Courage through Adversity
Bonds to span the Oceans and the ages
USS Somerset & crew, Chaplain Edwin Handley, Tom Metzger, John Pilat & family, Philadelphia Council of the US Navy League
Formed out of the twisted steel that was Shanksville Pa on 9-11-2001
Our bond runs deep like the deep blue sea.
Pictured is the Quarter Deck of the USS Somerset LPD-25 as you enter the brow on the Starboard side under the Flight Deck. A Pennsylvania state flag donated by Brian Pilat is hung in the Ships Museum that is on top of the ship aft of the pilot house.