“Forever Loved, Never Forgotten”
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Shianne “Shi” Taylor Soles, age 19, was taken from this world on May 4, 2019. She was born and raised in Spokane, Washington. From the day she was born, she was a bright light that would flood the room wherever she went. As a young girl she spent many years involved in dance she loved music and to express herself and entertain others. She was always active, participating in basketball, volleyball, cross country, track, DECA, and cheerleading. She loved being a part of a team and encouraging others to do their best. She loved road trips and cheering on Husky football. Most of all, she loved to laugh. She had a passion for life, and the desire to be a part of something bigger.
She arrived at U.S. Navy Recruit Training Command on July 18th and graduated September 14th, 2018. She then attended Hospital Corpsman 'A' School in San Antonio, Texas where she graduated in January 2019. Soon after, she arrived at her first duty station, Naval Medical Center Portsmouth where she was assigned to the immunization clinic under the Directorate of Public Health services where she successfully immunized over 150 patients including active duty and civilian beneficiary personnel.
HN Shianne Soles held a role in the mission to maintain readiness within the world's greatest Navy. One of her biggest goals was to achieve to title of Petty Officer Third Class by the year 2020, to continue her education and work towards getting her bachelor's degree in Science, with her ultimate goal of becoming a Physician's Assistant.