This Month:

100 Years, 100 Stories: Day 3

Day three in USS Nimitz’ installation of “100 Years, 100 Stories” recognizes 10 more women who are making history every day.

Chief Cryptologic Technician (Networks) Sannita Boughter

Columbus, Ga.

“Besides seeing the world, I wanted to follow in the footsteps of my aunt, who served before me.”

Boatswain’s Mate 2nd Class Kaleigh Hammrich


“I’m in an extremely male dominated rate. One of my proudest moments was making 2nd class in two years and proving I could really run with the big dogs. I wasn’t the best student in school, so when I came into the Navy I turned it around, studied like hell and made it in record time.”

Aviation Ordnanceman Airman  Aloni M. Motufau

San Bernardino, Cali.

“The qualities I look for in a female leader are for them to be strong, bold and ruthless.”

Aviation Structural Mechanic Airman Nicole Reynolds

Indianola, Iowa

“I make history every day because I come to work and do my job. Everything that we do here is history. One day what we are doing will be in a history book.”

Culinary Specialist 2nd Class Bianca Everette


“Don’t stereotype. Most women want to be seen with integrity and work their way up to the top.”

Culinary Specialist Seaman Kelsie Aday

Oklahoma City

“We’re all here to do a different job, but we’re all a part of the same family. We might not all be the same, but we all bring a different skill to contribute.”

Aviation Structural Mechanic 1st Class Kimberly Charumonta

Louisiana, Miss.

“I want to be a good leader and set a good example for the Sailors under me. I’m proudest when I see all my little mentees advance.”

Seaman Tiare Pineda

Kearny, N.J.

“The transition between civilian to military was pretty hard for me. I gained a much better work ethic and I think I’ve become a better person for it.”

Yeoman 1st Class Ashley Bordelon

San Francisco

“Women have to stay strong. Always be comfortable in your abilities as a person.”

Hospital Corpsman 2nd class John Betts

Slidell, La.

“Celebrating women’s history month in the Navy is super important, because not too long ago women weren’t even allowed in the Navy, now look at us. A lot of great discoveries have been made by women and it would be amazing to see one of my female Sailors do something that changes the face of the Navy.”

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