Rep. Ives Honored to Attend U.S.S. Illinois Christening

State Rep. Jeanne Ives was in awe when she saw firsthand the immense size of the USS Illinois,
the Navy's newest Virginia class nuclear submarine.

Ives, a Wheaton Republican and U.S. Army veteran, was part of a 20-member delegation from the Illinois General Assembly who traveled to Groton, Conn., for the christening ceremony Oct. 10. Ives also attended a February event in Aurora with the boat's captain.

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