Congressman Greg Walden

Representing the 2nd District of Oregon

MEDIA ADVISORY: Walden To Participate in Christening of U.S.S. Oregon

October 2, 2019
Press Release

Saturday, Representative Greg Walden (R-Hood River) will attend the christening of the U.S.S. Oregon in Groton, Connecticut. The U.S.S. Oregon is a Virginia-class Submarine built by General Dynamics Electric Boat and is the first U.S. Navy Submarine to be named after the state.

Walden will be the keynote speaker at the christening. The vessel will be christened with water from Crater Lake and wine from Oregon.

Media may livestream the event at GDEB.com. The link to watch will appear right before the ceremony starts.

Details Below:

WHO: Rep. Walden

WHAT: Keynote Speaker at Christening of U.S.S. Oregon

WHERE: Electric Boat Technology Center; 75 Eastern Point Road, Groton, CT 06340, livestream will be available here.

WHEN: October 5, 2019 at 10:00 AM ET