VIRGINIA BEACH-A sailor made his reenlistment ceremony a memorable one.
Electricians Mate 2nd Class (EM2) Derrick Cruz donned scuba gear and went ten feet under in a pool at Dive Quarters on Laskin Road.
Lt. Joel Larson gave the Oath of Enlistment to his fellow USS George H.W. Bush shipmate as a dive shop employee videotaped the big moment.
'It was awesome,' he said.
Cruz's first scuba dive was Lt.Larson's idea.
'Iwas planning on doing just a plain ol' reenlistment, typical one, where you just stand in a room and say an oath, but he came up with the idea of doing it in a pool I thought it was a great idea,' he added.
Cruz had completed six years in the Navy and re-upped for four more.