Center for Naval Aviation Technical Training Recognizes its 2019 Top Instructors


Story Number: NNS191108-02Release Date: 11/8/2019 11:08:00 AM
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From Center for Naval Aviation Technical Training Public Affairs

PENSACOLA, Fla. (NNS) -- The Center for Naval Aviation Technical Training (CNATT) announced its domain-wide 2019 Instructors of the Year (IOY), Nov 5. 

“The fierce competition between these outstanding professionals demonstrates the strength of our aviation training community, and their selection speaks highly of their hard work, dedication and professionalism,” said CNATT’s Commanding Officer Capt. Nate Schneider.

CNATT’s IOYs are:

Officer Instructor of the Year

Lt. Cmdr. Kristopher T. Greene, CNATT Det. Whiting Field, Naval Air Station Whiting Field, Florida

Senior Instructor of the Year

Chief Hospital Corpsman Paul R. Fischer, Naval Air Technical Training Center (NATTC), Naval Air Station Pensacola, Florida

Mid-Grade Instructor of the Year

Aviation Boatswain’s Mate Aircraft Handling 1st Class Keyonnia V. Cook, NATTC, Naval Air Station Pensacola, Florida

Junior Instructor of the Year

Aviation Electrician’s Mate 2nd Class Lucas D. Mclean, Center for Naval Aviation Technical Training Unit (CNATTU) Lemoore, Naval Air Station Lemoore, California

The instructors are all part of the MyNavy HR force development team that takes Sailors from “street to fleet” by preparing new accession Sailors in aviation ratings and aviation maintenance officers with the skills to perform their jobs. They also continue to provide follow-on training at the right time in a Sailor’s career-long learning continuum.

CNATT IOYs will now join other Sailors within the Naval Education and Training Command (NETC) enterprise as a candidate for NETC’s IOY honors in each category.

The following CNATT Sailors were nominated by their respective learning sites as their top instructors:

Senior Instructor of the Year

Chief Aviation Electrician’s Mate Tamara N. Hayles, CNATTU Oceana, Virginia

Chief Aviation Machinist’s Mate Mike Byas, CNATTU Jacksonville, Florida

Chief Aviation Maintenance Administrationman Brandon M. Gaines, CNATTU North Island, California

Chief Aerographer’s Mate Jimmy A. Frattle, CNATTU Keesler, Mississippi

Chief Aviation Machinist’s Mate Carlo K. Moore, CNATTU Norfolk, Virginia

Chief Aviation Machinist’s Mate Garry O. David, CNATTU Det. Atsugi, Japan

Chief Air Traffic Controller Ryan J. Chapman, CNATTU Det. Tinker, Oklahoma

Chief Aviation Machinist’s Mate Courtney J. Daniels, CNATTU Whidbey Island, Washington

Senior Chief Aviation Machinist’s Mate Jerimmey J. Molina, CNATT Det. Whiting Field, Florida

Mid-Grade Instructor of the Year

Aviation Electrician’s Mate 1st Class Deanna P. Lebrecht, CNATTU Lemoore, California

Naval Air Crewman Mechanical 1st Class West T. Coan, NASC Pensacola, Florida

Aviation Electrician’s Mate 1st Class Edwin Ramos, CNATTU Oceana, Virginia

Electronics Technician 1st Class Timothy B. McDonough, CNATTU Jacksonville, Florida

Aviation Electronics Technician 1st Class Justine L. McKinley, CNATTU North Island, California

Aerographer’s Mate 1st Class Ian J. Smith, CNATTU Keesler, Mississippi

Aviation Machinist’s Mate 1st Class Marvin A. Reyes, CNATTU Norfolk, Virginia

Aviation Maintenance Administrationman 1st Class Bernadette E. Terry, CNATTU Det. Atsugi, Japan

Aviation Electronics Technician 1st Class Jason M. Krug, CNATT Det. Eglin, Florida

Aviation Structural Mechanic 1st Class Ashton R. Yu, CNATT Det. Tinker, Oklahoma

Navy Counselor 1st Class Elena McPeak, CNATTU Whidbey Island, Washington

Staff Sgt. Kyle C. Lyons, CNATT Det. Camp Pendleton, California

Junior Instructor of the Year

Aviation Electrician’s Mate 2nd Class RitaMarie L. Tarnowski, CNATTU Point Mugu, California

Aviation Boatswain’s Mate Fuel 2nd Class Egypt Bey, NATTC Pensacola, Florida

Sgt. Tyler M. Gilbert, CNATTU North Island, California

Aviation Electronics Technician 2nd Class Patrick D. Heffner, CNATTU Keesler, Mississippi

Aviation Electrician’s Mate 2nd Class Darren C. Moltz, CNATTU Norfolk, Virginia

Aviation Electrician’s Mate 2nd Class Javier Y. Fernandez, CNATTU Whidbey Island, Washington

CNATT is a technical training agent for the Naval Aviation Enterprise, an organization designed to advance and sustain Naval Aviation warfighting capabilities at an affordable cost, under NETC.

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