Hurricane Preparation Citations


FOR PROFESSIONAL ACHIEVEMENT WHILE SERVING AS BOATSWAIN'S MATE ON USS DETROIT (LPD 7) ON 01 SEPTEMBER 2019 TO 05 SEPTEMBER 2019. PETTY OFFICER EXLEY PERFORMED HIS DEMANDING DUTIES IN AN EXEMPLARY AND HIGHLY PROFESSIONAL MANNER. ANSWERING THE CALL DURING A CATEGORY FIVE HURRICANE, PETTY OFFICER EXLEY SELFLESSLY AND FEARLESSLY TOOK CONTROL ONBOARD USS DETROIT AS CASCADING FAILURES OF CRITICAL MOORING LINES CAUSED THE SHIP TO DANGEROUSLY LOSE POSITION ALONG THE PIER. DESPITE WIND SPEEDS OF GREATER THAN 80 MILES PER HOUR AND HORIZONTAL RAIN, HE SAFELY AND EXPEDITIOUSLY REPOSITIONED OVER 2,000 FEET OF LINES AND PREVENTED CATASTROPHIC DAMAGE TO THE SHIP AND CREW. PETTY OFFICER EXLEY'S HEROIC EFFORTS, PERSEVERANCE, AND STEADFAST DEVOTION TO DUTY REFLECTED GREAT CREDIT UPON HIMSELF AND WERE IN KEEPING WITH THE HIGHEST TRADITIONS OF THE UNITED STATES NAVAL SERVICE.


PROFESSIONAL ACHIEVEMENT WHILE SERVING AS INTERIOR COMMUNICATIONS ELECTRICIAN FROM 30 AUGUST 2019 TO 03 SEPTEMBER 2019. IN THE ABSENCE OF LEADERSHIP, PETTY OFFICER MAINE SINGLE-HANDEDLY LED HIS DIVISION OF 10 SAILORS IN THE SHORT NOTICE PREPARATIONS FOR HURRICANE DORIAN, WHILE SIMULTANEOUSLY LEADING THE EXPEDITIOUS REPAIR OF THE AN/WSN-7 GRYO-COMPASS AND INTEGRATED VOICE COMMUNICATIONS SYSTEM AFTER A CATASTROPHIC LOSS OF POWER. HIS FOCUSED EFFORTS AND BOLD LEADERSHIP RESTORED TWO RED-LINE ITEMS IN LESS THAN TWO HOURS AND ALLOWED USS MAYPORT (LPD-126) TO SORTIE ON TIME AND AVOID THE DAMAGING CAT 5 HURRICANE. PETTY OFFICER MAINE'S PROFESSIONLISM, UNRELENTING PERSEVERANCE AND LOYAL DEVOTION TO DUTY REFECTED CREDIT UPON HIMSELF AND WERE IN KEEPING WITH THE HIGHEST TRADITONS OF THE UNITED STATES NAVAL SERVICE.


PROFESSIONAL ACHIEVEMENT WHILE SERVING AS LEADING PETTY OFFICER, REGIONAL OPERATIONS CENTER (ROC), NAVY REGION SOUTHEAST, JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA FROM JULY 2003 TO MARCH 2006. PETTY OFFICER MOBLEY DISPLAYED EXCEPTIONAL MANAGERIAL ABILITIES WHILE ENTHUSIASTICALLY DEVELOPING THE START-UP OF THE EMERGENCY OPERATIONS WORK CENTER. THE WORK CENTER COLLECTED AND DISTRIBUTED EMERGENCY INCIDENT AND HOSTILE THREAT INFORMATION, 24 HOURS A DAY, TO OVER 15 SOUTHEAST REGION INSTALLATIONS AND CLAIMANTS. HIS METICULOUS ATTENTION TO DETAIL AND OPERATIONAL EXPERTISE HELPED TRAIN 55 WATCHSTANDERS IN EMERGENCY SITUATION REPORTING AS WELL AS PREPARING THEM FOR THREE SUCCESSFUL SOLID CURTAIN AND FLEET HURRICANE EXERCISES. PETTY OFFICER MOBLEY'S STEADFAST EFFORTS, INNOVATIVE LEADERSHIP, AND STEADFAST DEVOTION TO DUTY REFLECTED GREAT CREDIT UPON HIMSELF AND WERE IN KEEPING WITH THE HIGHEST TRADITIONS OF THE UNITED STATES NAVAL SERVICE.


