Commander, Submarine Group Two


USS New Mexico Commissioning

March 27, 2010

The commissioning ceremony  video is available to watch here  

Virginia-class attack submarine USS New Mexico (SSN 779) was commissioned on Saturday, March 27, 2010 at 11 am at Norfolk Naval Station in Norfolk, VA.

New Mexico has now joined the other five subs of its class as flexible, multi-mission platforms designed to carry out the seven core competencies of the Submarine Force: anti-submarine warfare; anti-surface warfare; special operations forces; strike; irregular warfare; intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance; and mine warfare.


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Commissioning Photo Gallery available here 

View USS New Mexico page here