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Culinary Specialist 2nd Class Alexander P. Melo serves as the command Color Guard and Funeral Detail assistant coordinator. As a culinary specialist at NS Patuxent River, he serves as an unaccompanied housing building manager providing operational support by maintaining six unaccompanied housing buildings while also making sure the residents have a comfortable and safe place to live. “I enjoy working at Pax because of the professionalism and teamwork between military and civilian personnel on base,” Melo said. “What motivates me is my family’s support and knowing that what I do every day has a direct positive impact on the welfare and morale of Sailors residing in the barracks.”

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