Groton — Sonar Technician First Class Petty Officer Philip Hunt is the Naval Submarine School Sailor of the Quarter.
Hunt, an instructor and leading petty officer in tactical computer network operations in the Basic Enlisted Submarine Training Department, was selected July 26 in ceremonies sponsored by the Fleet Reserve Association, Branch 20.
Capt. David A. Roberts, commanding officer of the school, said Hunt leads nine instructors and 130 students and managed the division during the transition from two shifts to three shifts per day, increasing throughput by 25 percent in one of the most difficult courses in the fleet.
Hunt received the Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal, Silver Star in lieu of Sixth Award.
Sonar Technician First Class Joshua Sewell, Sonar Technician First Class John Long, Machinist’s Mate First Class Heath Mangrum and Fire Control Technician First Class Kirk Osborne were also honored as Department Sailors of the Quarter.
Navy Diver Second Class Jason Fenn was the Junior Sailor of the Quarter, selected by the Naval Submarine School First Class Petty Officer Association. Electrician’s Mate Second Class Michael Paselio, Electronics Technician Second Class David Sidorakis and Fire Control Technician Second Class Jeffrey Ward were also nominated.
Sonar Technician First Class Steven Wallace was recognized as the Instructor of the Quarter.