Meet the Staff

Meet the Staff

Chief Robert N. Teddy (Ret)


Information Systems Technician Chief Robert N. Teddy was born in Memphis, Tennessee, and graduated from Raleigh-Egypt High School in May, 1983. He received a BSET (Bachelor of Science in Engineering Technology) degree from the University of Memphis in December 1989. He joined the Navy Reserve as a Petty Officer Third Class Instrumentman through the Advanced Pay Grade (APG) program in December, 1993, and attended APG Phase I at the Naval Reserve Management School in New Orleans, Louisiana.  As a member of the Naval Reserves at NAS MEMPHIS in Millington, Tennessee, he was first assigned to NR CVN 72 0179 (USS ABRAHAM LINCOLN) from 1993-1994.

He relocated to Florida, transferred to NMCRC WEST PALM BEACH in December 1994, and affiliated with Surface Intermediate Maintenance Activity (SIMA) unit which then evolved into Naval Embarked Advisory Team (NEAT) 108 where he held multiple positions as Training and Administrative Petty Officer from 1994–1999. During his time with NEAT 108, his rating was disestablished and he was given the opportunity to change to the rating of Radioman (RM).

After achieving Petty Officer First Class, he relocated to Olive Branch, Mississippi, but continued to stay affiliated with NEAT 108. While on annual training at SIMA Little Creek in Norfolk, Virginia, he volunteered for mobilization and was mobilized at Naval Mobilization Processing Site in Groton, Connecticut. He was assigned to MIUWU (Mobile Inshore Undersea Warfare Unit) 203 and reported to Fort Schuyler, Bronx, New York, then deployed to NSA SOUDA BAY, CRETE from January – July 2003.

Upon his return from mobilization, his command had become a law enforcement unit. In December, 2004, he was picked up as an Individual Augmentee (IA) and received deployment orders in support of OEF/OIF (OPERATION ENDURING FREEDOM/OPERATION IRAQI FREEDOM and was assigned to COMNAVELSG (COMMAND NAVAL EXPEDITIONARY LOGISTICS SUPPORT GROUP) at Cheatham Annex in Williamsburg, Virginia, where he attended 60 days of training at Fort Eustis, Virginia. He he qualified with M-9 and M16A40 and underwent Ground Assault Training with Joint Forces to certify as Mission Capable for the combat missions. He was assigned to NAVY CUSTOMS BATTALION as Leading Petty Officer of ALPHA COMPANY for NAVELSG FWD OSCAR. His unit was deployed to CAMP ARIFJAN in KUWAIT, then forwarded to LSA ANACONDA in Balad, IRAQ. He extended his orders to train the PAPA & ROMEO Detachments in Kuwait. While mobilized, his rate – RM (Radioman) – was merged with the DP (Data Processor Technician) rating and became IT (Information Systems Technician). He returned stateside in July 2006 and immediately moved to Maple Shade, New Jersey.

He transferred to an OPNAV unit at NOSC (Naval Operational Support Center) HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania. He worked in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania for the Bureau of Labor and Statistics, maintaining the network operations. It was here that his supervisor offered him the opportunity to be a leader for Sea Cadets, but he declined because he just received an employment opportunity working for a clandestine group via the U.S. Naval Research Lab in Ventura, California.

After moving to Ventura, California, he affiliated with CNFK-HQ (COMMAND NAVAL FORCES KOREA- HEADQUARTERS) at Port Hueneme and was selected for Chief Petty Officer in July 2008. His first assignment as Chief was to temporarily relocate to Chinhae, South Korea for UFG/UFL (EXERCISE ULCHI FOCUS LENS and EXERCISE ULCHI FREEDOM GUARDIAN) as the active-duty COMMS LCPO and SSO (Special Security Officer) for CNFK.

When his orders completed in 2009, another command offered a new challenge for Chief Teddy. This opportunity was ADSW (Active Duty – Special Work) orders as Program Manager for USAFRICOM (US AFRICA COMMAND) in Stuttgart, Germany. He seized this level of leadership immediately and worked as the PHYSEC (PHYSICAL SECURITY) LCPO. He volunteered as a USO tour guide in his spare time and sponsored multiple Chief Selects for promotion.

Returning stateside once again, Chief Teddy relocated to Laurel, Maryland got a position working with DIA (Defense Intelligence Agency) while affiliating with SPAWAR (Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command) 0766 as the SEL (Senior Enlisted Leader) at NRO (National Reconnaissance Office) via NRC (Naval Reserve Center) WASHINGTON at JRB (Joint Reserve Base) Andrews in Washington D.C. from 2010-2013.

He transferred to COMTENTHFLT (U.S. Cyber Command) at Fort Meade, Maryland in 2013 and became was the LCPO of N7 (Training) from 2013-2018. He participated in many exercises and was provided an opportunity in 2016 to attend the MSOC (Maritime Staff Operator Course – offered to junior officers – O1 to 04) course at the Naval War College in Newport, Rhode Island. Knowing his naval career was coming to a close, Chief Teddy transitioned to CNIFR (Command, Naval Information Forces Reserve) from 2018-2020 at JRB Andrews assisting with training.

In 2020, while at a GMT (General Military Training) event, a Naval 0-6 (Captain) offered him a perfect way to sundown his naval career until his retirement date of 01JUN2023. He would be a SME (Subject Matter Expert) for a worldwide project – NP2 (Naval Pay and Personnel), merging major Naval website applications into a streamlined login application.

