This editorial first appeared in the Ketchikan Daily News:
The USS Anchorage should be commissioned in Anchorage if the price is right.
Sen. Lisa Murkowski has encouraged Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus to have the San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock ship commissioned in Anchorage, for which it was named.
The idea is appealing to Alaskans, particularly those living in Anchorage. Here’s a ship with an Alaska connection.