Beyond the Call - Lt Nehkonti Adams
LT Nehkonti Adams, a daughter of Liberian immigrants, joined the Navy in 1994. A native of Burnsville, MN, she began her career as a deck seaman, but made education a priority. Now a physician and Infectious Diseases Fellow, Adams organized three mission trips to the Dominica Orphanage in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. She has also served as an educator in Tar Wars, a non-smoking program that educates middle school students, and headed community fundraising for the Norfolk Emergency Shelter Team.
Best in Show
Soldiers continue to be "Best in Show" by honing their skills during training on their M777 Howitzers in Afghanistan.
Guardian Angels in Afghanistan
Guardian Angels are Soldiers whose primary focus is to provide internal security to Soldiers during combat operations in Afghanistan.
Tankers Zero In
Soldiers zero the weapons systems on their M1 Abrams tanks.