Local Man Promoted Aboard U.S. Navy Warship

Dylan McMenamin appointed by Electrician’s Mate 2nd Class Darius Henton to his new rank of Petty Officer 3rd Class. (Photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Claire DuBois/Released)

  BARNEGAT – Electrician’s Mate 3rd Class Dylan McMenamin, from Barnegat, was officially promoted to Petty Officer 3rd Class aboard a U.S. Navy Warship.

  On April 16, Electrician’s Mate 2nd Class Darius Henton appointed McMenamin to his current rank while traveling through the Atlantic Ocean aboard the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71).

  The ship is deployed to Rota, Spain, and is on patrol in the U.S. Sixth Fleet area of operations in support of regional allies and partners and U.S. national security interests in Europe and Africa.