By: Staff Reports | Gwinnett Citizen

Petty Officer 1st Class Electa Berassa re-enlists

Petty Officer 1st Class Electa Berassa of Snellville, Ga. re-enlisted in the Navy Reserve on Dec. 13. Berassa, a mass communications specialist, serves with a public affairs unit in Atlanta that is attached to U.S. 6th Fleet in Naples, Italy.

In her civilian job, she is a claims technician for an insurance company in Lawrenceville. Berassa first enlisted in the Navy in 1998 as an aerographer's mate working in weather forecasting. After her first enlistment, she served with the Air Force and returned to the Navy Reserve in her new rate in 2009. Her re-enlistment is for another two years in the reserve. A native of New York, Berassa moved to Snellville about three years ago, where she lives with her husband and two children.