Name: SN Ethan Denmark
Command: USS Farragut (DDG-99)
Job: Leading: Leading Deck Seaman, Primary Search and Rescue Swimmer
Hometown: Andover, Massachusetts
Favorite Hobby: Physical Fitness
Hero: James E. Williams
Best Piece Of Advice Received: "Mind over matter, if you don't mind it doesn't matter"
Goal For the Navy: Become a Master Chief!
How Has The Navy Improved Your Life? Being able to adapt and overcome adversity.
Why was this Sailor chosen to be highlighted? As primary Search and Rescue Swimmer, SN Denmark played a critical role in Farragut's successful SAR Certification by inventorying all life-saving gear, training Deck personnel on associated SAR procedures and flawlessly executing Man-Overboard drills. In addition, he provided short notice TAD SAR support to USS Tornado (PC-14) and USS Zephyr (PC-8), enabling both units to meet critical operational requirements. SN Denmark is an outstanding Sailor and physical fitness role model that personifies naval core values and Farragut Excellence!