Virginia-class submarine California (SSN 781), visited Newport News on March 22 to check on the ship's construction progress. Willard, the wife of Adm. Robert F. Willard, commander, U.S. Pacific Fleet, is pictured with Bob Bolden (left) of the VCS Construction Management Dept. and Cmdr. Kevin Kinslow (right), commanding officer, precommissioning unit, California.