USS Makin Island 1st Classes Shirt Made In America! The USS Makin Island at their request asked Vision-Strike-Wear.com to develop a concept featuring the Spartan in advance of the junior enlisted ranks depicted in the decoration of the shirts forming the tortoise defensive position. The Spartan represents the leadership and helping to produce leaders in the E-3, E-4 and E-5's behind. The goal and mission of the 1st Class Petty Officer is to train and develop the qualities of naval leadership found in these men and women and help them to achieve higher levels of responsibility and achievement. This sepia naval design for their FCPOA shirts was developed directly with the 1st classes of the USS Makin Island. it is the honor and pleasure for vision-Strike-Wear.Com to have been requested to make this design for their naval shirts and clothing.