SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – U.S. Navy Sailor Stephen Brown from Springfield is serving aboard USS Nimitz in the Philippine Sea.

Brown is a U.S. Navy Aviation Electronics Technician 2nd Class that is on the 7th fleet conducting routine operations on the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68). 

The 7th fleet is the Navy’s largest forward-deployed numbered fleet, which routinely interacts and operates with 35 maritime nations in preserving a free and open Indo-Pacific region.