ROCKFORD (WIFR) -- Petty Officer 2nd Class Ryne Becker of Rockford is serving aboard the guided-missile cruiser USS Philippine Sea.
2nd Class Ryne Becker from Rockford signals during replenishment-at-sea aboard the guided-missile cruiser USS Philippine Sea (CG 58). Becker is a Religious Programs Specialist.
The USS Philippine Sea is deployed as part of the George H.W. Bush Carrier Strike Group in support of maritime security operations, theater security cooperation efforts and missions in support of Operation Enduring Freedom in the U.S. 5th and 6th Fleet areas of responsibility.