El Dorado sailor part of USS Gerald R. Ford crew

Master-at-Arms 3rd Class Jacob Daniels, from El Dorado, assigned to USS Gerald R. Ford’s security department, stands transit watch on the flight deck as Ford gets underway on July 13. Ford is underway in the Atlantic Ocean conducting Full Ship Shock Trials. The U.S. Navy conducts shock trials of new ship designs using live explosives to confirm that our warships can continue to meet demanding mission requirements under the harsh conditions they might encounter in battle.