Enterprise Rises With First Cut Of Steel
Enterprise rises with first cut of steel
U.S. Olympians Simone Biles and Katie Ledecky have some fine gold pieces in their collection, and they added to their medal count Thursday during a trip to Newport News Shipbuilding.
These were cut from glorious, gray Navy steel.
The pair of 20-year-olds received the commemorative gifts for attending their initial event as sponsors of the future USS Enterprise. They witnessed the ceremonial first cut of steel for the nuclear-powered carrier. Enterprise is the third ship of the Gerald R. Ford class and is scheduled to be commissioned in 2028.
It marks the first time the Navy has reached into the …