About Us

NSCC AEGIS Division has been in continuous operation for more than 50 years.  It has previously been known as the Kitty Hawk Division and Training Ship Katherine Walker.  We are one of many units of the US Naval Sea Cadet Corps located in New Jersey, and we are the only unit located in Burlington County.  We drill at the Navy Operational Support Center at Fort Dix on Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst.

Our staff consists of primarily civilian volunteers who donate their time to provide a quality training experience for our cadets.  Currently, the unit has five adult staff members.

LT Shelley Rossell

Commanding Officer - LT Shelley Rossell, NSCC
LT Rossell has been with the unit since December 2002.  She has served as the Supply Officer, Administrative Officer, and Executive Officer prior to taking command.  She has also served on the Regional staff.  LT Rossell is a civilian, working full-time as a Technology Service Delivery Manager.


LT Ainsley Robson
Executive Officer - LT Ainsley Robson, NSCC
LT A. Robson has been with the Sea Cadet program since 1995 when she joined as a Cadet, since then she has continued to work with the program in many different positions.  At NSCC AEGIS Division, she served as Training Officer prior to becoming the Executive Officer.  LT Robson is a civilian, working currently full-time in Project Controls for Jacobs Engineering.


INST Scott Smyth



Operations Officer - INST Scott Smyth, NSCC




Training Officer - LT Ray Robson, NSCC
LT R. Robson also joined the program in 1995 with LT Robson.  He is currently a member of the National Staff as well as the unit's Training Officer.  He is a retired Petty Officer First Class Photographers Mate and works as a Quality Control Manager in his civilian work.

MIDN Victoria Byrd


Recruiting Officer - MIDN Victoria Byrd, NSCC





Assistant Operations Officer - INST Justin Gaither, NSCC
Instructor - LTJG Richard Glass, NSCC

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