From Hawaiian waterfalls to Wrigley Field, many troops seek memorable spots to re-enlist
from Stars and Stripes
Petty Officer 2nd Class Emily Braswell and about a dozen shipmates recently hiked a 3-mile trail through the Hawaiian jungle to Maunawili Falls on Oahu. Once there, the electronics technician stood beside the cascading water, raised her right hand and recited the oath to re-enlist in the Navy. "Becoming a sailor and protecting my nation has helped shape me into the person I am today," Braswell, a Louisiana native who first enlisted in 2013, said in a Navy news release. "Therefore, I wanted my re-enlistment to be special and a day I would always remember." She is not alone in that desire. Many Marines, airmen, sailors and soldiers have sought memorable locations and company this past year.
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