Navy Petty Officer 3rd class Shane A. Haydon, son of Mia Butler of Palm Harbor and Dale Haydon of Clearwater, completed the naval nuclear power training pipeline.
During the course with the Nuclear Power Training Unit, Ballston Spa, N.Y, Haydon received instruction about nuclear theory, chemistry, physics, reactor operations, safety and security.
Upon completion of the course, Haydon qualified as a Naval nuclear operator.
Haydon is a 2005 graduate of Palm Harbor University High School and joined the Navy in December 2007.
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The Morris F. Dixon Jr. Detachment 54 of the Marine Corps League in Clearwater, with the assistance of many business and community partners and volunteers, distributed toys to 1,500 families in upper Pinellas County this Christmas. See photo above of participants Bob Cannon, Pete and Marge Kristall, Jack Johnson, Joseph Lonergan, Robin Fancher, Tony Mazzone and Wayne Morgan.