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U.S. Navy Personnel Specialist 3rd Class Jennifer Wright, from Sound Beach, New York, was recently named Sailor of the Day.

Above she poses with Capt. Randy Peck, right, commanding officer of the aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74), and Command Master Chief Benjamin Rushing in the Indian Ocean, Dec. 7, 2018.

The John C. Stennis Carrier Strike Group is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations in support of naval operations to ensure maritime stability and security in the Central Region, connecting the Mediterranean and the Pacific through the western Indian Ocean and three strategic choke points.

(U.S. Navy photo illustration by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Apprentice Jordan Ripley)