Newport News Native Serves aboard USS Ronald Reagan in the Indo-Pacific Region

September 1, 2020
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Pacific Ocean (NNS) – Newport News, Virginia native and Woodside High School graduate Aiyanna Matthews is serving aboard USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76), which is continuing to conduct operations in the Indo-Pacific region.

Matthews is a culinary specialist seaman apprentice and helps with inspecting and maintaining firefighting equipment throughout the entire supply department.

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“I feel proud in being able to assist the ship and still be able to explore the world,” said Matthews.