R 011603Z JUN 16
FM CNO WASHINGTON DC
MSGID/GENADMIN/CNO WASHINGTON DC/DNS/JUN//
SUBJ/2016 NAVY COMMUNITY SERVICE AWARD NOMINATIONS//
NARR/Ref A is Navy Community Service Program (NCSP). Ref B is Navy Community
Service Awards Program.//
POC/WRIGHT, ED/CNIC NOOP/EMAIL: GEORGE.WRIGHT(AT)NAVY.MIL/
TEL: 202-433-4359, DSN 288//
RMKS/1. The purpose of this NAVADMIN is to solicit the 2016 Annual Navy
Community Service Awards program nominations.
2. In accordance with reference (a), the Navy annually recognizes the most
outstanding community service program initiatives by individual commands.
The Navy Community Service Awards Program includes the following categories:
a. USS BAINBRIDGE (CGN 25) Award for Overall Excellence
Flagship Sponsor: Commander, Navy Installations Command
POC: Mr. Ed Wright, (202) 433-4359/DSN 288
NOTE: This award is open to all commands of all sizes.
Nomination packages must have at least three of the five
Flagship projects (below) included in the package
b. Personal Excellence Partnership Flagship,
Flagship Sponsor: CNIC
POC: Mr. Ed Wright, (202) 433-4359/DSN 288
c. Health, Safety and Fitness Flagship
Flagship Sponsor: Commander, Naval Education & Training
POC: Mr. Keith Washington, (850) 473-6377/DSN 753
d. Campaign Drug-free Flagship
Flagship Sponsor: Commander, Navy Reserve Forces Command
POC: LSC Sacoyia Aiken, (757) 322-6551/DSN 262
e. Project Good Neighbor Flagship
Flagship Sponsor: Chief of Chaplains
POC: RP2 David Okula, (703) 614-5565/DSN 223
f. Environmental Stewardship Flagship
Flagship Sponsor: OPNAV N4
POC: Ms. Ashley Tolbert, (703) 695-5116/DSN 225
3. In accordance with reference (a), CNIC is the Navy's lead responsible for
administering the Navy Community Service Award Program and coordinating the
efforts of Flagship sponsors and Region coordinators.
4. Each Flagship sponsor will conduct an awards board with judges
representing Active duty, Reserve, Navy and community-based organizations.
The awards board will select Navy-wide winners in each category and Flagship.
CNIC's Flagship awards board will also consider nominations for the USS
BAINBRIDGE (CGN 25) Award for Overall Excellence.
5. Guidance on Submitting Nomination Packages
a. All Navy commands are eligible to compete for the 2016 Navy Community
Service Awards program.
b. Deadline for commands to submit nominations to the Navy Community
Service Program Geographic Region Coordinator (GRC) is 31 July 2016.
Submissions must be in the format provided in reference (b). A fillable PDF
submission data sheet and guidelines are available through the Region
c. Nominations cannot exceed ten pages in length. A maximum of five
pages of nomination information and five pages of supporting documents, such
as news clippings, letters of appreciation, and local community awards are
d. Only the GRC is authorized to submit nominations directly to Flagship
sponsors and CNIC for the USS BAINBRIDGE (CGN 25) Award for Overall
6. Timeline For Processing Of Nominations
a. 31 July: Command nomination packages due to GRC.
b. 30 September: GRC nominations due to Flagship sponsors
c. 1-27 October: Nominations processed through Flagship sponsor awards
d. 31 October: Awards boards finalize nominations.
e. 30 November: Flagship sponsors release NAVADMIN to announce awardees
f. 31 December: Awards plaques and certificates distributed to awardees
7. Geographic Region Coordinators Are
a. Navy Region Mid-Atlantic
POC: Mr. Herb Pittman, (757) 322-2836/DSN 564
b. Naval District Washington DC
POC: Ms. Olivia Hunter, (202) 433-6854/DSN 288
c. Navy Region Southeast
POC: Ms. Twilla Smith, (904) 542-1663/DSN 942
d. Navy Region Southwest
POC: Mr. Kevin Dixon, (619) 532-1430/DSN 522
e. Navy Region Hawaii
POC: ENS Krystyna Nowakowski (808) 473-0660/DSN 315
f. Navy Region Marianas
POC: Ms. Tanya Mendiola, (671) 349-6114
g. Navy Region Northwest
POC: Ms. Missy Anderson, (360) 396-1526/DSN 332
h. Navy Region Europe Africa Southwest Asia
POC: LT Dan Day, (39)081-568-4727/DSN 314-626
i. Naval Forces Korea
POC: LT Joshua Kelsey, 011-82-2-7913-6794/DSN 315-768-8012
j. Navy Region Japan
POC: CDR Ron Flanders, (81) 46-816-7615/DSN 315-243-7615
8. Contact your GRC for additional information on preparing awards packages.
Previous award winning nomination packages are not available for review.
10. Released by Vice Admiral R. L. Thomas, Director, Navy Staff.//