Ensign Jo Cartagena of Royal Palm Beach has received orders to Pensacola for training as a naval flight officer. He recently received a bachelor’s degree in applied physiology and kinesiology, specializing in fitness and wellness from the University of Florida, where he enrolled in August 2009.
During his four years at the NROTC unit there, Cartagena served as assistant events officer, conflict drill coordinator and squad leader.
A graduate of Suncoast High School, he is the son of Joe and Aiko Cartagena of Royal Palm Beach.
ABOVE: Ensign Jo Cartagena