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M. Dawn Scott, Navy Office of Community Outreach 

Broadus Native Propels Submarine Legacy into the Future


March 28, 2019

Zach Amsden, Naval Submariner, 2013 PRCDHS Grad, and son of Ted and Phoebe Amsden of Broadus, is pictured above in a photo couresy of Mass Communications Specialist 2nd Class Brad Gee.

KINGS BAY, Ga. – As citizens of Broadus go about their daily lives, members of the U.S. Navy's "Silent Service" work beneath the ocean's waves, continuing a tradition that only a small fraction of military members will ever know: strategic deterrence.

Petty Officer 1st Class Zach Amsden is assigned to USS Alaska, and is a 2013 graduate of Powder River County District High School. Zach takes on the task to execute one of the Defense Department's most important mission of strategic deterrence.

Amsden is a sonar technician (nuclear) stationed at the Naval Submarine Base Kings Bay, homeport t...

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