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Kristoph Lucas: I Build for America
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As the nation celebrates Independence Day, patriotism stirs in the hearts of Newport News shipbuilders as they continue to design, construct, overhaul and repair warships for the U.S. Navy. For more than 130 years, NNS shipbuilders have contributed to our nation's defense, but also have built something far greater than ships. As part of the company’s "I Build, We Build" campaign, Kristoph Lucas, a U.S. Navy veteran and nuclear pipefitter tells his story about defeating the odds and leading the way forward as a role model to others.

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