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USS Kansas City (LCS 22)

"United we stand, divided we fall."

Shield: blue and gold are traditional colors of the U.S. Navy. The wavy bars denote the many fountains found throughout Kansas City which is second only to Rome in number and earned the city’s nickname, “City of Fountains.” The chevron is colored red for courage and its shape alludes to the unique bow of the littoral combat ships. The interlocking K and C is a beloved symbol of the city and is colored gold for excellence. The stars in chief denote Missouri as the 24gh state to receive statehood.

Crest: The wreath adopts the first named metal and color from the shield and blazon, Argent (White) and Azure (Navy Blue.) The anchor and key are from the patch of the first USS KANSAS CITY (AOR 3)

Supporters: The crossed navy officer sword and navy enlisted cutlass symbolize the teamwork and cooperation demonstrated by the crew of the USS KANSAS CITY (LCS 22) to meet all missions.

LCSRON 1 training ship, ensuring deployer readiness for rotational crews.

Our predecessors supported Operation Desert Storm and earned the Humanitarian Service medal for rescuing a boat of 43 Vietnamese refugees.


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USS Kansas City (LCS 22)

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FPO AP 96694-3800


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