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President of the United States Joe Biden and First Lady Jill Biden are greeted by Petty Officer 1st Class David Jaimeruiz following a commissioning commemoration ceremony for the Virginia-class submarine USS Delaware (SSN 791), and his family in Wilmington, Delaware April 2, 2022.
220402-N-GR655-895.JPG Photo By: Chief Petty Officer Joshua Karsten

WILMINGTON, Delaware - 220402-N-GR655-0895 WILMINGTON, Delaware (April 2, 2022) – President of the United States Joe Biden and First Lady Jill Biden are greeted by Petty Officer 1st Class David Jaimeruiz following a commissioning commemoration ceremony for the Virginia-class submarine USS Delaware (SSN 791), and his family in Wilmington, Delaware April 2, 2022. The initial commissioning took place administratively in April 2020 due to COVID restrictions at the time and is the first submarine to be commissioned while submerged. Delaware, the seventh U.S Navy ship and first submarine named after the first U.S. state of Delaware, is a flexible, multi-mission platform designed to carry out the seven core competencies of the submarine force: anti-submarine warfare; anti-surface warfare; delivery of special operations forces; strike warfare; irregular warfare; intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance; and mine warfare. (U.S. Navy photo by Chief Petty Officer Joshua Karsten)


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