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A sailor standing in front of the USS Carl Vinson's crest. - Personnel Specialist 2nd Class John Eric Demery Jr., a native of Atlanta, stationed aboard Nimitz-class nuclear aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70), dedicated his free time to complete the 104 page graphic novel entitled, “Chronicle the Outboi.” As a personnel specialist, Demery helps other Sailors with military pay, benefits and travel. Vinson is currently undergoing an extensive maintenance period in Bremerton, Wash., to make upgrades and prepare for future deployments.

Artist’s Odyssey

Artist’s Odyssey

In Atlanta, Georgia, during the early 1990's, a seven-year-old John Eric Demery, Jr. sat in his family home and started to draw. It was a creative escape that he began just a year earlier. The sketch captured the attention of Demery’s mother.

Black and white photo of the Dallas, Texas skyline with the words, "Dallas, COVID-19: Expeditionary Medical Team" across the photo in white. - COVID-19: Expeditionary Medical Team

Navy’s Expeditionary Medical Teams Provide COVID-19 Support in New Orleans, Dallas

Navy’s Expeditionary Medical Teams Provide COVID-19 Support in New Orleans, Dallas

Navy medical personnel assigned to Expeditionary Medical Facility-M (EMF-M) deployed as part of a U.S. Northern Command-led COVID-19 response to support civil health authorities in existing facilities in New Orleans and Dallas.

A man walking off an LCAC on the right. - Hover Graphic

Hover

Hover

The wind blows viciously as it sweeps across the open waters, but the sound of gum being popped out of the pack is a familiar feeling that Senior Chief Quartermaster Steve Schweizer will never forget, even after retirement. It’s something that he takes on every mission, a lucky charm that he’ll leave behind when he walks out of the Assault Craft Unit Four (ACU-4) facility for the very last time.

A picture of a woman in Native American dress. - A Native American Legacy Graphic

A Native American Legacy

A Native American Legacy

I think the passion for my culture and family history comes from the experience of losing it and then gaining it back. I know not everyone has the opportunity to grow up knowing their family’s history- who they are and where they come from. If I don’t learn these things and pass them on, my culture and family history eventually die. I don’t want to be the link that breaks that chain, I want to help educate others so our culture and tribal history remains strong for generations to come.

Photo of female Navy Master Chief in coveralls. - Against All Odds

Against All Odds: The Will to Win

Against All Odds: The Will to Win

Master Chief Personnel Specialist Ren Hockenberry, currently serving aboard USS Port Royal (CG-73) in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, was on a site visit at the Marshal Fahim Training Facility in Afghanistan in 2014 when shots were fired.

People in the water infront of a sinking ship. - The Sinking of the USS Indianapolis

The Sinking of the USS Indianapolis

The Sinking of the USS Indianapolis

The sinking of the USS Indianapolis (CA 35) has solidified itself in popular culture in the form of a four and a half minute monologue performed by Robert Shaw in the movie Jaws.  For the 317 Sailors who were pulled from the ocean and the 14 who attended the 70th Anniversary reunion in Indianapolis, Indiana, their heroic story of survival is more than a monologue.

Pearl Harbor Sailor Laid to Rest in Kansas After 78 Years

Almost 78 years after he died in the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, on Dec. 7, 1941, Navy Seaman 2nd Class Wilbur Clayton Barrett was finally laid to rest Saturday in his hometown of El Dorado, Kansas.

A close up of the statue of liberty's face. - "The Statue of Liberty Enlightening the World" is recognized as a universal symbol of freedom and democracy. The statue overlooks the New York Harbor and former site of the North and South Towers of the World Trade Center. On September 11, we remember and honor 2,977 people killed in the terror attacks of September 11, 2001 at the World Trade Center site, near Shanksville, Pa., and at the Pentagon.

MCPON Visits 9/11 Memorial & Museum

MCPON Visits 9/11 Memorial & Museum

The National September 11 Memorial is a tribute of remembrance and honor to the 2,977 people killed in the terror attacks of September 11, 2001 at the World Trade Center site, near Shanksville, Pa., and at the Pentagon, as well as the six people killed in the World Trade Center bombing in February 1993. Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy Russell Smith visited to pay his respects.

Two sailors signing documents - Flag Writer

No Ordinary Day

No Ordinary Day

There are speeches to write, naval correspondence on your desk to be edited and travel plans to be scheduled. Days are a balancing act between meticulously scheduled events and last minute changes, but no day is ever the same as the one before it’s a fast-paced environment at times, but you have what it takes. Why? Because you are a Navy flag writer.

A male pilot stands facing the camera at sunset with Navy plane in background. - One Navy Team Full Circle

Full Circle

Full Circle

For Lt. j.g. Alex Orlando assigned to Patrol Squadron (VP) 30 the road to becoming Navy pilot wasn't a straight path but it finally came full circle.