Meet Boatswain’s Mate 1st Class Mercedes Logan! She’s a Recruit Division Commander (RDC) at Recruit Training Command (RTC), the Navy’s only boot camp.
Her parents moved from Liberia to the United States when she was 9.
“I joined in 2008,” she said. “I am a native of Liberia, West Africa, but was raised in New Jersey. I graduated from Ridge High School in Basking Ridge, New Jersey in 2007.”