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Every time there is a thread about a 'USS Gifford' or a 'USNS Milk' my biggest complaint is 'where is the USS Basilone or USS Boyington?'.

Giving credit where credit where credit is due:

http://taskandpurpose.com/navy-wars...ial&utm_content=tp-facebook&utm_campaign=news
USS Basilone (DD824) Gearing-class Destroyer, Laid down 7 July 1945, Commissioned 26 July 1949, decommissioned 1 November 1977.

USS Basilone (DDG122) An Arleigh Burke-class Flight IIA Guided Missile Destroyer, under construction, due to be commissioned 2019.

A good number of Destroyers are named after MoH winners....
 
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