Littoral Combat Ship Helps the Homeless in Montreal

A group of sailors from the littoral combat ship USS Little Rock (LCS 9) participated in a community outreach event in Montreal, Canada Feb. 23. Sailors volunteered at the Welcome Hall Mission where they assisted with daily operations by bagging groceries, building chairs and packaging food for the homeless, single parents and at-risk youth. One of the volunteers, Operations Specialist First Class Petty Officer Aaron Huckabaa said, “It was nice to give back to the community. Especially since the people of Montreal have been so welcoming and kind, as a…

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USS Little Rock LCS 9 Stays Courageous and Strong in Montreal

Although the new USS Little Rock LCS 9 and her crew remain in Montreal, routine ship repairs and daily checks are made to ensure the safety of the ship and the crew. The USS Little Rock LCS 9 will continue to be mission-oriented by focusing on training, readiness, and certification. They continue to improve on areas such as navigation, security, and medical assistance. The crew is proficient in their cold-weather protection plan as they embrace the elements of the St. Lawrence Seaway. They are prepared to de-ice in order to…

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