Name: IT2(SW) Matthew Vega
Job: Information Systems Technician (SYSADMIN)
Hometown: Miami, FL
Favorite Hobby: Physical Fitness
Hero: My Wife
Best Piece of Advice Received: Go after my goals as if I were drowning and trying to breathe.
Goal for the Navy: Retire from the Navy as a LT IP Officer
How has the Navy Improved Your Life? The Navy has provided the tools necessary to provide a wonderful life for my wife and children.
Why this Sailor was chosen: During the past month Petty Officer Vega has assisted in over 15 trouble calls for the command, coordinated and executed the set-up of our Deputy Commander and Flag Aide NMCI computers, and assisted running 4500 ft. of CAT 5 cable, for FOURTHFLTs 4 new annex buildings which will provide 45 personnel with NMCI work stations. Petty Officer Vega is an active player on USNAVSOs soccer team, competing in the base's captain cup! Petty Officer Vega has a strong work ethic and a very positive attitude that is infectious at the command; this is why he was chosen for Mayport Sailor of the Week!