Petty Officer Association
As President of the Petty Officer Association, he grew the membership from 33 members to 340 members and increased junior membership by 70%.
As President of the First Class Petty Officer Association, he organized and led a team of 66 senior Sailors in hosting a Navy-wide First Class leadership symposium, arranged the first-ever annual NAVSTA Trunk or Treat, and contributed more than 200 hours to the local community.
As a member of the First Class Petty Officer Association he received several LOAs for community service and for more than 60 hours of volunteer service and command functions.
He spent over 40 off-duty hours supporting the First Class Petty Officer Association, participating in 8 fund raisers, raising over $3000, and increasing the morale and welfare of the entire command.
Petty Officer Sailor founded Naval Medical Center Portsmouth's Second Class Petty Officers Association. She founded the Second Class Petty Officer Association to sustain our Navy's future by making a positive impact on junior Sailors, our peers and the local community. Her efforts helped to uphold traditional Navy core values among fellow Second Class Petty Officers and Sailors throughout the command.
Her participation in the Second Class Petty Officers Association is evidence of her desire to improve herself and the Navy's Sailors by enhancing personal and professional growth through mentoring, teaching, volunteering, and public service to our command and community.
While deployed to Afghanistan, he was selected as Vice-President of the 15-member LTF-6's Second Class Petty Officer Association. He coordinated with his fellow Second Class Petty Officers to organize and conduct fund-raising MWR events that significantly contributed to the morale and well-being of all Sailors.