The newest USS Oregon will be christened October 5th during a ceremony in Groton, Connecticut.
Central Oregon Daily’s Samantha O’Connor and Steve Kaufmann are in Groton and are the only local news media attending the event. They’ll be live from Connecticut Friday and will have full coverage of the ceremony on Monday’s newscast.
You can also follow us on Facebook to see live updates from Samantha during the ceremony on Saturday.
Tonight, we have a little preview of the ceremony and more on the USS Oregon’s decorated past.