PROFESSIONAL ACHIEVEMENT WHILE SERVING AS ESSENTIAL PERSONNEL ONBOARD SUBASE KINGS BAY DURING HURRICANE MATTHEW. PETTY OFFICER CUCCINIELLO SELFLESSLY VOLUNTEERED TO MAINTAIN ESSENTIAL PERSONNEL STATUS DURING THE STORM. LEADING UP TO AND DURING THE STORM, HE MAINTAINTED SITUATIONAL AWARENESS IN THE RESTRICTED WATERFRONT AREA, REPORTING ALL INCIDENTS TO THE EMERGENCY OPERATIONS CENTER. HE ALSO RESPONDED TO MULTIPLE LEAKS IN THE BUILDING, PREVENTING SEVERE DAMAGE TO THE BUILDING AND CRITICAL EQUIPMENT. ADDITIONALLY, HE RESPONDED TO A CLASS CHARLIE FIRE CAUSED BY ELECTRICAL PROBLEMS THE MORNING AFTER THE STORM ENSURING THAT ALL NECESSARY ACTIONS WERE TAKEN AND ALL PERSONNEL WERE SAFELY EVACUATED FROM THE PORT OPS BUILDING, PREVENTING INJURIES, CASUALTIES, AND LOSS OF MISSION CAPABILITY. PETTY OFFICER CUCCINIELLO'S EXCEPTIONAL ABILITY, PERSONAL INITIATIVE AND TOTAL DEDICATION TO DUTY REFLECTED GREAT CREDIT UPON HIMSELF AND WERE IN KEEPING WITH THE HIGHEST TRADITIONS OF THE UNITED STATES NAVAL SERVICE.


PROFESSIONAL ACHIEVEMENT WHILE SERVING AS THE COMMAND HURRICANE EVACUATION COORDINATOR FROM XXXXXXX TO XXXXXXX. PETTY OFFICER TEXAS EXPERTLY PLANNED AND COORDINATED THE SAFE EVACUATION OF ALL FRCSE DET KEY WEST PERSONNEL AND THEIR FAMILIES. IN ADDITION, HE COORDINATED WITH OUTSIDE AGENCIES TO OBTAIN SAFE, TEMPORARY HOUSING FOR ALL PERSONNEL AND THEIR DEPENDANTS. BY HIS EXCEPTIONAL ABILITY, PERSONAL INITIATIVE AND TOTAL DEDICATION TO DUTY, PETTY OFFICER TEXAS REFLECTED CREDIT UPON HIMSELF AND UPHELD THE HIGHEST TRADITIONS OF THE UNITED STATES NAVAL SERVICE.


PROFESSIONAL ACHIEVEMENT WHILE SERVING AS MASTER AT ARMS FROM XXXXXXX TO XXXXXXX. MA3 COLE VOLUNTEERED TO REMAIN BEHIND WHILE THE ENTIRE AUTEC COMMAND WAS EVACUATED OFF THE BASE WHILE FACING THE LARGEST HURRICANE EVER RECORDED IN THE ATLANTIC. WORKING WITH NO DAYS OFF AND LITTLE FOOD OR SUPPLIES, HE HELD TO THE HIGHEST NAVY STANDARD AND MAINTAINED ORDER WHILE REPORTING ALL ACTIVITY TO THE EMERGENCY OPERATIONS CENTER. PETTY OFFICER COLE'S PROFESSIONLISM, UNRELENTING PERSEVERANCE, AND LOYAL DEVOTION TO DUTY REFECTED CREDIT UPON HIMSELF AND WERE IN KEEPING WITH THE HIGHEST TRADITONS OF THE UNITED STATES NAVAL SERVICE.


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