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    IWTC Monterey Dedicates Navy Yard to Senior Chief Shannon Kent [Image 1 of 2]

    IWTC Monterey Dedicates Navy Yard to Senior Chief Shannon Kent

    MONTEREY, CA, UNITED STATES

    08.21.2019

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    Center for Information Warfare Training

    190821-N-XX082-0004 MONTEREY, Calif. (August 21, 2019) Sailors attached to Information Warfare Training Command (IWTC) Monterey stand if formation during a ceremony. IWTC Monterey dedicated its command training stage and surrounding buildings in honor of Senior Chief Cryptologic Technician (Interpretive) Shannon Kent, Aug. 21. The area is now formally known as the “Kent Navy Yard,” a small portion of the Presidio of Monterey and Defense Language Institute (DLI), which includes a number of Navy barracks buildings. A boulder with a bronze plaque was placed in front of the stage to permanently memorialize Kent, who was herself a graduate of the DLI. In November 2018, Kent deployed to Syria as part of a highly skilled, multidisciplined armed forces task force involved in critical and demanding intelligence work. Kent was killed in action by an improvised explosive device detonated by a suicide bomber in the city of Manbij, Jan. 16, 2019. (Photo by Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center Public Affairs/Released)

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    Date Taken: 08.21.2019
    Date Posted: 08.23.2019 19:35
    Photo ID: 5696440
    VIRIN: 190821-N-XX082-0004
    Resolution: 2048x1365
    Size: 655.49 KB
    Location: MONTEREY, CA, US 

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