Posts Tagged “U.S. Navy”

Joliet native serves on advanced U.S. Navy Warship in Pacific

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Joliet native serves on advanced U.S. Navy Warship in Pacific

Joliet native serves on advanced U.S. Navy Warship in Pacific By Robert Zahn Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class , Navy Office of Community Outreach Petty Officer 3rd Class Mike Kremske, a native of Joliet, Illinois, wanted to join the Navy to travel and see the world. Now, three years later and half a world away,…

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Lockport enlistee serving in Pacific Naval Partnership

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Lockport enlistee serving in Pacific Naval Partnership

Lockport enlistee serving in Pacific Naval Partnership Steelworker Constructionman Joseph Synowiec, a Lockport, Ill. native, is participating in Pacific Partnership, the largest annual multinational humanitarian assistance and disaster relief preparedness mission in the Indo-Pacific region. As a member of the Pacific Partnership 2019 (PP19) team, Synowiec is one of more than 500 U.S. service members,…

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Chicago Sailor Serves Aboard a Floating Airport at Sea

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Chicago Sailor Serves Aboard a Floating Airport at Sea

Chicago Sailor Serves Aboard a Floating Airport at Sea By Kayla Turnbow Navy Office of Community Outreach A Chicago native and 2016 Marine Leadership Academy graduate is serving in the U.S. Navy aboard the aircraft carrier USS George Washington. Petty Officer 2nd Class Adoni Hughes is an aviation ordnanceman aboard the carrier stationed in Newport…

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Oak Lawn native protects U.S. Navy Forces in Middle East

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Oak Lawn native protects U.S. Navy Forces in Middle East

Oak Lawn native protects U.S. Navy Forces in Middle East By Erica R. Gardner Chief Mass Communication Specialist, Navy Office of Community Outreach Photo By Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Jackson Brown Lt. Cmdr. Erich Grawunder, an Oak Lawn, Illinois, native, joined the Navy to follow in the footsteps of his father and grandfather. “My…

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Chicago Native Protects U.S. Navy Forces in the Middle East

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Chicago Native Protects U.S. Navy Forces in the Middle East By Erica R. Gardner Chief Mass Communication Specialist , Navy Office of Community Outreach Lieutenant Dennis Wright, a Chicago, Illinois, native, joined the Navy due to a timely call from a Navy recruiter. “I was shopping for colleges and had completed an Army Reserve application,”…

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Veterans Profile, Photo: U.S. Navy Fireman Leo Mendez

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Veterans Profile, Photo: U.S. Navy Fireman Leo Mendez

Veterans Profile, Photo: U.S. Navy Fireman Leo Mendez U.S. Navy Fireman Leo Mendez, from Chicago, lifts a saltwater pump in the steam and heat shop aboard the aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) in the Pacific Ocean, Feb. 20, 2019. The John C. Stennis is deployed to the U.S. 7th Fleet area of…

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