Posts Tagged “U.S. Navy”

Schaumburg resident embodies Veterans Day values as member of U.S. Navy Reserve

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Schaumburg resident embodies Veterans Day values as member of U.S. Navy Reserve

Navy Salutes service members on Veteran’s Day Two features spotlighted: Schaumburg resident embodies Veterans Day values as member of U.S. Navy Reserve By Theodore Quintana Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class , Navy Office of Community Outreach As Americans reflect on the service of military men and women this Veterans Day, some may not realize that…

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USS Gabrielle Giffords sailors prepare food

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USS Gabrielle Giffords sailors prepare food

USS Gabrielle Giffords sailors prepare food SOUTH CHINA SEA (Oct. 31, 2019) Culinary Specialist Seaman Apprentice Cristian Reyes, from Hanover Park, Ill., prepares food in the galley aboard Independence-variant littoral combat ship USS Gabrielle Giffords (LCS 10). Gabrielle Giffords is on a rotational deployment to INDOPACOM, conducting operations, exercises and port visits throughout the region…

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Chicago Native Takes Marines to the Fight aboard U.S. Navy Warship

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Chicago Native Takes Marines to the Fight aboard U.S. Navy Warship

Chicago Native Takes Marines to the Fight aboard U.S. Navy Warship By William Lovelady Senior Chief Mass Communication Specialist, Navy Office of Community Outreach Petty Officer 2nd Class Alejandra Gueta, a native of Chicago, always wanted to join the military. Now, seven years later, Gueta serves aboard one of the Navy’s amphibious ships at Naval…

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Berwyn native participates in Navy Joint-Service training mission

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Berwyn native participates in Navy Joint-Service training mission

Berwyn native participates in Navy Joint-Service training mission By Joint Hometown News Service Cmdr. Tracy Joy, a 1986 Immaculate Heart Of Mary High School graduate in Westchester and native of Berwyn, Illinois, is a nurse corps officer in the Naval Reserve. She is with the Expeditionary Medical Facility (EMF) Great Lakes One, Illinois, that participated…

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Orland Park native exemplifies “We Build, We Fight” legacy of Navy Seabees

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Orland Park native exemplifies “We Build, We Fight” legacy of Navy Seabees

Orland Park native exemplifies “We Build, We Fight” legacy of Navy Seabees By Alvin Plexico Navy Office of Community Outreach “We Build, We Fight” has been the motto of the U. S. Navy’s Construction Force, known as the “Seabees,” for more than 75 years. Commander Michael Meno, a 1991 Carl Sandburg High School graduate and…

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Oak Lawn Navy Recruit helps honors WWII Merchant Marine in San Antonio

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Oak Lawn Navy Recruit helps honors WWII Merchant Marine in San Antonio

Oak Lawn Navy Recruit helps honors WWII Merchant Marine in San Antonio By Burrell Parmer Navy Recruiting District San Antonio  Lt. j.g. Kathleen Spyrnal of Oak Lawn, Ill., an Officer Programs operations officer assigned to Navy Recruiting District San Antonio (NRD), had the honor of meeting WWII Merchant Marine Ray Denison during an Alamo Honor…

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