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Master at Arms, 2nd Class, U.S. Navy


Name: Farouq Gazali
Rank: Petty Officer Second Class
Branch: US Navy
Status: Active
Rate: Master at Arm (Military Police)USN

My name is Farouq Gazali, I was born at the country side of Ibb province, Yemen in the mid 70's. My father immigrated to the US in the early 60's. I immigrated to the States in the late 80's. I graduated Junior and High school out of Brooklyn New York, and had some college education. I live currently in queens New York. I joined the United States Navy in 2000 . So far it has been a rewarding experience. I have a lot of pride in my self as an Arab American and in my service in the United States Navy.

Accomplishment: I served in Naval Support activity in Bahrain from late 2001 to late 2002.  I recieved sailor of the month award for June 2002 out of as many as 600 personnel in the security force there. I am Stationed on the USS Carl Vinson, an air craft carrier I served in Special operation Command, Counter terrorism Unit in the middle east for over 10 months. My plans for the future. At the end of my enlistment I plan on Staying reserve and since my specialty is in law enforcement, I plan on joining the NYPD.





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