Service notes


Jadyn Tiracave has graduated as an ensign at commissioning ceremonies at the U.S. Naval Academy, Annapolis, Md.

Jadyn earned a bachelor of science degree in chemistry.

While at the Naval Academy, Jadyn competed in the field event as a javelin thrower on the Navy Track and Field Team for four years. Her freshman year, she broke the Navy record with a throw of 161′-3″

She is the daughter of Phil and Gina Tiracave Gaida of Ashville.

She is a 2017 graduate of Penn Cambria High School, Cresson.

Jadyn’s present duty assignment will be in the Navy Intelligence Department at the Naval Academy in Annapolis.

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