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Navy Achievement Medal

DEPARTMENT   OF   THE   NAVY
THIS IS TO CERTIFY THAT
THE SECRETARY OF THE NAVY HAS AWARDED THE

NAVY AND MARINE CORPS ACHIEVEMENT MEDAL

TO


CHIEF PETER C. MCHALE
UNITED STATES NAVY


FOR




Professional achievement in the superior performance of her duties as Ship's Barber in USS Mesa Verde (LPD 19) from February 2014 to October 2014. Petty Officer Eaddy performed her duties in an exemplary and highly professional manner. As the Ship's barber she managed the daily operation of the barbershop ensuring all sanitation regulations were followed in accordance with the Ship's barber instructions. Trained and supervised 16 Marine barbers ensuring that all were medically cleared. Dedicated and professional, shipmate provided 1536 quality haircuts with the highest level of customer service. She served as a critical member of the Small Craft Action Team, and displaying exceptional skills, she directly contributed to the Best in Class Ship Store and Ship Store Retail and Service Excellence award. Petty Officer's Eaddy's personal initiative and unswerving devotion to duty reflected great credit upon herself and were in keeping with the highest traditions of the United States Naval Service.



Professional achievement in the superior performance of his duties while serving as Tactical Craft Navigator for Coastal Riverine Squadron Four from March 2013 to august 2014. As a Tactical Craft Navigator, he exercised exemplary leadership while executing the safe escort of 8 high value assists and standing 250 hours of static defense in support of operations Enduring Freedom, joint ammunition resupply mission, and 13th MEU sea lane operations. As sentry CTU 56.7.1, managed a robust entry control point security team and 396 hours of base security and vessel vetting operations, ensuring the safety and successful completion of 58 missions. Additionally, he had a positive impact serving as a certified cummings diesel technician spearheading the evolution of complete overhaul and rebuild of two 6BTA5.9 Cummins main propulsion diesel engines while saving the Navy in excess of 92,000 dollars in outside contracting costs Petty Officer Graves' professionalism and devotion to duty reflected credit upon himself and upheld the highest traditions of the United States Naval Service.



For professional achievement in the superior performance of his duties while serving as COMNAVMARIANAS Guam Fleet Mooring Inspection Project Supervisor for Underwater Construction Team TWO Construction Diving Detachment Charlie from 28 February to 04 April 2014. Petty Officer Knolla's inspiring leadership, managerial acumen and personal initiative were instrumental in the efficient collection of condition information for 19 fleet moorings and soil condition information supporting four fleet mooring relocations. In addition, his superior responsivness enabled the completion of an expedient inspection of the EX-AFDB-8 dry dock mooring system, increasing the Fleet's ship repair capabilities in the Western Pacific Theatre. His exceptional leadership, distinctive ingenuity and loyal devotion to duty reflected great credit upon himself and were in keeping with the highest traditions of the United States Naval Service.



PROFESSIONAL ACHIEVEMENT WHILE SERVING AS ASSISTANT LEADING PETTY OFFICER, PHYSICAL REHABILITATION DEPARTMENT, NAVAL HOSPITAL, CAMP LEJEUNE, NORTH CAROLINA FROM APRIL 2013 THROUGH JULY 2014. HE LED AND MANAGED A STAFF OF TWELVE ENLISTED PERSONNEL AND SEVEN CIVILIANS. ADDITIONALLY, AS THE TEMPLATE MANAGER, HE EXPERTLY CREATED, MODIFIED AND MAINTAINED DEPARTMENTAL SCHEDULES FOR 22 PROVIDERS AT THREE CLINICS. HE ENSURED THE SEAMLESS ACCESS TO 40K PATIENT APPOINTMENTS AND FACILITATED IN THE RECAPTURE OF 15k IN NETWORK CARE MONTHLY. PETTY OFFICER GARCIA'S EXCEPTIONAL PROFESSIONAL ABILITY, PERSONAL INITIATIVE, AND LOYAL DEVOTION TO DUTY REFLECTED CREDIT UPON HIMSELF AND WERE IN KEEPING WITH THE HIGHEST TRADITIONS OF THE UNITED STATES NAVAL SERVICE.



FOR PROFESSIONAL ACHIEVEMENT IN THE SUPERIOR PERFORMANCE OF HIS DUTIES WHILE SERVING WITH MAINTENANCE SUPPORT PLATOON, COMBAT LOGISTICS BATTALION 7, COMBAT LOGISTICS REGIMENT 1, 1ST MARINE LOGISTICS GROUP, I MARINE EXPEDITIONARY FORCE FROM JANRUARY 2014 TO MAY 2014. DURING THIS PERIOD, CORPORAL GEESAMAN PERFORMED HIS DUTIES IN AN EXEMPLARY AND HIGHLY PROFESSIONAL MANNER. AS THE ASSISTANT RECOVERY CHIEF, HE COORDINATED AND PERFORMED OVER TWENTY-THREE VEHICLE RECOVERIES. AS A VEHICLE RECOVERY OPERATOR, HE COORDINATED THE SAFE AND FLAWLESS RECOVERY OF OVER $2,500,000 OF CARGO AND TRAVERSED IN EXCESS OF OVER 2,500 SQUARE MILES IN SUPPORT OF MORE THAN EIGHT BATTALIONS. CORPORAL GEESAMAN'S ENTHUSIASM, PROFESSIONALISM, AND UNWAVERING DEVOTION TO DUTY REFLECTED CREDIT UPON HIM AND WERE IN KEEPING WITH THE HIGHEST TRADITIONS OF THE MARINE CORPS AND THE UNITED STATES NAVAL SERVICE.



FOR PROFESSIONAL ACHIEVEMENT IN THE SUPERIOR PERFORMANCE OF HIS DUTIS WHILE SERVING AS COMBAT INSTRUCTOR, INFANTRY TRAINING BATTALION, SCHOOL OF INFANTRY EAST, TRAINING COMMAND, CAMP GEIGER, NORTH CAROLINA FROM THE 1 SEPTMEBER 2008 TO 3O AUGUST 2010. OF THE 3,600 STUDENTS, SERGEANT PARKS CERTIFIED 2,500 STUDENTS AS INFANTRY SPECIALIZED WEAPONS OCCUPATION 0341 MORTARMEN WITH A 99 PERCENT PASSING RATE WHICH IS THE HIGHEST PASSING RATE FOR SCHOOL OF INFANTRY EAST. WHEN SERVING AS LEAD MORTAR INSTRUCTOR, SERGEANT PARKS WAS ABLE TO FILL THE BILLET OF A GUNNERY SERGEANT WHICH WAS TWO RANKS ABOVE HIS CURRENT GRADE. WHILE DOING THIS HE ALSO SERVED AS LEAD INSTRUCTOR OF THE ADVANCE MORTARS LEADERS COURSE. DURING THIS TIME HE ACHIEVED HAVING THE HIGHEST GRADUATION AND TESTING AVERAGES OF BOTH SCHOOL OF INFANTRY EAST AND SCHOOL OF INFANTRY WEST DURING THE TIME OF 1 JANUARY 2010 TO 30 AUGUST 2010. SERGEANT PARKS' INITIATIVE, PERSERVERANCE, AND TOTAL DEDICATION TO DUTY REFLECTED CREDIT UPON HIM AND WERE IN KEEPING WITH THE HIGHEST TRADITION OF THE MARINE CORPS AND THE UNITED STATES NAVAL SERVICE.



MASTER AT ARMS SECOND CLASS ZACHARY BECKNEL
UNITED STATES NAVY


FOR PROFESSIONAL ACHIEVEMENT IN THE SUPERIOR PERFORMANCE OF HIS DUTIES WHILE SERVING AS MASTER AT ARMS, HELICOPTER SEA COMBAT SQUADRON FIVE FROM JULY 2011 TO JULY 2014. PETTY OFFICER BECKNEL S SUPERB SKILL IN MAINTAINING OVER 130 LINE ITEMS AS AN AUXILIARY RETAIL OUTLET TEAM MEMBER RESULTED IN OVER 8,000 DOLLARS BEING DONATED TO COMMAND HOLIDAY PARTIES AND FUNCTIONS. ADDITIONALLY, HE OVERSAW THE SAFE TRANSPORT OF OVER 10 PRISONER ESCORTS TO THE SHIP S BRIG AND OVER 120 HOURS IN THE BRIG WITH ZERO DISCREPANCIES WHILE DEPLOYED ABOARD USS DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER (CVN 69) IN SUPPORT OF OPERATION ENDURING FREEDOM AND MULTIPLE AFLOAT DETACHMENTS. HIS MANAGERIAL ABILITY, PERSONAL INITIATIVE, AND UNSWERVING DEVOTION TO DUTY REFLECTED CREDIT UPON HIMSELF AND WERE IN KEEPING WITH THE HIGHEST TRADITIONS OF THE UNITED STATES NAVAL SERVICE.



  GIVEN THIS 18TH DAY OF JULY 2014

FOR THE
A. R. KELLEY
COMMANDER, U. S. NAVY
COMMANDING OFFICER
HELSEACOMBATRON FIVE



PROFESSIONAL ACHIEVEMENT IN THE SUPERIOR PERFORMANCE OF HIS DUTIES AS AN49 FACILITIES MAINTENANCE CUSTODIAN ASSISTANT LEADING PETTY OFFICER AT AEGIS TRAINING AND READINESS CENTER, DAHLGREN, VIRGINIA, FROM MARCH 2013 TO AUGUST 2014. PETTY OFFICER MARZ SUPERVISED 86 JUNIOR PERSONNEL IN THE DAILY UPKEEP, REPAIRS AND MAINTENANCE OF ATRC/CSCS FACILITIES. HIS MANAGERIAL SKILLS AND RESOURCEFULNESS SAVED THE NAVY OVER 140,000 DOLLARS IN OUTSOURCING CONTRACTOR COSTS; COORDINATED AND MANAGED TOOL ISSUE, ENGRAVING REQUESTS, ETRMS, VEHICLE PROCUREMENT AND MAINTENANCE OF GOVERNMENT VEHICLES. PETTY OFFICER MARZ' EXCEPTIONAL PROFESSIONALISM, UNRELENTING PERSEVERANCE AND LOYAL DEVOTION TO DUTY REFLECTED CREDIT UPON HIM AND WERE IN KEEPING WITH THE HIGHEST TRADITIONS OF THE UNITED STATES NAVAL SERVICE.



PROFESSIONAL ACHIEVEMENT IN THE SUPERIOR PERFORMANCE OF HIS DUTIES WHILE SERVING AS FIELD SERVICE MEDICAL TECHNICIAN, 3D COMBAT ENGINEER BATTALION, TWENTYNINE PALMS, CALIFORNIA, FROM OCTOBER 2012 TO JUNE 2014. IN SUPPORT OF OPERATION ENDURING FREEDOM, HM2 HOLST COORDINATED MEDICAL COVERAGE FOR 197 ROUTE CLEARANCE MISSIONS COVERING 36,741 KILOMETERS. PERFORMED 60 SICKCALL PROCEDURES, 17 PERIODIC HEALTH ASSESSMENTS, COORDINATED THE COMPLETION OF ALL MEDICAL REQUIREMENTS FOR SEVEN RE-ENLISTMENT PACKAGES, THREE LATERAL MOVE PACKAGES, AND SEVEN EXPLOSIVE HANDLER PACKAGES RESULTING IN A MORE STREAMLINED PROCESS FOR GETTING AMMUNITION IN PREPARATION FOR MISSIONS. COORDINATED 55 DENTAL APPOINTMENTS ENSURING MARINES GOT THEIR EXAMS AND MAINTAINED COMPANY DENTAL READINESS ABOVE 90 PERCENT. PROPERLY RETROGRADED $30,000 WORTH OF MEDICAL EQUIPMENT AND SUPPLIES, COMPLYING WITH II MARINE EXPEDITIONARY FORCE DRAWDOWN REQUIREMENTS FOR THE BATTALION. TAUGHT 65 HOURS OF ENLISTED FLEET MARINE FORCE WARFARE TRAING TO 10 SAILORS, RESULTING IN HIMSELF AND TWO OTHER SAILORS BECOMING QUALIFIED. HM2 HOLST'S INITIATIVE, PERSEVERANCE, AND TOTAL DEDICATION TO DUTY REFLECTED CREDIT UPON HIM AND WERE IN KEEPING WITH THE HIGHEST TRADITIONS OF THE UNITED STATES NAVAL SERVICE.



PROFESSIONAL ACHIEVEMENT IN THE SUPERIOR PERFORMANCE OF HIS DUTIES AS INTELLIGENCE SPECIALIST WATCH OFFICER AT COMMANDER NAVAL FORCES KOREA DETACHMENT BUSAN, FROM JUNE 2013 TO JULY 2014. IS2 LAWSON STOOD OVER 1,200 HOURS OF WATCH, AIDING IN THE FIRST EVER COMBINED NAVAL INTELLIGENCE WATCHFLOOR IN BUSAN. IS2’S EFFORTS INCLUDE THE PRODUCTION OF OVER 150 MORNING BRIEFS TO AID IN SITUATIONAL AWARENESS OF CNFK’S N2 STAFF. IS2’S DEDICATION TO DUTY REFLECTED UPON HIMSELF WITH OVER 100 HOURS OF PERSONAL TIME DEDICATED TO TRAINNING THE ROK SDT QRF IN CQB, CQM WEAPONS HANDLING, RAPPELING, ENGLISH LESSONS AND CULTURAL INVOLVEMENT. HIS COMMITMENT TO PHYSICAL FITNESS LEAD TO A 100% PASS RATE FOR CNFK’S PFA CYCLE IN 2013 AND 2014. IS2 LAWSON’S EXCEPTIONAL PROFESSIONAL ABILITY, PERSONAL INITIATIVE, AND TOTAL DEDICATION TO DUTY REFLECTED CREDIT UPON HIMSELF AND WERE IN KEEPING WITH THE HIGHEST TRADITIONS OF THE UNITED STATES NAVAL SERVICE.



