New USS Nevada Plaque Unveiled in Carson City

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Updated: 7/11/2014 1:56 pm
CARSON CITY, Nev. ( &KRNV) -- A new plaque was unveiled Friday morning in Carson City honoring and remember the USS Nevada and those who served on it. Today (Friday) marks 100 years since the USS Nevada was launched. 

The USS Nevada is one of the most famous battleships in the history of the Untied States Navy. Serving in both World Wars, it was the only battleship present at Pearl Harbor, Normandy D-Day Invasion, Okinawa and Iwo Jima.

The new plaque in Carson City honors the crewman and woman who died while serving on the battleship during it's naval career.

"It means a lot, I mean I love the Navy and that ship had a fantastic history. It did all kinds of things it did which were discussed today at this meeting it was a great battleship, I wish it were here today," said Joe Orzano a World War II Vet.

Several lawmakers were there giving remarks before the plaque was unveiled.
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