USS Shoup Reopens Its Galley

first_img December 19, 2014 View post tag: Naval Back to overview,Home naval-today USS Shoup Reopens Its Galley View post tag: Navy View post tag: Galley View post tag: americas The officers and crew of the guided missile destroyer USS Shoup (DDG 86) celebrated the reopening of the ship’s galley Dec. 16 following 20 weeks of repair, maintenance and upgrades as part of the ship’s Selected Restricted Availability (SRA) period.Groundbreaking additions to the galley and mess decks were made including a nutritional program and a new theme for the mess decks.According to the ship’s leadership, it took hard work and long hours from the ship’s force to reopen the galley.Along with several repairs to major galley equipment, the decking was redone in the galley and mess decks.In honor of Gen. David M. Shoup, the ship’s namesake, the mess decks will have a Medal of Honor recipient theme. Every seat will have a plaque with a photo and name of a Medal of Honor recipient to commemorate past heroes of the military along with a corresponding binder on the mess decks to provide further information.According to Lt. Stephanie Titus, Shoup’s supply officer, the 20 weeks of the SRA were long but successful due to all the support from contractors and the ship’s force.[mappress mapid=”14772″]Press release, Image: US Navy View post tag: Reopenscenter_img View post tag: its Share this article USS Shoup Reopens Its Galley View post tag: USS Shoup Authorities View post tag: News by topiclast_img read more