PROFESSIONAL ACHIEVEMENT IN THE SUPERIOR PERFORMANCE OF HIS DUTIES WHILE SERVING AS INSTRUCTOR ASSISTANT, AIR TRAFFIC CONTROL TRAINING DEPARTMENT AT NAVAL AIR TECHNICAL TRAINING CENTER, PENSACOLA, FLORIDA FROM NOVEMBER 2013 TO AUGUST 2014. AIRMAN GUBATINA DEMONSTRATED OUTSTANDING TECHNICAL SKILL AND PERSONAL INITIATIVE AS HE EFFICIENTLY ENHANCED FLEET READINESS BY MANAGING THE CARRIER AIR TRAFFIC CONTROL CENTER (CATCC) SIMULATOR, PROVIDING COMPLEX AND REAL LIFE SCENARIOS TO AVIATION PERSONNEL. HE DIRECTLY IMPROVED THE QUALITY OF 13 CATCC TEAM TRAINERS, CONSISTING OF OVER 260 FLEET CARRIER AIR TRAFFIC CONTROLLERS RESULTING IN OVER 1,040 SIMULATOR HOURS OF TRAINING AND 1,350 SIMULATED CARRIER RECOVERIES. IN ADDITION, HE COMPLETED OVER 150 HOURS OF COMMUNITY SERVICE BY TEACHING MARTIAL ARTS THROUGH THE NAVY MORALE WELFARE AND RECREATION PROGRAM. AIRMAN GUBATINA’S INITIATIVE, PERSEVERANCE, AND LOYAL DEVOTION TO DUTY REFLECTED CREDIT UPON HIMSELF AND WERE IN KEEPING WITH THE HIGHEST TRADITIONS OF THE UNITED STATES NAVAL SERVICE.



PROFESSINAL ACHIEVEMENT IN THE SUPERIOR PREFORMANCE OF HIS DUTIES AS HOSPITAL CORPSMAN AT NAVAL MEDICAL CENTER SAN DIEGO, FROM JULY 2012 TO JULY 2014. HOSPITALMAN CHUNN ENSURED 4,275 PIECES OF MEDICAL EQUIPMENT WERE SAFE FOR PATIENT USE, ENSURING PROPER PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE WITH ZERO PATIENT INTERUPTIONS. HIS DEDICATION TO DUTY REFLECTED ON THE JOINT COMMISSION SURVEY WITH 0 HITS FOR THE COMMAND. HIS COMMITMENT TO HIGH QUALITY STAFF COMPETENCY IN THE UPKEEP AND ORGANIZATION OF 650 OFFICER AND ENLISTED TRAINING RECORDS,RESULTED IN 100% ACCURACY. WHILE ASSIGNED TO OASIS COMPREHENSIVE PTSD CLINIC HE PLAYED A KEY IN 20 PATIENTS PSYCH ASSESSMENTS, STABILITY SURVEYS AS WELL AS COMPUTER DATABASE RECORDS. HIS ENTHUSIASM FOR HIS JOB RESULTED IN 50 HOURS OF COMMUNITY SERVICE. HN CHUNN'S EXCEPTIONAL PROFESSINAL ABILITY, PERSONAL INITIATIVE, AND TOTAL DEDICATION TO DUTY REFLECTED CREDIT UPON HIMSELF ANDWERE IN KEEPING WITH THE HIGHEST TRADITIONS OF THE UNITED STATES NAVAL SERVICE.



DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY
THIS IS TO CERTIFY THAT
THE SECRETARY OF THE NAVY HAS AWARDED THE


NAVY AND MARINE CORPS ACHIEVEMENT MEDAL

(GOLD STAR IN LIEU OF THIRD AWARD)

TO
INFORMATION SYSTEMS TECHNICIAN FIRST CLASS (IDW/EXW/SW/AW) MICHAEL R PHILLIPS
UNITED STATES NAVY

FOR

PROFESSIONAL ACHIEVEMENT IN THE SUPERIOR PERFORMANCE OF HIS DUTIES WHILE SERVING AS LEADING PETTY OFFICER, FUNERAL HONORS, IN NSA PHILADELPHIA FROM APRIL 2012 TO JUNE 2014. DEMONSTRATING EXCEPTIONAL DILIGENCE AND INITIATIVE, PETTY OFFICER PHILLIPS’ SUPERB EFFORTS WERE INSTRUMENTAL DURING THE INSPECTION OF THE URINALYSIS AND SECURITY PROGRAMS RESULTING IN AN IMPRESSIVE 98 PERCENT PASS RATING. ADDITIONALLY, HIS INNOVATIVE LEADERSHIP WAS ESSENTIAL IN QUALIFYING 50 SAILORS TO PERFORM 2,149 FUNERALS AND 13,132 MAN HOURS. BY HIS EXCEPTIONAL ABILITY, PERSONAL INITIATIVE AND TOTAL DEDICATION TO DUTY, PETTY OFFICER PHILLIPS REFLECTED CREDIT UPON HIMSELF AND UPHELD THE HIGHEST TRADITIONS OF THE UNITED STATES NAVAL SERVICE.




PROFESSIONAL ACHIEVEMENT WHILE SERVING AS WARDROOM AND CPO GALLEY CAPTAIN IN SUPPLY DEPARTMENT, ONBOARD USS AMERICA (LHA 6) FROM 10 APRIL 2014 TO 02 MAY 2014. CS2 COFIE CONSISTENTLY PERFORMED HIS DUTIES IN AN EXEMPLARY AND HIGHLY PROFESSIONAL MANNER. HE COORDINATED INVENTORY VALIDATION OF OVER 3,000 FOOD SERVICE ITEMS CONSISTING OF OVER 50,000 SINGLE LINE ITEMS VALUED AT 20 MILLION DOLLARS. HE CONDUCTED OVER 300 HABITABILITY INSPECTIONS FOR INITIAL OUTFITTING OPERATING SPACE ITEMS FOR PRE-COMMISSIONING UNIT USS AMERICA. ADDITIONALLY, HE LED SUPPLY DEPT FOOD SERVICE ATTENDANTS IN A TIMELY COMPLETION OF THE INITIAL CREW TRAINING AND CERTIFICATION REQUIRED. HIS OVERALL EFFORTS HAVE CONTRIBUTED SIGNIFICANTLY TO THE HIGHEST MISSION READINESS OF SUPPLY DEPARTMENT ENSURING THAT USS AMERICA’S HEROES CAFE WAS OPERATIONALLY READY UPON MOVE ABOARD AND ITS SUCCESSFUL GRAND OPENING. PETTY OFFICER COFIE’S PROFESSIONALISM, UNRELENTING PERSEVERANCE, AND LOYAL DEVOTION TO DUTY REFLECTED CREDIT UPON HIMSELF AND WERE IN KEEPING WITH THE HIGHEST TRADITIONS OF THE UNITED STATES NAVAL SERVICE.



PROFESSIONAL ACHIEVEMENT IN THE SUPERIOR PERFORMANCE OF HIS DUTIES WHILE SERVING AS SHIP’S SIGNALS EXPLOITATION SYSTEM OPERATOR AND MAINTENANCE PERSON, OS DIVISION, OPERATIONS DEPARTMENT, AND USS RONALD REAGAN (CVN 76), FROM MARCH 17 TO APRIL 9, 2014. PETTY OFFICER FORINGER’S UNWAVERING DEVOTION TO DUTY AND EXEMPLARY ATTENTION TO DETAIL LED TO THE PROCESSING OF OVER 84 TIME SENSITIVE TACTICAL REPORTS IN SUPPORT OF NATIONAL AND BATTLE GROUP CONSUMERS, IN ADDITION TO PROCESSING OVER 85 REAL-WORLD TACTICAL ITEMS OF INTEREST, PROVIDING INDICATIONS AND WARNINGS TO COMMANDER, CARRIER STRIKE GROUP NINE AND WAS INSTRUMENTAL IN THE DIVISION’S OUTSTANDING GRADE RECEIVED DURING TSTA/FEP ENABLING AN UNPRECEDENTED PERFECT SCORE ON INFORMATION OPERATION SUBEVENTS. DEMONSTRATING MATURITY AND UNPARALLELED MOTIVATION, PETTY OFFICER FORINGER’S EXCEPTIONAL PROFESSIONALISM, PERSONAL INITIATIVE, AND LOYAL DEVOTION TO DUTY REFLECTED CREDIT UPON HIMSELF AND WERE IN KEEPING WITH THE HIGHEST TRADITIONS OF THE UNITED STATES NAVAL SERVICE.



PROFESSIONAL ACHIEVEMENT IN THE SUPERIOR PERFORMANCE OF HIS DUTIES WHILE SERVING AS DIVE MEDICAL TECHNICIAN AT THE NAVAL EXPERIMENTAL DIVING UNIT FROM DECEMBER 2011 TO DECEMBER 2014. PETTY OFFICER HOLLINGSHEAD EXPERTLY SERVED AS TASK LEADER, MEDICAL DECK TECHNICIAN, AND HUMAN RESEARCH TECHNICIAN MAKING HIM INSTRUMENTAL IN THE COLLECTION OF OVER 37,000 DATA POINTS. HE ALSO VOLUNTEERED FOR 26 SEPARATE DIVING PROTOCOLS INCLUDING SATURATION DIVES, TRI-MIX STUDIES, AND HEATED GARMENT TESTING LOGGING OVER 330 HOURS TOTAL BOTTOM TIME. PETTY OFFICER HOLLINGSHEAD’S EXCEPTIONAL PROFESSIONALISM, UNRELENTING PERSEVERANCE, AND LOYAL DEVOTION TO DUTY REFLECTED CREDIT UPON HIM AND WERE IN KEEPING WITH THE HIGHEST TRADITIONS OF THE UNITED STATES NAVAL SERVICE.



PROFESSIONAL ACHIEVEMENT AS MAGAZINE SUPERVISOR, WEAPONS ASSEMBLY DIVISION, WEAPONS DEPARTMENT, IN USS GEORGE WASHINGTON (CVN 73), FROM JANUARY TO APRIL 2014, WHILE PERMANENTLY FORWARD DEPLOYED TO THE WESTERN PACIFIC OCEAN. PETTY OFFICER ARISTIZABAL PERFORMED HER DUTIES IN AN EXEMPLARY AND HIGHLY PROFESSIONAL MANNER. DISPLAYING EXCEPTIONAL LEADERSHIP SKILLS, SHE LED 15 SAILORS AND MANAGED THE COMPLETION OF 55 COORDINATING UNIT PHASES, ENCOMPASSING THE REFURBISHMENT OF THE 74 MAGAZINE GROUPS AND ACCUMULATING 4,680 DOCUMENTED MAN-HOURS DURING SHIP’S 2014 SELECTED RESTRICTED AVAILABILITY. ADDITIONALLY, HER UNWAVERING COMMITMENT TO OPERATIONAL READINESS WAS INSTRUMENTAL IN QUALIFING EIGHT NEW ORDNANCE TEAM MEMBERS AND TWO ADDITIONAL TEAM LEADERS IN THE PROPER HANDLING AND STOWAGE OF ORDINANCE IN SUPPORT OF THE 2014 SPRING PATROL. PETTY OFFICER ARISTIZABAL’S EXCEPTIONAL PROFESSIONALISM, UNRELENTING PRESERVERANCE, AND LOYAL DEVOTION TO DUTY REFLECTED CREDIT UPON HER AND WERE IN KEEPING WITH THE HIGHEST TRADITIONS OF THE UNITED STATES NAVAL SERVICE.



PROFESSIONAL ACHIEVEMENT IN THE SUPERIOR PERFORMANCE OF HER DUTIES WHILE SERVING AS PLANE CAPTAIN AT NAVAL UNDERSEA WARFARE CENTER DETACHMENT, ATLANTIC UNDERSEA TESTING AND EVALUATION CENTER (AUTEC), ANDROS ISLAND, BAHAMAS FROM APRIL 2013 TO APRIL 2014. PETTY OFFICER COLE’S LEADERSHIP, EXCEPTIONAL KNOWLEDGE, AND UNCOMPROMISING WORK ETHIC WERE AN INSTRUMENTAL PART IN HER SELECTION AS TWO TIME PLANE CAPTAIN OF THE MONTH AND JUNIOR SAILOR OF THE QUARTER, 3RD QUARTER. SHE COMPLETED HER QUALIFICATION AHEAD OF SCHEDULE, EARNED HER ENLISTED AVIATION WARFARE SPECIALTY PIN, AND PREVENTED A CLASS A MISHAP FROM OCCURING. PETTY OFFICER COLE’S EXCEPTIONAL PROFESSIONALISM, UNRELENTING PERSEVERANCE, AND LOYAL DEVOTION TO DUTY REFLECTED CREDIT UPON HER AND WERE IN KEEPING WITH THE HIGHEST TRADITIONS OF THE UNITED STATES NAVAL SERVICE.



FOR PROFESSIONAL ACHIEVEMENT AS UROLOGY TECHNICIAN FOR UROLOGY CLINIC NAVAL MEDICAL CENTER SAN DIEGO FROM APRIL 2010 TO OCTOBER 2014. PETTY OFFICER LUNDAY’S IMMENSE KNOWLEDGE BASE, ASTUTE LEADERSHIP SKILLS, AND PERSONAL INITIATIVE WERE STRENGTHS ON WHICH SHE DREW DURING HER ASSIGNMENT AT NMCSD. SHE CAME TO US AS A PRUDENT MANAGER OF RESOURCES, AND A HIGHLY MOTIVATED UROLOGY TECHNICIAN. HER INNOVATIVE INDEPENDENT WORK ETHIC MADE HER A HIGHLY RELIABLE AND TRUSTED MEMBER OF THE DEPARTMENT AND THE DIRECTORATE. DURING THIS PERIOD SHE DEMONSTRATED UNMATCHED DILIGENCE ASSISTING OVER 59,000 PATIENTS IN THE UROLOGY CLINIC AND MAIN OPERATING ROOM WITH SCHEDULED EXAMINATIONS, RADIOLOGICAL IMAGING, LAPROSCOPIC AND OPEN SURGICAL PROCEDURES, AND EMERGENT CASES. DEPLOYING AS THE SOLE UROLOGY TECHNICIAN WITH THE USNS MERCY ON PACIFIC PARTNERSHIP 2012 SHE LED 20 SAILORS AS ASSISTANT LPO AND WATCHBILL COORDINATOR FOR THE MAIN OPERATING ROOM AND PLAYED A KEY ROLE IN THE ACQUISTION OF $250K WORTH OF SURGICAL EQUIPMENT. WHILE SERVING AS SUPPLY TECHNICIAN FOR THE MOR AND UROLOGY CLINIC SHE WAS RESPONSIBLE FOR AN ANNUAL BUDGET OF $800K WHERE SHE DILIGENTLY MANAGED INVENTORY CONTROL, FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT, AND A PHYSICAL DISTRIBUTION SYSTEM. PETTY OFFICER LUNDAY WAS INSTRUMENTAL IN THE SUCCESS OF THE JOINT COMMISION/OSHA INSPECTIONS WHERE SHE CONDUCTED SAFETY TRAINING AND PREVENTATIVE MEASURES FOR CIDEX SYSTEMS AND ENSURED ALL SATELLITE LAB SOP'S WERE UP TO DATE. PETTY OFFICER LUNDAY’S TECHNICAL SKILLS, PERSERVERANCE, AND LOYAL DEVOTION TO DUTY REFLECTED GREAT CREDIT UPON HER AND WERE IN KEEPING WITH THE HIGHEST TRADITIONS OF THE UNITED STATES NAVAL SERVICE.



