USS Ingraham Decommissioned after 25 Years
EVERETT, Wash. -- Sailors and guests bade farewell to Oliver Hazard Perry-class frigate USS Ingraham (FFG 61) as the ship concluded 25 years of naval service during a recent decommissioning ceremony on Naval Station Everett (NSE), Washington.
Former Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates joined the crew in honoring Ingraham and her many years of service by acting as the guest speaker at the ceremony.
Several former crew members, plankowners, friends and family also attended.
Ingraham's last commanding... more