POSTED ON: Friday, February 8, 2019 11:01 AM by Maddie Darbie
This week's Featured Firstie is 1/C John Nguyen of Austin, Texas. Nguyen is an 8th Company Baller, an Operations Research major, and will be a Surface Warfare Officer in the fleet. He is an avid baker, the 1st LT of the 2nd Battalion, an active member of the Baptist Collegiate Ministry.
John is a first-generation American whose family immigrated from Vietnam as refugees. John has also been to El Salvador, in high school, where he participated in a mission trip to help feed folks and build a school.
After graduation, he will be going to the Basic Division Officer Course (BDOC) in order to pursue a career in the Surface Warfare community. After he completes school, he will be assigned to the USS Ralph Johnson, DDG 114 in Everett, Washington.