Matthew Sanchez Serves Aboard U.S.S. Portland

(U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Devin Kates)

Boatswain’s Mate Seaman Matthew Sanchez, left, from North Babylon, and Culinary Specialist 3rd Class Keizha Vergara, right, from Virginia Beach, VA, prepare a cake for the Navy’s 247th Birthday celebration aboard amphibious transport dock U.S.S. Portland (LPD 27), on Oct. 12. The Portland is a San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock homeported in San Diego.

Christy Hinko
Christy Hinko is a managing editor at Anton Media Group. She is a New York Press Association (NYPA) and Press Club of Long Island (PCLI) award-winning writer and photographer.

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