USS James E. Williams Sailors Help Out at Nature Sanctuary
Sailors assigned to the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS James E. Williams (DDG 95) participated in a community relations project in Port Victoria, Seychelles, Nov. 14.
The project took place at Nature Seychelles, a local nature sanctuary, where Sailors widened and dug out a canal to help support the Red Mangrove ecosystem, cut down invasive plants and transported soil that would be mixed with compost to enrich soil.
Command Chaplain, Lieutenant Ray Adkins.stated, "The Sailors of James E. Williams came ready to work today. They picked up the tools provided and went to work alongside local Seychellois to improve the nature sanctuary.”