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Toledo Native Assumes Command of USS Toledo

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A Toledo native today took command of the Los Angeles-class attack submarine named after his hometown.   Cmdr. Michael Majewski relieved Cmdr. Sam Geiger today to become the USS Toledo's ninth skipper.

The ceremony was held this morning at the Naval Submarine Base New London in Groton, Connecticut.  The Navy says about 500 family, friends and crew members were there.

Majewski enlisted in the Navy right after graduating from Start High School.  He quickly received an appointment to the Naval Academy and graduated with a bachelor's in systems engineering in 1996. 

The USS Toledo was commissioned in February 1995 and is one of 41 active Los Angeles-class submarines that are the mainstay of the Navy's fast attack submarine force

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