USS America CVA Reunion - 2008

JACKSONVILLE, FL. JUNE 24 - 28

This was a special reunion with the addition of Miss America and the Secretary of the Navy, The Honorable Donald Winter who came to announce that a brand new class of LHA was to be named the "AMERICA class" making her lead ship the new USS AMERICA LHA-6. Also in attendance, GEN Peter Pace, USMC-Retired and former CJCS and his wife, Lynne Pace who was the official sponsor of thee new AMERICA.