In the service: Danielle ‘Dede’ Maniscalco |

In the service: Danielle ‘Dede’ Maniscalco

Petty officer Danielle “Dede” Maniscalco has left for her second tour of duty to Iraq. She is stationed on the USS Nimitz in security.

Ms. Maniscalco is a 2003 graduate of Bear River High School and will be unable to share her 21st birthday with her family. She is going on her fourth year of service since graduating from high school at 16 years of age.

Her family is looking forward to her return home.

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