RELATED: Democratic Women’s Caucus propose monument honoring Ruth Bader GinsburgOn the high court, her most significant majority opinions were the 1996 ruling that ordered the Virginia Military Institute to accept women or give up its state funding, and the 2015 decision that upheld independent commissions some states use to draw congressional districts."She is instrumental to why we now have women of all backgrounds, experiences and talents serving within our ranks, side by side with their male Sailor and Marine counterparts," Del Toro said in a prepared statement.Ginsburg died Sept.
18, 2020, of complications from metastatic pancreatic cancer. She was replaced by Justice Amy Coney Barrett.ISTANBUL, TURKEY - NOVEMBER 3: USNS John Lenthall (T-AO-189), Henry J.
Kaiser-class replenishment oiler of the United States Navy arrives in Istanbul, Turkey on November 3, 2021. (Photo by Serhat Cagdas/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images) T-AO ships, according to the Navy, are fleet oilers that transfer fuel to the Navy’s carrier strike groups.
They can carry up to 162,000 barrels of oil.The T-AO is 742 feet long with a load displacement of 49,850 tons. Del Toro didn’t say when the ship will be built.AdvertisementThe Associated Press contributed to this report. .