Tacoma Native Serves in Navy, Hunting Mines in the Pacific

Petty Officer 1st Class Jaron Langham
Petty Officer 1st Class Jaron Langham

By Chief Mass Communication Specialist Bill Steele, Navy Office of Community Outreach

A 2010 Wilson High School graduate and Tacoma, Washington, native is serving aboard an Avenger mine countermeasure ship designed to clear mines from vital waterways across the globe.

is a Navy personnel specialist serving aboard USS Champion under the command of Commander, Naval Surface Force, U.S. Pacific Fleet.

Photo by Chief Mass Communication Specialist Alex Diaz