LT Xiao J. Sun
Lieutenant Sun was born in Tang Shan City, China. He immigrated to the United States at the age of ten and resided in Parsippany, New Jersey. He graduated from the United States Naval Academy in May 2004 with a Bachelor of Science degree in System Engineering and received his commission as an Ensign in the United States Navy.
In July 2004, Lieutenant Sun reported to USS PRINCETON (CG 59) where he qualified in CIC Watch Officer, Surface/Subsurface Warfare Coordinator, Officer of the Deck and Surface Warfare Pin. While onboard USS PRINCETON, he served as the Communications Officer, overseeing HF/SHF/EHF/VHF/UHF and computer systems onboard.
In November 2006 he reported to the Navy Nuclear Power Training Command and began nuclear training. Upon graduating from NNPTC, LT Sun reported to Prototype in Saratoga Springs, NY to complete his nuclear training.
In February 2008, LT Sun reported to PCU George H. W. Bush. He qualified as Propulsion Plant Watch officer in June and commenced shift work and the testing program. LT Sun served as the number one plant Reactor Control Division Officer. He was responsible for the initial criticality of number one reactor and the commissioning of USS George H. W. Bush (CVN-77).
LT Sun reported to NRC in April of 2010, and is currently serving as the Nuclear Trained Officer for the NUPOC (Nuclear Propulsion Officer Candidate) program.