USS Stout hosts veterans

Posted at 5:41 PM, Jun 06, 2012
and last updated 2012-06-06 21:30:46-04

The USS Stout, the Norfolk-based guided missile destroyer, hosted the Legion of Valor.

Sixty-six veterans from all branches of the military toured the ship.

The group got to check out some of the ship`s critical controlling stations including the pilothouse, the combat information center, and engineering spaces, while sailors walked them around and answered questions.

Guests included WWII fighter aces, Korea-Vietnam-era fighter pilots and combatants from recent/current conflicts along with family members.

Current sailors say they were honored to hear the vet’s stories.