Photo by MCC(SW/AW) Sabrina Parker
NORFOLK, Va. - Capt. Blake Converse, Chief-of-Staff, Commander, Submarine Force Atlantic (SUBLANT) and FORCM Wes Koshoffer, Force Master Chief, SUBLANT, flank the 2014 SUBLANT Senior and Junior Sailors of the Year. (first row left) Electrician’s Mate 1st Class (SS) Bradley Monell, assigned to the Ohio-class ballistic-missile submarine USS Maryland (SSBN 738), home ported in Kings Bay, Ga., was the 2014 Senior Sea Sailor of the Year, and (first row right) Information Systems Technician 1st Class (SW/IDW) Kwelisha Jackson was the 2014 Senior Shore Sailor of the Year. Jackson was assigned to the Operational Control Center on the SUBLANT staff, headquartered in Norfolk, Va., during the competitive cycle, but is currently assigned to Commander, Carrier Group Five in Yokosuka, Japan. (second row left) Sonar Technician Submarines 2nd Class (SS) Timothy Wright, assigned to the Los Angeles-class attack submarine USS Toledo (SSN 769), home ported in Groton, Conn., was the 2014 SUBLANT Junior Sea Sailor of the Year, and STS2(SS) Kolbjorn Skaflestad, assigned to the Naval Submarine Support Facility in New London, Conn., was the 2014 SUBLANT Junior Shore Sailor of the Year. The 2014 SUBLANT Senior and Junior Sailors of the Year were announced March 5, during a ceremony held at the Pennsylvania House, Naval Station Norfolk.