• January 25, 2022

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El Paso native serves with Navy Medicine in Pacific Northwes

Petty Officer 3rd Class Rachel Guerara, a native of El Paso, Texas, serves the U.S. Navy at Navy Medicine Readiness and Training Command (NMRTC)/Naval Hospital Bremerton (NHB) “A recruiter talked to us at high school and it sounded like an interesting thing to do,” said Guerara. “I was really interested in traveling. During my time […]Read More

El Paso native serves as a member of U.S. Navy’s

An El Paso, Texas, native is serving aboard USS Kentucky, one of the world’s most advanced nuclear-powered submarines as a party of U.S. Navy’s “Silent Service”. Petty Officer 2nd Class Adrian Trujillo serves as a missile technician and joined the Navy to travel. Trujillo attended El Dorado High School and graduated in 2016. Today, Trujillo […]Read More

El Paso native serves as a member of U.S. Navy’s

KINGS BAY, Ga. – An El Paso, Texas, native is stationed at Naval Submarine Base Kings Bay, homeport to all East Coast ballistic-missile and guided-missile submarines. Seaman Joaquin Dominguez, a 2012 J.M. Hanks High School graduate, joined the Navy this year. “I always wanted to serve in the military,” said Dominguez. “My father retired from […]Read More

El Paso Native promoted to U.S. Navy Lieutenant Commander serving

MILLINGTON, Tn. – An El Paso, Texas, native was recently promoted in rank to U.S. Navy Lieutenant Commander serving aboard PCU Frank E. Peterson, Jr., a guided-missile destroyer, currently under construction at Huntington Ingalls Industries shipyard in Pascagoula, Mississippi. Lt. Cmdr. Benjamin Olivas is a 2006 graduate of Cathedral High School and 2011 U.S. Naval Academy […]Read More

El Paso native serves as a member of U.S. Navy’s

NORFOLK, Va. – A El Paso native is serving in the U.S. Navy aboard USS New Hampshire (SSN 778) one of the world’s most advanced nuclear-powered submarines. Petty Officer 3rd Class Marc Aguilera, a 2017 Coronado High School graduate, joined the Navy four years ago.  “I joined the Navy because I wanted to serve my […]Read More

El Paso native earns $180K Navy Scholarship

SAN ANTONIO –  America’s Navy awarded the Naval Reserve Officer Training Corps (NROTC) Scholarship to 17-year-old Christopher Marquez of El Paso, during a ceremony held at Southwest High School in San Antonio. The NROTC scholarship, valued at up to $180,000, pays for the cost of full tuition, books and other educational fees at many of […]Read More

Acting Secretary of the Navy to speak at Free UTEP

The University of Texas at El Paso campus will host Thomas B. Modly, the Acting Secretary of the Navy, as a guest speaker at next week. Secretary Modly’s talk is part of the Centennial Lecture series, which will be held at 4 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 28, in Room 106 of the Undergraduate Learning Center. The lecture is free […]Read More

Retired Navy SEAL Speech highlights NMSU Pride Season

Pride Season at New Mexico State University kicks off Wednesday, March 15, with a free concert at the Corbett Center Student Union Patio, near Taos Restaurant. The celebration continues with artwork, a speech by former Navy SEAL and transgender woman Kristin Beck, a drag show, a health screening and a graduation ceremony. Zooey Sophia Pook, […]Read More

Hunt School of Dental Medicine: In This Together

Hunt School of Dental Medicine – As a combat engineering officer in the Marine Corps, Jeremy L. Masten was stationed in the Philippines, providing security to Navy officers offering medical and dental care. There, he saw how much people on the island of Palawan wanted to see a dentist, even more than a physician. “I […]Read More

Sailor wishes their family in El Paso a happy holiday

Sailors help maintain America’s advantage at sea. This means they do not always get to celebrate holidays with their loved ones. An El Paso, Texas, native serving in the United States Navy will celebrate the holidays with their fellow sailors aboard USS Harry S. Truman. “The holidays mean spending time with the ones you love,” […]Read More