Picked up the Arlington in Pearl Harbor. Named for Arlington County, Va., where American Airlines Flight 77 crashed into the Pentagon, which killed 184 people, the USS Arlington is one of three ships named in honor of the heroes and victims of September 11. Other features may include candid photographs of crew members at work and recreation, details and history of the ship, and short biographies on captains, commanders, and other prominent officers. Stayed on board for decommissioning in Jan 70. The USS Arlington honors the 184 victims and the thousands of emergency, fire and rescue personnel of Arlington County and localities in the National Capital Region who provided critical emergency assistance after the attack. She served as a training ship at the Pre-Commissioning Center for auxiliary ships at Treasure Island through the end of the war, her last trainee crew leaving the ship on 15 September 1945. Commissioned on August 27, 1966 with a crew of 45 officers and 882 enlisted men, the USS Arlington AGMR 2 was the largest, fastest, and most advanced communications ship in the world. NBC â¦ U.S. USS Arlington (LPD-24), a San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock, is the third ship of the United States Navy to be named for Arlington, Virginia, the location of the Pentagon and the crash site of American Airlines Flight 77 during the terrorist attacks on 11 September 2001.Like her sister ships, USS New York and Somerset, she is named in commemoration of the attacks. I hope the Website can get back on line soon. They are not official Navy publications, and the Navy does not stock, sell, or republish these books. We are the Navy's eighth amphibious transport dock ship in the San Antonio class. After a shakedown cruise in the Atlantic, it passed through the Panama Canal and took its position at Yankee USS Arlington (AGMR-2) Underway at sea, circa 1968, with her crew manning the rail and two SH-3 helicopters flying in the right distance. Nixon/Thieu conference on Midway. Last minute change from CA to Japan. Hull number AGMR-2 USS Arlington (AGMR-2) ex USS Saipan (AVT-6) (1959 - 1963) USS Saipan (CVL-48) (1946 - 1959) International Radio Call Sign: November - India - Lima - Bravo NILB Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons Precedence of awards is from top to bottom, left to right Top Row - Navy Meritorious Unit Commendation (2) - National Defense Service Medal (2) - Korean Service â¦ Online Image: 79KB; 740 x 590 pixels : Photo #: NH 72150 USS Arlington (AGMR-2) UPDATE: As of January 2020, Blue Water claims are being processed.. Lots of back and forth from yankee station to Apollo 10, and 11. USS Arlington (AGMR-2) Crew has 253 members. Mission: Welcome to the USS Arlington! A crew member from the Vietnam-era ship was on hand to help forge âa strong bondâ between the crews of the current and the previous USS Arlington. The original print was received from USS Arlington in 1969. Naval Historical Center Photograph. Call Michael Ferderer for details email@example.com or â¦ Just a note the American Legion posted in the latest addition our request to list - the USS Arlington AGMR2's - REUNION for 2014 being held in Las Vegas, NV, on 13 Oct through 16 Oct.. She served as Executive Officer in USS ARLINGTON (LPD 24) certifying every warfare area in the shipâs first training cycle and commencing the shipâs Maiden Deployment. She completed two Department Head equivalent tours, first as Operations Officer in USS INGRAHAM (FFG-61) and then as Reactor Electrical Assistant in USS ABRAHAM LINCOLN (CVN-72). âThis crew embodies the resilience and determination that Arlington represents,â said Cmdr. It is very important veterans know that the VA maintains a list of U.S. Navy and Coast Guard ships associated with military service in Vietnam and exposure to Agent Orange based on military records. NAVSHIPSO NAVSEA Shipbuilding Support Office Norfolk Naval Shipyard Code 284, Bldg 705 Portsmouth, VA 23709-1020 (757) 967-3484 (757) 967-2957 (FAX) Upon termination of the program in Seattle, Arlington headed for San Francisco, where she arrived on 21 December. Cruise books are created for private distribution.