CALENDAR YEAR 2007 MARJORIE STERRETT BATTLESHIP AWARD RECIPIENTS

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REF/A/DOC/CNO/30JAN2007// AMPN/REF A IS OPNAVINST 3590.11F, THE ARLEIGH 
BURKE FLEET TROPHY/MARJORIE STERRETT BATTLESHIP FUND AWARD/USS ARIZONA 
MEMORIAL TROPHY.// RMKS/1.  RECOGNIZING SUPERIOR PERFORMANCE IN INTRA-
TYPE BATTLE EFFICIENCY, IT IS AN HONOR TO ANNOUNCE THE CALENDAR YEAR 
2007 MARJORIE STERRETT BATTLESHIP FUND AWARD WINNERS:
A.  ATLANTIC FLEET:  USS CARNEY (DDG 64) B.  PACIFIC FLEET:  USS 
FITZGERALD (DDG 62) 2.  SELECTION FOR THIS AWARD REFLECTS THE 
PROFESSIONALISM AND DEDICATION OF THESE TWO CREWS.  USS CARNEY (DDG 64) 
COMPLETED A RIGOROUS CENTCOM DEPLOYMENT THAT WAS VITAL TO NAVY'S 
SUPPORT OF THE GLOBAL WAR ON TERROR, AND DEMONSTRATED THE CAPABILITY OF 
TODAY'S FLEET WHEN SHE SURGED TO SUPPORT OPERATIONS NEAR CENTRAL 
AMERICA SOON AFTER RETURNING FROM DEPLOYMENT.  USS FITZGERALD (DDG 62) 
EXCELLED IN HER ROLE AS AN AMBASSADOR OF THE UNITED STATES AND UNITED 
STATES NAVY DURING BILATERAL EXERCISES WITH THE JAPAN MARITIME SELF-
DEFENSE FORCE, AND AS A COMBAT READY PLATFORM DURING OPERATIONS AND 
EXERCISES IN THE WESTERN PACIFIC AND TAIWAN STRAIT.
3.  CONGRATULATIONS TO THE CREWS OF USS CARNEY (DDG 64) AND USS 
FITZGERALD (DDG 62).
YOUR UNMATCHED DEDICATION AND PROFESSIONALISM EXEMPLIFY THE HIGHEST 
IDEALS AND SPIRIT REPRESENTED BY THIS PRESTIGIOUS AWARD.
4.  RELEASED BY ADMIRAL G. ROUGHEAD, CHIEF OF NAVAL OPERATIONS.// 
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