Okinawa, Japan (NNS) -- Jack T. Jones was the first baby of the New Year born at U. S. Naval Hospital Okinawa, Japan. Jack, a baby boy, was born on Thursday, Jan. 1, 2015 at 4:45 a.m. Japan Standard Time (JST) to Lauren Jones and 1st Lt. Jacob Jones, USMC.
Mother and baby are both doing fine.
Jack weighed in at a healthy 6 lbs. 8 oz. (2948 grams) and measured 19 inches (48.3cm) in length.
Jack's mother Lauren is a native of Keller, Tex. Jack's father, who is from Justin, Tex. is the Supply Officer at 5th Air Naval Gunfire Liaison Company (ANGLICO) at Camp Hansen, Okinawa, Japan.
U. S. Naval Hospital Okinawa is the largest overseas medical treatment facility in the Navy, and delivers an average of 100 babies per month. The hospital serves a beneficiary population of 55,000 active duty personnel, family members, civilian employees, contract personnel, and retirees. U. S. Naval Hospital Okinawa also provides referral services for over 189,000 beneficiaries throughout the western Pacific.
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(Photo by Mass Communications Specialist 3rd Class William McCann, U. S. Naval Hospital Okinawa Public Affairs)
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