Harlingen native serving aboard USS Ronald Reagan

Alyssa Gomez Courtesy: US Navy

NATUNA SEA – Boatswain’s Mate Seaman Alyssa Gomez, from Harlingen, stands helm watch in the pilothouse of the Navy’s only forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76).

Ronald Reagan, the flagship of Carrier Strike Group 5, provides a combat-ready force that protects and defends the United States, as well as the collective maritime interests of its allies and partners in the Indo-Pacific.

According to her Facebook page, Alyssa has been in the Navy for two years.