Central Texas Heroes: Sherwanna Jefferson

Navy Master Chief Petty Officer Sherwanna Jefferson

NAVASOTA, Texas (KWTX) One woman from the Central Texas region is marking more than two decades serving in the U.S. Navy.

Sherwanna Jefferson is an information systems technician based in Coronado, California.

But she's also a Senior Enlisted Leader.

Master Chief Petty Officer Jefferson is responsible for security, network administration, message processing and more.

But as a Senior Enlisted Leader she takes the concerns and views of enlisted personnel to the commander and represents the commander to them.

Jefferson is a native of Navasota having graduated from Navasota High School.

This year she will celebrate 22 years serving in the U.S. Navy.

If you'd like to share your military experiences send a message to justin.earley@kwtx.com.