R 301505Z MAR 17
FM CNO WASHINGTON DC
INFO CNO WASHINGTON DC
MSGID/GENADMIN/CNO WASHINGTON DC/DNS/MAR//
SUBJ/2016 NAVAL SHORE ACTIVITIES SAILOR OF THE YEAR//
RMKS/1. I am pleased to announce the selection of BU1(SCW) Thomas J. Camara
as the 2016 Naval Shore Activities Sailor of the Year.
2. BU1(SCW) Thomas J. Camara was nominated by the Commanding Officer,
USS CONSTITUTION and selected from a field of 21 nominations representing
some of the finest Petty Officers currently serving in our Navy.
Congratulations to him and the other four exceptional finalists:
a. YN1(AW) Alison J. Ford representing Commander, Naval Air Force
b. CTT1(IW/SW) Toby W. Gallt representing Commander, U.S. Fleet Cyber
c. HM1(FMF) Cameron C. Graham Jr. representing Chief, Bureau of Medicine
d. EM1(SW/AW) Disi Zhao representing Commander, Naval Sea Systems
3. The competition was robust and reflected the high caliber of Sailors
serving at shore activities throughout the world. All of the finalists
represented their commands and the entire enlisted community with
4. Petty Officer Camara will next compete during the 2016 Navy Shore Sailor
of the Year competition in April.
5. Released by VADM J. G. FOGGO, Director, Navy Staff.//