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Focus on Service

La Musica Es Mi Pasion

A Musician's Passion Follows Him Across all Borders

Today's Navy is as diverse as the nation it serves. Musician 3rd Class Manuel Pelayo De Gongora immigrated from Cuba at the age of 27. When he made the leap to the United States, he brought with him a passion for music that led him to serve.

"My passion has always been music. I found a way of living though music and serving others as well and all of the other things that bring pride in being part of an organization bigger than oneself."