Convent man gets promoted in Navy _lowres

Thomas Melancon

Fire Controlman 2nd Class Thomas Melancon, of Convent, was promoted to second class petty officer in June.

He has been in the Navy for seven years and serves as Center for Surface Combat Systems Unit Dam Neck’s CD01 Computer Work Center supervisor in Virginia Beach, Virginia.

Melancon is a 2009 graduate of Lutcher High School. His parents are Trini Melanin, of Donaldsonville, and Leroy Shorty, of Pineville.