PO2(SW) Alexander Peppin of USS Farragut (DDG 99)
Job: Admin LPO
Hometown: Wonder Lake, IL
Favorite Hobby: Camping
Hero: My Grandfather
Best Piece of Advice Received: Work hard, be honest, and help who are in need.
Goal for the Navy: To learn as much about my job in the Navy and to pass that knowledge on to those who seek it.
How has the Navy Improved Your Life: By giving me the knowledge, skills, experience and professionalism that will stay with me for the rest of my life.
Why was this Sailor Chosen to be Highlighted: PO2(SW) Peppin has assumed several roles normally filled by a senior petty officer. He currently serves as the Personnel Officer, Ship's Secretary, Legal Assistant and Administrative Division LPO managing 9 Sailors. He expertly supervised the completion of over 1000 correspondence files and pay transactions. Under his guidance, ADMIN produced 3 advancements, 2 ESWS qualifications, 1 SOQ and 2 BJOQs for FY2016. Petty Officer Peppin earned nomination as the FY2016(Q2) Junior Sailor of the Quarter and two Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medals during his tenure.