Petty Officer 1st Class Junie Delacruz-Vukovich, a native of Garden Grove, California, serves the U.S. Navy with Mine Division TWELVE operating out of San Diego, California. Delacruz-Vukovich joined the Navy eight years ago. Today, Delacruz-Vukovich serves as a damage controlman. “I joined the Navy because I wanted to further my
As the Nation prepares to observe the 20th anniversary of the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, a Seal Beach, California, native is serving in the U.S. Navy aboard USS Somerset, named for Somerset County, Pennsylvania, in honor of the 40 passengers and crew who died during the hijacking of
The Office of the Secretary of Defense Strategic Capabilities Office (SCO), in partnership with the U.S. Navy, recently conducted a second long-range autonomous transit with a Ghost Fleet Overlord Unmanned Surface Vessel (USV) from the Gulf Coast, passing through the Panama Canal, to the West Coast. The unmanned vessel, named
Legacy flights celebrate American aviation ingenuity and honor those who have and continue to serve our country, and this year’s Pacific Airshow will host the U.S. Navy Growler Legacy Flight Demonstration Team for the first time. At Pacific Airshow, Oct. 1-3, the Team’s two Growlers will shred the Huntington Beach
U.S. Navy Lt. John Miller, from Seal Beach, Calif., completes a root canal on Aviation Boatswain’s Mate (Handling) Airman Charles Norris, from Laurel Hill, N.C., aboard the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) April 6, 2021. The Theodore Roosevelt Carrier Strike Group is on a scheduled deployment to the
An Anaheim, California, native is serving aboard USS Philippine Sea, a U.S. Navy a Flight II Ticonderoga-class guided missile cruiser. Lieutenant Junior Grade Sarah English is a 2013 Orange Lutheran High School graduate and a 2017 graduate of University of Southern California. Today, English serves as a Surface Warfare Officer.
Top Ten Stories for April 04 through April 10 include a real estate scam, illegal narcotics, and development at Long Beach Airport. Top Ten Stories for April 04 through April 10 are the most-read stories at Orange County Breeze over the last week (excluding weather forecasts and events): Torrance man
U.S. Navy sailor Nathan C. Hammond, a native of Orange County, California, was meritoriously promoted to petty officer first class today, during a surprise ceremony. The Meritorious Advancement Program allows command triads to advance their most qualified sailors ahead of each of the semi-annual Navy-wide Advancement Cycles. Hammond enlisted in
Electronics Technician 1st Class Dylan Krug, an Anaheim, Calif. native and Naval Science Institute Seaman-to-Admiral (NSI/STA21) class 20010 student at Officer Training Command Newport (OTCN), Rhode Island, is fitted for a Navy Working Uniform Type III eight-point cover during uniform issue, March 2. NSI/STA-21 is an eight-week course of intense
Command Master Chief Alfredo Alonso, from Lakewood, Calif., holds the “Homeward Bound” pennant on the deck of the guided-missile destroyer USS Sterett. Sterett, a part of Nimitz Carrier Strike Group, is currently conducting routine operations in U.S. Third Fleet. This article was released by the Navy Office of Community Outreach.
Yeoman 1st Class Bernarda Cuyuch, a student of Trident University and native of San Antonio with hometown ties to Miami, was selected as the Commander, Navy Installations Command (CNIC) Headquarters Sailor of the Year. Due to COVID-19 safety precautions, CNIC Commander Vice Adm. Yancy B. Lindsey recognized Cuyuch during a
Top Ten Stories for January 17 through January 23 include COVID-19 vaccinations, a fatal collision in Huntington Beach, and the US Navy. Top Ten Stories for January 17 through January 23 are the most-read stories at Orange County Breeze over the last week (excluding weather forecasts and events): County of
Local residents may see an increase in law enforcement activities in and around the Seal Beach Naval Weapons Station from January 26-February 12 as base personnel take part in a series of nationwide security exercises. The exercises, collectively called Citadel Shield-Solid Curtain 2021, will be conducted simultaneously on Navy bases