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    Elgin Native Supports U.S. Navy Revolution in Training

    By Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Jerry Jimenez, Navy Office of Community Outreach

    Sailors are some of the most highly-trained people on the planet, according to Navy officials, and this training requires highly-dedicated instructors, staff and support.

    At Naval Service Training Command, staff oversee 98% of new Navy Accessions, including Recruit Training Command, Naval Reserve Officers Training Corps, and Officer Training Command, ensuring officers and sailors enter the fleet tough, disciplined, courageous and trained in five warfighting competencies – firefighting, damage control, seamanship, watchstanding and small arms handling and marksmanship.

    David Hart, a native of Elgin, Illinois, plays an important role at NSTC, supporting these sailors as director of training operations.

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