PROFESSIONAL ACHIEVEMENT IN THE SUPERIOR PERFORMANCE OF HER DUTIES WHILE SERVING AS AEGIS COMPUTER NETWORK TECHNICIAN ON BOARD USS NITZE (DDG 94) FROM MARCH TO MAY 2014. PETTY OFFICER BALES’ IMPRESSIVE WORK ETHIC AND SUPERB TECHNICAL KNOWLEDGE LED TO THE IDENTIFICATION AND EXPEDITIOUS REPAIR OF CRITICAL AEGIS WEAPON SYSTEM FAULTS. HER EFFORTS LED TO THE TIMELY RECONFIGURATION AND RECOVERY OF THE AEGIS WEAPON SYSTEM FOLLOWING A MAJOR CASUALTY TO MISSION CRITICAL SWITCH 1 AND THE AAW LAN. PETTY OFFICER BALES WAS ALSO INSTRUMENTAL IN PROVIDING SUPPORT DURING MAJOR CASUALTY REPAIRS TO THE SPY COMPUTER PROGRAM AND SIGNAL PROCESSOR, ALLOWING NITZE TO SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETE ITS PRIMARY AAW MISSION IN SUPPORT OF SCAN EAGLE DEPLOYMENT 2014. PETTY OFFICER BALES’ EXCEPTIONAL PROFESSIONALISM AND SELFLESS DEVOTION TO DUTY REFLECTED CREDIT UPON HERSELF AND UPHELD THE HIGHEST TRADITIONS OF THE UNITED STATES NAVAL SERVICE.



PROFESSIONAL ACHIEVEMENT IN THE SUPERIOR PERFORMANCE OF HIS DUTIES WHILE SERVING AS ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER, SUPPLY OFFICER, SAFETY OFFICER, ADP/TASO MANAGER AND HAZMAT COORDINATOR OF EODMU FIVE DETACHMENT MARIANAS FROM OCTOBER 2012 TO MAY 2014. PETTY OFFICER WILLS EXECUTED 12 PCS TRANSFERS AND COUNTLESS ADDITIONAL ADMINISTRATIVE TASKS DURING A 100% TURNOVER OF PERSONNEL AT DET MARIANAS, WHILE MANAGING $3.7 MILLION WORTH OF EOD EMERGENCY RESPONSE GEAR, INCLUDING $8,000 IN PURCHASES OF NEW TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT. EXPERTLY MANAGING ADDITIONAL PROGRAMS THAT ARE NORMALLY OUTSIDE OF HIS RATING, YN2 WILLS’ OUTSTANDING ADMINISTRATIVE ABILITY AND TASK PRIORITIZATION ENABLED DET MARI TO REMAIN IN COMPLIANCE WITH ALL OSHA REGULATIONS BY PASSING ALL HAZMAT, SAFETY, AND FIRE INSPECTIONS DURING HIS TENURE, WHILE ALSO ENSURING THAT ALL ADMINISTRATIVE NEEDS WERE MET. PETTY OFFICER WILLS’ EXCEPTIONAL PROFESSIONALISM, UNRELENTING PERSEVERANCE, AND LOYAL DEVOTION TO DUTY REFLECTED CREDIT UPON HIM AND WERE IN KEEPING WITH THE HIGHEST TRADITIONS OF THE UNITED STATES NAVAL SERVICE.



FOR PROFESSIONAL ACHIEVEMENT WHILE SERVING AS AN ADMINISTRATIVE PROGRAM SUPPORT ASSISTANT AND YEOMAN AFLOAT ON THE STAFF OF THE NAVAL CRIMINAL INVESTIGATIVE SERVICE RESIDENT AGENCY, YOKOSUKA, JAPAN AND THE USS GEORGE WASHINGTON (CVN 73) FROM JUNE 2011 TO JUNE 2014. PETTY OFFICER SAUNDERS DEMONSTRATED PROFESSIONALISM AND EXCEPTIONAL ADMINISTRATIVE CAPABILITY IN SUPPORT OF OVER 25 PERSONNEL ASSIGNED TO THE NCIS FAR EAST FIELD OFFICE. PETTY OFFICER SAUNDERS PROCESSED OVER 140 OPEN AND 160 CLOSED CASES AND MAINTAINED FILING AND RECORD SYSTEMS IN ACCORDANCE WITH NCIS POLICY. AS THE EVIDENCE CUSTODIAN, PETTY OFFICER SAUNDERS PROCESSED 844 PIECES OF EVIDENCE INTO NCISRU USS GEORGE WASHINGTON (CVN-73) AND NCISRA YOKOSUKA EVIDENCE CUSTODY SYSTEM ENSURING THE CHAIN OF CUSTODY WAS DOCUMENTED AND EVIDENCE WAS SAFEGUARDED FOR USE IN JUDICIAL PROCEEDINGS. PETTY OFFICER SAUNDERS ALSO MENTORED FOUR JUNIOR SAILORS ENSURING THEIR SUCCESS BOTH PROFESSIONALLY AND PERSONALLY. PETTY OFFICER SAUNDERS’ NOTEWORTHY ACCOMPLISHMENTS, UNRELENTING PERSEVERANCE, AND STEADFAST DEVOTION TO DUTY REFLECTED CREDIT UPON HIMSELF AND WERE IN KEEPING WITH THE HIGHEST TRADITIONS OF THE UNITED STATES NAVAL SERVICE.



PROFESSIONAL ACHIEVEMENT IN THE SUPERIOR PERFORMANCE OF HIS DUTIES WHILE SERVING AS ASSISTANT WORK CENTER SUPERVISOR, EA01 WORK CENTER, A-DIVISION, FROM JANUARY 2012 TO DECEMBER 2013 . PETTY OFFICER XXXX’s INSPIRATIONAL LEADERSHIP AND TECHNICAL EXPERTISE GUIDED HIS WORKCENTER TO EXCEED ALL PRODUCTION GOALS FOR FY-12 AND FY-13. HIS COMMITMENT TO HIGH QUALITY MAINTENANCE CULMINATED IN THE SAFE TEST AND REPAIR OF OVER 4,000 MAN HOURS. HIS TIRELESS EFFORTS WERE EVIDENT THROUGH TWO CONSECUTIVE BATTLE E AWARDS. PETTY OFFICER XXXX SPENT 2700 HOURS BETWEEN JUL 13 AND DEC 13 ASSISTING WORK CENTER SUPERVISORS FOR 3MA SCORING AN UNBELIEVABLE 95%. PETTY OFFICER XXXX’s PERSONAL INITIATIVE AND UNSWERVING DEVOTION TO DUTY REFLECTED GREAT CREDIT UPON HIMSELF AND WERE IN KEEPING WITH THE HIGHEST TRADITIONS OF THE UNITED STATES NAVAL SERVICE.



PROFESSIONAL ACHIEVEMENT IN THE SUPERIOR PERMORMANCE OF HIS DUTIES WHILE SERVING AS WORK CENTER SUPERVISOR OF EA01 AND EA71 FOR CRAFT DEPARTMENT FROM AUGUST 2011 TO MARCH 2014. PETTY OFFICER MCBRIDE’S HIGH STANDARDS, AND RELENTLESS MIND SET LED TO OVER 1000 HOURS OF CRITICAL REPAIRS FOR SMALL CRAFTS. HIS SUPERB MANAGERIAL SKILLS AND DEDICATION CONTRIBUTED TO OVER 6,000 HOURS OF PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE, AND 1000 HOURS OF CORRECTIVE MAINTENANCE ALLOWING FOR 100 PERCENT OPERABILITY AND SUPPORT READY CRAFTS. PETTY OFFIECER MCBRIDE’S EVER GROWING LEADERSHIP HAS RESULTED IN THE QUALIFICATION OF 12 COXWAINS, 6 MAINTENANCE MEN, AND 5 FORKLIFT AND TRACTOR OPERATORS. PETTY OFFICER MCBIDE’S EXCEPTIONAL PROFESSIONALISM, UNRELENTING PERSEVERENCE, AND LOYAL DEVOTION TO DUTY REFLECTED CREDIT UPON HIMSELF AND WERE IN KEEPING WITH THE HIGHEST TRADITIONS OF THE UNITED STATES NAVAL SERVICE.



PROFESSIONAL ACHIEVEMENT WHILE SERVING AS PRODUCTION SUPERVISOR FOR MARINE AVIATION LOGISTICS SQUADRON 24, MARINE AIRCRAFT GROUP 24, 1ST MARINE AIRCRAFT WING, III MARINE EXPEDITIONARY FORCE, U.S. MARINE CORPS FORCES PACIFIC FROM MARCH 2011 TO APRIL 2013. DURING THE PERIOD, PETTY OFFICER AYON SUPERVISED 23 SAILORS AND MARINES TO THE COMPLETION OF 4,704 MAINTENANCE ACTIONS. MANAGED THE COMMANDS LARGEST METROLOGY, CALABRATION AND IMRL. FLAWLESSY UPKEPT 4.5 MILLION IN ASSESTS DURING THREE COMMAND AND SIX WORK CENTER AUDITS ALWAYS RECEIVING ON TRACK . PETTY OFFICER AYON’S INITIATIVE, PERSEVERANCE, AND TOTAL DEDICATION TO DUTY REFLECTED CREDIT UPON HIM AND WERE IN KEEPING WITH THE HIGHEST TRADITIONS OF THE UNITED STATES NAVAL SERVICE.



PROFESSIONAL ACHIEVEMENT WHILE SERVING AS RECRUITER AND LEADING PETTY OFFICER AT NAVY RECRUITING STATION ORANGEBURG FROM MARCH 2011 TO APRIL 2014. AS THE STATION LEADING PETTY OFFICER PETTY OFFICER EVANS CONSISTANTLY PERFORMED HIS DUTIES IN AN EXEMPLARY AND HIGHLY PROFFESIONAL. HIS DIRECT CONTRIBUTIONS LED TO 100% NEW ASSESTION TRAINING(USNR), 133% NUCLEAR POWER; CNO PRIORITY AND 138% FEMALE TEST CATEGORY FOR FY-13 MISSION LEADING TO A 59% INCREASE IN PRODUCTION. HIS ABILITY, KEEN SENSE OF JUDGEMENT, AND UNSWERVING DEVOTION TO DUTY REFLECTED CREDIT UPON HIMSELF AND WERE IN KEEPING WITH THE HIGHEST TRADITIONS OF THE UNITED STATES NAVAL SERVICE.



PROFESSIONAL ACHIEVEMENT WHILE SERVING AS A FIRST CLASS DIVER AT NAVAL EXPERIMENTAL DIVING UNIT FROM FEBRUARY 2011 T0 MARCH 2014. WHILE PETTY OFFICER HERNANDEZ SERVED AS A TASK LEADER FOR MK-16 UBA MULTI-LEVEL HEO2 DIVES, HE WAS A DIRECT LIASON FOR A 30-MAN SDVT-1 PLATOON THAT COMPLETED 70 OSF DIVES, 30 OPEN WATER DIVES, AND MAINTAINED 12 EXPERIMENTAL MK-16 DIVES WITH ZERO MISHAPS. AS A SPECIALIZED DIVING DIVISION EXPERT FOR MEGLADON MK-28 UNDERWATER BREATHING APPARATUS, ND1 WAS RESPONSIBLE FOR 6 MK-28 UBA’S AND COORDINATED THE LOGISTICS FOR A 12 PERSON SPECIALIZED RESEARCH DIVING DETACHMENT. WHILE AT NEDU, ND1 HERNANDEZ VOLUNTEERED FOR 12 SEPARATE DIVING PROTOCOLS WHICH INCLUDED OVER 100 HOURS OF BOTTOM TIME AND OVER 150 HOURS OF TESTING AND RESEARCH.



PETTY OFFICER ROEPKE’S INSPIRING LEADERSHIP AND PERSONAL INITATIVE WERE INSTRUMENTAL IN THE EFFECTIVE AND TIMELY PROCESSING OF MORE THAN 2,559 SPECIAL DUTY AND COMMISSIONING PHYSICAL EXAMS. HE CONTINUALLY EDUCATED JUNIOR AVIATION MEDICAL TECHNICAN’S ON THE INTRICACIES OF THE PRELIMINARY REQUIREMENTS IN THE AVIATION, SUBMARINE, NUCLEAR AND SPECIAL WARFARE FIELDS ENSURING ANY DISQUALIFYING ISSUES WERE IDENTIFIED THUS SAVING THE NAVY POTENTIALLY THOUSANDS OF DOLLARS. PETTTY OFFICER ROEPKE’S EXCEPTIONAL PROFESSIONALISM, UNRELENTING PERSEVERANCE, AND LOYAL DEVOTION TO DUTY REFLECTED CREDIT UPON HIM AND WERE IN KEEPING WITH THE HIGHEST TRADITIONS OF THE UNITED STATES NAVAL SERVICE.



