Wood, the son of Carmen A. Kim and David W. Wood, both of New Port Richey, is a 2012 graduate of J. W. Mitchell High School, Trinity.
Brink is the son of Dondra L. Reichard of Hudson. He and Hilton both graduated Hudson High School in 2012.
Schalles, a 2012 graduate of J.W. Mitchell High School, is the son of Theresa R. Greco of Port Richey and Richard R. Schalles of Land O’ Lakes.
Vess, a 2012 graduate of Hudson High School, is the son of Paul Vess III of Hudson.
Owens is a 2012 graduate of River Ridge High School, New Port Richey.
While deployed, John C. Stennis Carrier Strike Group flew more than 11,500 sorties totaling 27,000 flight hours, and conducted community relation and service projects during port visits to Thailand, Malaysia, the Kingdom of Bahrain, the United Arab Emirates, and the Republic of Singapore.
Perez, who joined the Navy in July 2012, is a 2008 graduate of J.W. Mitchell High School, Trinity.