USS JOHN BASILONE
DDG 122
  
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The John Basilone (DDG 122) is the 72nd Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer and the second ship in the United States Navy named in honor of Marine Corps Gunnery sergeant John Basilone (1916-1945), who received the Medal of Honor for heroism during the Guadalcanal Campaign in World War II.

January 10, 2020 The keel authentication ceremony for the future USS Carl M. Levin was held at the Bath Iron Works shipyard.

June 12, 2022 The Pre-Commissioning Unit (PCU) John Basilone was launched for the first time from a floating dry-dock and moored at Pier 2 on Bath Iron Works shipyard.

June 18, PCU John Basilone was christened during a 10.30 a.m. EDT ceremony at Bath Iron Works in Bath, Maine. Ms. Ryan Manion, president of the Travis Manion Foundation, served as sponsor of the ship. Cmdr. Carne M. Livingstonis the prospective commanding officer.