Lieutenant Steven D. DiGiannurio
Nuclear Advisor

LT Steven D. DiGiannurio was born and raised in Boca Raton, Florida. He graduated from Jacksonville University in 2013 with a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics.

In May 2013, he commissioned as an Ensign in the US Navy through the NROTC program. In August 2013 he received orders to begin the nuclear power training pipeline at Naval Nuclear Power Training Command in Charleston, South Carolina. In April 2014, he began academic and hands-on practical training at Naval Prototype Training Unit also in Charleston, South Carolina. While at NPTU he qualified Engineering Officer of the Watch on an S5W nuclear power plant.

He continued his career education at Submarine Officer Basic School in Groton, Connecticut, where he studied submarine warfare tactics. He then transferred to his first submarine the USS BUFFALO (SSN-715), located in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, in January 2015. There he was assigned the duties of Reactor Control Assistant, Damage Control Assistant, Assistant Weapons Officer, and Weapons Officer. As a junior officer onboard BUFFALO, LT DiGiannurio served as a vital member of the wardroom during three Operational Reactor Safeguards Examinations, three Submarine Command Courses, one Western Pacific deployment conducting two missions vital to national security, and a change of homeport to Bremerton, Washington for decommissioning. During this time, he earned his Gold Dolphins for qualification as a submarine officer and completed his certification as an Engineer on Naval Nuclear Propulsions Plants.

For his efforts, during his time onboard the BUFFALO, he was awarded the Navy Expeditionary Medal, Sea Service Deployment ribbon, and two Navy Achievement Medals.

LT DiGiannurio was promoted to his current grade of Lieutenant in June 2017. In November 2017, LT DiGiannurio reported to Florida A&M University NROTC, instructing midshipmen enrolled in Florida A&M University, Florida State University, and Tallahassee Community College.