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NORFOLK, VA. — Somerset County Commissioner John Vatavuk joined several officers of the USS Somerset on Saturday at the commissioning ceremony for the USS Arlington in Norfolk, Va. Pictured in front of a helicopter on the deck of the ship are Lt. Steve Phann, supply officer; Capt. Thomas Dearborn, commanding officer; Vatavuk; and Master Chief Larry Lynch. The USS Somerset is scheduled to be commissioned in 2014 at a place and date to be determined. The Arlington is a sister ship of the Somerset.
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