​2015 USS BAINBRIDGE (CGN 25) AWARD FOR OVERALL EXCELLENCE IN COMMUNITY SERVICE

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SUBJ/2015 USS BAINBRIDGE (CGN 25) AWARD FOR OVERALL EXCELLENCE IN COMMUNITY 
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AMPN/POLICIES AND PROCEDURES FOR NAVY COMMUNITY SERVICE OF THE YEAR
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POC/BELANGER, JOHN/MC1(SW/AW)/CNIC/TEL:  (202) 433-4019/EMAIL:
JOHN.BELANGER(AT)NAVY.MIL//

RMKS/1.  It is with great pleasure that I announce the selection of
Naval Air Station (NAS) Whiting Field as the Fiscal Year 2015 winner
of the USS BAINBRIDGE (CGN 25) award for overall excellence in
community service.  In accordance with reference (a), this award
recognizes a Navy command that engaged in exemplary voluntary
community service activities working with local communities.
Sailors at NAS Whiting Field greatly improved the lives of more
than 43,000 members of their local community by donating more
than 15,000 hours through partnerships with local agencies.
Sailors also provided critical assistance during disaster relief
efforts, helping save the local community thousands of dollars and
ensuring re-habilitation after flooding rains.

2.  Selection was highly competitive with the winner chosen from
a field of 16 outstanding nominees.  The top four nominees were
extremely close, and I extend a special BRAVO ZULU to Navy
Medicine Professional Development Center, Maryland; Naval Hospital
Guam; and NAS Sigonella for receiving honorable mention.

3.  The following commands were nominated by their community
service Regional coordinators for consideration:
    a.  NAS Patuxent River
    b.  Navy Information Operations Command Maryland
    c.  Navy Medicine Profession Development Center Maryland
    d.  Naval Support Activity Washington
    e.  USS HARRY S. TRUMAN (CVN 75)
    f.  NAS Whiting Field
    g.  Fleet Readiness Center Southeast Detachment Key West,
Florida
    h.  Naval Submarine Base Kings Bay
    i.  Naval Base Coronado
    j.  Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron TWO THREE
    k.  NAS Sigonella
    l.  Afloat Training Group Middle Pacific
    m.  Coastal Riverine Group ONE Detachment Guam
    n.  Naval Hospital Guam
    o.  Naval Aviation Technical Training Unit
Whidbey Island
    p.  Fleet Activities Chinhae

4.  Thanks to all of you for your efforts.  Your participation
with and continued support of our Navy communities is sincerely
appreciated and makes a great difference in the lives of those
around you.  Well done!

5.  Released by Vice Admiral R. L. Thomas, Director, Navy Staff.//

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