Ship Named in Honor of Air Force Captain
WASHINGTON -- Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James and Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus recently conducted the official naming ceremony of Motor Vessel Capt. David I. Lyon, at the Pentagon.
Capt. David Lyon, a logistics officer from Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado, was killed in action in Afghanistan Dec. 27, 2013. Air Force and Navy officials honored Lyon by naming the newest pre-positioning vessel after him.
"To honor Dave's legacy, and to honor his calling as an Air Force logistician, I can think of... more