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SUBJ/CHIEF OF NAVAL OPERATIONS MONTHLY GOLD DISK AWARD WINNERS//

REF/A/DOC/JFMM VOLUME VI, CHAPTER 8//

NARR/REF A IS THE JOINT FLEET MAINTENANCE MANUAL 2M ELECTRONIC REPAIR 
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RMKS/1.  IN 1997 THE DEPUTY CHIEF OF NAVAL OPERATIONS (LOGISTICS) IMPLEMENTED 
A CHIEF OF NAVAL OPERATIONS (CNO) MONTHLY GOLD DISK AWARDS PROGRAM.
THIS PROGRAM WAS DESIGNED TO ENCOURAGE FLEET PERSONNEL IN THE MARITIME 
COMMUNITY TO DEVELOP GOLD DISK TEST ROUTINES AND REPAIR CIRCUIT CARD 
ASSEMBLIES AND ELECTRONIC MODULES.  THE RESULTING BENEFITS HAVE RESULTED IN 
IMPROVED OPERATIONAL READINESS OF A WIDE RANGE OF C5I AND HM&E SYSTEMS IN 
ADDITION TO SIGNIFICANTLY IMPROVED OPTAR COST AVOIDANCE.  THE AWARD CURRENTLY 
CONSISTS OF A LETTER OF COMMENDATION SIGNED BY N8, DEPUTY CNO FOR INTEGRATION 
OF CAPABILITIES AND RESOURCES AND A MILITARY CASH AWARD OF $5,000.

2.  THE CNO GOLD DISK AWARDS PROGRAM IS ADMINISTERED BY NAVAL SEA SYSTEMS 
COMMAND
(NAVSEA) MINIATURE MICROMINIATURE MODULE TEST AND REPAIR (2M MTR) PROGRAM 
MANAGER.
FLEET 2M MTR POLICY AND RESPONSIBILITIES ARE CONTAINED IN REFERENCE A.
GOLD DISK AWARDEES ARE SELECTED BY AN AWARDS BOARD AT NUWC DETACHMENT FIELD 
ENGINEERING OFFICE IN NORFOLK.  THE MTR ENGINEERING AGENTS SELECTION IS BASED 
ON 2M REPAIR METRICS SUBMITTED IN THE MODULE TEST AND REPAIR TRACKING SYSTEM 
OR VERIFICATION OF RECENTLY SUBMITTED GOLD DISK TEST ROUTINES.

3.  I AM PROUD TO ANNOUNCE THE 1ST QUARTER FY-18 AWARD WINNERS:
    OCTOBER 2017: ET3 JACOB SMITH, USS HOPPER
    NOVEMBER 2017: ET3 GEORGE BUECHEL, USS MCFAUL
    DECEMBER 2017: ET1 JUSTIN THOMAS, USS GEORGE WASHINGTON

4.  NUWC DET FEO NORFOLK POC IS MR. DAVE ASCHER, MTR AND GOLD DISK FLEET 
COORDINATOR,
757-396-0800 EXT 5256 DSN 386 OR VIA E-MAIL  DAVID.ASCHER(AT)NAVY.MIL.
THE NAVSEA 2M MTR PM, RICH MCCONNELL, RICHARD.MCCONNELL(AT)NAVY.MIL, DSN 326-
3259, COMM 202-781-3259.

5.  POINT OF CONTACT FOR SUBMISSIONS IS MS. VERONIKA BUONAUGURIO, OPNAV N831, 
AT 703-695-5726, OR VIA E-MAIL AT VERONIKA.BUONAUGURIO.CTR@NAVY.MIL.

6.  RELEASED BY VADM W. L. LESCHER, DCNO, N8.//

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