Lieutenant (j.g.) Barranco is the main propulsion officer on board the USS Pearl Harbor (LSD-52). Prior to joining the Navy, he worked as a paralegal for an immigration law firm and currently serves as the command citizenship representative.

Articles by Octavio Barranco

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A First-Generation Sailor

By Lieutenant (j.g.) Octavio Barranco, U.S. Navy
June 2022
Fear that their undocumented parents will be deported while they are deployed is detrimental to the warfighter mentality service members must embody.