An Anaheim, California, native is serving aboard USS Pearl Harbor, a U.S. Navy dock landing ship, currently deployed in support of naval operations to ensure maritime stability and security in the Arabian Sea. Petty Officer 2nd Class Corinne Gharineh is a 2011 Anaheim High School and 2013 Goldenwest College graduate.
Lt. Chris Williams, from Anaheim, Calif., serves as helm safety officer from the pilot house during a replenishment-at-sea (RAS) between the Independence-variant littoral combat ship USS Jackson (LCS 6) and the Henry J. Kaiser-class oiler USNS Yukon (T-AO-202). Jackson, part of Destroyer Squadron Seven, is on a rotational deployment in
Aviation Structural Mechanic 3rd Class Claudia Elantanez Montanez, a native of Anaheim, Calif. assigned to the “Bounty Hunters” of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 2, performs system checks on an F/A-18F Super Hornet in the hangar bay of Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70), Oct. 20, 2021. Carl Vinson
Petty Officer 2nd Class Jayson Gamble, a native of Long Beach, California, serves the U.S. Navy aboard the guided-missile destroyer operating out of Everett, Washington. Gamble joined the Navy four years ago. Today, Gamble serves as a sonar technician aboard USS Sampson based in Everett, Washington. “I was inspired by
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 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
U.S. Navy Lt. Joey Seymour, a native of Huntington Beach, California, is one of more than 800 service members assigned to Joint Task Force-National Capital Region. JTF-NCR is a joint service command charged with coordinating all military ceremonial support for the 59th Presidential Inauguration. As a joint command, JTF-NCR includes