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             CONTENTS                                                                 FACES IN THE NEWS



                                                                               Vineland Native Serves
       FACES IN THE NEWS .................2, 3, 12  P Page 11
                                           age
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                                                                               Aboard Forward-Deployed
       COMMUNITY UPDATE .......................... 4                           Navy Warship in Japan
       THE GREAT OUTDOORS ....................... 8                              —By Yeoman Senior Chief James
                                                                               Thorson, Navy Office of Community
       XPERIENCE XSPERO .......................... 10                          Outreach

       HEALTH & FITNESS ........................... 11                           Petty Officer 3rd Class Jeremy Rosado,
                                                                               a native of Vineland, serves in Japan
       HISTORY ............................................ 14                 aboard a forward-deployed U.S. Navy
                                                                               warship. Rosado joined the Navy three
       ON THE AVE ...................................... 15                    years ago, and today serves as a boat-
                                                                               swain’s mate aboard USS Rafael Peralta.  with allies and partners to preserve a free
       COMMUNITY CALENDAR .................... 16                                “My grandfather was a World War   and open Indo-Pacific region. Service
                                                                               II veteran and I wanted to follow in his   members in this region are part of the
                                                                               footsteps,” said Rosado.
       FUN AND GAMES ............................... 17                                                            U.S. Pacific Fleet, which has the largest
                                                                                 Growing up in Vineland, Rosado
                                                                               attended Vineland High School and grad-  area of responsibility in the world.
       SLICE OF LIFE ................................... 18                    uated in 2020. Rosado now relies upon   “I am proud to serve with all the dif-
                                                                               skills and values similar to those found in   ferent people that I got to work alongside
                                                                                                                   and to help the new generations coming
                                                                               Vineland to succeed in the military.  into the Navy,” said Rosado. “Being in the
                                             Pick up your copy of SNJ Today at   “Growing up, I learned that hard work   Navy means that I am making a differ-
                                                various locations including:   and dedication will be a vital part in your   ence. I am giving up my time and liberty
                                              • ShopRite, 1255 Landis Ave.,    life for success,” said Rosado.     to protect my family, so people back
                                                                                 Modern U.S. Navy surface ships pro-
                                                       Vineland                vide a wide range of warfighting capa-  home can enjoy their time and feel safe.”
                                                                                                                      Rosado is grateful to others for help-
                           STAFF             • ShopRite, 3600 E. Landis Ave.,   bilities in multi-threat air, surface and   ing make a Navy career possible.
                                                       Vineland
                                              • ShopRite, 2102 N. 2nd St.,     subsurface environments. Jobs aboard   “I would like to thank my grandfather
                                                                               a U.S. Navy ship are highly specialized,
       DEBORAH BOERNER EIN, Editor                     Millville               according to Navy officials, and range   and grandmother who gave me a very
       CLARISSA TONEY, Production Manager     • Main Street Market, 1609 W     from maintaining engines to handling   good foundation and helped me learn
       MICKEY BRANDT, Contributor Emeritus         Main St., Millville         weaponry along with a multitude of other   right from wrong,” added Rosado.
       KEN PUSTIZZI, SR., CEO                 • ShopRite, 1000 N. Pearl St.,   assignments that keep the ship mission-
       KEN PUSTIZZI, JR., President                    Bridgeton               ready at all times.                 PHOTO: LT. CMDR. JACOB JOY, NAVY
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