"Honor and Sacrifice"

The USS Oscar Austin DDG-79

Pier 11 Norfolk, Virginia

The Austin in her berth at the Naval Yard prior to the evening Commissioning ceremony.



Her name proudly displayed on the Gangway leading to the forward part of the ship.

Oscar Austin Family

Crews Mess Deck
Family and friends of the ships namesake, Pfc Oscar P. Austin prior to the evening ceremony.

On Board the Austin

CWO2 Peterson and myself.

CW02 Peterson a two time "Plankowner" [the USS Ramage DDG-61, and now the USS Oscar Austin DDG-79] has been with the ship since her days in Bath Me. Behind the Austin are the USS Dwight D. Eisenhower CVN-69, and the USS Theodore Roosevelt CVN-71.

Oscar Austin Crew

On Deck and on Watch

[From left to right] CWO2 Robert E. Peterson [Systems Test Officer], ETCM (SW) Dana C. Ross [Command Master Chief], and an unidentified Officer.

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