SEDALIA NATIVE PARTICIPATES IN THE NAVY MEDICAL TRAINING EXERCISE |  KMMO

Chief Fire Controlman Mike Gentry of Sedalia participated in an emergency medical drill in the South China Sea on Monday, Aug. 9, aboard the inshore attack ship USS Tulsa (LCS 16) in the Independence variant.

According to the Navy, Tulsa, part of Destroyer Squadron Seven, is on rotation in the area of ​​operations of the 7th Fleet to improve interoperability with partners and serve as a ready-to-use force in support of a free and open Indo-Pacific region.

The Navy also says Navy officials continue to emphasize that the prosperity and security of the United States are directly linked to a strong and operational Navy.

(US Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Richard Cho)