U.S. NAVAL SEA CADET CORPS
SPC. JUSTIN O. PENROD DIVISION
LT Michael A. Palumbo began his career in the U.S. Navy League Cadet Corps in the old Chicago Division, then served as a Sea Cadet in the John F. Kennedy Division in Forest Park, Illinois. He later served for 8 years as a Military Police Officer in the United States Army. LT Palumbo came back to the program in 2009 as the Operations Officer for Peoria’s Pimiteoui Division. Then, in 2013, he formed and became the first Commanding Officer of SPC Justin O. Penrod Division in Champaign, IL. Commanding Officer Palumbo currently resides in Mahomet, IL with wife, Sharon, and son, Michael Jr.
LTJG Sharon L. Palumbo, NSCC
LTJG Sharon Palumbo is a Chicago native with an engineering background. She worked 14 ½ years in the fiber optic industry before changing her career venue from engineering to teaching high school math. In 2013, she became one of the founders of the SPC Justin O. Penrod Division as the Operations Officer. LTJG Palumbo lives in Mahomet, IL with her husband, Mike, and their son, Michael Jr.
LTJG Peter G. Paoli, NSCC
LTJG Peter Paoli, NSCC-Raised in Scottsdale, Arizona and was involved with the USNSCC in Phoenix as part of the U.S.S. Arizona Division from 1984-1987. He returned to the program in November 2011 as an Instructor with the Pimiteoui Division serving as their Administrative Officer through September 2014. He then transferred to the Penrod Division serving as their Executive Officer. LTJG Paoli has been a paralegal for 14 years, the last 8 being with the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Urbana, Illinois. LTJG Paoli holds a BA/MA in American History as well as his paralegal certificate. He lives in Champaign, Illinois with his wife, Rebecca, and their daughter, Susannah.
LT Michael A. Palumbo, NSCC