SPIRIT OF HOPE AWARD RECIPIENT

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R 091950Z NOV 07 
FM CNO WASHINGTON DC//N1//
TO NAVADMIN
INFO CNO WASHINGTON DC//N1//
UNCLAS //N01650//
NAVADMIN 302/07
MSGID/GENADMIN/CNO WASHINGTON DC/N1//NOV// 
SUBJ/SPIRIT OF HOPE AWARD RECIPIENT// 


REF/A/MSG/CNO WASHINGTON DC/051344ZFEB2007// 
AMPN/REF A IS NAVADMIN 027/07// 
RMKS/1.  THIS NAVADMIN ANNOUNCES THE SELECTION OF MR. JAMES W. CARRIER 
AS THE 2006 SPIRIT OF HOPE AWARD WINNER.
2.  PER REF A, THE SPIRIT OF HOPE AWARD WAS ESTABLISHED BY THE HOPE 
FAMILY FOUNDATION IN 1997 IN HONOR OF MR. BOB HOPE.  THE SPIRIT OF HOPE 
AWARD IS PRESENTED TO INDIVIDUALS WHO EMBODY THE VALUES OF THE MEN AND 
WOMEN OF THE MILITARY:  DUTY, HONOR, COURAGE, LOYALTY, COMMITMENT AND 
INTEGRITY.
3.  MR. JAMES W. CARRIER WAS NOMINATED BY COMMANDER, SPECIAL WARFARE 
GROUP TWO.  MR. CARRIER HAS A SOLID RECORD OF SUPPORT TO THE NAVY. 
HE IS CO-FOUNDER OF THE VETERANS APPRECIATION COUNCIL IN GREENWICH, 
CONNECTICUT; SERVES ON THE BOARD OF THE NAVY SEAL WARRIOR FUND; AND IS 
EXTREMELY ACTIVE IN THE FISHER HOUSE FOUNDATION WHERE HE ASSISTED WITH 
THE DONATION OF TWO 21-ROOM FISHER HOUSES.  ADDITIONALLY, MR. CARRIER 
LED THE INTREPID FALLEN HEROES FUND TO RAISE 40M DOLLARS TO BUILD THE 
CENTER FOR THE INTREPID, A STATE-OF-THE-ART PHYSICAL REHABILITATION 
CENTER AT BROOKE ARMY MEDICAL CENTER.  MR. CARRIER�S CONTRIBUTIONS TO 
OUR WOUNDED WARRIORS SEEM TO KNOW NO BOUNDS.  HE IS ALSO A MEMBER OF 
THE MISSION OF HOPE FOR THE WARRIORS, AN ORGANIZATION WHICH IS 
DEDICATED TO ENHANCING THE QUALITY OF LIFE, HEALTH, WELFARE, AND 
EDUCATIONAL NEEDS OF FAMILY MEMBERS WHO HAVE BEEN ADVERSELY AFFECTED BY 
INJURY OR DEATH OF THEIR LOVED ONE IN THE LINE OF DUTY. 
4.  MR. CARRIER WILL BE AWARDED THE 2006 SPIRIT OF HOPE AWARD ON 19 
NOVEMBER 2007 AT A CEREMONY IN THE PENTAGON HONORING ALL SERVICES 
AWARDEES.
5.  POINT OF CONTACT IS MR. PETE DARBY AT (703) 614-4259/DSN 224 OR 
EMAIL AT PETER.DARBY(AT)NAVY.MIL.
6.  RELEASED BY VADM J. C. HARVEY, JR., N1.//

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