Local spends Independence Day far from home

Wednesday, July 15, 2020
It wasn’t all fireworks and hot dogs for some Americans on this Fourth of July. Aviation Structural Mechanic 3rd Class Calisia Brookes, from Cassville, Mo., bends sheet metal aboard the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68). The Nimitz and USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) Carrier Strike Groups are conducting dual carrier operations in the Indo-Pacific as the Nimitz Carrier Strike Force. U.S. Navy photo/Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Elliot Schaudt

It wasn’t all fireworks and hot dogs for some Americans on this Fourth of July. Aviation Structural Mechanic 3rd Class Calisia Brookes, from Cassville, Mo., bends sheet metal aboard the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68).