HOLIDAY MESSAGE 2007

UNCLASSIFIED//
R 051434Z DEC 07 
FM CNO WASHINGTON DC//N00//
TO NAVADMIN
UNCLAS//N05000//
NAVADMIN 325/07
MSGID/GENADMIN/CNO WASHINGTON DC/-/DEC// 
SUBJ/HOLIDAY MESSAGE 2007// 


GENTEXT/REMARKS/1.  I WISH ALL WHO ARE SERVING TODAY - SAILORS, NAVY 
CIVILIANS, AND FAMILIES - A JOYOUS HOLIDAY SEASON.  THE HOLIDAYS 
PROVIDE A WELCOME OPPORTUNITY TO SPEND TIME WITH FAMILY, FRIENDS, AND 
LOVED ONES, AND I URGE EACH OF YOU TO TAKE ADVANTAGE OF EVERY 
OPPORTUNITY.
2.  THIS HOLIDAY FINDS US SERVING AT SEA WITH OUR PARTNER SEA SERVICES, 
THE MARINE CORPS AND COAST GUARD; AND STANDING SHOULDER TO SHOULDER 
WITH THEM, THE ARMY, AND AIR FORCE, SUPPORTING A JOINT FIGHT THAT IS 
CRITICAL TO OUR NATION?S FUTURE.  I AM HONORED TO SERVE AS YOUR CHIEF 
OF NAVAL OPERATIONS DURING A TIME WHEN OUR NAVY'S REPUTATION - YOUR 
REPUTATION - IS ABSOLUTELY INCREDIBLE.
3.  FOR THOSE OF US WHO ARE FORTUNATE ENOUGH TO CELEBRATE THE HOLIDAY 
AT HOME WITH FAMILY AND FRIENDS, LET?S KEEP IN MIND OUR SHIPMATES WHO 
ARE SERVING FORWARD.  THANKS TO THEM, WE CAN ENJOY THIS SPECIAL TIME.  
FOR ALL WHO ARE DEPLOYED DURING THIS HOLIDAY SEASON, MY THOUGHTS AND 
PRAYERS ARE WITH YOU.  REMAIN DILIGENT IN YOUR DUTY AND LOOK OUT FOR 
YOUR SHIPMATES.  KNOW THAT YOUR SERVICE IS APPRECIATED, AND THAT YOU 
ARE MAKING A DIFFERENCE. 
4.  WHETHER YOU ARE SERVING AT HOME OR ABROAD, TAKE PRIDE KNOWING YOU 
ARE PROVIDING FOR THE SAFETY, SECURITY, AND PROSPERITY OF OUR NATION.
5.  FROM MY FAMILY TO YOURS, HAPPY HOLIDAYS.
6.  RELEASED BY ADMIRAL G. ROUGHEAD, CHIEF OF NAVAL OPERATIONS.//

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