YAKIMA, Wash.-- A former Navy Seal and product of Yakima kicked off his campaign for the U.S. Senate Thursday. Gabriel Gomez was raised in Yakima and graduated from Eisenhower High School in 1983. He now lives in Massachusetts and is running for Secretary of State John Kerry's former senate seat. Gomez is a republican new to politics. He attended the U.S. Naval Academy and spent about a decade in the Navy. His parents still live in the Yakima Valley.