Zavier Nathaniel Carver was meritoriously advanced and authorized to assume the title uniform of a Petty Officer 2nd Class.
Carver is an information systems technician.
“Petty Officer Carver consistently performed his demanding duties in an exemplary and highly professional manner,” the promotion read. “As electronic plots operator, he provided sound recommendations and forceful back up to the contact manager in dynamic, shallow water, high contact density environment. Distinguishing himself among his peers, he was the driving force in the training and development of Topeka’s LAN Technicians of watch directly contributing to the watch teams’ ability to maintain atmospheres through Topeka’s first mission vital to national security in over three years. Petty Officer Carver’s managerial ability, personal initiative and unswerving devotion to duty reflected credit upon himself and were in keeping the highest traditions of the United States Naval Service.
Carver is a 2011 graduate of Person County High School in Roxboro, North Carolina.
After graduation he attended The Citade-Military College of South Carolina in 2013, he enlisted in the U.S. Navy and is currently stationed in Guam aboard the Los Angeles-class fast-attack submarine USS Topeka.
He is the son of Sonia Barnett-Carver of Timberlake, North Carolina, and Bobby W. Carver of Hollidaysburg, Pennsylvania. He is the grandson of G.C. and Susan Carver of Timberlake, North Carolina, and Jack and Dixie Barnett of Halifax.