Petty Officer 2nd Class William Naden stands with fiancé Lani Sablan at the Micronesian Conservation Coalition Ocean Gala in Guam May 11, 2024. Naden was recognized for leading a team of dedicated volunteers annually for the Merizo Pier Cleanup which expanded from a localized effort to a comprehensive initiative, successfully removing over 7,000 pounds of debris from Guam's coastal waters and highlighting the power of community-led conservation. (Photo courtesy Petty Officer 2nd Class Will Naden)

Photo by: Petty Officer 2nd Class Will Naden |  VIRIN: 240511-G-KA898-1187.JPG