The United States Navy will honor a New Concord native at a special ceremony on Saturday.
The Navy will christen their newest Mobile Landing Platform the John Glenn after the famous astronaut.
A Navy spokesperson said that the 786 feet long ship will usher in a new age of the Navy and Marine Corps operations.
The ship will leverage float on/float off technology allowing the John Glenn to partially submerge, to allow for easy movement of cargo and craft. The ship has 25,000...