Navy Petty Officer 3rd Class Mitchel A. Flory has graduated from the U.S. Navy's Officer 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 Submarine Officer aboard a nuclear-powered submarine.
Flory is the son of Lara and Alec Flory of Amelia. His wife, Elynda, is the daughter of Anna and Lawrence Burton of Milford. He is a 2010 graduate of Amelia High School.