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5:47 AM Mon, Dec. 17th

Ryan Fleshner serving his country overseas

Ryan Fleshner (Amanda Rae Moreno/Courtesy)

Ryan Fleshner (Amanda Rae Moreno/Courtesy)

An ocean away, this Mayer native is serving in U.S. Navy, living in Europe, and supporting NATO missions.

A 2016 Mayer High School graduate and Mayer, Arizona, native is serving our country in the Navy, living on the coast of Spain, and participating in a critical NATO ballistic missile defense (BMD) mission while assigned to the guided-missile destroyer USS Carney.

Seaman Ryan Fleshner is a deck seaman aboard one of the four advanced warships forward-deployed to Rota, Spain, a small village on the country’s southwest coast 65 miles south of the city of Seville.