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Adam Dickson

Adam Dickson, a 1999 Salem High School graduate, is currently serving in the U.S. Navy aboard USS Kearsarge.

Senior Chief Adam Dickson is a master-at-arms aboard the amphibious transport dock operating out of Norfolk.

Kearsarge, one of the Navy’s most advanced amphibious ships, is designed to deliver Marines and their equipment where they are needed to support a variety of missions ranging from amphibious assaults to humanitarian relief efforts.

A Navy master-at-arms chief is responsible for the operations of the police department. “I oversee all of the patrols, and interactions of more than 50 patrolmen,” Dickson said.

“Diversity and success is being able to work with anyone on anything,” Dickson said. “No one dictates your future. My biggest memory is of going fishing with my family on the Roanoke River, and going to Friday night football…

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