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”Our mission is to provide assistance and financial support for the commissioning and future operations of the United States Navy’s newest Littoral Combat Ship (LCS), the USS Santa Barbara, and to provide support for its officers and sailors in keeping with the highest traditions of the United States Navy.”

– The USS Santa Barbara Commissioning Committee

“I am pleased to name the next Independence variant LCS [Littoral Combat Ship] after the city of Santa Barbara. The city’s innovative workforce support of our Navy and Marine Corps team, whether active duty, reserve force, civilian or veterans, the support from this community strengthens our Navy and nation.”

– Secretary of the Navy

USS Santa Barbara Christening with ship sponsor Lolita Zinke. October 2021.

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