Rear Admiral Dennis Velez: “The Navy is moving again”

Roe Conn

CORONADO, CALIFORNIA – JANUARY 18: U.S. Navy sailors walk with the flag on the flight deck of the USS Nimitz (CVN 68) aircraft carrier on January 18, 2020 in Coronado, California. The USS Nimitz is currently conducting routine operations and training at sea. The nuclear-powered aircraft carrier holds a flight deck area of 4.5 acres and can hold 65 aircraft along with nearly 5,000 total personnel. It is the oldest U.S. Navy carrier in active service and was commissioned on May 3, 1975. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Commander, Navy Recruiting Command, Rear Adm. Dennis Velez joins Roe Conn to talk about the thousands of sailors who have been stuck in place due to the COVID-19 pandemic that are now able to get going, both for travel and changing station. Plus, Rear Adm. Velez dives into the need for young sailors and the benefits of joining the Navy.

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Roe Conn is host of The Roe Conn Show on Chicago’s WGN Radio and a contributor to ABC7’s Windy City Live. A lifelong Chicagoan, Roe has been one of the city’s top rated radio personalities for the last two decades. (Click for more.)
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