Sailor sets off on first Naval deployment

Brittani McCormick of La Cañada Flintridge is on the first deployment of her Naval career on the USS Stennis in the Middle East.

She recently graduated from boot camp in May from Great Lakes, Ill., after graduating from a postgraduate program in Pensacola, Florida, in September.

McCormick was privately home schooled most of her life and attended Pasadena City College before working toward becoming a sailor in 2010.

She is supported by her grandparents, parents and siblings.

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