Named for the city of San Antonio, the ship incorporates advanced performance and warfighting technologies that enhance the fleet's operational flexibility and ability to support emerging needs of the nation. We are America's 911 team. We are at the forefront of the modern amphibious navy. Our capabilities allow us to put Marines ashore, provide humanitarian aid, or act as a staging page to sustain maritime security operations.
Our motto is "Never Retreat, Never Surrender."