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230513-N-IW125-1382.JPG Photo By: Petty Officer 2nd Class Nicholas Huynh

May 15, 2023
KEY WEST, Fla - 230513-N-IW125-1382 KEY WEST, Fla. KEY WEST (May 13, 2023) - The crew of the Navy’s newest Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer, USS Lenah Sutcliffe Higbee (DDG 123) brings the ship to life during its commissioning ceremony in Key West, Florida. DDG 123 is the second U.S. Navy warship to honor Lenah Sutcliffe Higbee. Higbee was the first living woman to receive the Navy Cross for her leadership of the Navy Nurse Corps during World War I. Naval Air Station Key West is the state-of-the-art facility for combat fighter aircraft of all military services, provides world-class pierside support to U.S. and foreign naval vessels, and is the premier training center for surface and subsurface military operations. (U.S. Navy photo by MC2 Nicholas V. Huynh/Released)


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