Cedartown native serving aboard USS Ralph Johnson

Electrician’s Mate Fireman Joshua Shellhouse, from Cedartown, assigned to the guided-missile destroyer USS Ralph Johnson (DDG 114), performs maintenance on the cover of a multipurpose power outlet in the Arabian Gulf, Sept. 25, 2020. Ralph Johnson is part of Nimitz Carrier Strike Group and is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations to ensure maritime stability and security in the Central Region, connecting the Mediterranean and Pacific through the Western Indian Ocean and three critical chokepoints to the free flow of global commerce.