PUBLISHED: 2:33 PM on Wednesday, June 29, 2005
Navy Fireman Musser deployed
Navy Fireman Joshua C. Musser, son of Bill Musser of Ketchikan, Alaska, and his shipmates are in the middle of a scheduled deployment, while assigned to the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge, homeported in Norfolk, Va.

Musser's ship deployed with USS Ashland, USS Ponce and USS Gonzalez as part of the USS Kearsarge Expeditionary Strike Group in support of the global war on terrorism and Operations Enduring/Iraqi Freedom.

Musser is a 2002 graduate of Naukati High School of Ketchikan, Alaska and joined the Navy in July 2002.