MERIDIAN, Texas (KWTX) One Central Texas native is serving on board one of only two ships in the U.S. Navy, designed to support submarines.
Petty Officer 2nd Class Anthony Flores of Meridian is a logistics specialist based in Guam, serving on the U.S.S. Frank Cable.
The ship provides maintenance and helps resupply submarines at sea and those in port.
Flores' job is to order and inventory equipment and supplies.
Flores learned about values and how to treat people back home in Meridian saying, "the respect aspect is important because everyone knows everyone so you have to be respectful."
He graduated from Meridian High School in 2015.