Share Your Story
We can contact local media to relay your story, whether that city is your hometown, your college town or a place that has a personal connection with you.
If you are deployed, earned an award, reached a milestone or are simply proud of your service, we want to tell your story.
Click this link to fill out an online form, or e-mail responses to firstname.lastname@example.org
Number of years in the Navy:
Command Public Affairs Officer (PAO):
Hometown (or other local connection):
Hometown zip code:
Year graduated high school:
Name of college (if applicable):
Year graduated college:
Brief Description of submission: award, promotion, deployment, etc.
***Type in complete sentences only***
***Your inputs in this section will be the quotes used in your story...make your family proud!***
Minimum one sentence. Maximum three sentences.
Example question: Why did you join the Navy?
Example response: I joined the Navy because I wanted to carry on the proud military tradition of my family. Both my father and older sister served in the military. I also wanted a chance to travel and pay for my education.
Why did you join the Navy?
What does serving in the Navy mean to you?
What do you like best about serving with your current command?
What accomplishment(s) are you most proud of?
What have you learned from serving in the Navy?
Please ensure you submit a photo to accompany your submission to navyoutreach.navy.mil. Include your name and local connection (e.g. hometown) with your photo submission.
Include a hometown in your caption and we will share it with media in that area.
SOUTH CHINA SEA (June 30, 2011) Sonar Technician (Surface) 1st Class Jessica Bonilla, from Inglewood, Calif., stands the surface warfare coordinator watch in the combat information center (CIC) aboard the Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Cowpens (CG 63). The CIC provides pertinent tactical information and intelligence to command and control stations. Cowpens is forward deployed to Yokosuka, Japan, and began a patrol in the western Pacific Ocean on June 12. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class N. Ross Taylor/Released)
Include a hometown tie in a story and we will share it with media in that area.
USS Annapolis Changes Command
...Balagna, a native of Farmington, Illinois, enlisted in the Navy in April 1992 as a Nuclear Electronics Technician. In 1997, he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Nuclear Engineering at the University of Illinois and received his commission through the ROTC...