El Paso native serves aboard USS Jackson
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Electronics Technician 2nd Class Byron Banuelos, from El Paso, Texas, signals to line handlers while alongside USNS Carl Brashear (T-AKE 7) during a replenishment-at-sea evolution aboard the Independence-variant littoral combat ship USS Jackson (LCS 6) in the Philippine Sea, July 23.
Jackson, part of Destroyer Squadron (DESRON) 7, is on a rotational deployment, operating in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of operations to enhance interoperability with partners and serve as a ready-response force in support of a free and open Indo-Pacific region. (U.S. Navy photo by Naval Aircrewman 2nd Class Nicholas Woronoff)