2014 USS BAINBRIDGE (CGN 25) AWARD FOR OVERALL EXCELLENCE WINNER IN COMMUNITY SERVICE

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SUBJ/2014 USS BAINBRIDGE (CGN 25) AWARD FOR OVERALL EXCELLENCE WINNER IN 
COMMUNITY SERVICE//



REF/A/DOC/BUPERINST 1650.12/13MAR2008//

AMPN/POLICIES AND PROCEDURES FOR NAVY COMMUNITY SERVICE OF THE YEAR
AWARD SUBMISSION.//
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 Navy 
Information Operations Command (NIOC), Maryland as the Fiscal Year 2014 
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.  Through their committed partnerships with 
local agencies, Sailors at NIOC, Maryland greatly improved the lives of more 
than five and-a-half million members of their local community with their 
unique approach to meeting bona fide needs.  The Sailors' saved over $109,000 
in manpower cost due to the participation of 1,443 volunteers, which 
culminated in their receipt of the Presidential Call to Service Award.

2.  Selection was highly competitive with the winner chosen from a field of 
14 outstanding nominees.  The top four nominees were extremely close, and I 
extend a special *WELL DONE* to Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti; USS CONSTITUTION; 
and Naval Air Station Pensacola for receiving honorable mention.

3.  The following installations were nominated by their community service 
regional coordinators for consideration:
   a.  Navy Information Operations Command, Maryland
   b.  Navy Medicine Professional Development Center
   c.  USS CONSTITUTION
   d.  Naval Aviation Schools Command
   e.  Naval Air Station Pensacola
   f.  Center for Naval Aviation Technical Training Unit, Keesler
   g.  Naval Base Coronado
   h.  Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron TWO THREE
   i.  Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti
   j.  Afloat Training Group Middle Pacific
   k.  Navy Munitions Command East Asia Division
   l.  U.S. Naval Computer and Telecommunications Station, Guam
   m.  Naval Hospital Guam
   o.  Naval Air Station Whidbey Island

4.  Thank you for all your efforts.  Your participation and continued support 
of our Navy communities is sincerely appreciated and makes a difference.

5.  Released by Vice Admiral S. H. Swift, Director, Navy Staff.//

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