Submitted to the Optic
Lt. Commander J. Jacob Saiz was installed as the new commanding officer of the Navy Operational Support Center in El Paso, Texas, during a change of commander ceremony on Jan. 10.
Saiz is the grandson of Herman and Lucy Saiz of Las Vegas. His grandfather Herman — a decorated veteran of the Pacific Campaign — placed the command pin on his grandson’s uniform.
Several family members, including parents John and Maria Saiz of Aztec, N.M., also attended.