PROFESSIONAL ACHIEVEMENT AS RECORDER FOR THE PHYSICAL EVALUATION BOARD, SECRETARY OF THE NAVY COUNCIL OF REVIEW BOARDS FROM MAY 2005 TO AUGUST 2007. CHIEF PETTY OFFICER DOE’S INSPIRING LEADERSHIP AND PERSONAL INITIATIVE WERE INSTRUMENTAL IN THE EFFICIENT AND TIMELY PROCESSING OF MORE THAN 50,000 NAVY AND MARINE CORPS ACTIVE DUTY AND RESERVE DISABILITY CASES, AND COMBAT RELATED SPECIAL COMPENSATION (CRSC) CASES. HE CONTINUALLY EDUCATED PERSONNEL ON THE INTRICACIES OF THE CRSC SYSTEM. CHIEF PETTY OFFICER DOE’S EXCEPTIONAL PROFESSIONALISM, UNRELENTING PERSEVERANCE, AND LOYAL DEVOTION TO DUTY REFLECTED CREDIT UPON HIM AND WERE IN KEEPING WITH THE HIGHEST TRADITIONS OF THE UNITED STATES NAVAL SERVICE.



For outstanding performance as Records Transfers Clerk, Naval Medical Center, San Diego from January 2013 to December 2013. You performed your demanding duties in an exemplary and highly professional manner. While serving as Records Transfers Clerk, Hospitalman Madison was directly responsible for fastidiously completing over 12,000 records requests which led to reducing an increasing backlog of 8 months to a two week return of medical record requests. Hospitalman Madison has stood over 144 hours of arduous Patient Administration duty resulting in 360 patient discharges. You inspired all who observed you and contributed significantly to the successful accomplishment of Naval Medical Center San Diego’s mission. Your initiative, perseverance and total devotion to duty reflected great credit upon yourself and were in keeping with the highest traditions of the United States Naval Service.



PROFESSIONAL ACHIEVEMENT WHILE SERVING AS ANTI-SURFACE/SUBSURFACE TACTICAL AIR CONTROL INSTRUCTOR AT CENTER FOR SURFACE COMBAT SYSTEMS FROM MARCH 2011 TO FEB 2014. PETTY OFFICER TENACE PERFORMED HIS DEMANDING DUTIES IN AN EXEMPLARY AND HIGHLY PROFFESIONAL MANNER. HIS TECHNICAL EXPERTISE AND EXPERIENCE AS AIR CONTROL INSTRUCTOR WAS VITAL IN MAINTAINING A SIX INSTRUCTOR OFFICE, TWO LABS AND TWO CLASSROOMS. HE DEMONSTRATED INVENTIVE AND EFFECTIVE TEACHING METHODS, GRADUATING 126 STUDENTS FROM THE MOST TECHNICALLY DEMANDING OS SCHOOL IN THE CSCS DOMAIN. HIS DEDICATION TO THE MISSION OF THE CENTER FOR SURFACE COMBAT SYSTEMS AND HIS PERSONAL STANDARDS ENSURED THAT QUALITY AIR CONTROLLERS WERE PROVIDED THROUGHOUT THE FLEET. HAVING WELL TRAINED AND QUALIFIED AIR CONTROLLERS IS A CRITICAL COMPONENT OF SUCCESS FOR FLEET READINESS. HIS ROLE IN PROVIDING THESE CONTROLLERS TO THE FLEET AND THE MEANS TO TRAIN FUTURE SAILORS WAS AND WILL CONTINUE TO BE ESSENTIAL. PETTY OFFICER TENACE’S EXCEPTIONAL PROFFESIONALISM AND SELFLESS DEVOTION TO DUTY REFLECTED GREAT CREDIT UPON HIMSELF AND WERE IN KEEPING WITH THE HIGHEST TRADITIONS OF UNITED STATES NAVAL SERVICE.



PETTY OFFICER ALSUMIRI’S UNFAILING DEDICATION TO HIGH QUALITY MAINTENANCE OF OVER $40,000 OF SMALL ARMS, CREW SERVED WEAPONS AND ITS AMMUNITION RESULTED IN ZERO WEAPONS DISCREPANCIES ENABLING HIS EMBARKED SECURITY TEAM TO PROVIDE THE HIGHEST LEVEL OF ANTITERRORISM/FORCE PROTECTION FOR THE HIGH VALUE ASSET. PETTY OFFICER ALSUMIRI’S LEADERSHIP, PERSONAL INITIATIVE, AND UNWAVERING DEVOTION TO DUTY AND HIS SHIPMATES REFLECTED GREAT CREDIT UPON HIMSELF AND WERE IN KEEPING WITH THE HIGHEST TRADITIONS OF THE UNITED STATES NAVAL SERVICE.



PROFESSIONAL ACHIEVEMENT IN THE SUPERIOR PERFORMANCE OF HIS DUTIES AS AN AVIATION ELECTRICIAN TECHNICIAN IN HELICOPTER MARITIME STRIKE SQUADRON SEVEN ONE FROM DECEMBER 2011 TO JANUARY 2014. PETTY OFFICER HATFIELD CONSISTENTLY PERFORMED HIS DEMANDING DUTIES IN AN EXEMPLARY AND HIGHLY PROFESSIONAL MANNER. AS AN AVIATION ELECTRICIAN TECHNICIAN, HE DEDICATED OVER 6,000 MAN HOURS IN THE PERFORMANCE OF 1,160 MAINTENANCE ACTIONS, 30 PHASE INSPECTIONS, AND 76 FORWARD LOOKING INFRARED SYSTEM LASER BORESIGHTS. HIS UNEQUALED MOTIVATION AND UNTIRING EFFORTS CONTRIBUTED TO THE SQUADRON’S XXX MISHAP FREE FLIGHT HOURS. ADDITIONALLY, AS A MEMBER OF THE AVIONICS WORKCENTER, HE CORRECTLY IDENTIFIED AND REPAIRED 200 PARTIAL MISSION CAPABLE AND 45 NON-MISSION CAPABLE DOWNING DISCREPANCIES AIDING IN THE ACHIEVEMENT OF A 95 PERCENT SORTIE COMPLETION RATE IN SUPPORT OF OPERATION NEW DAWN AND ENDURING FREEDOM. PETTY OFFICER HATFIELD’S EXCEPTIONAL PROFESSIONALISM AND DEVOTION TO DUTY REFLECTED CREDIT UPON HIMSELF AND WERE IN KEEPING WITH THE HIGHEST TRADITIONS OF THE UNITED STATES NAVAL SERVICE.



FOR PROFESSIONAL ACHIEVEMENT IN THE SUPERIOR PERFORMANCE OF DUTIES WHILE SUPPORTING NAVY SURFACE WARFARE CENTER INDIAN HEAD EXPLOSIVE ORDNANCE DISPOSAL TECHNOLOGY DIVISION’S TECHNICAL SUPPORT DETACHMENT, OPERATIONS DEPARTMENT, FROM 23 JUNE 2013 TO 28 JUNE 2013. PETTY OFFICER GLIKMAN DISPLAYED SUPERB DEDICATION WHILE PARTICIPATING IN SCUBA DIVING EVOLUTIONS FOR THE 12TH ANNUAL HUMAN-POWERED INTERNATIONAL SUBMARINE RACES. AS 1 OF 9 COMMAND SCUBA DIVERS, HE SUPPORTED 202 SCUBA DIVES ENCOMPASSING 9,721 MINUTES OF MISHAP FREE BOTTOM TIME. HIS EFFORTS PROVIDED 100% SAFETY, RESCUE AND RECOVERY TO PARTICIPANTS FROM SEVEN COUNTRIES COMPETING IN 252 RACES. PETTY OFFICER GLIKMAN WAS A POSITIVE IMPACT TO NSWC CARDEROCK’S STEM INTITIATIVE AND AS A RESULT OF COMMAND INTERVENTION, SAVED THIS CORNERSTONE EVENT FROM CANCELLATION. PETTY OFFICER GLIKMAN’S OUTSTANDING PERFORMANCE AND LOYAL DEVOTION TO DUTY REFLECTED CREDIT UPON HIMSELF AND THE UNITED STATES NAVAL SERVICE.



HOSPITAL CORPSMAN DARRIUS DEJAUN UPSHAW

UNITED STATES NAVY

PROFESSIONAL ACHIEVEMENT IN THE SUPERIOR PERFORMANCE OF HIS DUTIES WHILE SERVING AS THE TRAINING OFFICER OF THE MATERNAL INFANT UNIT AT NAVAL HOSPITAL CAMP PENDLETON, CALIFORNIA FROM AUGUST 2012 TO OCTOBER 2013. HOSPITAL CORPSMAN UPSHAW’S INSPIRATIONAL LEADERSHIP AND DEDICATION ALLOWED THE MATERNAL INFANT UNIT TO REMAIN WITHIN MISSION READY BY KEEPING THE UNIT WITHIN TRAINING STANDARD WHICH RECIEVED ABOVE A 95 PERCENT ON ITS TRAINING AUDIT. HOSPITAL CORPSMAN UPSHAW’S PERSONAL INITIATIVE AND UNSWERVING DEVOTION TO DUTY REFLECTED GREAT CREDIT UPON HIMSELF AND WERE IN KEEPING WITH THE HIGHEST TRADITIONS OF THE UNITED STATES NAVAL SERVICE.



PROFESSIONAL ACHIEVEMENT WHILE SERVING AS PATROL SUPERVISOR, RESTRICTED PETTY OFFICER, AND SECURITY ADMINISTRATION AT STRATEGIC COMMUNICATIONS WING 1, FROM JULY 2011 THROUGH MARCH 2014. AS PATROL SUPERVISOR HE TRAINED AND MENTORED 15 PERSONNEL IN ALL FACETS OF LAW ENFORCEMENT WHICH RESULTED IN A 25% INCREASE IN QUALIFIED PERSONNEL. HAND SELECTED ABOVE HIS PEERS TO BE RESTRICTED PETTY OFFICER HE SUPERVISED THE REHABILITATION OF 56 SAILORS TO FULL NAVAL SERVICE, DIRECTLY INCREASING COMMAND READINESS. PETTY OFFICER NORMAN’S SUPERIOR PERFORMANCE HIGHLIGHTS THE CULMINATION OF HIS 20 YEARS OF HONORABLE AND DEDICATED SERVICE. PETTY OFFICER NORMAN’S PERSONAL INITIATIVE AND UNSWERVING DEVOTION TO DUTY REFLECTED CREDIT UPON HIMSELF AND WERE IN KEEPING WITH THE HIGHEST TRADITIONS OF THE UNITED STATES NAVAL SERVICE.



PROFESSIONAL ACHIEVEMENT IN THE SUPERIOR PERFORMANCE OF DUTIES WHILE SERVING AS YEOMAN CLERK AT THE NAVAL RESERVE CENTER, JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA FROM 24 MARCH 2005 TO 25 SEPTEMBER 2005. SEAMAN MUNCHEN DISTINGUISHED HIMSELF BY REFERRING SEVEN INDIVIDUALS WHO ENLISTED AS MEMBERS OF THE NAVAL RESERVE. THESE ENLISTMENTS WERE AN IMPORTANT CONTRIBUTION TO THE OVERALL READINESS OF THE NAVAL RESERVE AND THE DEFENSE OF THE NATION. SEAMAN MUNCHEN’S PROFESSIONAL SKILL, INITIATIVE, AND DEDICATION TO DUTY REFLECT CREDIT UPON HIMSELF AND IS IN KEEPING WITH THE HIGHEST TRADITIONS OF THE UNITED STATES NAVAL SERVICE.



PROFESSIONAL ACHIEVEMENT AS MP DIVISION LEADING PETTY OFFICER, USS COLD STEEL DDG 200, FROM JANUARY 2013 TO AUGUST 2013. PETTY OFFICER GRAY CONSISTENTLY PERFORMED HIS DEMANDING DUTIES IN AN EXEMPLARY AND HIGHLY PROFESSIONAL MANNER. HIS LEADERSHIP AND SUPERVISION WAS KEY IN THE COMPLETION OF OVER 1500 MATERIAL DISCREPANCIES THROUGHOUT THREE MAIN PROPULSION AND ELECTRIC PLANTS. HIS SUPERB TECHNICAL KNOWLEDGE ALLOWED FOR THE EMERGENT REPAIR OF A NR 3 GTG 5TH AND 10TH BLEED AIR VALVES NEEDED FOR THE VITAL OPERATION AND ELECTRICAL DISTRIBUTION TO ESSENTIAL EQUIPMENT. HIS ACTIONS SAVED THE COMMAND OVER 75 THOUSAND DOLLARS IN REPAIR COST. PETTY OFFICER GRAY’S EXCEPTIONAL PROFESSIONAL ABILITY, PERSONAL INITIATIVE AND SELFLESS DEVOTION TO DUTY REFLECTED CREDIT UPON HIMSELF AND WERE IN KEEPING WITH THE HIGHEST TRADITIONS OF THE UNITED STATES NAVAL SERVICE.



PROFESSIONAL ACHIEVMENT IN THE PERFORMANCE OF HIS DUTIES AS PIER BOSS FOR NAVY CARGO HANDLING BATTALION FOURTEEN FROM 27 JULY 2013 TO 04 JULY 2013. PETTY OFFICER SAVILLE DISPLAYED STEADFAST LEADERSHIP PROVIDING SELF SUFFICIENT CARGO HANDLING SUPPORT ELEMENT TO DLA DISTRIBUTION NORFOLK IOT ASSISTING DLA CIVILIAN STEVADORE STAFF WITH OFFLOAD OF MV OCEAN GIANT VESSEL ASSIGNED PACER GOOSE ANNUAL AIRFORCE REPLENISHMENT MISSION. HE EXPERTLY LED & DIRECTED MULTIPLE PERSONNEL AND VEHICLES, IN THE 100% OFFLOAD DAYS AHEAD OF SCHEDULE , SAVING THE NAVY OVER $64,000. CONTINUED TRAINING DURING DOWNTIME RESULTING IN 17 PQS & 70 EXW SIGNATURES, RAISING BATTALION READINESS, HIS EXCEPTIONAL LEADERSHIP, COMMITMENT TO MISSION READINESS AND DEDICATION TO THE COMMAND IS INVALUABLE. PETTY OFFICER SAVILLE’S MANAGERIAL ABILITY, PERSONELL INITATIVE, AND UNSWERVING DEVOTION TO DUTY RELECTED CREDIT UPON HIM, AND WERE IN KEEPING WITH THE HIGHEST STANDARDS & TRADITIONS OF THE UNITED STATES NAVAL SERVICE.



