December 15, 2016 Naval Education and Training Center (NETC) announced the selection of CTT1 Scott G. Searcy as the Navy’s Mid-grade Enlisted Instructor of the Year for 2016. There were more than 8,000 Navy instructors competing in this category! His bio Follows:
CTT1 Scott Searcy is a native of Nashville. After graduating from high school in 2005, he enlisted in the United States Navy on March 12, 2009.
Following Recruit Training, he transferred to Center for Information Dominance Corry Station in Pensacola and completed Entry Level ELINT (“A” school) and AN/SLQ-32(V)2 Maintenance (“C” school). In June 2010 he was advanced to CTT2.
Following his training at Corry Station, CTT2 Searcy transferred to USS STOUT(DDG 55) and served as the AN/SLQ-32(V)2 technician, OT Division Leading Petty Officer, and Visit Board Search and Seizure Leading Petty Officer. During this tour of duty, CTT2 Searcy was advanced to CTT1 in November 2013.
On October 16, 2015, CTT1 Searcy reported to CID Corry Station for instructor duty.
Petty Officer’s Searcy’s personal awards include: Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal, Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal (3 awards), Good Conduct Medal (2 awards) and National Defense Service Medal.