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Newsmaker: Joseph McCamey

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Petty Officer Joseph McCamey, a native of Observatory Hill, is a information systems technician serving aboard the Kings Bay-based boat, one of 14 Ohio-class guided missile submarines. Measuring 560 feet long, 42 feet wide and weighing more than 16,500 tons, a nuclear-powered propulsion system helps push the ship through the water at more than 20 knots. (U.S. Navy Photo by Mass Communication Specialist First Class Chris Laurent / RELEASED.)
Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014, 10:36 p.m.
 

Noteworthy: A noncommissioned information technology specialist aboard the U.S.S. Georgia, one of the world's most advanced guided missile submarines, McCamey has been selected for promotion to chief petty officer.

Age: 41.

Family:Wife, Shelly; daughters, Ashley, Rebecca and Josie Ann.

Occupation: Navy information technology specialist (submarines).

Background:Enlisting in the Navy in 1998, McCamey now serves on the Gold Crew of nearly 150 officers and enlisted sailors aboard one of four Ohio-class submarines renowned for their rapid speed, striking ability and stealth. The Georgia — designated in the Navy as SSGN 729 — is part of Submarine Group Ten in Kings Bay, Ga.

Education:A graduate of Perry Traditional Academy in Observatory Hill, McCamey completed the Navy's Fire Control Technician School in 1998, System Administrator School Network Security Vulnerability School in 2002, Advanced Network Analysis in 2004 and Information Systems Security Managers School in 2012. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Information Systems from DeVry University in 2010.

Quote: “I come to work every day, where I get to operate on multi-million dollar equipment at a younger age than anyone in the civilian world ever would.”

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