New Destroyer to be named for U.S. Senator/Admiral Denton

Announcement comes from Sen. Richard Shelby

The U.S. Navy will name a new destroyer after the former U.S. Senator, who was a prisoner of war in Vietnam for eight years. Shelby says: “Admiral Denton’s legacy is an inspiration to all who wear our nation’s uniform,” said Secretary of the Navy Richard V. Spencer.  “His heroic actions during a defining period in our history have left an…