Goose Creek sailor honored aboard USS Indianapolis

Sailor of the Month

Petty Officer 2nd Class Ashley Newman, left, a native of Goose Creek, was named USS Indianapolis (LCS 17) Blue Crew Sailor of the Month for April.

Petty Officer 2nd Class Ashley Newman, left, a native of Goose Creek, was named USS Indianapolis (LCS 17) Blue Crew Sailor of the Month for April.

Newman is a Navy electronics technician (ET), responsible for operating and managing the USS Indianapolis’ electronics system and subsystems.

She is also the primary technician of all navigation equipment, verifying the ship and her crew are constantly and accurately informed of their position and navigation route while they are out to sea.

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