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Eileen Garlington

UNITED STATES NAVY VETERAN Since joining the Navy in 2002, I served in NSGA Sugar Grove, West Virginia; on the USS Enterprise, in Fort Gordon, Georgia; as part of an Al Udeid, Qatar communications team via Fort Gordon, and in Fort Mead, Maryland. I am presently in the Navy Reserves, attending Portland State University via the …

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Sarah Aktepy

UNITED STATES NAVY VETERAN RP3 (SW) Sarah Aktepy Operation Enduring Freedom/Operation Iraqi Freedom (OEF/OIF) Download a print-quality image (24 x 36) of this veteran’s portrait here.

Victoria Huckaby

UNITED STATES NAVY VETERAN I was stationed on the USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN69).  My experience in the Navy was based more around the strong connections I made with an amazing group of people that I worked with.   The support from these individuals was life changing, and I consider them family to this day.  I …

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Carrie Allen

UNITED STATES NAVY VETERAN I enlisted in 1983 and served on board the USS Dixon A-37 during the transitional period when women were first starting to be assigned aboard surface vessels. Although we were only allowed on auxiliary ships at the time, it was a huge step for women in the military. The men on …

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Renee E. A. Dick

UNITED STATES NAVY VETERAN I enlisted in the Delayed Entry Program during my senior year of high school. Entering service 11 days after my graduation, I had my 18th birthday during basic at Fort Leonard Wood, MO. After further training at Fort Lee, VA I was assigned to and served with HHC 4th AVN, 4th …

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H. Jean Wojnowski

United States Army Veteran & WWII Nurse 101 years well lived… After getting my Masters in Nursing, I worked briefly at a hospital in Cleveland and was working there nights on Pearl Harbor Day, 75 years ago December 2016. I joined the 4th General Hospital Cleveland Ohio Unit of the Army and left for New …

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Jen Bell & Jen Sheetz

JEN BELL | UNITED STATES NAVY VETERAN I served in the United States Navy from 1995 to 2004 as an Electrician’s Mate 2nd Class Petty Officer with a surface warfare designation and specialization in electrical motor rewinding. My first duty station was aboard the USS John F. Kennedy, the last conventionally-powered aircraft carrier built for …

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