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Arrival, Commissioning & Related Events

Arlington Arrival, Commissioning and Related Schedule of Events (SOE)
Listed events are open to the media.

Time/Date Location Event
12:30 p.m. Friday
22 March
Pier 14, Naval Station Norfolk Ship arrives in its Norfolk, Va. homeport; met by First Responders, Arlington County officials, special guests. Media availability to be held on the pier.
2 p.m. Friday,
5 April
Onboard Arlington Media Day: Tours of the ship, interviews with the ship's leaders, crew
6:45 p.m. Friday,
5 April
Harbor Park, Norfolk Arlington Night at the Norfolk Tides (AAA Baseball Team of the Baltimore Orioles). Crew will provide a color guard, singer of the National Anthem and someone to throw out the 1st pitch.
12:30 p.m. Saturday
6 April
Pier 14, Naval Station Norfolk Arlington Commissioning Ceremony
1:30 - 3:30 Saturday,
6 April
Aboard Arlington, Pier 14, Naval Station Norfolk

Tours of USS Arlington for ceremony guests, media