Petty Oﬃcer Jon Kraatz attended Bridlewood and Clayton Downing in Flower Mound then graduated from Marcus High School in 2019. He participated in Scouts, Orchestra and the JROTC program. In 2019 he was accepted into the arduous Navy Nuclear Propulsion program at Goose Creek, South Carolina. He graduated this summer as a Nuclear Electrician Mate ( EMN3) Petty Oﬃcer Third Class with Petty Oﬃcer 2nd class pending. Currently he is stationed on the aircraft carrier CVN 69 USS Dwight D. Eisenhower in Norfolk Virginia.
Petty Oﬃcer Kraatz misses his “Home Town” with many memories of friends, Scouts, camping, photography and driving his beloved Mustang. However, serving in the Navy has been a dream of his. He is proud to be the third generation in his family to do so.