30 Jun '15, 5am

Boy's dream + EA-18G Growler = Priceless: @MakeAWish @MasterCard

WHIDBEY ISLAND, Wash. (NNS) -- Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 138, with the Make-A-Wish Foundation, helped to make a boy's dream come true with a hands-on experience inside an EA-18G Growler at Naval Air Station (NAS) Whidbey Island, commemorating the retirement of the EA-6B Prowler June 27. Jonathan Lo was diagnosed with Chronic Myeloid Leukemia after a normal visit to a pediatrician when his family noticed bruising on his body, but the diagnosis hasn't slowed down his love of life or jet aircraft. "We were devastated after finding out our son had this disease but we reached out to the Make-A-Wish Foundation to see if we could do as much for him as possible with the time we had left," said Jonathan's mother Jean Lo, from Bothell, Washington. "The Foundation has helped my family every step of the way and I consider them a part of our family now." Jonathan never seemed to...

Full article: http://www.navy.mil/submit/display.asp?story_id=87918

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