Seabees Receive NAVFAC Hawaii Awards

NAVFAC Hawaii Awards Military Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal

NAVFAC Hawaii Awards Military Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal - Vasquez

NAVFAC Hawaii Executive Officer Capt. George Suther presents a Military Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal to UT1 (SCW) Franklyn T. Vasquez at the Self Help Offices, Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, Dec. 12. The award covered Vasquez’s exceptional personal commitment and dedication to various communities across the world including Bahrain, Japan and California. His support in working with and teaching children and the disabled, collecting food and assisting a number of charities and events – Cherry Tree Tot’s 2K Run, the Mozuku Festival, Sea Half Marathon, Channel Islands’s 5K/10K Aut2Run, 2014 Relay for Life – reflects great credit upon himself, the Seabees and the Navy. (U.S. Navy photo by Denise Emsley, NAVFAC Hawaii Public Affairs)


NAVFAC Hawaii Names Senior Sailor of the Year

NAVFAC Hawaii 2014 Senior Sailor of the Year - Wood

NAVFAC Hawaii Executive Officer Capt. George Suther presents BU1 (SCW) Marco Wood with the 2014 command plaque for Senior Sailor of the Year at the Self Help Offices,  Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, Dec. 12. Selection was made based on professional achievement while serving as Self Help leading petty officer (LPO) for NAVFAC Hawaii from January 2014 – December 2014. Wood assisted with the drafting and implementation of a new Self Help mentorship program which provided a solid mentor/mentee relationship among 18 Sailors keeping directly in line with “brilliant on the basics.”  As LPO he expertly led 18 Sailors in the production of more than 75 minor construction projects (in excess of $1.5 million) throughout Navy Region Hawaii consisting of 7,400 man-days. Additionally, through his leadership, he instituted a rigorous in-rate training plan which led to a 50 percent increase in advancement scores and three Sailors advancing to the next pay grade. (U.S. Navy photo by Denise Emsley, NAVFAC Hawaii Public Affairs)


NAVFAC Hawaii Names Junior Sailor of the Year

NAVFAC Hawaii 2014 Junior Sailor of the Year – Rhine

NAVFAC Hawaii Executive Officer Capt. George Suther presents UT2 (SCW) Daniel Rhine with the 2014 command plaque for Junior Sailor of the Year at the Self Help Offices,  Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, Dec. 12. Selection was made based on professional achievement as the safety and training leading petty officer and assistant ship boarding officer for NAVFAC Hawaii and Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam from January 2014 – December 2014. Rhine’s exceptional leadership and strategic focus proactively mitigated operational risks during 75 project safety inspections and resulted in zero jobsite safety mishaps. Supporting Rim of the Pacific Exercises 2014, he coordinated and supervised procurement of $900,000 in CESE for 32 multi-national ships, maximizing training opportunities during the Pacific Fleet’s largest maritime exercise. (U.S. Navy photo by Denise Emsley, NAVFAC Hawaii Public Affairs)

 

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