Perry receives naval commission
Demetrius D. Perry, son of Clay and Wanda Perry of Toccoa, has been commissioned as a Naval Chief Warrant Officer (Surface Operations Technicians) in the U.S. Navy effective June 1.
CWO2 Perry was born in Frankfurt, Germany. After graduating from Stephens County High School in 1999 and, he entered the U.S. Navy attending basic training in Great Lakes, Illinois in August 1999.
Perry attended Operations Specialist Apprentice School in Dam Neck, Va., and his first duty assignment was aboard USS Kauffman (FFG 59) in Norfolk, Va.
He served onboard USS Kauffman from January 2000 to August 2003. He completed three deployments – Standing NATO Maritime Group, Independent Mediterranean Deployment and George Washington Strike Group.
During that time...