Commander, Navy Region Southeast has recognized NAS Jacksonville for its exceptional community outreach program according to a message released Oct. 16 announcing the winners of the Regional Navy Community Service awards.
NAS Jacksonville placed first overall in the Health, Safety and Fitness Flagship (Shore – 500 or more) and tied with NSB Kings Bay, Ga. for first place in the Campaign Drug Free Flagship (Shore – 500 or more).
The station also placed second in the Environmental Stewardship Flagship (Shore – 500 or more) and tied with NAS Pensacola, Fla. for third place in the Personal Excellence Partnership Flagship (Shore – 500 or more).
In the Project Good Neighbor Flagship (Shore – 500 or more), NAS Jacksonville tied with Center for Naval Air Technical Training Unit Corry Station, Pensacola for third place.
“Bravo Zulu to the winners and to the honorable mentions. Southeast Region commands are commended for having active and successful command-sponsored Volunteer Community Service programs. Award submissions have been forwarded to Commander, Navy Installations Command and other flagship sponsors for Navy-wide competition,” stated CNRSE Rear Adm. Rick Williamson in the message.
“My sincerest personal thanks to all commands and individuals who selflessly volunteered their time to improve the quality of life in their local community and for participation in this year’s competition. You are an inspiration to us all,” said Williamson.
Press Release, October 24, 2013; Image: US Navy