Tim was then stationed aboard the USS Farragut (DDG-37) as the only journalist on a “tin can” (destroyer). After a Mediterranean cruise and almost two years on the Farragut, Tim was transferred to the USS Eisenhower (CVN-69), a Nimitz-class aircraft carrier. Aboard the “Ike,” Tim joined a staff of six journalists and support staff in the Public Affairs Office. On Ike’s Mediterranean cruise in 1988, Tim was the sports writer, editor of the ship’s newspaper and the news anchor.
Tim Lewis was honorably discharged from the Navy in 1989 as a JO2 (second class petty officer journalist), Broadcast Operations Specialist. He earned the Navy Good Conduct Medal, Sea Service Deployment with one star (for two Med cruises), Navy Unit Commendation Medal and Navy Expeditionary Medal.
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