In Service: Justin R. Hampton

06/27/2010 1:23 AM

06/27/2010 1:27 AM

Age: 20

Rank: Petty officer 3rd class

Branch of service: Navy

Hometown: Modesto

High school: Johansen High, Class of 2008

Specialty: Nuclear machinist mate

Currently serving: Aboard the USS Eisenhower in the Middle East

Family: Parents, Steve and Annette Hampton of Modesto

Of note: Hampton comes from a Navy family. His father and two uncles have served, and a cousin serves aboard the USS Nimitz. The

Eisenhower's home port is in Norfolk, Va.

The Bee invites local families to submit information and a photo of their relative serving in the Middle East. Send to:

Bryan Justman

The Modesto Bee

P.O. Box 5256

Modesto, CA 95352

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