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Service News: Lococo completes underways with other sailors

Service News: Lococo completes underways with other sailors

Navy Petty Officer 3rd Class Dominique C. Lococo, daughter of Terry White of Paradis, La. and Castranzio T. Lococo, of Lockport, recently completed a 24-day underway along with fellow sailors from the aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75).

For the first time in almost two years, Carrier Air Wing 3 (CVW) sailors and marines embarked onboard Truman prior to this underway period to prepare for the Strike Group's upcoming deployment.

The carrier's underway consisted of seamless teamwork between Truman's air department sailors and CVW-3 as they conducted drills that simulated aircraft crashes and fires, barricade drills and mass casualty drills on the flight deck.

In total, CVW-3 pilots completed more than 1,300 launches and recoveries even as Truman sailors and CVW-3 personnel participated in a multitude of shipboard training scenarios, both on the flight deck and in the hangar bay.

Lococo is a 2007 graduate of Hahnville High School and joined the Navy in March 2012.