Rep. Susan Davis Statement on the USS John P. Murtha Being Homeported in San Diego
Washington – Congresswoman Susan Davis (D-San Diego), a senior member of the House Armed Services Committee, released the following statement on the announcement of the USS John P. Murtha, a San Antonio-class amphibious landing ship, being homeported in San Diego. The late John Murtha served in the U.S. House of Representatives for 41 years and was a Vietnam Veteran.
“I was proud to learn that the USS Murtha was going to call San Diego its home. John was a friend, a colleague, and valuable member of the House Armed Services Committee. His commitment to the men and women who serve in the Armed Forces and to the nation he served was undeniable. I know that the sailors who will serve aboard the USS Murtha will enjoy being homeported in San Diego and will be proud to be associated with a vessel bearing his name.”