Fort Lauderdale Native Serves Aboard “Floating Airport at Sea,” Half A World Away

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By Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Robert Zahn, Navy Office of Community Outreach        YOKOSUKA, Japan – Petty Officer 1st Class Emenson Exilus, a native of Fort Lauderdale, Florida, always wanted to join the Navy. He had the opportunity ten years ago to join the military and decided it was time to join and serve his country. Now, ten years later and half a world away, Exilus serves aboard the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan, patrolling one of the world’s busiest maritime regions as part of the leading-edge of U.S. 7th Fleet. “Being stationed here it’s non-stop and very fast-paced...