Garden Grove sailor serves on the USS John C. Stennis

U.S. Navy Gunner’s Mate Seaman Carlos Enriquez, from Garden Grove, California, directs Gunner’s Mate 2nd Class Xavier DeArco, from Destin, Florida, to fire a .50-caliber machine gun during a live-fire exercise on the fantail aboard the aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) in the Atlantic Ocean, Sept. 24, 2019.

The John C. Stennis is underway conducting routine operations in support of Commander, Naval Air Force Atlantic.

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U.S. Navy Gunner’s Mate Seaman Carlos Enriquez, left, from Garden Grove, California, directs Gunner’s Mate 2nd Class Xavier DeArco, from Destin, Florida, to fire a .50-caliber machine gun during a live-fire exercise on the fantail aboard the aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) in the Atlantic Ocean, Sept. 24, 2019. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Jarrod A. Schad.