Sea and Shore Sailors of the Year (SOY) for Commander, Submarine Force U.S. Pacific Fleet (COMSUBPAC) were announced Feb. 27 following a week of events where 9 SOY candidates representing various commands from the Pacific submarine community competed for the distinguished title.
The 2014 Sea Sailor of the Year was awarded to Yeoman 1st Class William Kennedy, from the Los Angeles-class submarine USS San Francisco (SSN 711).
The 2014 Shore Sailor of the Year was awarded to Navy Counselor 1st Class Sarah Dozier, from Commander, Submarine Group 9.
Both Sailors now go on to represent the Pacific submarine force in the Commander, U.S. Pacific Fleet Sailor of the Year competition.
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