Legalman 1st Class Kyeth Timm, from Rochester, Minn. and 2004 graduate of John Marshall High School, is serving in the U.S. Navy aboard USS Somerset (LPD 25), one of the world's most modern, networked, survivable, and transformational warships. USS Somerset is named in commemoration of the September 11, 2001 attacks.
Lt. Cmdr. James Kirby is awarded the Defense Meritorious Service Medal for his tour of duty from June 2011 to July 2014 at U.S. Strategic Command. Located at Offutt Air Force Base near Omaha, Neb., U.S. Strategic Command is one of nine unified commands in the Department of Defense.
USNS Comfort Tour
Region Legal Service Office Mid-Atlantic first tour judge advocates and interns and Midshipmen from the United States Naval Academy tour the USNS Comfort (T-AH 20). The USNS Comfort is a mobile medical treatment facility that supports naval amphibious task and battle forces as well as humanitarian relief missions.