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Apopka High School alumnus directs fighter jets


Aviation Boatswain's Mate 1st Class Jeremy Parrish, a native of Apopka, Fla., directs F/A-18E Super Hornets assigned to the Gunslingers and Sidewinders of Strike Fighter Squadrons (VFA) 105 and (VFA) 86 on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower.

USS Dwight D. Eisenhower DeploymentJeremy is a 2004 graduate of Apopka High School.

USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) (aka "Ike"), and its Carrier Strike Group are deployed in support of Operation Inherent Resolve, maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations.

Ike is based in Norfolk, VA and is on a deployment that began on June 1st and is scheduled to last seven months.

USS Dwight D. Eisenhower DeploymentFor more photos check out Ike's Facebook page and it's website.

The photos were taken on July 23, 2016 somewhere in the Persian and Arabian Gulfs by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Anderson W. Branch.

Here is a link to last week's article showing Parrish directing a C2-A Greyhound.




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