Chief Cryptologic Technician Posthumously Promoted


Story Number: NNS190208-14Release Date: 2/8/2019 3:00:00 PM
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From the Office of the Navy Chief of Information

WASHINGTON (NNS) -- On Feb. 8, the Navy announced that a chief petty officer killed in action last month will be posthumously advanced to senior chief petty officer.

Chief Cryptologic Technician (Interpretive), Shannon Kent, 35, of Pine Plains, N.Y., died Jan. 16 in Manbij, Syria when she and three other Americans were killed by a suicide bomber.

The Navy approved a request for Kent’s posthumous advancement effective the day of her death.

 
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A graphic created by the U.S. Navy to illustrate the posthumous promotion of Chief Cryptologic Technician (Interpretive) Shannon M. Kent to senior chief petty officer.
190208-N-N0101-001 WASHINGTON (Feb. 8, 2019) A graphic created by the U.S. Navy to illustrate the posthumous promotion of Chief Cryptologic Technician (Interpretive) Shannon M. Kent to senior chief petty officer. Kent, 35, from upstate New York, died Jan. 16, 2019 in Manbij, Syria while supporting Combined Joint Task Force - Operation Inherent Resolve. (U.S. Navy graphic/Released)
February 8, 2019
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