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Media Outreach

We share Sailors' stories through local connections, such as hometown, high school, college, family members, etc.  For information about Sailor recognition, fleet content sharing, media production visits and shoutouts, download the fact sheet here.

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Examples include awards, advancements, retirements and participation in major exercises or operations.

In The News

Madison High alum now serving aboard U.S. Navy submarine

Lt. j.g. Matthew Ziegelbauer, a native of Vienna, is one of the sailors continuing a 123-year tradition of service under the sea to help ensure Americans’ safety.

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Blue Jacket of the Quarter

Punta Gorda native now supporting global maritime missions in U.S. Navy

Petty Officer 1st Class Alexis Boykin, a native of Punta Gorda and 2013 graduate of Charlotte High School, joined the United States Navy 10 years ago. 

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Clarksville native named USS Iwo Jima Sailor of the Quarter

 Airman Sean Menees, a native of Clarksville, was named Blue Jacket of the Quarter aboard the Wasp-class amphibious assault ship USS Iwo Jima, July 13. 

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Houston native serves aboard U.S. Navy warship in Pearl Harbor

Petty Officer 2nd Class Janet Gonzalez, a native of Houston, Texas, is serving aboard USS Daniel K. Inouye, a U.S. Navy warship operating out of Pearl Harbor, Hawaii.

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