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USS Bulkeley (DDG 84)


Crest: A WWII PT Boat surrounded by the Philippine sun serves to honor Admiral Bulkeley’s role in the Pacific including his daring rescue of General MacArthur and President Quezon of the Philippines from Corregidor. 

Shield: Reflecting the power of the Aegis Weapons System is Navy blue and gold. The colors are traditionally associated with the US Navy symbolizing the sea and excellence.

Inverted Star: recalls the Medal of Honor presented to Admiral Bulkeley by President Franklin Delano Roosevelt for his dynamic forcefulness and daring during the defense of the Philippines. Gold Laurel 

Wreath: represents honor and high achievement, the hallmarks of USS BULKELEY.

Red Chevron: from the family coat of arms, is emblematic of the valor and sacrifice displayed by Admiral Bulkeley while leading a flotilla of PT boats and minesweepers along Utah Beach before assault troops stormed ashore at Normandy.

The Lion: alludes to the heritage of Normandy and embodies courage and strength.

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