Information Systems Technician 1st Class (IW/EXW) Justin Sullivan, 2017 Navy Service Member of the Year, has served honorably for ten years in the Navy. During two combat tours in 2012 and 2013 at remote operating bases in Afghanistan, Sullivan served as a radio operator and supported medical evacuations. His expertise was credited with saving the lives of two local Afghan soldiers. Sullivan has also spent nearly 380 hours volunteering as a teacher, mentor and safety observer with the Naval Sea Cadets Corps, a Navy-related organization that teaches teenagers, ages 13 to 17, about the Navy, leadership and community service. For his continued efforts in his community, Sullivan has garnered two President’s Volunteer Service Awards — one bronze and one silver — and has been given the Navy League’s Outstanding Service Member Award.