Name: FC1(SW) Kyle Thiel
Job: LTF Instructor
Hometown: Wadsworth, OH
Favorite Hobby: Working on motorcycles
Hero: Valentino Rossi (Legendary MotoGP Rider)
Best Piece of Advice Received: "The only time you look in your neighbor's bowl is to make sure that they have enough. You don't look in your neighbor's bowl to see if you have as much as them." - Louis CK, Comedian
Goal for the Navy: Â¬â€ Hopes to achieve his Master Degree in Mechanical Engineering before retiring.
How has the Navy Improved Your Life? The diversity the Navy has exposed him to has allowed him to see the efficiency other people's opinion can provide in order to accomplish the task at hand.
Why was this Sailor Chosen to be Highlighted? FC1 Thiel is a pillar of the LTF command. His dedication to his primary duties has led him to get qualified in 9 topics and to certify as the Topic Qualifier in 6 of them.
He has also taken on several collateral duties to include command Motorcycle Safety Coordinator, Assistant Safety PO, Assistant ESAMS Coordinator, and Assistant Training Petty Officer. Off duty, FC1 Thiel is currently working towards his Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering and is currently enrolled in two classes this semester.
In his spare time when he isn't riding or working on his motorcycle, FC1 stays active in his community and recently took leave to participate in an event in his hometown called Arboretum Dash; a fundraiser for Arboretum Elementary which raised money to provide the school with new computers.