Name: MN2 Brooke Bauer
Command: LCS 11 USS Sioux City Blue
Job: Training Petty Officer and ASM Coordinator for MCM Blue Detachment 23.
Age: 24
Hometown: Born and raised in Cissna Park, Illinois
Favorite Hobby: Riding motorcycles, cooking, swimming
Best Piece Of Advice Received: It's important to always start your day on a positive note. Whether it's doing something you enjoy or listening to music on your way to work, that energy keeps you going through the day.
Goal For Navy: To become one of the few female MNCs
How Has The Navy Improved Your Life?: The Navy gave me the opportunity to leave my small town and grow as a person through the guidance of my leaders and experiences.
Why was this Sailor/Officer Chosen To Be Highlighted? MN2 has not only aggressively sought out challenging new duties but is excelling at those duties. She has taken over as Training Petty Officer and ASM coordinator for the MCM Detachment in support of Sioux City Blue. She has spent the last month correcting 20 training records and standardizing their format. MN2 ensures all members of the Detachment have up to date qualifications, which directly impacts the operational readiness of Sioux City Blue. She is currently representing the LCS community and her crew as the Griffin of the Month.