Petty Officer Cheslog gets baptized while ‘close to Israel’

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U.S. Navy Petty Officer 3rd Class Tyler Cheslog, a San Antonio native, was baptized at sea aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman on Easter Sunday, April 17, following Easter services provided by Truman’s Command Religious Ministries Department. Assigned to aviation intermediate maintenance department (AIMD), IM-2 division hydraulic technician, Cheslog serves as an aviation structural mechanic and frequently attends gospel services while deployed in the Mediterranean.I wanted to be baptized today, on Easter Sunday, because it’s a special event for Christians because Jesus Christ was resurrected today,” said Cheslog.With us being so close to Israel and it being Easter Sunday I thought it would be the perfect opportunity.”

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