Jacob Drake, left, and Brad Frick are enjoying a meal together at a restaurant in Great Lakes, Illinois, in 2014, before Drake had to catch his plane ride to Virginia. Both joined the Navy and have been good friends since 2013, where they met in their Navy training classes. Drake was one of the 10 sailors who went missing after the USS John McCain collided with an oil tanker near Malaysia Monday.
Brad Frick, an Electronics Technician Petty Officer 3rd Class in the Navy, couldn’t believe what he was hearing when he found out one of his best friends, Jacob Drake, was lost at sea.
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