USS Normandy’s Gas Turbine Systems Technician is from Katy

1st Class Juan Rodriguez. Photo by 2nd Class Michael H. Lehman.

Gas Turbine Systems Technician (Mechanical) 1st Class Juan Rodriguez, from Katy, Texas, acting as the engineering officer of the watch, calls away a simulated fire during a general quarters drill aboard the guided-missile cruiser USS Normandy (CG 60).

The Normandy is part of the Harry S. Truman Carrier Strike Group and is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations in support of naval operations to ensure maritime stability and security in the Central Region, connecting the Mediterranean and Pacific through the western Indian Ocean and three strategic choke points.