During our February drill Cadet Hall earned the title Chief Petty Officer, the highest ranking achievement for a U.S navel Sea Cadet. “I wanna become Chief so I could further this unit,” he says.
His participation in the Sea Cadet program began four and half years ago. He hopes to inspire future Chief Petty Officers. “I would tell them to push themselves and keep going. Even your best is not your best. You need to keep going, keep reaching higher for the next rank,” he says.
Cadet Hall graduates from high school this spring. “Next, I’m shipping out for boot camp for the Navy,” he says.
After boot camp, he plans on attending “A“ school. This school teaches every enlisted man and women skills they need to perform their future jobs. After that, he hopes to attend Submarine Training. “I want to serve on a submarine for about three to four years and then eventually become a Legalman,” he says.
The Navy’s Judge Advocate General (JAG) Corps need help preparing legal cases. Navy Legalman are the paralegals the JAG corps rely to research, prepare and assist in cases. Cadet hall’s research on www.navy.com/careers guided him into a legal career.
“Eventually, I wanna get my law degree and become a lawyer,” he says. Chief Petty Officer Hall’s expertise, trust and leadership will be missed. Lexington Division’s loss is the United States Navy’s gain.