February 15th, 2017
Sailor Earns Promotion Aboard USS Makin Island
Lt. J.G. Laurence Clemente. U.S. Navy photo: Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Devin M. Langer
GULF OF ADEN - Lt. J.G. Laurence Clemente, center, from Goshen, N.Y., is promoted to Lt. by Lt. Cmdr. Rick Zabawa, left, and USS Makin Island (LHD 8) Commanding Officer Capt. Mark A. Melson during a ceremony in the ship’s wardroom. Makin Island is deployed with the Makin Island Amphibious Ready Group to the U.S. 5th Fleet in support of maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts.