Stroeh graduates from naval course for submarines Navy Petty Officer 3rd Class Aaron M. Stroeh, son of Army Master Sgt. and Mrs. Wayne L. Stroeh of Vermillion, recently graduated from the basic enlisted submarine course at the Naval Submarine School in Groton, CT.
During the five-week course, Stroeh learned the basic theory, construction, and operation of nuclear-powered submarines. Stroeh also learned shipboard organization, damage control, and submarine safety and escape procedures.
Stroeh participated in hands-on training with reality simulators, practicing firefighting and flood control on board a submarine. Stroeh also learned about a submarine's basic hydraulic, water and air systems, and practiced escaping from a simulated sinking submarine.
Stroeh, a 1998 graduate of Vermillion High School, joined the Navy in August 1998.