The construction of a deep-draft wharf and shoreside infrastructure improvements to support a transient nuclear-powered carrier at Apra Harbor, Guam, and the expansion of aviation faculties ashore for Marines transferred from Okinawa are among the proposed actions. 23 DoD approved the EA-1 8G for full-rate production, authorizing the procurement and production of 54 Growlers remaining in the current program of record. 24 USS Makin Island XLHD 8, the eighth and final vessel of the Wasp class, was commissioned at NAS North Island. DECEMBER 4 Nine officers at Navy Personnel Command were among the first Sailors to receive the professional aviation maintenance officer warfare designator. 7 Hurricane 17, the final MH-53E Sea Dragon stationed at NAS Corpus Christi, departed for Norfolk. 11 H-3, the last operational Navy UH-3H Sea King, BuNo 154121, was retired at Hangar 109, NAS Patuxent River, and transferred to HMX-I for use as a trainer. 17 The keel of Coronado (LCS 4) was laid at General Dynamics Austal USA, Mobile, Ala.