February 7, 2000
During the deployment, Young's ship participated in Operation Southern Watch in the Arabian Gulf, enforcing U.N. resolutions levied against Iraq after the 1991 Gulf War. Young's ship also made a port visit to Pattaya Beach, Thailand.
The 1991 graduate of Tolt High School joined the Navy in December 1997. Young is a 1997 graduate of Washington State University with a BA degree.