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Lassen: The Man and the Ship

USS Lassen (DDG 82) ship crest

By┬áNaval History and Heritage Command The USS Lassen (DDG-82) was named after Clyde Everett Lassen, born in Fort Myers, Fla., on 14 March 1942, enlisted in the U.S. Navy on 14 September 1961. Lassen later applied for the Naval Aviation Cadet program, and was accepted in 1964, receiving his Wings …

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