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The Nuclear Power Training Unit is a technical school operated by the U.S. Navy in Goose Creek, South Carolina to train enlisted sailors, officers, Knolls Atomic Power Laboratory (KAPL) civilians and Bettis Atomic Power Laboratory (Bettis) civilians for shipboard nuclear power plant operation and maintenance of surface ships and submarines in the U.S. nuclear navy.


Gregory “Reed” Koepp II, USN
Commander, Nuclear Power Training Unit, Charleston, SC

CDR Daniel W. Turbeville, USN
Executive Officer, Nuclear Power Training Unit, Charleston, SC

MMNCM (SW/AW/IW) Daniel A. Duran, USN
Command Master Chief, Nuclear Power Training Unit, Charleston S.C.

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Nuclear Power Training Unit (NPTU)
1260 Snow Pointe Road, Goose Creek, SC, 29445

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