- Name: Shannon Mary Kent
- Title: Chief Petty Officer, U.S. Navy
- Age: 35-year-old
- Start date in the military: December 11, 2003
- War zone deployments: Five
- Language: Arabic (four dialects), Spanish, French, Portuguese
- Family: Husband and 18-month-old and 3-year-old sons
- Place of birth: Pine Plains, N.Y.
- Dream: Help fellow veterans suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder. Kent was due to return to the U.S. by April and had hoped to attend a clinical psychology doctoral program.
Jan. 31, 2019
Navy Chief Cryptologic Technician (Interpretive) Shannon M. Kent. (U.S. NAVY)