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Thursday, May 31, 2007
Welders at sea

Justin Delgado, 19, is serving on-board the USS Benfold(DDG-65)serving in the Pacific and are Home-ported in San Diego. Justin is in the center of the image along with 2 of his Shipmates. They are Welders in the R-Division(Repair-Division). They take care of the plumbing, the air conditioning, basically all the functions of the ship. Currently they are doing operations between Alaska/San Diego.

-- Jesse Delgado of San Antonio, Texas
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