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.