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Navy Ensign Bruce W. Melton has graduated from the U.S. Navy’s Nuclear Power School at Naval Nuclear Power Training Command in Goose Creek, S.C.

Nuclear Power School is a rigorous six-month course that trains officer and enlisted students in the science and engineering fundamental to the design, operation, and maintenance of naval nuclear propulsion plants.

Graduates next undergo additional instruction at a prototype training unit before serving as a Surface Warfare Officer aboard a nuclear-powered surface ship or as an Electronics Technician aboard a nuclear-powered submarine.

Melton is the son of Lea and Gregory Melton, Los Alamos. 

His wife, Krista, is the daughter of Lee Davis and Shannon Roberts both of Warner Robins, Ga.

He is a 2004 graduate of Houston County High School, Warner Robins, Ga. 

He also earned a bachelor’s degree in 2008 from Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Ga.