By Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Tom Gagnier, Navy Office of Community Outreach Photo By, Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Tim Miller
BATH, Maine – A 2015 Bayonne High School graduate and Bayonne, New Jersey, native is serving as part of the Pre Commissioning Unit for the future Arleigh Burke-class destroyer, USS Thomas Hudner (DDG 116).
Seaman Apprentice Randy Bautista is a culinary specialist assigned to DDG 116 in Bath, Maine.
As a culinary specialist Bautista is responsible for food preparation and serving meals to the crew.
“I enjoy making my fellow shipmates smile at mealtime and knowing that I’m an important part of their daily lives onboard Thomas Hudner,” said Bautista.