Madeira island, Portugal

After the West Africa deployment, my ship’s crew had a “Rest and Relaxation” port visit in late April 2022 to celebrate the end of a successful mission. It’s essentially a time when the crew can decompress after months of sailing, conducting anti-piracy operations with our allies, and humanitarian work, so this downtime was well deserved. […]

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West Africa 2022

Operation Projection West Africa was my second deployment to the continent from January to April 2022. However, it was my first major sail post-pandemic and it was my first sail “back in the saddle” after attempting civilian life. I took a little over a year away from the military to try and figure things out. […]

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