Cheyenne Native Serves with the U.S. Navy Half a World Away
May 10, 2018
By Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Robert Zahn, Navy Office of Community Outreach
SASEBO, Japan – A Cheyenne, Wyoming, native and 2012 Central High School graduate is serving in Japan in the U.S. Navy aboard USS Germantown.
Petty Officer 3rd Class Steven Connell is a hull maintenance technician aboard the ship operating out of Sasebo, Japan.
A Navy hull maintenance technician is responsible for installing, maintaining, and repairing valves, piping, plumbing systems, and marine sanitation systems and repair decks, structures, and hulls, examine welds, and fabricate metal.