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Navy’s newest Virginia Class submarine named after Idaho

USS Idaho Ray Mabus

Photo courtesy of the Ada County Board of Commissioners

US Naval Secretary Ray Mabus (center) announced the naming of the Navy’s newest Virginia Class submarine, USS Idaho (SSN 799).

The Secretary and his staff were joined for the announcement by (l-r) Boise Mayor Dave Bieter, Ada County Commissioners Rick Yzaguirre and Dave Case, and Idaho Lt. Gov. Brad Little. The ceremony took place Aug. 22 at the Western Idaho Fairgrounds.

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