The USS Portland Commission date has yet to be set, but is expected in early Spring 2018
Commissioning Events will begin Thursday afternoon and last through Saturday morning with the official Commissioning Ceremony. Go to the USS Portland Official Page to donate, request your commissioning tickets, and to learn more about the Commissioning of the USS Portland.
“The two previous ships to bear the name Portland distinguished themselves in service to our nation and I fully expect the future USS Portland will continue that proud tradition whether delivering humanitarian assistance or the full range of combat capability for many decades to come”
– Navy Secretary Ray Mabus