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SH grad serving aboard nuclear-powered Navy sub

 

August 18, 2021

U.S. NAVY Seaman Douglas "Robby" Yunke is serving on the USS California, one of the world's most advanced nuclear-powered submarines.

Yunke compares experience, values to hometown

By Alvin Plexico

U.S. Navy

A Sweet Home native is serving in the U.S. Navy aboard the USS California, one of the world's most advanced nuclear-powered submarines.

Seaman Douglas Yunke, locally well known as Robby Yunke, a 2019 Sweet Home High School graduate, joined the Navy a year ago. 

"I was looking to start my life learning a trade because I knew I didn't want to go to college right out of high school," he said.

According to Yunke, the values required to succeed in the military are similar to those found in his hometown.

"No matter what yo...



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