The Gold Medal was awarded to the ship's entire crew, living and dead.
It’s the ship’s first time setting sail with one fewer letter in its moniker.
Iran's paramilitary Revolutionary Guard fired a missile from a helicopter targeting a replica aircraft carrier.
Iranian state media and officials have yet to acknowledge bringing the replica out to the Strait of Hormuz.
Damage on some decks spanned the length of the 844-foot ship and reached 106-foot-high ceilings, the CNO said.
Workers went on strike June 22 in a dispute that focuses on subcontracting, work rules and seniority.
Though lacking the usual fanfare, the virtual ceremony officially added the 844-foot Tripoli to the Navy's fleet.
Shipbuilders went on strike June 22 after overwhelmingly rejecting a three-year contract proposal from the company.
Union leaders warned that anyone who chooses to cross the picket line will be fined after the strike is over.
The Marine Corps' new heavy-lift helicopter just wrapped up its sea trials and will tackle hot-weather training next.
Officials announced early Sunday that leadership determined little likelihood the service members survived the accident.
Discrimination, conscious or not, often starts during maternity leave.
The shooting was an act of self-defense, the soldier's attorney says.
A new manual aims to provide guidance to ground troops seeking to avoid detection against a growing enemy threat.
The move will mark a substantial increase in the number of fully manned divisions that the Army can deploy.