Navy uniforms stolen before deployment


BEING PLANNED AND THE FAMILY IS TRYING TO FIGURE OUT HOW THEY’RE GOING TO MOVE FORWARD.>>WELL, LEAVING FOR DEPLOYMENT IS STRESSFUL ENOUGH BUT FOR ONE SAILOR IN KOKOMO IT’S EVEN WORSE BECAUSE OF ALL OF HER UNIFORMS WERE STOLEN. SHE TOLD OUR DAVID MacANALLY TONIGHT THEY’RE EX-P ENCIV TO REPLACE IN A SHORT AMOUNTS OF TIME BEFORE SHIPPING OUT.>>Reporter: YEOMAN ERIKA NORTHERN WEARS THE UNIFORM PROUDLY NOW JUST AS SHE’S ABOUT TO WEAR THE UNIFORM IN A THREE YEAR ASSIGNMENT IN JAPAN.>>MY DOOR WAS CRASHED OPEN.>>Reporter: SHE REESED –>>SOMEBODY TOOK MY STUFF.>>Reporter: AND NOT JUST PERSONAL STUFF LIKE MAKEUP OR A NEW OUTFIT BUT THINGS SHE NEEDS, VERY EXPENSIVE THINGS SHE NEEDS TO DO THE MISSION.>>LOOKED IN THE BACK SEAT TO SEE IF IT WAS BACK THERE AND NOTICED THAT MY GARMENT BACKER BAG AND MY BACKPACK WAS GONE.>>Reporter: THE FIRST THING SHE THOUGHT WITH A DEPLOYMENT GOING.>>WHAT AM I GOING TO DO WHEN I GET TO JAPAN?>>Reporter: THESE ARE THE MISSING DRESS BLUES. PLUS A KHAKI TOP OVER DARK UNIFORM PLANTS. PLUS HER NAVY PEA COAT.>>MY BACKPACK WITH MILITARY ISSUES, HAD MY COVER IN IT, HAD PATCHES IN IT, COLOR DEVICES, RIB BONES, ALL KINDS OF STUFF IN THERE. IT’S PROBABLY A RANDOM PERSON THAT OPENED UP MY CAR.>>Reporter: THEN PANICKED WHEN THEY SAW THE MILITARY UNIFORMS.>>I CAN’T BELIEVER SOMEBODY WOULD ACTUALLY STEAL SOMEBODY’S STUFF AND ESPECIALLY SOMEBODY THAT’S PROTECTING THE COUNTRY.>>Reporter: SINCE THURSDAY SHE’S CHECKED THE PARKING LOT DAILY AND THE DUMPSTERS HOPING SOMEBODY WILL RETURN THEM, HER FAMILY CHECKING MILITARY SURPLUS STORES AND PAWN SHOPS AND ONLINE.>>I’M SUPPOSED TO SHOW UP IN MY DRESS WHITES OR DRESS BLUES IN MY COMMAND BUT I’VE CONTACTED MY SPONSOR IN JAPAN AND TOLD HER I’M TRYING TO GET NEW UNIFORMS, BUT THAT IS ME HAVING TO GO ALL THE WAY UP TO GREAT LAKES AND BUY NEW UNIFORMS AND COMING OUT OF MY OWN POCKET, MY OWN PAYCHECK.>>Reporter: NORTHERN SAYS SHE DOESN’T KNOW HOW SOMEBODY GOT INTO HER CAR. SHE KNOWS TO REPLACE ALL THOSE ITEMS IT WILL COST ABOUT $800. SHE SAYS HER NAME IS IN EVERY

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  1. how can I get in touch with this young lady?  I would like to help her.  and why did this story disappear from your news?

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