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bullwinkle8088 t1_j99q5pt wrote

He has had a submarine named in his honor for almost 20 years now.

Many institutions will not name building or other features after anyone living. That is actually the normal, written, policy on warship naming for the US navy. However they have made enough exceptions to that guideline now that they may as well take that one off the books.


thisonesforthetoys t1_j9ad9f2 wrote

I was going to say... I was just reading about USS Gabrielle Giffords a week or two back and wondered if somehow I'd missed her passing.