Seaman Austin R. Coleman recently graduated with honors from Nuclear Field “A” School (NFAS) at the Naval Nuclear Power Training Command Base in Goose Creek, S.C. He was promoted to rank E4 Third Class Petty Officer.
Coleman completed a 14-week course that teaches the fundamentals of different rates using hands-on training in equipment laboratories specifically designed to teach technical skills.
From there, Coleman will progress into Nuclear Power School, which is a 24-week course in a classroom setting, where he will learn the basic knowledge necessary to understand the theory and operation of naval nuclear propulsion plants.
ABOVE: Austin Coleman (left) receives his certificate.