We received a message from the U.S. Navy Office of Community Outreach (NAVCO) to shine a spotlight on a Yakima Native currently serving on the USS Normandy guided-missile cruiser.
Pictured above is Electronics Technician 3rd Class Gregory Schuler, from Yakima, as he cleans and sanitizes a telephone receiver using a calcium hypochlorite solution aboard the Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Normandy (CG 60) on April 14th.

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The Normandy (pictured below) is currently conducting operations in the Atlantic Ocean in support of maritime security operations as part of the Harry S. Truman Carrier Strike Group.

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Anchors Aweigh, Gregory! You make the Yakima Valley proud!