PROFESSIONAL ACHIEVEMENT IN THE SUPERIOR PERFORMANCE OF HIS DUTIES WHILE SERVING AS LEAD ENLISTED PROCESSOR AT NAVY LIAISON OFFICE AT NAVY RECRUITING DISTRICT SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA FROM FEBRUARY 2011 TO OCTOBER 2013. PETTY OFFICER WASHINGTON’S INSPIRATIONAL LEADERSHIP AND TECHNICAL EXPERTISE GUIDED FOUR PROCESSORS IN HIS WORKCENTER WITH PROCESSING KITS FOR OVER 3000 APPLICANTS, THIS ALLOWED THE SHIPPING OF 3000 FUTURE SAILORS TO THE FLEET. PETTY OFFICER WASHINGTON’s PERSONAL INITIATIVE AND UNSWERVING DEVOTION TO DUTY REFLECTED GREAT CREDIT UPON HIMSELF AND WERE IN KEEPING WITH THE HIGHEST TRADITIONS OF THE UNITED STATES NAVAL SERVICE.



PROFESSIONAL ACHIEVEMENT IN THE SUPERIOR PERFORMANCE OF HIS DUTIES WHILE SERVING AS ASSISTANT ADMINISTRATION LEADING PETTY OFFICER AND ASSISTANT COMMAND FITNESS LEADER FOR RESERVE SUPPORT UNIT, COMMANDER, NAVY RECRUITING COMMAND FROM 01 DEC 2012 TO 02 NOV 2013. PETTY OFFICER MALLARD PERFORMED HIS DUTIES IN AN EXEMPLARY AND HIGHLY PROFESSIONAL MANNER. HE WAS INSTRUMENTAL IN THE CREATION OF OVER 30 EVALUATION AND FITREP SHELLS, AND PROCESSED MORE THAN 50 ITEMS OF CORRESPONDENCE. HE DEMONSTRATED SUPERIOR LEADERSHIP IN THE COORDINATION OF THE 2013 PFA CYCLES WHICH RESULTED IN A 90% PASS RATE. PETTY OFFICER MALLARD’S PERSONAL INITIATIVE AND STEADFAST DEVOTION TO DUTY REFLECTED CREDIT UPON HIMSELF AND WERE IN KEEPING WITH THE HIGHEST TRADITIONS OF THE UNITED STATES NAVAL SERVICE.



PROFESSIONAL ACHIEVEMENT IN THE SUPERIOR PERFORMANCE OF HIS DUTIES WHILE SERVING AS CM01 WORK CENTER SUPERVISOR IN USS SAN ANTONIO (LPD 17) FROM APRIL 2013 TO OCTOBER 2013 IN SUPPORT OF EXERCISE SEA SOLDIER, EAGLE RESOLVE, EAGER LION, AND BRIGHT STAR. PETTY OFFICER FINCK CONSISTENTLY PERFORMED HIS DEMANDING DUTIES IN AN EXEMPLARY AND HIGHLY PROFESSIONAL MANNER. AS WORK CENTER SUPERVISOR IN CHARGE OF THREE PERSONNEL HE ENSURED THAT THE SHIP-SELF DEFENSE SYSTEM, GRIDLOCK, AND BATTLE FORCE TACTICAL TRAINER SYSTEM WERE FULLY OPERATIONAL. HE TROUBLESHOT AND CORRECTED 12 CRITICAL FAULTS INCLUDING A BLOWN RECTIFIER ASSEMBLY IN THE SPS-48E RADAR SET RESTORING SAN’S ANTI AIR WARFARE CAPABLITIES. PETTY OFFICER FINCK’S PROFESSIONALISM, UNRELENTING PERSEVERANCE, AND LOYAL DEVOTION TO DUTY REFLECTED CREDIT UPON HIMSELF AND ARE IN KEEPING WITH THE HIGHEST TRADITIONS OF THE UNITED STATES NAVAL SERVICE.



PROFESSIONAL ACHIEVEMENT IN THE SUPERIOR PERFORMANCE OF HER DUTIES WHILE SERVING AS GENERAL DUTY CORPSMAN, NAVAL BRANCH HEALTH CLINIC BANGOR, NAVAL HOSPITAL BREMERTON, WASHINGTON, FROM SEPTEMBER 2011 TO SEPTEMBER 2013. PETTY OFFICER MACDONALD PROVIDED OUTSTANDING AND EFFECTIVE MEDICAL CARE TO 5,500 ACTIVE DUTY AND CIVILIAN BENEFICIARIES. AS PRIMARY IAO, SHE HAS TAKEN CHARGE OF THE IAO COLLATERAL ACTING AS LIAISON BETWEEN BHC BANGOR AND NHB IMD, MAINTAINING AND ACCOUNTING FOR OVER $300K IN ELECTRONIC EQUIPMENT. HER EFFORT LED TO THE 100% ACCOUNTABILITY OF ALL 106 DELL COMPUTERS AND 26 HP PRINTERS. IN 2013, HM3 MACDONALD DEPLOYED IN SUPPORT OF THE ANNUAL PACIFIC PARTNERSHIP. WHILE THERE, SHE ASSISTED WITH 150 PHYSICALS AND PROVIDED PATIENT CARE TO 300 LOCAL NATIONALS. AS A SUPERB TRAINER, HM3 TRAINED THE LOCAL NURSES IN BASIC FIRST AID AND CERTIFIED 20 NURSES AS BLS INSTRUCTORS. SHE ALSO WAS AN INTEGRAL PART OF THE EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS PLANS AND TRAINING FOR 110 LOCAL NATIONALS ON THE MARSHALL ISLANDS. PETTY OFFICER MACDONALD’S INITIATIVE, PERSEVERANCE, AND UNSWERVING DEVOTION TO DUTY REFLECTED CREDIT UPON HERSELF AND WERE IN KEEPING WITH THE HIGHEST TRADITIONS OF THE UNITED STATES NAVAL SERVICE.



PROFESSIONAL ACHIEVEMENT IN THE SUPERIOR PERFORMANCE OF HER DUTIES WHILE SERVING AS A PLANE CAPTAIN, FLEET LOGISTIC SUPPORT SQUADRON 55 FROM 12 JUN 2012 TO 12 JUN 2013. PETTY OFFICER COLE PERFORMED HER DEMANDING DUTIES IN AN EXEMPLARY AND HIGHLY EFFICIENT MANNER. EXHIBITING EXTRAORDINARY DRIVE, SHE LED THE EFFORT DURING FLIGHT DECK OPERATIONS SPOTTING A POTENTIAL FOREIGN OBJECT DEBRIS HAZARD WITH INBOUND AIRCRAFT AND IMMEDIATLET NOTIFIED THE AIR BOSS POSSIBLY SAVING THE LIVES OF THE AIRCREW. DEMONSTRATING TIRELESS DEDICATION, SHE PROVIDED VITAL MISSION CAPABLE ASSETS TO THE BATTLE GROUP S OPERATIONAL REQUIREMENTS DURING OPERATION ENDURING FREEDOM. HER OUTSTANDING EXPERTISE, COMITTMENT, AND ALWAYS POSITIVE CAN DO ATTITUDE RESULTED IN HER SELECTION AS VR-55 JUNIOR SAILOR OF THE QUARTER. PETTY OFFICER COLE S INITIATIVE, PERSEVERANCE, AND LOYAL DEVOTION TO DUTY REFLECTED CREDIT UPON HERSELF AND WERE IN KEEPING WITH THE HIGHEST TRADITIONS OF THE UNITED STATES NAVAL SERVICE.



PROFESSIONAL ACHIEVEMENT IN THE SUPERIOR PERFORMANCE OF HIS DUTIES WHILE SERVING AS COMBAT GUNS MAINTENANCE MAN, AND TRAINING PETTY OFFICER IN USS BENFOLD (DDG 65) FROM JUNE 2012 TO JANUARY 2013. PETTY OFFICER FREIERMUTH ORGANIZED AND CONDUCTED FIFTH FLEET DEADLY FORCE TRAINING FOR THE CREW, ENSURING BENFOLD’S MISSION READINESS. AS A CRITICAL MEMBER OF ATTT HE VOLUNTEERED AS OPPOSING FORCE, AND TRAINED REACTION FORCE PERSONNEL IN ROOM-CLEARING AND MOVEMENTS. AS LINE COACH, HIS LEADERSHIP DIRECTLY RESULTED IN OVER 140 WATCH STANDING WEAPONS QUALIFICATIONS. PETTY OFFICER FREIERMUTH’S EXCEPTIONAL PROFESSIONALISM, UNRELENTING PERSEVERANCE, AND LOYAL DEVOTION TO DUTY REFLECTED CREDIT UPON HIMSELF AND WERE IN KEEPING WITH THE HIGHEST TRADITIONS OF THE UNITED STATES NAVAL SERVICE.



PROFESSIONAL ACHIEVEMENT WHILE SERVING AS A MEMBER OF USS FREEDOM (LCS 1) GOLD CREW FROM JANUARY 2013 TO AUGUST 2013. THE IDEAL HYBRID SAILOR, PETTY OFFICER ROIG DISPLAYED EXCEPTIONAL KNOWLEDGE, INNOVATION, AND PERSONAL DRIVE TO ACCOMPLISH EVERY MISSION ASSIGNED. HE PLAYED A KEY ROLE IN THE REPAIRS OF THE MRG SYSTEM AFTER A MAJOR CASUALTY ENABLING THE FREEDOM TO CONTINUE HER MADIEN DEPLOYMENT IN 7TH FLEET. IN SHOWING THE FIRST IN CLASS FREEDOM TO KEY GOVERNMENTAL, COMMUNITY, AND MILITARY LEADERS DURING HIGH VISIBILITY PORT VISITS SUPPORTING IMDEX SINGAPORE, CARAT MALAYSIA AND CARAT SINGAPORE. PETTY OFFICER ROIG’S INITIATIVE, PERSEVERANCE, AND DEVOTION TO DUTY REFLECTED GREAT CREDIT UPON HIMSELF AND WERE IN KEEPING WITH THE HIGHEST TRADITIONS OF THE UNITED STATES NAVAL SERVICE.



PROFESSIONAL ACHIEVEMENT IN THE SUPERIOR PERFORMANCE OF HIS DUTIES WHILE SERVING AS MEDICAL DEPARTMENT REPRESENTATIVE FROM DECEMBER 2010 TO JULY 2013. PETTY OFFICER SINCLAIR CONSISTENTLY PERFORMED HIS DEMANDING DUTIES IN AN EXEMPLARY AND HIGHLY PROFESSIONAL MANNER. DISPLAYING A POSITIVE ATTITUDE, EXCEPTIONAL RESOURCEFULNESS AND DEDICATION, HE METICULOUSLY REVIEWED AND VERIFIED 400 MEDICAL RECORDS FOR NOSC INDIANAPOLIS AND SIGNIFICANTLY IMPROVED THE OVERALL MEDICAL READINESS OF NOSC INDIANAPOLIS. PETTY OFFICER SINCLAIRS’S EXCEPTIONAL PROFESSIONALISM AND SELFLESS DEVOTION TO DUTY REFLECTED CREDIT UPON HIMSELF AND UPHELD THE HIGHEST TRADITIONS OF THE UNITED STATES NAVAL SERVICE.



PROFESSIONAL ACHIEVEMENT WHILE SERVING AS AIR LOGISITIC DEPARTMENT LEADING PETTY OFFICER, COMNAVLOGFORCENT/CTF-53 FROM AUG 2012 TO AUG 2013. PETTY OFFICER POWELL EFFECTIVELY LEAD 16 MILITARY PERSONNEL IN THE MOVEMENT OF 10,480 TONS OF SPECIAL CARGO AND MAINTAINED 100% ACCOUNTABILITY OF OVER $250,000 OF PERISHABLE MEDICAL VACCINES ENABLING CTF-53 TO EFFECTIVE MEET THE MATERIAL NEEDS OF THREE STRIKE GROUPS AND TWO EXPEDITIONARY GROUPS OPERATIONING IN THE FIFTH FLEET AOR. IN ADDITION, HE TRAINED SEVEN PERSONNEL TOWARDS QUALIFYING AS CARGO HANDLERS, REVISED THE CARGO DEPARTMENT SOP, INITIATED THE CROSS TRAINING OF MILITARY AND CIVILIAN PERSONNEL, AND CONDUCTED WEEKLY CARGO HANDLING TRAINING WHICH DIRECTLY CONTRIBUTED TO THE AIR LOGISTIC DEPARTMENT 92% SCORE ON THE FY13 CARGO HANDLING INSPECTION. BY HIS EXCEPTIONAL ABILITY, PERSONAL INITIATIVE AND DEDICATION TO DUTY, PETTY OFFICER POWELL REFLECTED CREDIT UPON HIMSELF AND UPHELD THE HIGHEST TRADITIONS OF THE UNITED STATES NAVAL SERVICE.



WHILE SERVING AS DEGAUSSING RANGE TECHNICIAN AND COMFLEACT YOKOSUKA EKMS LOCAL ELEMENT FROM XXX TO XXX PETTY OFFICER PHAM CONDUCTED ANALYSIS OF 522 SURFACE RANGE CROSSINGS AND 25 SUBMARINE CROSSINGS. HE METICOULSLY MAINTAINED RECORDS AND REPORTS TO TRACK AND DOCUMENT MAGNETIC SIGNATURE DATA ENABLING SHIPS TO MINIMIZE ENEMY MINE THREATS FOR 25 SHIPS AND SUBMARINES FORWARD DEPLOYED IN SUPPORT OF SEVENTH FLEET OPERATIONS. AS EKMS LOCAL ELEMENTS HE ENSURED THE INTEGRITY AND RELIABLE USE OF SECRET COMMUNICATION NETWORKS FOR CFAY AND FOUR TENANT COMMANDS. BY HIS EXCEPTIONAL ABILITY, PERSONAL INITIATIVE AND TOTAL DEDICATION TO DUTY, PETTY OFFICER PHAM REFLECTED CREDIT UPON HIMSELF AND UPHELD THE HIGHEST TRADITIONS OF THE UNITED STATES NAVAL SERVICE.



