Senior Chief, Master Chief Frocked in Djibouti
CAMP LEMONNIER, Djibouti (April 23, 2012) - Newly-frocked U.S. Navy Master Chief Petty Officer Judy Thornton, a Navy Reserve information systems technician mobilized here from Navy Operational Support Center Fort Worth, stands at attention as Camp Lemonnier Commanding Officer Capt. Scott L. Hurst reads her order of promotion during a frocking ceremony held at the camp's Morale, Welfare and Recreation facility, 11 Degrees North, April 23. Thornton, who enlisted Aug. 28, 1988, currently serves as senior enlisted leader for Camp Lemonnier's communications department. Thornton is also the senior enlisted advisor for her reserve unit at NOSC Fort Worth, Navy Reserve Africa Command Headquarters Detachment 108. (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Geronimo Aquino)
A photo essay by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Geronimo Aquino.