Area native works at sea on the USS Nimitz
Published 9:00 am Sunday, January 8, 2023
PHOTO BY US NAVY/MASS COMMUNICATION SPECIALIST SEAMAN EMMA BURGESS
U.S. Navy Hull Maintenance Technician Fireman Xavier Haynes, of McComb, hole punches an aluminum plate in the machinery repair shop aboard the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68). Nimitz is in 7th fleet conducting routine operations; 7th fleet is the Navy’s largest forward-deployed numbered fleet, and routinely interacts and operates with 35 maritime nations in preserving a free and open Indo-Pacific region.