Community snapshot: Aviation Ordnanceman 3rd Class Rose Gomez, a Las Cruces native, recently conducted maintenance aboard USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72). This warship is a Nimitz-class aircraft carrier. Gomez is assigned to the "Vigilantes" of Strike Fighter Squadron 151 and worked specifically on an improved multiple ejection rack in the hangar bay of the ship on March 17. Abraham Lincoln Strike Group is on a scheduled deployment in U.S. 7th Fleet to enhance interoperability through alliances and partnerships while serving as a ready-response force in support of a free and open Indo-Pacific region. To submit an item for community snapshot, email photo and information to firstname.lastname@example.org.
This article originally appeared on Las Cruces Sun-News: Las Cruces woman serving in the Navy works aboard the USS Abraham Lincoln