Commander Kelechi Ndukwe has resumed his new part as the Commander of a U.S. Naval force ship, making him the first Nigerian-American in that position.
Ndukwe is from Okoko-Item in Bende LGA, Abia State.
In a choice made by the military VIP of the United States, with the information on the US President Joe Biden, Commander Kelechi Ndukwe was delegated and provided charge to assume responsibility for the US Navy-guided rocket destroyer USS HALSEY (DDG-97) on April 2, 2021.
The United States Embassy in Nigeria has complimented Kelechi Ndukwe on the accomplishment, as the primary Nigerian-American to order a US Navy Guided Missile Destroyer.
The international safe haven praised the maritime official in a tweet on Thursday, April 8.
Abia state lead representative, Okezie Ikpeazu likewise took to Twitter to salute him.
Ndukwe holds a Master’s certificate in National Security and Strategy Studies from the US Naval War College.
Prior to that, he graduated with a Chemical Engineering certificate from the University of Notre Dame.
As indicated by the Foundation for Defense Democracies (FDD), somewhere in the range of 2013 and 2015, Ndukwe told the USS Devastator (MCM 6), a minesweeper situated in Bahrain, and had served on different warships in different pieces of the world including the Mediterranean Sea, Horn of Africa, Arabian Gulf, and Western Pacific Ocean.
Ndukwe’s folks moved to the US as understudies in 1977.
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