Littoral Combat Ship Marinette Launched

November 2, 2020 – The newest Freedom-variant littoral combat ship, the future USS Marinette (LCS 25) successfully launched into the Menominee River on Oct. 31. Named for the city in which it is being built, Marinette will become only the second Navy ship named in the city’s honor and the first commissioned ship. The first Marinette (YTB-79), a Natick-class large…

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October 9 Proclaimed USS Beloit Day in Wisconsin

October 8, 2020 – Fairbanks Morse, a leading provider of solutions that are powering the world forward, is pleased to announce that Governor Tony Evers has proclaimed Oct. 9 as USS Beloit Day in Wisconsin. “All of us at Fairbanks Morse are incredibly proud to be recognized, alongside the citizens of Beloit, for the more than 80 years we have…

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Rep. Nygren Assembles Fleet of Support for Marinette Marine

March 2, 2020 – State Representative John Nygren (R-Marinette), Co-Chair of the Joint Committee on Finance released the following statement: “Last week, I circulated a letter among my colleagues in the State Legislature in support of Fincantieri Marinette Marine (FMM),” said Rep. Nygren. “The letter, which will be delivered to the Trump Administration, has received broad bipartisan support. I am…

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