Standing watch

Boatswain’s Mate 3rd Class Tyler Sonnier, from Zavalla, stands watch on the signal bridge of the USS Ronald Reagan, the Navy’s only forward-deployed aircraft carrier while on patrol in the Philippine Sea. Ronald Reagan, the flagship of Carrier Strike Group 5, provides a combat-ready force that protects and defends the United States, as well as the collective maritime interests of its allies and partners in the Indo-Pacific region.