Name (rate/rank, first and last name): GSM1(SW) Carly Chandler

Job: Gas Turbine Technician Mechanic

Age: 27

Hometown: Wylie, Texas

Favorite Hobby: Fishing and enjoys watching her son play baseball.

Hero: Older brother, Capt. Richard Chandler in the US Army.

Best Piece of Advice Received: “Attitude can either lift you up or destroy you.”

Goal for the Navy: Become a Marine Gas Turbine Inspector (MGTI).

How has the Navy Improved Your Life? It has allowed me to provide for my family without worry and has given me the opportunity to give back in my world.

Why was this Sailor Chosen to be Highlighted? GSM1 Chandler was chosen because she provides a foster home to children in need and is currently fostering two infant boys. She is an extraordinary technician who excels and strives to learn as much as she possibly can. She recently volunteered to be the Ceremonial Petty Officer for the Gas Turbine Shop looking for events around greater Jacksonville where the Gas Turbine Shop can represent the United States Navy.