Valdosta Native Serves Aboard USS Eisenhower

ATLANTIC OCEAN— As of February 26, Samantha Campbell, a Valdosta native, is now serving as an Aviation Structural Mechanic on the USS Dwight D. Eisenhower. As part of their Carrier Stirke Group, she will be…

Valdosta Native Aboard the USS Gerald R. Ford

ATLANTIC OCEAN— (Jan. 24, 2020) Hospital Corpsman 2nd Class Chantelle Ponder, from Valdosta, Georgia, is assigned to USS Gerald R. Ford's (CVN 78) medical department. In this photo, Ponder is being interviewed by Mass Communication…

Navy Posthumously Awards Bronze Star Medal for Valor…

By Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Eric Lockwood, Naval History and Heritage Command Communication and Outreach Division WASHINGTON -- The Navy recently authorized the posthumous award of a combat medal to a Sailor who was…

Valdosta High Graduate Receives Navy Recognition

VALDOSTA, GA - Navy Seaman Apprentice Jasmine  L. Davis, daughter of Ivan Davis and Tora V. Jackson of Valdosta, Ga., was recently promoted to her current rank upon graduation from U.S. Navy basic training at…