ABEC(SEL) Annicka Gallon was born in Burlingame, CA on 14 Sep 1984 and raised by her grandmother in Thornton, CO. ABEC(SEL) entered the Naval Service on 16 Dec 2002.
After graduation from Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, IL. She attended Aviation Boatswains Mate Equipment class (A1) course at Naval Air Technical Training Center Pensacola, Fl.
Her first sea tour was on board the USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) from April 2003 - Feb 2008 where she served as the Work center supervisor for catapult 3 and as a Quality Assurance Inspector. She is fully qualified in the catapults, and enjoys every minute working on the flight deck!
Her shore duty assignment is currently at Naval Air Technical Training Center, Pensacola, FL, where she serves as an instructor for the ABE A School course and is due to transfer to the USS Enterprise in October.