USS JACK H. LUCAS
DDG 125
  
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The Jack H. Lucas (DDG 125) is the first Flight III Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer (75th overall) and the first ship in the United States Navy named in honor of U.S. Marine Jacklyn Harold "Jack" Lucas (1928-2008), the youngest serviceman in World War II who received the Medal of Honor.

November 7, 2019 The keel authentication ceremony for the future USS Jack H. Lucas was held at Ingalls Operations shipyard in Pascagoula, Miss.

June 5, 2021 The Pre-Commissioning Unit (PCU) Jack H. Lucas was launched from a floating dry-dock and moored at Ingalls West Bank Yard South Wharf.

March 26, 2022 PCU Jack H. Lucas was christened during a 10 a.m. CDT ceremony at Ingalls West Bank in Pascagoula, Mississippi. Ms. Catherine B. Reynolds and Ms. Ruby Lucas, wife of the ship's namesake, served as sponsors of the ship. Capt. Brett R. Oster is the prospective commanding officer.

December 2, The Jack H. Lucas moored at Ingalls West Bank Yard East Wharf after a one-day underway for Builder's (Alpha) trials; Underway for Bravo trials from Dec. 12-15; Underway again on Feb. 28, 2023; Moored at Ingalls West Bank Yard South Wharf on March 3; Underway again from April 18-21.

May 18, 2023 The Jack H. Lucas moored at Ingalls West Bank Yard South Wharf, just before midnight, after underway for acceptance trials with the INSURV.

June 27, U.S. Navy officially accepted delivery of the future USS Jack H. Lucas during a short ceremony on board the ship.

September 26, PCU Jack H. Lucas departed Pascagoula, Miss., for the last time en route to San Diego, California; Brief stop off Panama City, Fla., on Sept. 29; Moored at Berth 150, East Port basin in Port Tampa Bay, Fla., from Oct. 2-9.

October 7, USS Jack H. Lucas was commissioned during a 10 a.m. EDT ceremony at Port Tampa Bay in Tampa, Florida.

October 10, DDG 125 transited the Yucatan Channel southbound; Anchored off Colon, Panama, for a brief stop, before transiting the Panama Canal southbound, on Oct. 13; Moored at Pier 2N in Vasco Nunez de Balboa Naval Base for a brief stop to refuel, just after midnight, on Oct. 14; Moored at Cruise Pier in Port of Manzanillo, Mexico, to refuel from Oct. 19-20.

October 25, USS Jack H. Lucas moored at Berth 5, Pier 12 in its homeport of Naval Base San Diego, Calif., for the first time; Underway in the SOCAL Op. Area from Nov. 16-20; Moored at Navy Fuel Farm (NFF) in Naval Base Point Loma for a brief stop before underway again on Dec. 5; Moored at Wharf 3 in Port Hueneme, Calif., for a brief stop on Dec. 7; Returned home on Dec. 11.

January 16, 2024 USS Jack H. Lucas departed Naval Base San Diego in support of Flight Test Other (FTX) 23; Moored at NFF for a brief stop to refuel on Jan. 17; Moored at Wharf B23 in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, for a brief stop on Jan. 23; Conducted operations northeast of Kauai on Jan. 24; Moored at Wharf B23 again from Jan. 26- Feb. ?; Conducted operations off the northwest coast of Kauai from Feb. 6-7; Conducted operations northeast of Kauai on Feb. 8; Moored at Wharf B24 from Feb. 9-12.

February 20, The Jack H. Lucas made a brief stop at NFF to refuel before moored at Berth 5, Pier 12 on Naval Base San Diego; Moored at NFF for a brief stop to refuel on March 8; Underway in support of Flight Test Missile (FTM) 32 on March 13.

March 19, USS Jack H. Lucas moored at Pier M2 on Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam for a four-day port call; Moored at Wharf B22 from April 1-4; Moored at NFF for a brief stop to refuel before returned home on April 11; Moored at NFF for a brief stop to refuel before underway again on April 15; Moored at Bravo Pier for a brief stop to onload ammo on April 16.

April 25, The Jack H. Lucas made a brief stop at NFF to refuel before moored at Berth 5, Pier 12 on Naval Base San Diego; Underway again on May 29; Moored at NWS Seal Beach from June ?-5; Moored at NFF for a brief stop to refuel before returned home on June 6.