Lubbock native serves aboard USS Benfold

News from another South Plains citizen on patrol for our armed services. Safe maneuvers Bode, and come home safe.

We salute you!

NORTH PACIFIC OCEAN (Oct. 13 2022) Fire Controlman 3rd Class Bode Arnold, from Lubbock, Texas, plans simulated engagements during an exercise in the combat information center (CIC) aboard Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Benfold (DDG 65). USS Benfold (DDG 65), USNS Dahl (T-AKR-312), and USNS Sacagawea (T-AKE-2) are participating in joint bilateral integration with III MEF and Japan Ground Self-Defense Force (JGSDF) in support of Resolute Dragon 2022. Exercises like this one reassure our allies and partners of the U.S. commitment to maintaining a free and open Indo-Pacific.

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