31st Anniversary

… of Commissioning Celebration and Former Crew Reunion

Fast and Feared for Over 30 Years

A celebration of the legacy of Admiral Burke and the success of the ship and class.  At 31 years DDG51 remains capable, operationally relevant, and on-duty forward deployed.

  1. Program
  2. Peter Hsu Drawing
  3. Pictures
  4. Additional Dinner Pictures
  5. Message from Ship Leadership
  6. Historic Video
  7. MaryAnn Burke Remarks
  8. CNSL Video
  9. WTKR Feature
  10. U. S. Navy Tweet
  11. CFFC LinkedIn
  12. Surflant Tweets
  13. BIW Tweet
  14. Sponsors


Editor: Karl Johnson / BAE Systems

Peter Hsu Drawing

Peter Hsu’s drawing for the 31st


Additional Dinner Pictures

by MC1 Jacob Milham

Message from Ship Leadership

Message from ship leadership for the 31st Anniversary of Commissioning

Historic Video

Chuck Killian created Video Montage for the 31st.

MaryAnn Burke Remarks

CNSL Video

WTKR Feature

U. S. Navy Tweet

CFFC LinkedIn

Surflant Tweets

All have embedded videos. Click through to Twitter to view.

BIW Tweet


The Association would like to thank the following sponsors of the 31st USS ARLEIGH BURKE commissioning anniversary celebration:

BAE Systems
Huntintgton Ingalls Industries
General Dynamics NASSCO- Norfolk
General Dynamics Bath Iron Works
Lockheed Martin