David Zumwalt Junior Sailor of the Year and Cryptologic
Technician (Collection) 2nd Class Mariah Rangel
Bluejacket of the Year. During the ceremony, Zumwalt also
re-enlisted in the Navy, with retired Navy captain and
Denver Council Member Dick Life performing the oath.
Colorado Crew Visits Namesake
The USS Colorado Commissioning Committee
hosted several crew members during their visit to
Colorado Jan. 24-28. Executive Officer Lt. Cmdr.
Steve Col, Chief of the Boat Electronics Technician
Master Chief Freddie Richter, Electronic Technician
(Communications) 1st Class Kyle Rowe and
Machinist’s Mate 2nd Class Tyler Magers traveled to several
schools and companies during their time in the state,
as well as the capitol in Denver, according to a report
on the commissioning committee’s website.
They gave presentations on the Navy, submarines
and the value of STEM education at Golden High School
and at Panorama Middle School in Colorado Springs.
They visited the Center for American Values and the
Medal of Honor Memorial in Pueblo, toured the Charles
Schwab campus in Lone Tree with Committee Member