Category Archives: Petty

Petty officer and his husband die in motorcycle accident


A petty officer and his husband died after a motorcycle accident in South Carolina on Oct. 30, officials have confirmed. Electrician’s Mate (Nuclear) 2nd Class Justice A. Hartley, 24, was on the back of a 2017 Yamaha motorcycle being driven by his husband, 31-year-old Guillermo Valeri, on South Carolina Highway 41 in Mount Pleasant, a […]

Petty officer and 19-year Navy vet dies in Florida hospital after collapsing in El Salvador


A petty officer assigned to a U.S. Southern Command mission in El Salvador died Tuesday, officials have confirmed. Master-at-Arms 1st Class Patrick Gilyard, 38, exhibited “signs of a stroke” on Sept. 28 in the Central American nation and was evacuated to the states on Sept. 30, according to U.S. 4th Fleet spokeswoman Cmdr. Kate Meadows. […]

Petty officer died after collapsing while jogging


A Florida-based petty officer died late last month after he collapsed while jogging on base, officials confirmed this week. Fire Controlman AEGIS 2nd Class Adam D. Pecaut, 28, was jogging on Naval Station Mayport at about 2:40 p.m. on April 27 when he collapsed, according to Navy officials and his wife, Isabella Pecaut. He was […]