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DDG-76 USS HIGGINS Navy Guided Missile Destroyer Military Patch FIRST TO FIGHT

USS HIGGINS
GUIDED MISSILE DESTROYER
"DDG 76"
FIRST TO FIGHT
Military Patch

USS Higgins (DDG-76) is a Flight II Arleigh Burke-class destroyer in the United States Navy. She was commissioned in 24 April 1999 and named after William R. Higgins (1945-1990), a United States Marine Corps Colonel who was captured and held hostage in February 1988 by a pro-Iranian group allied with Hezbollah while serving on a United Nations peacekeeping mission (United Nations Truce Supervision Organization, UNTSO) in Lebanon. He was killed in captivity by July 1990.


SIZE:  5"  X  4"