USS America Celebrates U.S. Navy’s 242nd Birthday

Dec. 27, 2017 | By kgabel
BY CHIEF WARRANT OFFICER 2 MO HALL FOOD SERVICE OFFICER USS AMERICA (LHA 6) USS America (LHA 6) celebrated the U.S. Navy’s 242nd birthday on Oct. 13, 2017. [caption id="attachment_7216" align="aligncenter" width="521"]
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USS America (LHA-6): (Left to Right) CWO2 Mo Hall (FSO), CS2 (SW/AW) Laura Osorio, CSSN Daisy Magana, Cmdr. Ernan Obellos (SUPPO).   The Heroes Café culinary team hosted a birthday dinner celebration for the crew. A Navy tradition, the oldest and youngest crew members aboard have the distinct honor of cutting the cake. This year, the honor fell to Cmdr. Ernan Obellos, the ship’s SUPPO and oldest crew member, and MASR Ronni Churchill, the ship’s youngest crew member. [caption id="attachment_7217" align="aligncenter" width="521"]
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(Left to Right): SUPPO Cmdr. Ernan Obellos (oldest), Commanding Officer Capt. Joseph Olson, MASR Ronni Churchill (youngest).   From America’s family to yours, Happy Birthday U.S. Navy! November/December 2017