John Odom From Flomaton Serving Aboard USS Harry S. Truman During COVID-19 Pandemic

May 24, 2020

Machinery Repairman Fireman John Odom, from Flomaton is serving aboard the aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) in the Arabian Sea.

The Harry S. Truman Carrier Strike Group is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations in support of naval operations to ensure maritime stability and security in the Central Region, connecting the Mediterranean and the Pacific through the western Indian Ocean and three strategic choke points.

The Truman has spent at least one day underway for 30 of the last 34 months, in direct support of global security around the world. . Keeping the strike group at sea in U.S. 2nd Fleet allows the ship to maintain a high level of readiness during the global COVID-19 pandemic.

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4 Responses to “John Odom From Flomaton Serving Aboard USS Harry S. Truman During COVID-19 Pandemic”

  1. HT1/USN/Ret on May 27th, 2020 9:03 am

    HOOYAA MRFN! Fair winds and smooth sailing!

  2. sam on May 24th, 2020 7:58 pm

    this young man will have a trade when he finishes his military service.

  3. TR SPORT on May 24th, 2020 5:34 pm

    To all those that are fighting and those that gave the ultimate sacrifice to keep us free. GOD BLESS YOU ALL !

  4. Schlobohm on May 24th, 2020 11:36 am

    Does anyone else think he looks like Captain America or is that just me. Thanks for your service.

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