Spokesman

A 2013 Redmond High graduate is supporting one of the Navy’s most versatile combat ships, according to a news release.

Petty Officer 3rd Class Benjamin Tolke is a mineman serving under the commander of Littoral Combat Ship Squadron One Naval reserve unit. He is responsible for maintenance and preservation of equipment used to make mines safe, according to the Navy Outreach blog.

Tolke credits his time in ROTC in Redmond, as well as four years in the Marine Corps with helping him learn about service and success in the military.

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