CHIEF PETTY OFFICER JUSTIN MELTON
By Lt. Ana Maring, Navy Office of Community Outreach
A Stonewall Jackson High School graduate and Charleston, S.C., native is serving aboard USS Essex (LHD 2), the largest of all amphibious warfare ships and resembles a small aircraft carrier.
AT THE MOVIES:
Denzel Washington may exert the purest form of star power in movies today.
His name above the title guarantees a film will open to solid numbers, something few actors in Hollywood can credibly claim to deliver. He did it again last weekend, when his gritty R-rated thriller “The Equalizer” bowed to a sterling $35 million.