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Context is everything. Not a capital ship then with Langley in the 1920s. nt
The tradition of naming USN carriers for people began with the first USN carrier. Lonnie
Personally, my preference is to return to traditional carrier names like Lexington and Yorktown. But if we are going to continue naming carriers for people, honoring this Navy hero is far better than naming her for another politician.
According to USNI News, Ford Class Carrier to be named USS DORIS MILLER, Pearl Harbor Hero.
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