Posts Tagged “veteran”

Elmhurst native joins multinational exercise in Baltic Sea region

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Elmhurst native joins multinational exercise in Baltic Sea region

Elmhurst native joins multinational exercise in Baltic Sea region By Theodore Quintana Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class , Navy Office of Community Outreach Lt.j.g. Jack Daniels, a native of Elmhurst, Illinois, is participating in the Baltic Operations (BALTOPS) exercise with 18 other nations. “Working with other nations is always new and different,” said Daniels. “There…

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Burbank native joins multinational exercise in Baltic Sea region

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Burbank native joins multinational exercise in Baltic Sea region

Burbank native joins multinational exercise in Baltic Sea region By Theodore Quintana Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class , Navy Office of Community Outreach Petty Officer 2nd Class Thomas Anderson, a native of Burbank, Illinois, is participating in the Baltic Operations (BALTOPS) exercise with 18 other nations. “During BALTOPS, I am going to be doing a…

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I don’t need a day to remember my father

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I don’t need a day to remember my father

I don’t need a day to remember my father George John Hanania was a great guy and a phenomenal father, for the 16 years that I knew him. My dad fled the Holy Land in 1926 to get away from the hatred that consumed both Arabs and Jews. An older brother Joseph drowned in the…

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Chicago native serves aboard versatile U.S. Warship half-a-world away

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Chicago native serves aboard versatile U.S. Warship half-a-world away

Chicago native serves aboard versatile U.S. Warship half-a-world away By Robert Zahn Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class, Navy Office of Community Outreach Seaman Clarkensy Smith, a native of Chicago, joined the Navy to travel and see the world. Now, one year later and half a world away, Smith serves aboard the guided-missile cruiser USS Antietam, patrolling…

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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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