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Alexandria Native Serves aboard USS Gerald R. Ford

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (Oct. 22, 2019) Gunner’s Mate 2nd Class Brandon Anderson, from Alexandria, Virginia, assigned to USS Gerald R. Ford’s (CVN 78) weapons department, speaks into a sound powered telephone in the ship’s pilot house during a general quarters training evolution aboard the ship. Ford conducted the general quarters and abandon ship training evolutions to better prepare the ship and crew in case of a real life casualty and in preparation for the crew getting underway. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Apprentice Angel Thuy Jaskuloski)


Mary Wadland

Mary Wadland is the Publisher and Editor in Chief of The Zebra Press, founded by her in 2010. Originally from Delray Beach, Florida, Mary is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Hollins College in Roanoke, VA and has lived and worked in the Alexandria publishing community since 1987.

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