His military awards include the Joint Service Commendation Medal, Army Commendation Medal, Army Achievement Medal, Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal (3), Naval Reserve Meritorious Service Medal (5), National Defense Service Medal (2), Armed Forces Reserve Medal w/ ”M” Device and Bronze Hourglass Device (2), Reserve Good Conduct Medal (5), Navy and Marine Corps Overseas Service Ribbon (2), Sea Service Deployment Ribbon, Joint Meritorious Unit Award (2), Military Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal, Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Iraq Campaign Medal (01OOCT to 30SEP10), National Defense Service Medal (2), Navy Unit Commendation Medal, NATO Medal, Navy Rifle Expert Medal, Navy Pistol Expert Ribbon, and the Korean Defense Service Medal.

Chief Teddy stays physically active as the Calisthenics Coach for the U-14 Boys Abington Football Soccer Travel Club and is active in the Cyber Security Program at Loyola Blakefield Middle and High School.  He attended University of Maryland University Global Campus pursuing a Masters degree in Information Management.

He has two sons, Matthew (33), Cameron (13), and one daughter, Grace (31). He resides with his wife (Colleen) and son (Cameron) in White Marsh, Maryland.


A native of Oceanside, Ca., Cryptologic Technician (Interpretive) 2nd Class Andrea Fooks enlisted into the U.S. Navy in 2016. After completing the Spanish course at the Defense Language Institute, she served as a language analyst for the Navy Information Operations Command Texas. During this tour, she also served as a department safety coordinator, a Junior Sailors Association Representative, and volunteered for various organizations to include the Boys and Girls Club, the Humane Society, and the National Museum of the Pacific War. 

Her tenacious efforts of ensuring mission success, and supporting the neighboring community, combined with her unwavering dedication and proactive leadership style, resulted in her meritorious advancement to petty officer second class and her selection as the command’s 2019 Junior Sailor of the Year.

She is currently stationed at Fort Meade, Md., working for Cryptologic Warfare Activity (CWA) 65, and continuing her career as a language analyst while pursuing a bachelor’s of science in cybersecurity. 

Her awards include two Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medals. 

Although new to the Sea Cadet organization, Petty Officer Fooks is committed to the growth and success of the USNSCC Annapolis Division. It is her sincerest aspiration to provide guidance and support for every cadet; fostering a positive environment for professional development, personal success, and promoting the highest traditions of the United States Navy.


Cryptologic Technician (Collection) 3rd Class Johnny Soto II enlisted into the U.S. Navy in 2021. After completing Signals 460 and Signals 451 at Information Warfare Training Command Pensacola, he was sent to Fort Meade, Maryland, where he is currently working as a Signal Analysis Instructor under Cryptologic Warfare Activity (CWA) 67.

While he is still new to the Navy, he is not new to helping out his community. Before joining the military, he was a project manager over various community service projects within his high school located in Prince George, Virginia. His services led to many great accomplishments such as the obtainment of $4000 dollars for the ASK Foundation based out of Richmond, Virginia; Furthermore, the goal of this organization is to provide psychological support to pediatric cancer patients and their families.

Petty Officer Soto is committed to the development of the youth. His desire to continuously improve his ways of reaching, understanding, and helping children can be seen in his past occupation as a substitute teacher. As well as, his soon-to-come degree in Sociology.


Operations Specialist 3rd Class Nathaniel Rosekrans is a guardsman in the U.S. Navy Ceremonial Guard and a former Chief Petty Officer in the U.S. Naval Sea Cadet Corps. A native of Pinconning, Michigan, he graduated from Pinconning High School in 2021. 

Immediately following graduation, he enlisted in the U.S. Navy at the age of 17 and reported to Recruit Training Command in June 2021. After successfully completing Recruit Training, he immediately reported to the U.S. Navy Ceremonial Guard to begin his basic guardsman training. After his graduation from training in November, he reported to the Marching Platoon prior to reporting to the Color Guard Platoon in January 2022. 

Quickly distinguishing himself from his peers, he went on to receive his qualification as a standard honors guardsman within only two months, an impressive feat for those pursuing that qualification.
In his short time since taking on that position, Petty Officer Rosekrans has flawlessly participated in more than 70 full honors funerals in Arlington National Cemetery. Additionally, he has completed more than 10 high-profile joint armed services to include White House States and Territories, Joint Service Color Guards, and Pentagon Arrivals. 
In addition to his service with the ceremonial guard, he also volunteers his time teaching and developing cadets in the U.S. Naval Sea Cadets. Taking what he’s learned from his time in the U.S. Navy and the ceremonial guard, he’s been able to pass that information on to some of our country’s future warfighters.


Griffin Hewitt is a Midshipman for the Annapolis Division. During his four years as a Sea cadet, he reached the rank of Chief Petty Officer and served as the Supply Department Petty Officer and later the Leading Petty Officer.

As a cadet, he attended training onboard the SS John W. Brown and at USCG Station Sand Key. The following year, he was invited back as staff of the training on the John W. Brown.

His awards include the Sons of the Revolution Bronze Good Citizenship medal and two Honor Cadet ribbons.

MIDN Hewitt is currently enrolled at Anne Arundel Community College while waiting to hear from the Coast Guard Academy in regards to his application.



Dankwa Nnoma-Addison is a midshipman in the Annapolis Division Sea Cadets. He started out as a League Cadet in 2016, then transitioned to the Sea Cadets in early 2017. He reached the rank of Chief Petty Officer and graduated from the program in 2021.

He attended several advanced trainings, such as the Liberty Ship Seaman Training onboard the SS John W. Brown, the National Flight Academy in Pensacola, Florida, and the U.S. Coast Guard Training in Yorktown, Virginia.

He received the Bronze Good Citizenship Medal from the Sons of the American Revolution and the Theodore Roosevelt Youth Medal.