Rank: Petty officer 3rd class
Branch of service: Navy
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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:
The Modesto Bee
P.O. Box 5256
Modesto, CA 95352
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