Virginia Beach Native Receives Surface Warfare Specialist Insignia Aboard USS James E. Williams

Petty Officer 3rd Class Kyle Durham, a native of Virginia Beach, Virginia, received his enlisted surface warfare specialist insignia during a ceremony held onboard USS James E. Williams, a guided missile destroyer, currently deployed in the Arabian Sea.

Durham, who has served in the Navy for two years, is a sonar technician responsible for the upkeep of 15 sonar systems and various oceanographic systems aboard the ship.

“I am genuinely fascinated by how sonar works and the way we run our warfare area,” Durham said.

(U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication specialist 3rd Class Jairus P. Bailey/Released)