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Dr Paula Thornhill and Mr August Cole tour DDG 1001

May 31, 2017

In April 2017, MICHAEL MONSOOR welcomed Dr. Paula Thornhill, a senior political scientist at the RAND Corporation, and Mr. August…

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Commissioning City Selected

February 11, 2017

The Navy has announced that the Commissioning of the future USS MICHAEL MONSOOR (DDG 1001) will occur in Coronado, CA.…

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The Ship

USS Michael Monsoor (DDG 1001) is the second ship of the Zumwalt class of guided missile destroyers.  Christened on June 18, 2016, the future USS Michael Monsoor will be one of the largest destroyers and most technologically advanced surface combatants in the world.

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Michael Monsoor

As a member of a combined SEAL and Iraqi Army sniper overwatch element on 29 September 2006, Petty Officer Monsoor chose to protect his SEAL teammates and threw himself onto a grenade during a coordinated attack by insurgents...

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The Commissioning

On January 26, 2019, in Coronado, California, the Commissioning Ceremony and events surrounding it will commemorate the legacy of Michael Monsoor and welcome the ship that bears his name into the active fleet of the United States Navy.

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