The United States Navy has chosen Sheryl Sandberg to christen their newest submarine, the USS Massachusetts. The Facebook COO is a particularly interesting choice as a sponsor. By tradition, sponsors are always women, but are usually wives or daughters of senior military officers or politicians.
Here’s Michelle Obama christening a Navy submarine called the USS Illinois. with a bottle of champagne. She seems to have trouble at first, but finally gets it to break on the third try. Perseverance, our dear FLOTUS.