USS Ralph Johnson

March 6th Guest Speaker: Capt. Taylor Skardon, USS Ralph Johnson Commissioning

The East Cooper Breakfast Rotary Club will meet Tuesday, March 6, 2018 at 7:30 a.m. in The Cooper River Room at the Mount Pleasant Waterfront Park. We are pleased to have Captain Taylor Skardon, US Navy, (Retired) and Chair of the Navy League Commissioning Committee, as our guest speaker. Breakfast catered by Dish and Design …

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Ship named for Medal of Honor recipient Ralph Johnson to be commissioned in March in Charleston

Written by Prentiss Finlay and reprinted from The Post and Courier A new Navy destroyer will embody the selfless spirit of its namesake, Charlestonian Ralph Johnson, who leaped on a grenade, absorbing its deadly blast and saving the life of a fellow Marine in Vietnam, the ship’s commander Jason Patterson said. The legacy of Johnson’s …

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