Frank Andrews is a reporter at Camp Foster, Okinawa. He’s an alumnus of the Defense Information School and University of Maryland University College. His previous Navy assignments have taken him to Iraq, Bahrain, Diego Garcia, Japan, South Korea and Naval Special Warfare Command in California.
Petty Officer 1st Class Erin Stroup, 40, received the President’s Volunteer Service Award for volunteering 170 hours at the Camp Foster USO in the previous year; she earned the same award last year for volunteering 120 hours.
Enlisted personnel are generally split between animal care and food safety, but officers in the U.S. Army Veterinary Corps are trained and licensed to do both and often take on supervisory roles at their installations.