Photo courtesy of PCU USS Daniel Inouye . Congratulations on your selection and assignment to … USS Daniel Inouye (DDG-118) is a future Arleigh Burke-class destroyer of the United States Navy. Irene Hirano Inouye, the ship’s sponsor and wife of the late Sen. Daniel Inouye, was in attendance to authenticate the keel. Irene Hirano Inouye, future USS Daniel Inouye (DDG 118) sponsor and wife of the late Sen. Daniel Inouye, presents her initials on the keel plate following the ship’s keel authentication ceremony in Bath, Maine, May 14. USS Daniel Inouye (DDG-118) will be an Arleigh Burke-class destroyer of the United States Navy. Commanding Officer DonAnn Gilmore holds the coat of arms designed for the USS Daniel Inouye while standing alongside a photo of the late Sen. Inouye, for whom the warship is named, at SupShip in Bath. Welcome to the PCU DANIEL INOUYE team! Senator for Hawaii from 1963 until his death in 2012. He had an unparalleled 50 year career in the United States Senate representing his home state of Hawaii ending in 2012. The ceremony symbolically recognizes the joining of modular components and the ceremonial beginning of the ship. Arleigh Burke -class destroyer USS Daniel Inouye (DDG-118) proudly bears the name of Senator Daniel Inouye, who received the Medal of Honor for combat heroism during World War II as a second lieutenant in the U.S. Army. US Navy. Inouye received the Medal of Honor June 21, 2000, for his extraordinary heroism in action while serving with the 442nd Infantry Regiment Combat Team in Italy during World War II. The ship is named in honor of Daniel Inouye, who served as a U.S. US shipbuilder General Dynamics Bath Iron Works (BIW) hosted a keel-laying ceremony for the US Navy’s future Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer USS Daniel Inouye (DDG 118) on May 14. Senator Daniel K. Inouye at the USS Arizona Memorial in 2003 . During the ceremony, the authenticators etched […] The ship will be named to honor former United States Senator Daniel Inouye of Hawaii.

Inouye was awarded the Medal of Honor for his actions in Tuscany, Italy, during World War II. USS Daniel Inouye - Wiki She is named to honor former Sen. Daniel Inouye, D-Hawaii.
Daniel Ken Inouye (/ iː ˈ n oʊ ˌ eɪ / ee-NOH-ay; September 7, 1924 – December 17, 2012) served as a United States Senator from Hawaii from 1963 until his death in 2012.

Daniel Inouye was one of the most influential politicians of the late 20 th Century. The future USS Daniel Inouye is named in honor of Daniel Inouye, who served as a United States senator for Hawaii from 1963 until his death in 2012.

USS Daniel Inouye (DDG-118) in pre-commissioned status 29 October 2019.

209 talking about this. The Daniel Inouye (DDG 118) is the 68th Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer in the United States Navy. Inouye was awarded the Medal of Honor for his actions in Tuscany, Italy, during World War II and later became a U.S. senator.