10 Mar '18, 2am

US Fleet Forces Command names sailors of the year: Candidates participated in interviews…

NORFOLK, Va — U.S. Fleet Forces Command has named its 2017 sailors of the year. Petty Officer 1st Class John Herrman, an air crewman operator assigned to Patrol Squadron 16, based in Jacksonville, Fla., has been named Sea Sailor of the Year. He will be meritoriously promoted to chief petty officer. Petty Officer 1st Class Sheldon Hunter, an aviation electronics technician assigned to the Fleet Readiness Center Mid-Atlantic Detachment at Patuxent River, Md., was chosen as Shore Sailor of the Year. Hunter advances to the final selection process to be named the Chief of Naval Operations’ Shore Sailor of the Year. Candidates participated in interviews, nomination package reviews, team-building exercises and leadership courses over the course of a week. The program began in 1972 as a way to recognize high-performing enlisted sailors who represent the Navy’s ideals. ——— ©2018 Th...

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