Joey BunchJoey BunchMarch 17, 20186min3710

Colorado has its Bronocs, its Rocky Mountains and its Olympic stars. Saturday morning it officially added a $2.7 billion nuclear attack submarine. U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner and other native sons are taking part in the commissioning of the USS Colorado, the fifth Virginia-class Block III submarine to be built and the fourth Navy vessel in 163 years to bear the name Colorado will be the fourth U.S. Navy ship commissioned named for the state of Colorado.