US Navy Commander Sean Kearns, a native of Hampden, is now serving as the Commanding Officer of the USS Constitution!

Kearns assumed command of The USS Constitution, the world’s oldest commissioned warship afloat, during a change of command ceremony aboard the ship today at the Charlestown Navy Yard in Boston.

Kearns will become Constitution’s 73rd commanding officer after relieving the ship’s 72nd Commanding Officer, Cmdr. Matt Bonner.

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