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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.

Share your story by answering a few questions on this form and emailing with a photo to

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

In The News

Texas Hero Spotlight: Chief Petty Officer Chereigne Smith

Chief Petty Officer Chereigne Smith is a native of Tyler, Texas and is currently serving in the U.S. Navy as she is assigned to Naval Air Station (NAS) Meridian, which is where naval aviators learn the skills they need to fly missions around the world.

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Blue Jacket of the Quarter

Amarillo native becomes member of elite Navy Honor Guard

A native of Amarillo, Texas, recently completed an intensive 10-week training program to become a member of the elite U.S. Navy Ceremonial Guard.

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Oconomowoc native serves aboard guided-missile destroyer in the Red Sea

 Petty Officer 2nd Class Copeland Wick, a native of Oconomowoc, serves aboard USS Carney, currently deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations.

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Lawrenceville resident trains to be a U.S. Navy logistic specialist

Sailors are some of the most highly-trained people on the planet, according to Navy officials, and this training requires highly-dedicated instructors.

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