Machinery Repairman 1st Class Frank Hotmer

USS Emory S. Land (AS-39)

(POLARIS POINT, Guam) Sept. 18, 2017 -- Machinery Repairman 1st Class Frank Hotmer, assigned to submarine tender USS Emory S. Land (AS 39), explains the capabilities of the fleet machine shop to Richard Vaughn, far right, House Armed Services Committee (HASC) Professional Staff Member, during a tour of the ship. Staff members from the HASC visited Guam to gain a greater understanding of Navy programs, equipment and facilities and toured locations on Naval Base Guam and Andersen Air Force Base. Emory S. Land and sister ship, USS Frank Cable (AS 40), provide maintenance, hotel services, and logistical support to submarines and surface ships in the U.S. 5th and 7th Fleet areas of operation.

(U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Richard A. Miller/RELEASED)

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