60 Seconds with MS Matthew Kettle, Naval Combat Information Operator

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Why did you join the Navy?  Again, to… Ahhhh! …

Good morning, I’m Master Seaman Kettle, I’m posted to HMCS Vancouver, she’s that lovely ship right behind us. And this is the ’60 Second Challenge’. Ok.

  1. Best thing about being an NCIO (Naval Combat Information Operator)?

I get to travel the world.

  1. What do you like to do in your spare time?

I love hiking with my lovely girlfriend, who’s right behind the camera.

  1. Best thing about being in the Navy?

Goes with being an NCIO: I get to travel and see the world.

  1. If you could have lunch with two people, who would they be?

Jeremy Clarkson and Richard May… Uh! Richard Hammond from Top Gear.

  1. MCDV or CPF and why?

I’ve only sailed on CPFs, so I have to go with that. Oh, and why? Bigger, better, more intimidating.

  1. Do you have any nicknames?

Captain FunTime. Don’t ask me where I got my nickname from.

  1. If you could time travel, when would you go?

That’s a tough one. I would go into the future, in 2100.

  1. Favorite Star Wars movie?

Ohhh… A New Hope.

  1. The Navy motto is “Ready, Aye, Ready”, what does that mean to you?

We’re always ready, always ready.

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