PROFESSIONAL ACHIEVEMENT IN THE SUPERIOR PERFORMANCE OF HIS DUTIES WHILE SERVING AS THE ADMINISTRATION DEPARTMENT, ADVANCED PARTY, LEADING PETTY OFFICER FOR NAVAL MOBILE CONSTRUCTION BATTALION TWO FIVE FROM 04 JUNE 2012 TO 26 JUNE 2012. PETTY OFFICER __ DEMONSTRATED EXTREME DILLIGENCE, SUPERB WORK ETHIC, AND OUTSTANDING PERFORMANCE WHILE REVIEWING AND PROCESSING 377 SETS OF ORDERS FOR 347 RESERVE PERSONNEL WITH A BUDGET OF $500,000. ADDITIONALLY, HIS COORDINATION WITH THE PERSONNEL SUPPORT DETACHMENT PORT HUENEME ENSURED THAT PERSONNEL WOULD RECEIVE THEIR PAY EXPEDITIOUSLY. BY HIS EXCEPTIONAL PERFORMANCE, PERSEVERANCE, AND LOYAL DEVOTION TODUTY, PETTY OFFICER ____ REFLECTED CREDIT UPON HIMSELF AND UPHELD THE HIGHEST TRADTIONS OF THE UNITED STATES NAVAL SERVICE.



PROFESSIONAL ACHIEVEMENT AS SQUADRON MAINTENANCE ADMINISTRATION CLERK IN HELICOPTER ANTI-SUBMARINE SQUADRON LIGHT FIVE-ONE FROM FEBRUARY 2011 THROUGH FEBRUARY 2013. PETTY OFFICER DULAY PERFORMED HER DEMANDING DUTIES IN AN EXEMPLARY AND HIGHLY PROFESSIONAL MANNER. DEMONSTRATING EXCEPTIONAL MOTIVATION, SHE EXPERTLY PROCESSED AND TRACKED OVER 2,561 MAINTENANCE DEPARTMENT CORRESPONDENCE ACTIONS, INCLUDING 143 AWARDS, 216 EVALUATIONS, 51 DESIGNATIONS AND 112 EXTENSIONS AND REENLISTMENT REQUESTS ENSURING TIMELY AND ACCURATE EXECUTION OF CRITICAL ADMINISTRATIVE ITEMS FOR OVER 285 SAILORS WITHOUT A SINGLE LOST ITEM. HER EFFORTS LED TO A GRADE OF ON-TRACK FOR THE MAINTENANCE ADMINISTRATION PROGRAM DURING THE 2012 COMNAVAIRFOR AVIATION MAINTENANCE INSPECTION. ADDITIONALLY, SHE MAINTAINED 15 AIRCRAFT DISCREPANCY BOOKS, 45 AIRCRAFT LOG BOOKS AND 116 MISSION MOUNTED EQUIPMENT RECORDS FOR HOME GUARD AND SEVEN DETACHMENTS. HER UNDYING DEVOTION WAS KEY TO ENSURING THE CONTINUED DEPLOYMENT CAPABILITY AND THE EXECUTION OF OVER 3,000 MISHAP FREE FLIGHT HOURS. HER INITIATIVE AND UNSWERVING DEVOTION TO DUTY REFLECTED GREAT CREDIT UPON HERSELF AND WERE IN KEEPING WITH THE HIGHEST TRADITIONS OF THE UNITED STATES NAVAL SERVICE.



FOR PROFESSIONAL ACHIEVEMENT IN THE SUPERIOR PERFORMANCE OF HER DUTIES AS A LINE SHACK PLANE CAPTAIN AT TRAINING SUPPORT HAMPTON ROADS, DAM NECK, VIRGINIA FROM 6 MAY 2012 TO 6 MAY 2013. PETTY OFFICER COLE PERFORMED HER DUTIES IN AN EXEMPLARY AND HIGHLY PROFESSIONAL MANNER. HER TIRELESS WORK ETHIC AND ACHIEVEMENTS LEAD TO HER SELECTION AS JUNIOR SAILOR OF THE QUARTER FOR THE THIRD QUARTER, THE ATTAINMENT OF THE ENLISTED AVIATION WARFARE SPECIALIST PIN, SELECTION TWICE AS PLANE CAPTAIN OF THE MONTH, AND THE REGARDS OF HER PEERS AND PILOTS ALIKE AS BEING THE NUMBER ONE PLANE CAPTAIN IN THE SQUADRON. DURING FLIGHT OPERATIONS IN SUPPORT OF OPERATION ENDURING FREEDOM, PETTY OFFICER COLE NOTICED A POTENTIAL FOREIGN OBJECT DEBRIS HAZARD, AND IMMEDIATELY NOTIFIED HER SUPERVISOR WHICH RESULTED IN THE AIR BOSS WAIVING OFF THE LANDING AND AVOIDING A POSSIBLE MISHAP. SHE HAS RECEIVED MERITORIOUS COUNSELING AND HAS BEEN AWARDED THE DUTIES OF TRAINING ALL NEW PLANE CAPTAINS. PETTY OFFICER COLE’S PERSONAL INITIATIVE, INVALUABLE WORK ETHIC, AND UNSWERVING DEVOTION TO DUTY REFLECTED CREDIT UPON HERSELF AND WERE IN KEEPING WITH THE HIGHEST TRADITIONS OF THE UNITED STATES NAVAL SERVICE.



PROFESSIONAL ACHIEVEMENT IN THE SUPERIOR PERFORMANCE OF HIS DUTIES WHILE SERVING AS LEAD ELECTRICIAN FROM DECEMBER 2012 UNTIL JULY 2013. PETTY OFFICER CHILTON’S DIVERSE TALENTS LED TO THE MAINTENANCE OF 63 PIECES OF CIVIL ENGINEERING SUPPORT EQUIPMENT, REPAIR OF 8 PIECES OF ELECTRICALLY DEADLINED EQUIPMENT, AND OPERATOR TRAINING ON HMMWV’S AND MTVR’S. HIS TIRELESS EFFORTS SUPPORTED TWO FIELD EXERCISES AND THE EFFICIENT EMBARKATION OF RIVERINE SQUADRON TWO AND MSRON 12 DEPLOYMENTS. BY HIS EXCEPTIONAL ABILITY, PERSONAL INITIATIVE AND TOTAL DEDICATION TO DUTY, PETTY OFFICER CHILTON REFLECTED CREDIT UPON HIMSELF AND UPHELD THE HIGHEST TRADITIONS OF THE UNITED STATES NAVAL SERVICE.



(GOLD STAR IN LIEU OF FOURTH AWARD)
TO
AVIATION STRUCTURAL MECHANIC SECOND CLASS (AVIATION WARFARE) JOSEPH A SCHMUCKATELLI IV
UNITED STATES NAVY

FOR

PROFESSIONAL ACHIEVEMENT IN THE SUPERIOR PERFORMANCE OF HIS DUTIES WHILE SERVING AS ASSISTANT COMMAND SAFETY MANAGER FOR FLEET LOGISTICS SUPPORT SQUADRON FIVE FIVE FROM 08 APRIL 2012 TO 08 APRIL 2013. PETTY OFFICER SCHMUCKATELLI PERFORMED HIS DEMANDING DUTIES IN AN EXEMPLARY AND HIGHLY PROFESSIONAL MANNER. HE SKILLFULLY TRACKED ALL PROGRAM ELEMENTS, CREATING A BACKLOG OF FIVE YEARS OF DOCUMENTS, FOR 14 OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH PROGRAMS AND TRAINING FOR 225 PERSONNEL. ADDITIONALLY, AS A FULLY QUALIFIED AIRFRAMES, CORROSION CONTROL TECHNICIAN, AND COLLATERAL DUTY INSPECTOR FOR WORK CENTER 120, HE AGGRESSIVELY LED SEVEN ISOCHRONAL INSPECTION TEAMS, RETURNING THE AIRCRAFT TO FULL MISSION CAPABLE STATUS DIRECTLY SUPPORTING OPERATION SHINING MONKEY. HIS QUALITY ASSURANCE OF THE SAFETY PROGRAMS RESULTED IN AN OVERALL GRADE OF PASS/PASS, WHICH LED TO HIS SELECTION AS VR-55’S JUNIOR SAILOR OF THE YEAR FOR THE FISCAL YEAR 2012. PETTY OFFICER SCHMUCKATELLI’S EXCEPTIONAL PROFESSIONALISM, UNRELENTING PERSEVERANCE, AND LOYAL DEVOTION TO DUTY REFLECTED CREDIT UPON HIMSELF AND WERE IN KEEPING WITH THE HIGHEST TRADITIONS OF THE UNITED STATES NAVAL SERVICE. BY HIS EXCEPTIONAL ABILITY, PERSONAL INITIATIVE AND TOTAL DEDICATION TO DUTY, PETTY OFFICER SCHMUCKATELLI IV REFLECTED CREDIT UPON HIMSELF AND UPHELD THE HIGHEST TRADITIONS OF THE UNITED STATES NAVAL SERVICE.





            GIVEN THIS 12TH DAY OF APRIL 2013

  FOR THE SECRETARY OF THE NAVY
GEORGE W. SMITHINGTON
COMMANDER, U.S. NAVY



MERITORIOUS SERVICE IN THE SUPERIOR PERFORMANCE OF HIS DUTIES WHILE SERVING AS LEADING PETTY OFFICER AND INSTRUCTOR, DENTAL LABORATORY PROGRAM, NAVAL MEDICAL TRAINING CENTER, FORT SAM HOUSTON, TEXAS FROM AUGUST 2010 TO JULY 2013. PETTY OFFICER BENLIRO DEMONSTRATED EXCEPTIONAL LEADERSHIP AND MANAGEMENT ABILITIES BY LEADING A TEAM OF 6 PROFESSIONAL INSTRUCTORS IN THE TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT OF 372 STUDENTS, AND 6,000 HOURS OF DIDACTIC AND PRACTICAL TRAINING, CULMINATING IN A 98 PERCENT GRADUATION RATE. AS A MASTER TRAINING SPECIALIST MENTOR, HM1 BENLIRO FACILITATED THE PROGRAM IMPLEMENTATION AT NAVY MEDICINE TRAINING SUPPORT CENTER AND LED 5 INSTRUCTORS THROUGH THE DEMANDING CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS TO IMPROVE NAVY READINESS THROUGH QUALITY INSTRUCTION. IN ADDITION, HM1 BENLIRO PROCURED 50K WORTH OF MAJOR WORK ORDERS AND PLACED 150 WORK REQUESTS TO IMPROVE SAFETY AND USEABILITY OF THE DENTAL LABORATORY SPACES WITH NO LOSS TO PLAN OF INSTRUCTION TIME. PETTY OFFICER BENLIRO’S INITIATIVE, PERSEVERANCE, AND LOYAL DEVOTION TO DUTY REFLECTED CREDIT UPON HIMSELF AND WERE IN KEEPING WITH THE HIGHEST TRADITIONS OF THE UNITED STATES NAVAL SERVICE.



PROFESSIONAL ACHIEVEMENT IN THE SUPERIOR PERFORMANCE OF HIS DUTIES AS THE SUBMARINE MAST AND ANTENNA REPAIR SHOP LEAD MECHANIC ASSIGNED TO NORFOLK NAVAL SHIPYARD FROM MARCH 2009 TO MARCH 2012. PETTY OFFICER OPALEK CONSISTENTLY PERFORMED HIS DEMANDING DUTIES IN AN EXEMPLARY AND HIGHLY PROFESSIONAL MANNER. DEMONSTRATING OUTSTANDING TECHNICAL SKILL, HE DESIGNED AN OPERATING PROCEDURE FOR THE HYDROSTATIC TESTING OF THE AN/BRA-24 CABLE TRANSFER ASSEMBLY, PROVIDING EXPERT REPAIR GUIDANCE FOR BOTH THE SHIPYARD AND THE FLEET AS A WHOLE. ADDITIONALLY, HE EXPERTLY SUPERVISED THE SUCCESSFUL COMPLETION OF 25 SUBMARINE SAFETY JOBS, INCLUDING AN EMERGENT REPAIR TO AN ELECTRICAL HULL FITTING ONBOARD USS NORFOLK (SSN-714). PETTY OFFICER OPALEK’S EXCEPTIONAL PROFESSIONALISM, UNRELENTING PERSEVERANCE AND SELFLESS DEVOTION TO DUTY REFLECTED CREDIT UPON HIMSELF AND WERE IN KEEPING WITH THE HIGHEST TRADITIONS OF THE UNITED STATES NAVAL SERVICE.



PROFESSIONAL ACHIEVEMENT IN THE SUPERIOR PERFORMANCE OF HIS DUTIES WHILE SERVING AS LEAD ELECTRICIAN FROM DECEMBER 2012 UNTIL JULY 2013. PETTY OFFICER CHILTON’S DIVERSE TALENTS LED TO THE MAINTENANCE OF 63 PIECES OF CIVIL ENGINEERING SUPPORT EQUIPMENT, REPAIR OF 8 PIECES OF ELECTRICALLY DEADLINED EQUIPMENT, AND OPERATOR TRAINING ON HMMWV'S AND MTVR'S. HIS TIRELESS EFFORTS SUPPORTED TWO FIELD EXERCISES AND THE EFFICIENT EMBARKATION OF RIVERINE SQUADRON TWO AND MSRON 12 DEPLOYMENTS. BY HIS EXCEPTIONAL ABILITY, PERSONAL INITIATIVE AND TOTAL DEDICATION TO DUTY, PETTY OFFICER CHILTON REFLECTED CREDIT UPON HIMSELF AND UPHELD THE HIGHEST TRADITIONS OF THE UNITED STATES NAVAL SERVICE.



PROFESSIONAL ACHIEVEMENT WHILE SERVING AS COMMUNICATIONS SYSTEMS WORKCENTER SUPERVISOR FOR COASTAL RIVERINE SQUADRON ONE. IDENTIFYING A CRITICAL NEED, ET2 YEE SINGLEHANDEDLY BUILT AND MANAGED FIVE SEPARATE 3M WORKCENTERS, COVERING OVER 4,000 CONFIGURATION ITEMS ACROSS SIX GEORGRAPHICAL LOCATIONS. HE DEMONSTRATED EXCEPTIONAL LEADERSHIP AND MANGERIAL EXPERTISE WHILE LEADING A TEAM OF FIVE PERSONNEL IN PREPARATION FOR NAVY EXPEDITIONARY COMBAT COMMAND’S MAINTENANCE AND MATERIAL INSPECTION, EARNING OUTSTANDING RESULTS. ET2 YEE’S PROVIDED EXCEPTIONAL 3M TRAINING QUALIFICATION TRAINING FOR OVER 16 PERSONNEL DIRECTLY LEADING TO 3 PERSONNEL EARNING THEIR EXPEDITIONARY WARFARE QUALIFICATION. PETTY OFFICER YEE’S EXCEPTIONAL PROFESSIONALISM, PERSERVERANCE, AND LOYAL DEVOTION TO DUTY REFLECTED GREAT CREDIT UPON HIMSELF AND WERE IN KEEPING WITH THE HIGHEST TRADITIONS OF THE UNITED STATES NAVAL SERVICE.



