Name (rate/rank, first and last name): Electrician's Mate 1st Class Amber Hartman
Command: LCS 11 USS Sioux City Blue.
Job: In charge of the maintenance and upkeep of all electrical systems onboard USS Sioux City.
Age: 24
Hometown: Born and raised in Danvers, Massachusetts
Favorite Hobby: Softball and taking my rescue dogs to the beach.
Hero: My great-grandfather, he was in the Navy during WW2.
Best Piece Of Advice Received: "Continuous effort, not strength or intelligence is the key to unlocking our potential."
Goal For Navy: Become top snipe or LDO.
How Has The Navy Improved Your Life?: he Navy has shown me that you are capable of more than you think and how important it is to take advantage of the opportunities that are all around you.
(Command Answer) Why was this Sailor/Officer Chosen To Be Highlighted? EM1 has been a consistent superior performer since joining the crew, she stepped up when the opportunity arose for her to support the crew of the USS Detroit. The crew is currently enduring a 2 month availability while making preparations for Light of assessment and DCMA. She corrected 8 discrepancies for LOA and repaired the galley oven. She also spent two weeks correcting material checks and maintenance gaining quality hands on experience on the latest shipboard equipment. Additionally she led Sioux City crew in successful PMS and equipment validations in support of the upcoming crew move aboard. She is currently representing LCS community and her crew as the Griffin of the Month.