The S-T caught up with some of the principal players after Saturday's commissioning of the USS Fort Worth in Galveston.
U.S. Rep. Kay Granger, the ship's sponsor, discusses the Fort Worth's military history.
Mayor Betsy Price talks about the experience of having met the ship's sailors.
Co-commanding officers Randy Blankenship and Warren Cupps discuss where the ship's motto "Grit and Tenacity" came from.
Former Fort Worth City Councilman Steve Murrin talks about the importance of maintaining support for the ship during its lifetime in the service.
- Scott Nishimura, Star-Telegram Fort Worth City Hall reporter