Navy Petty Officer 3rd Class Hoshea N. Rittenhouse has graduated from the U.S. Navy's 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 Electronics Technician aboard a nuclear-powered submarine.
Rittenhouse is the son of Nathan and Frances Rittenhouse of Hicksville, Ohio. He is a 2006 graduate of Ayersville High School, Defiance, Ohio.