PROFESSIONAL ACHIEVEMENT IN THE SUPERIOR PERFORMANCE OF HIS DUTIES WHILE SERVING AS LEADING PETTY OFFICER, ASSIGNED TO NORFOLK NAVAL SHIPYARD FROM APRIL 2010 TO MAY 2013. PETTY OFFICER ENTRIKIN DEMONSTRATED OUTSTANDING TECHNICAL SKILL AND INITIATIVE AS HE EFFICIENTLY LED HIS WORK CENTER TOWARDS THE SHIPYARD’S GOAL OF BECOMING A LEARNING ORGANIZATION. HIS DEDICATION RESULTED IN 5 PERSONNEL RECEIVING THEIR SHIPYARD WELDING QUALIFICATIONS, EFFECTIVELY ENHANCING THE NAVY’S ROLE AT NORFOLK NAVAL SHIPYARD. PETTY OFFICER ENTRIKIN’S EXCEPTIONAL PROFFESSIONALISM, UNRELENTING PERSEVERANCE AND STEADFAST DEVOTION TO DUTY REFLECTED CREDIT UPON HIMSELF AND UPHELD THE HIGHEST TRADITIONS OF THE UNITED STATES NAVAL SERVICE.



PROFESSIONAL ACHIEVEMENT AS A STEAMGEYSER SUPPORT CENTER ANALYST AND SPONSOR COORDINATOR AT U.S. NAVY INFORMATION OPERATIONS DETACHMENT, DIGBY FROM NOVEMBER 2012 TO DECEMBER 2015. PETTY OFFICER ASHTON SUPPORTED 35 CNO SPECIAL MISSIONS IN SUPPORT OF NAVAL REQUIREMENTS, WRITING 89 REPORTS AND KEEPING IN CONTACT WITH MISSION CUSTOMERS. AS SPONSOR COORDINATOR, HE ENSURED THE SMOOTH TRANSITION OF 35 SAILORS TO AN OVERSEAS AOR, INCREASING MISSION EFFICIENCY BY OVER 50 PERCENT. HE SPENT OVER 50 OFF DUTY HOURS SUPPORTING THE FIRST CLASS PETTY OFFICER ASSOCIATION, PARTICIPATING IN 10 FUND RAISERS, RAISING OVER $1000 AND INCREASING THE MORALE AND WELFARE OF THE ENTIRE COMMAND. PETTY OFFICER ASHTON’S EXCEPTIONAL PROFESSIONALISM AND SELFLESS DEVOTION TO DUTY REFLECTED CREDIT UPON HIM AND WERE IN KEEPING WITH THE HIGHEST TRADITIONS OF THE UNITED STATES NAVAL SERVICE.



PROFESSIONAL ACHIEVEMENT IN THE SUPERIOR PERFORMANCE OF HIS DUTIES WHILE SERVING AS APPRENTICE FORECASTER AT FLEET WEATHER CENTER SAN DIEGO STRIKE GROUP OCEANOGRAPHY TEAM FROM AUGUST 2010 TO APRIL 2013. HE LED FIVE SAILORS ABOARD USS CARL VINSON (CVN-70) IN THE DISSEMINATION OF 11,500 METOC PRODUCTS RESULTING IN 5,500 MISHAP-FREE FLIGHT HOURS IN SUPPORT OF OPERATION ENDURING FREEDOM AND NEW DAWN. HIGHLY MOTIVATED, HE OBTAINED THE TITLE OF ASSISTANT STRIKE FORECASTER WHICH LED TO THE FLAWLESS PRODUCTION OF 305 STRIKE WEATHER PACKAGES CONTRIBUTING TO THE SUCCESS OF 1,100 SORTIE MISSIONS AND AT LEAST 20 ORDANANCE DROPS. HE DEVOTED 36 HOURS MENTORING STUDENTS AT TWO ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS. PETTY OFFICER NAVY’S PROFESSIONALISM, UNRELENTING PERSEVERANCE AND LOYAL DEVOTION TO DUTY REFLECTED CREDIT UPON HERSELF AND WERE IN KEEPING WITH THE HIGHEST TRADITIONS OF THE UNITED STATES NAVAL SERVICE.



PROFESSIONAL ACHIEVEMENT IN THE SUPERIOR PERFORMANCE OF HER DUTIES WHILE SERVING AS CAREER COUNSELOR/RUAD RECORDER/CC, AND RESOURCE MANAGER AT NAVY CARGO HANDLING BATTALION FOUR HEADQUARTERS COMPANY FROM ____ JULY TO 28 FEBRUARY 2013. PETTY OFFICER HOWARD CONSISTENTLY PERFORMED HER DEMANDING DUTIES IN A HIGHLY PROFESSIONAL MANNER. DISPLAYING A POSITIVE ATTITUDE, EXCEPTIONAL RESOURCEFULNESS AND DEDICATION, SHE VOLUNTEERED HUNDREDS OF HOURS IN MAINTAINING CIMS SYSTEM, BATTALION’S MONTHLY REPORTING COMMAND CAREER COUNSELOR DASHBOARD, AND LEADING TEN OTHER CAREER COUNSELORS, ENSURING THAT CDBS ARE CONDUCTED MONTHLY, CIMS PROGRAM IS 100% UPDATED, AND THE BATTALION’S MONTHLY COMMAND CAREER COUNSELOR REPORT IS COMPLETED TIMELY AND ACCURATELY. AS THE CORNERSTONE OF ALL CAREER COUNSELING ACTIVTIES, HER EFFORTS SIGNIFICANTLY INPROVED THE BATTALION’s CAREER COUNSELING PROGRAM. PETTY OFFICER HOWARD’S EXCEPTIONAL PROFESSIONALISM AND SELFLESS DEVOTION TO DUTY REFLECTED CREDIT UPON HER AND WERE IN KEEPING WITH THE HIGHEST TRADITIONS OF THE UNITED STATES NAVAL SERVICE.



PROFESSIONAL ACHIEVEMENT AS ORDNANCE BRANCH NIGHT SHIFT SUPERVISOR IN STRIKE FIGHTER SQUADRON ONE FIVE ONE FROM OCTOBER 2011 TO SEPTEMBER 2012. PETTY OFFICER TREVINO PERFORMED HIS DEMANDING DUTIES IN AN EXEMPLARY AND HIGHLY PROFESSIONAL MANNER. HE SKILLFULLY LED 14 SAILORS IN THE SAFE LOADING AND COMBAT EXPENDITURE OF 3,614 POUNDS OF LIVE ORDNANCE IN DIRECT SUPPORT OF OPERATION ENDURING FREEDOM. ADDITIONALLY, HIS HIGH STANDARDS AS QUALITY ASSURANCE SAFETY OBSERVER DURING THE CSFWP POST DEPLOYMENT AIRCRAFT MATERIAL CONDITION INSPECTION RESULTED IN AN OVERALL GRADE OF PASS/PASS, WHICH LED TO HIS SELECTION AS VFA-151’S SAILOR OF THE YEAR FOR THE FISCAL YEAR 2012. PETTY OFFICER TREVINO’S EXCEPTIONAL PROFESSIONALISM, UNRELENTING PERSEVERANCE, AND LOYAL DEVOTION TO DUTY REFLECTED CREDIT UPON HIMSELF AND WERE IN KEEPING WITH THE HIGHEST TRADITIONS OF THE UNITED STATES NAVAL SERVICE.



PROFESSIONAL ACHIEVEMENT WHILE SERVING AS SATURATION DIVER, SUPPLY PETTY OFFICER, AND UNLIMITED DIVING SUPERVISOR AT SUBMARINE DEVELOPMENT SQUADRON 5, SPECIALIZED RESEARCH DIVING DETACHMENT, FROM JANUARY 2010 TO FEBRUARY 2013. PETTY OFFICER BEAVER’S PERFORMANCE HAD A SIGNIFICANT IMPACT ON SUBMARINE DEVELOPMENT SQUADRON FIVE’S ABILITY TO PERFORM ITS MISSION OF DEVELOPING NEW DIVING TECHNIQUES, PROCEDURES AND EVALUATING NEW DIVING EQUIPMENT. WHILE SERVING AS SUPPLY PETTY OFFICER, HE METICULOUSLY MANAGED A BUDGET IN EXCESS OF $750 THOUSAND WITH PRECISION AND GREAT FORESIGHT. HIS EFFORTS IN MANAGING THE BUDGET TO SUPPORT ALL EQUIPMENT, OPERATIONS AND TRAINING OBJECTIVES WERE EXCEPTIONAL, ENSURING 100% OPERATIONAL READINESS. PETTY OFFICER BEAVER’S DISTINCT ACCOMPLISHMENTS, UNRELENTING PERSEVERANCE AND STEADFAST DEVOTION TO DUTY REFLECTED CREDIT UPON HIMSELF AND WERE IN KEEPING WITH THE HIGHEST TRADITIONS OF THE UNITED STATES NAVAL SERVICE.



FOR PROFESSIONAL ACHIEVEMENT IN THE SUPERIOR PERFORMANCE OF HIS DUTIES WHILE SERVING AS LEADING PETTY OFFICER AT REGIONAL NAVY MAIL CENTER NORFOLK FROM FEB 2011 TO JUN 2013. PETTY OFFICER WHITEHURST PERFORMED HIS DUTIES IN AN EXEMPLARY AND HIGHLY PROFESSIONAL MANNER LEADING A TEAM OF 31 MILITARY, CIVIL SERVICE, AND CONTRACTOR EMPLOYEES IN THE PROCESSING, DISPATCH AND ACCOUNTING OF 3.2 MILLION PIECES OF INCOMING MAIL FOR 120 TENANT COMMANDS AND 8 BRANCH OFFICES THROUGHOUT THE ENTIRE MID-ATLANTIC REGION. HE COORDINATED EFFORTS FOR THE METERING OF OVER 322,700 PIECES OF OUTGOING OFFICIAL MAIL VALUED AT $597,716 IN POSTAGE EXPENDITURES. SETTING AN EXAMPLE FOR PEERS AND SUBORDINATES TO EMULATE, HE COMPLETED OVER 100 HOURS OF COMMUNITY OUTREACH TO THE LOCAL BOYS AND GIRLS CLUB. HIS EXCEPTIONAL PROFESSIONALISM, UNRELENTING PERSEVERANCE, AND STEADFAST DEVOTION TO DUTY REFLECTED GREAT CREDIT UPON HIMSELF AND WERE IN KEEPING WITH THE HIGHEST TRADITIONS OF THE UNITED STATES NAVAL SERVICE.



FOR PROFESSIONAL SERVICE IN THE SUPERIOR PERFORMANCE OF HIS DUTIES WHILE SERVING AS SQUAD LEADER, ENGINEER DETACHMENT, COMBAT LOGISTICS BATTALION 15, 15TH MARINE EXPEDITIONARY UNIT FROM 6 NOVEMBER 2012 TO 21 DECEMBER 2012. THROUGHOUT THIS PERIOD, CORPORAL SALES PERFORMED HIS DUTIES IN AN EXEMPLARY AND HIGHLY PROFESSIONAL MANNER. HIS DIRECTION OF HIS SQUAD OF ENGINEERS DURING EXERCISE IRON MAGIC WAS INSTRUMENTAL IN SETTING UP A FULLY STAFFED AND FUNCTIONAL PATROL BASE IN LESS THAN 24 HOURS. HE SUCCESSFULLY PLANNED THE FRONT AND BACK LOAD OF ALL ENGINEER EQUIPMENT FOR EXERCISES EAGER MACE AND IRON MAGIC, THEREBY ENSURING THAT HIS DETACHMENT WAS OPERATIONALLY CAPABLE TO CONDUCT TRAINING IN A FORWARD DEPLOYED BI-LATERAL TRAINING ENVIRONMENT. ADDITIONALLY, THROUGH HIS KNOWLEDGE OF PREVENTATIVE MAINTENANCE AND ATTENTION TO DETAIL, HE WAS ABLE TO SAVE THE MARINE CORPS $26,000 IN SECOND ECHELON REPAIRS BY ENSURING THAT ALL REQUIRED MAINTENANCE WAS CONDUCTED ON ALL ENGINEER DETACHMENT HEAVY EQUIPMENT. CORPORAL SALES’ INITIATIVE, PERSEVERANCE, AND TOTAL DEDICATION TO DUTY REFLECTED CREDIT UPON HIM AND WERE IN KEEPING WITH THE HIGHEST TRADITIONS OF THE MARINE CORPS AND THE UNITED STATES NAVAL SERVICE.




(GOLD STAR IN LIEU OF THIRD AWARD)

CULINARY SPECIALIST SECOND CLASS
KARL-TRISTAN CRUZ
UNITED STATES NAVY

PROFESSIONAL ACHIEVEMENT IN THE SUPERIOR PERFORMANCE OF HIS DUTIES WHILE SERVING AS RECORDSKEEPER AND GALLEY WATCH CAPTAIN ONBOARD NAVAL AIR STATION FORT WORTH, JOINT RESERVE BASE FROM FEBUARY 2010 TO FEBUARY 2013. PETTY OFFICER CRUZ PROFESSIONALISM AND UNMATCHED INITIATIVE WERE INSTRUMENTAL IN SUCCESSFUL OPERATION OF THE GENERAL MESS. HIS EXCEPTIONAL ATTENTION TO DETAIL AND SUPERB RECORDS KEEPING SKILLS RESULTED IN 100 PERCENT INVENTORY VALIDITY FOR OVER 450 LINE ITEMS AND IN PERFECT ACCOUNTING OF OVER $215K IN ANNUAL SALES. HIS IMPRESSIVE EFFORTS PLAYED A KEY ROLE IN MORELAND HALL DINING FACILITY RECEIVING IT’S FIRST "FIVE STAR" ACCREDITATION FOR FOOD SERVICE EXCELLENCE.PETTY OFFICER CRUZ EXCEPTIONAL PROFESSIONALISM AND SELFLESS DEDICATION TO DUTY REFLECTED CREDIT UPON HIMSELF AND WERE IN KEEPING WITH THE HIGHEST TRADITIONS OF THE UNITED STATES NAVAL SERVICE.





