|MARINETTE, Wis. (Dec. 18, 2013) The littoral combat ship Pre-Commissioning Unit (PCU) Milwaukee (LCS 5) slides into Lake Michigan during a christening ceremony at the Marinette Marine Corporation shipyard. (U.S. Navy photo courtesy of Lockheed Martin/Released)|
Today, Lockheed Martin and Marinette Marine Corp. successfully launched the third Freedom Class vessel, the USS Milwaukee. There is a lot of community pride that the Freedom Class is built in Northeast WI. The USS Milwaukee will be commissioned in Milwaukee, WI, in May or June, 2015.