A Seymour native serves at Naval Air Station (NAS) Jacksonville, Florida.

Petty Officer 3rd Class Jacob Baird joined the Navy two years ago and now serves as a master-at-arms.

“I wanted to be in the security forces, and when I learned the Navy had those jobs available, I was interested,” Baird said. "Once I got in, I applied for canine, which was a dream of mine. I was grateful to be selected and enjoy what I do now working with the dogs."

Recommended for you

(0) comments

Welcome to the discussion.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.