      4TH       February 2013

      FOR THE SECRETARY OF THE NAVY
R. A. BENNETT, CAPT, USN
COMMANDING OFFICER
NAS JRB, FORT WORTH, TX



FOR PROFESSIONAL ACHIEVEMENT IN THE SUPERIOR PERFORMANCE OF HIS DUTIES WHILE SERVING AS A CREW LEADER WITH NAVAL MOBILE CONSTRUCTION BATTALION ONE FOUR DETAIL TWO KANDAHAR AIRFIELD AFGHANISTAN FROM NOVEMBER 2012 TO JANUARY 2013. STAFF SERGEANT GONZALES DEMONSTRATED HIS SUPERB LEADERSHIP AND TECHNICAL EXPERTISE RIGHT AWAY BY LEADING A TEAM OF FIVE TO CAMP NATHAN SMITH TO PROVIDE BUILDER AND ELECTRICIAN SUPPORT TO REPAIR TASK FORCE ASSETS AND CORRECT DEFICIENCIES IMPACTING THE MISSION READINESS CAPABILITIES OF THE TASK FORCE. SERGEANT GONZALES ALSO COMPLETED THE BUILDOUT OF A 3600 SQUARE FOOT SUPPLY AND LOGISTICS BUILDING, PROVIDING MISSION CRITICAL FACILITIES TO THE ARSOA TEAM AT KANDAHAR AIRFIELD. STAFF SERGEANT GONZALES’ EXCEPTIONAL PROFESSIONALISM, UNRELENTING PERSEVERANCE, AND LOYAL DEVOTION TO DUTY REFLECTED CREDIT UPON HIM AND WERE IN KEEPING WITH THE HIGHEST TRADITIONS OF THE UNITED STATES NAVAL SERVICE.



PROFESSIONAL ACHIEVEMENT IN THE SUPERIOR PERFORMANCE OF HIS DUTIES WHILE SERVING AS CENTRALIZED WORK CONTROL TEAM MEMEBER (CWCT) ONBOARD USS CARL VINSON (CVN 70) FROM FEBRUARY 2012 TO FEBRUARY 2013. DEMONSTRATING EXCEPTIONAL DILIGENCE AND INITIATIVE, PETTY OFFICER TURNER’S HARD CHARGING, CAN DO ATTITUDE HAS BEEN A KEY COMPONENT IN THE COMPLETION OF OVER 40,000 JOBS THROUGH ADVANCED INDUSTRIAL MANAGEMENT (AIM), SINGLE HANDEDLY WROTE OVER 5,000 WORK AUTHORIZATION FORMS (WAF) IN ESOMS FOR SHIP’S FORCE AND CONTRACTORS COMPREHENSIVELY ACCOUNTING FOR 400,000 MAN HOURS. ADDITIONALLY, PETTY OFFICER TURNER WAS A KEY MEMBER IN PROCESSING OVER 4,000 TASK GROUP INSTRUCTION (TGI) FROM INITIAL STATUS TO FINAL CLOSE OUT, KEEPING CONTRACTORS, SHIPFORCE AND ZONE MANAGERS ON TRACK AND UNDER BUDGET FOR USS CARL VINSON PLANNED INCREMENTAL AVAILABILITY (PIA) FY12. PETTY OFFICER TURNER’S EXTRAORDINARY PROFESSIONALISM, UNRELENTING PERSEVERANCE AND LOYAL DEVOTION TO DUTY REFLECTED CREDIT UPON HIMSELF AND IS IN KEEPING WITH THE HIGHEST TRADITIONS OF THE UNITED STATES NAVAL SERVICE.



PROFESSIONAL ACHIEVEMENT IN THE SUPERIOR PERFORMANCE OF HIS DUTIES SERVING AS A HOSPITALMAN WITH 3RD BATTALION 5TH MARINES WHILE SERVING ON A 15TH MARINE EXPEDITIONARY UNIT DEPLOYMENT. ON 29 0CTOBER 2012, AS THE USS PELELIU SPED TO THE 5TH FLEET AREA OF OPERATIONS, IN RESPONSE TO SPECIFIC MISSION DEMANDS, HE RESPONDED TO A SAILOR IN NEED WHO HAD EXPRESSED AN INTEREST IN ENDING HIS LIFE AND WAS BEYOND THE FANTAIL SAFETY LINE THREATENING TO JUMP. __________ S ACTIONS RESULTED IN SAFE MOVEMENT FROM THE FANTAIL TO MEDICAL SERVICES WITHOUT INCIDENT. HIS UNSELFISH ACTIONS PRESERVED THE SAILOR’S LIFE. __________ STRIEGEL’S EXCEPTIONAL PROFESSIONALISM, UNRELENTING PERSEVERANCE, AND LOYAL DEVOTION TO DUTY REFLECTED GREAT CREDIT UPON HIMSELF AND WERE IN KEEPING WITH THE HIGHEST TRADITIONS OF THE UNITED STATES NAVAL SERVICE.



PROFESSIONAL ACHIEVEMENT IN THE SUPERIOR PERFORMANCE OF HIS DUTIES WHILE SERVING AS HQ COMPANY COMMANDER NCHB7 FROM JANUARY 2012 TO NOVEMBER 2012. LT PICKFORD WAS AN ESENTIAL LEADER FOR NCHB7 ULTRA, HIS ROLES INCLUDED BEING PART OF THE ADVANCED PARTY AND DELAYED PARTY. IN HIS ROLE AS A WATCH OFFICER LT PICKFORD USED HIS EXTENSIVE AIR CARGO KNOWLEDGE TO HELP NCHB7 RECEIVE AN OUTSTANDING GRADE AND PASS THE ULTRA WITH FLYING COLORS. LT PICKFORD VOLUNTEERED TO BE THE OIC OF THE DELAYED PARTY AND ENSURED ALL PERSONEL AND EQUIPMENT WERE ACCOUNTED FOR AND MAINTAINED. LT PICKFORD’S EXCEPTIONAL PROFESSIONALISM, UNRELENTING PERSEVERANCE, AND LOYAL DEVOTION TO DUTY REFLECTED GREAT CREDIT UPON HIMSELF AND WERE IN KEEPING WITH THE HIGHEST TRADITIONS OF THE UNITED STATES NAVAL SERVICE.



PROFESSIONAL ACHIEVEMENT IN THE SUPERIOR PERFORMANCE OF HIS DUTIES WHILE SERVING AS MORALE, WELFARE, AND RECREATION SPECIAL EVENTS COORDINATOR IN USS (BMW) MERCEDES FROM DECEMBER 2010 TO AUGUST 2012. PETTY OFFICER BROWN CONSISTENTLY PERFORMED HIS DEMANDING DUTIES IN AN EXEMPLARY AND HIGHLY PROFESSIONAL MANNER. DISPLAYING A POSITIVE ATTITUDE, EXCEPTIONAL RESOURCEFULNESS AND DEDICATION, HE VOLUNTEERED HUNDREDS OF HOURS IN PLANNING AND PREPARING RECREATION EVENTS. AS THE CORNERSTONE OF ALL RECREATION ACTIVTIES, HIS EFFORTS SIGNIFICANTLY CONTRIBUTED TO THE SUSTAINED HIGH MORALE OF 3000 SAILORS AND MARINES ONBOARD MERCEDES. PETTY OFFICER BROWN’S EXCEPTIONAL PROFESSIONALISM AND SELFLESS DEVOTION TO DUTY REFLECTED CREDIT UPON HIMSELF AND UPHELD THE HIGHEST TRADITIONS OF THE UNITED STATES NAVAL SERVICE.




GUNNERSMATE FIRST CLASS
UNITED STATES NAVY



PROFESSIONAL ACHIEVEMENT IN THE SUPERIOR PERFORMANCE OF HIS DUTIES WHILE ASSIGNED AS A MEMBER OF THE FLY AWAY DIGNIFIED TRANSFER ESCORT IN THE UNITED STATES NAVY CEREMONIAL GUARD, WASHINGTON, DC, IN OCTOBER 2012. (INSERT NAME) PERFORMED SUPERBLY IN THE DIGNIFIED TRANSFER OF NAVAL AVIATOR AND ASTRONAUT NEIL ARMSTRONG FROM OHIO TO WASHINGTON, DC AND THEN TO MAYPORT NAVAL STATION, FLORIDA. HE HUMBLY AND WITH PRIDE PERFORMED HIS ESCORT DUTIES IN AN EXEMPLARY AND PROFESSIONAL MANNER, TO INCLUDE THE DIGNIFIED TRANSFER TO THE USS PHILIPPINE SEA (CG-58) FOR THE BURIAL AT SEA CEREMONY. FUTHERMORE, HIS INTEGRITY, CONDUCT, AND CONFIDENCE IN THE NAVY CORE VALUES WERE INSTRUMENTAL IN SUCCESSFULLY ACCOMPLISHING THE MISSION IN SUPPORT OF THE ARMSTRONG FAMILY. (INSERT NAMES) PATRIOTISM, EXCEPTIONAL PROFESSIONALISM, AND LOYAL DEVOTION TO DUTY REFLECTED CREDIT UPON HIMSELF AND UPHELD THE HIGHEST TRADITIONS OF THE UNITED STATES NAVAL SERVICE.





31ST       OCTOBER 2012

      FOR THE
N. J. STRANDQUIST, SR.
COMMANDER, UNITED STATES NAVY
COMMANDING OFFICER
UNITED STATES NAVY CEREMONIAL GUARD



PROFESSIONAL ACHIEVEMENT IN THE SUPERIOR PERFORMANCE OF HIS DUTIES WHILE SERVING AS A COMBAT INSTRUCTOR, SCHOOL OF INFANTRY EAST, TRAINING COMMAND, CAMP GEIGER, NORTH CAROLINA FROM SEPTEMBER 2008 TO AUGUST 2010. SERGEANT PARKS’ DEDICATION TO TRAINING, MENTORING, AND SAFETY OF OVER 3600 STUDENTS RESULTED IN AN UNHEARD OF GRADUATION RATE OF 99%. SGT PARKS WAS ESSENTIAL TO THE SCHEDULING AND COORDINATION OF OVER 90 TRAINING EVOLUTIONS. SERGEANT PARKS’ EXCEPTIONAL INITIATIVE, OUTSTANDING LEADERSHIP, AND LOYAL DEVOTION TO DUTY REFLECTED CREDIT UPON HIMSELF AND WERE IN KEEPING WITH THE HIGHEST TRADITIONS OF THE MARINE CORPS AND THE UNITED STATES NAVAL SERVICE.



PROFESSIONAL ACHIEVEMENT IN THE SUPERIOR PERFORMANCE OF HIS DUTIES WHILE SERVING AS 300 DIVISION LEADING PETTY OFFICER AT OPERATION MAINTENANCE DIVISION, NAVAL AIR STATION KEY WEST, FLORIDA, FROM DECEMBER 2009 TO FEBRUARY 2013. PETTY OFFICER STRIEGEL’S LEADERSHIP AND TECHNICAL EXPERTISE ENABLED THE SAFE AND TIMELY COMPLETION OF EIGHT AIRCRAFT ACCEPTANCE/TRANSFER INSPECTIONS, EIGHT PHASE INSPECTIONS, 115 SPECIAL INSPECTIONS AND 7,642 MAINTENANCE DISCREPANCIES CONTRIBUTING TO THE COMMAND’S 100 PERCENT MISSION COMPLETION RATE AND 24/7 SEARCH AND RESCUE AVAILABILITY. HIS DILIGENCE RESULTED IN THE FLAWLESS EVALUATION OF THE PLANE CAPTAIN PROGRAM DURING THE 2012 COMHELSEACOMWINGLANT SAFE TO OPERATE INSPECTON AND 2012 COMNAVAIRFOR AVIATION MAINTENANCE INSPECTION. PETTY OFFICER STRIEGEL’S EXCEPTIONAL PROFESSIONALISM, UNRELENTING PERSEVERANCE, AND LOYAL DEVOTION TO DUTY REFLECTED GREAT CREDIT UPON HIMSELF AND WERE IN KEEPING WITH THE HIGHEST TRADITIONS OF THE UNITED STATES NAVAL SERVICE.



(GOLD STAR IN LIEU OF FIFTH AWARD)

AVIATION ELECTRICIAN’S MATE FIRST CLASS (AVIATION WARFARE) VICTOR M. CANO
UNITED STATES NAVY

FOR

PROFESSIONAL ACHIEVEMENT WHILE SERVING AS OPERATIONS, SAFETY, AND TRAINING PETTY OFFICER FOR NAVY AIR LOGISTICS OFFICE FROM AUGUST 2008 TO NOVEMBER 2012. PETTY OFFICER CANO SCHEDULED OVER 300 FLIGHT REQUESTS RESULTING IN THE MOVEMENT OF 105,648 PASSENGERS AND OVER 20 MILLION POUNDS OF CARGO WORLD-WIDE. AS AN INSTRUCTOR FOR THE JALIS TRAINING TEAM, HE QUALIFIED OVER 150 JALIS REMOTE REQUESTORS. ADDITIONALLY, HE ENSURED 100% COMPLETION OF ALL SAFETY REQUIRMENTS AND IMPROVED TOTAL FORCE READINESS. HIS SUPERIOR PERFORMANCE OF DUTIES HIGHLIGHTS THE CULMINATION OF 20 YEARS OF HONORABLE AND DEDICATED SERVICE. PETTY OFFICER CANO’S EXCEPTIONAL PROFESSIONALISM, UNRELENTING PERSEVERANCE, AND LOYAL DEDICATION TO DUTY REFLECTS CREDIT UPON HIMSELF AND ARE IN KEEPING WITH THE HIGHEST TRADITIONS OF THE UNITED STATES NAVAL SERVICE.














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