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    Division in the Spotlight Sailor Recognition: CSSR Foronda

    CSSR Foronda is Recognized by S2 Division

    Photo By Ensign Jayla Darby | CSSR Foronda in the Main Galley onboard USS Shoup.... read more read more



    Story by Ensign Jayla Darby 

    USS Shoup (DDG-86)

    Culinary Specialist Seaman Recruit Foronda was born in Zambales, Philippines on February 2nd, 2002. He moved to Japan at age 15 and then to Las Vegas, Nevada at age 17. With his family having a military background, he traveled often to Subic Bay as a kid. He fell in love with the Navy Ships and the sailor uniforms hoping to one day join the Navy. With the support of his family, CSSR Foronda joined the Navy in October 2022 and decided to become a Culinary Specialist due to his love for cooking and experimentation with food.
    Foronda checked in to mighty USS Shoup March 2023 and has already hit the ground running! Quickly recognized for his hard work, dedication to service and positive attitude by his leadership and peers. He is currently working on his Damage Control qualifications and plans to make the Navy a career.

    What does quality service mean to you?
    “Cooking quality food and helping morale. I just want to see a smile on my shipmate’s faces.”
    If you could live anywhere, where would you live?
    “Switzerland because I love the peacefulness of the mountains and the waterfalls.”
    What do you like to do on your spare time?
    “Read books and playing sports like badminton and volleyball.”
    What is a piece of advice you would like to give?
    “Don’t let a bad moment become a bad day”.



    Date Taken: 05.25.2023
    Date Posted: 05.25.2023 19:52
    Story ID: 445493
    Location: JP

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