Feb. 16, 2018
Face of Defense: Sailor From Humble Beginnings Achieves Excellence
MECHANICSBURG, Pa. —
Navy Lt. Ismael Tounkara was raised in Guinea, but he has surmounted challenges and risen through the ranks to become a highly successful officer. For those who know Tounkara, he is the quintessential example of how hard work, dedication, ambition and effort can pay big dividends.