Navor-Aquias completes Basic Enlisted Submarine course in Groton

Navy Seaman Recruit Fredrick-Hollywood Navor-Aquias, son of Virginia Navor and Freddie Aquias, recently graduated from the Basic Enlisted Submarine Course at the Naval Submarine School in Groton, Conn.

During the six-week course, Aquias learned the basic theory, construction and operation of nuclear-powered submarines.

Aquias also learned shipboard organization, damage control, and submarine safety and escape procedures.

Aquias participated in hands-on training with reality simulators, practicing firefighting and flood control on board a submarine.

Aquias also learned about a submarine’s basic hydraulic, water and air systems, and practiced escaping from a simulated sinking submarine.

Aquias is a 2002 graduate of Kauai High School, and joined the Navy in Aug. 2002.


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