Lake Roosevelt graduate recounts time in Navy


Calen Farmer serving on the George H.W. Bush aircraft carrier. - submitted photo

Lake Roosevelt graduate Calen Farmer spent six years in the Navy before pursuing an electronics engineering degree, and the experience took him around the world.

Farmer graduated from Lake Roosevelt in 2008 and enlisted in the Navy in February of 2012, just two days before his 22nd birthday.

" Like most young people, I was lost in life and didn't know what to do with my future," Farmer said. "I tried going to school, but it just was not for me at the time. After realizing I wasn't going anywhere in life, I looked for direction. The Navy would give me training, education, a job, benefits,...

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