(Orange, Texas)

December 22, 2012

Serving our country 12.22.12

Special to The Leader
The Orange Leader

ORANGE — Navy Petty Officer 3rd Class Shawn D. Singleton

Navy Petty Officer 3rd Class Shawn D. Singleton has graduated from the U.S. Navy's Nuclear Power School at Naval Nuclear Power Training Command in Goose Creek, S.C.

Nuclear Power School is a rigorous six-month course that trains officer and enlisted students in the science and engineering fundamental to the design, operation, and maintenance of naval nuclear propulsion plants.

Graduates next undergo additional instruction at a prototype training unit before serving as a Surface Warfare Officer aboard a nuclear-powered surface ship or as an Electronics Technician aboard a nuclear-powered submarine.

Singleton is the son of Mary Brocato and stepson of Kevin Brocato, both of Vidor.

He is a 2009 graduate of Vidor High School.