Oil Spill Response


PROFESSIONAL ACHIEVEMENT IN THE SUPERIOR PERFORMANCE OF HIS DUTIES AS LEADING PETTY OFFICER OF PORT OPERATIONS DEPARTMENT, NAVAL AIR STATION KEY WEST, FLORIDA FROM MARCH 2013 TO OCTOBER 2015. DEMONSTRATING EXCEPTIONAL LEADERSHIP, PETTY OFFICER TENNYSON LED THE DEPARTMENT THROUGH THREE ANNUAL ALLOWANCE AND REQUIREMENT REVIEWS ACCOUNTING FOR ALL OIL SPILL RESPONSE BOATS, TRAILORS, AND EQUIPMENT. HE COMPLETED THREE FACILITY RESPONSE TEAM CERTIFICATIONS, ALLOWING PORT OPERATIONS TO OPERATE AS AN OIL SPILL RESPONSE FACILITY. ADDITIONALLY, AS THE LEAD COXSWAIN HE ENSURED THE TIMELY DELIVERY AND PICK-UP OF ALL HARBOR PILOTS AND TRAINED FOUR PERSONNEL AS HARBOR PILOT ESCORTS FOR ALL SHIPS DOCKING AT PORT OPERATIONS. AS RESIDENT ADVISOR AND WATCHBILL COORDINATOR, HE COMPLETED WATCHBILLS FOR SIX SENIOR PERSONNEL, FACILITATING A SAFE, PRODUCTIVE, AND RESTIVE BARRACKS ENVIRONMENT. PETTY OFFICER TENNYSON'S EXCEPTIONAL PROFESSIONALISM, UNRELENTING PERSEVERANCE, AND LOYAL DEVOTION TO DUTY REFLECTED CREDIT UPON HIMSELF AND WERE IN KEEPING WITH THE HIGHEST TRADITIONS OF THE UNITED STATES NAVAL SERVICE.


MERITORIOUS SERVICE WHILE SERVING AS OIL SPILL RESPONDER, NSA PANAMA CITY, FLORIDA FROM 10 AUGUST 2013 TO 25 JULY 2016. PETTY OFFICER VADNAIS ORGANIZED AND MAINTAINED OVER 150 HOURS OF SAFETY TRAINING CONTRIBUTING TO THE COMMAND'S ZERO DISCREPENCY RATING AND ENABLING THE COMMAND TO MAINTAIN 100% MISSION READINESS. AS OIL SPILL RESPONSE TEAM MEMBER, HE CONTRIBUTED SIGNIFICANTLY TO THE SAFETY AND SUCCESSFUL COMPLETION OF 11 REAL WORLD OIL SPILL RESPONSES WITH ZERO MISHAPS. HIS COMMITMENT TO HIGH QUALITY MAINTENANCE SAVED THE NAVY $5,000 IN CONTRACTOR AND OUTSIDE REPAIR COSTS AND ENSURED CONTINUOUS MISSION READINESS. HIS TECHNICAL EXPERTISE ENSURED THE WORKCENTER'S COMPLEMENT OF TWO HIGH SPEED BOATS (HSB), FOUR SMALL CRAFT, TWO JET SKIs AND ONE VAC TRUCK WERE FULLY MISSION CAPABLE TO SUPPORT NSA PANAMA CITY OIL SPILL RECOVERY EFFORTS AT A MOMENTS NOTICE. PETTY OFFICER VADNAIS' EXCEPTIONAL PROFESSIONALISM, UNRELENTING PERSEVERANCE, AND LOYAL DEVOTION TO DUTY REFLECTED CREDIT UPON HIMSELF AND WERE IN KEEPING WITH THE HIGHEST TRADITIONS OF THE UNITED STATES NAVAL SERVICE.


FOR OUTSTANDING PERFORMANCE AS LOGISTICS SPECIALIST FROM MAY 2013 THROUGH JULY 2014. FOR ORDERING OVER $500,000 IN OFFICE, MATERIAL, AND MAINTENANCE PARTS NEEDED TO SUSTAIN NASKW PORT OPERATIONS 100% OPERATI0NAL READINESS AND SURPASSING ALL EXPECTATIONS. AS A VITAL MEMBER OF THE OIL SPILL RESPONSE TEAM, HE DEDICATED OVER 80 HOURS TO DRILL RESPONSE SCENARIOS, COMPLETED 3 SUCCESSFUL FACILITY RESPONSE TRAININGS, AND 40 HOURS OF HAZWOPER DRILL SCENARIOS WHICH WERE CRUCIAL IN THE RE-CERTIFICATION OF OIL SPILL RESPONSE TEAM MEMBERS. HIS COMMITTMENT TO HIS JOB ALLOWED HIM TO SUCCESSFULLY TRAIN THREE PERSONNEL IN THE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF A LOGISTICS SPECIALIST, CREDIT CARD HOLDER, AND AUTHORIZED PURCHASER WHICH FACILITATED EFFICIENT AND WELL ORGANIZED PORT OPERATIONS. PETTY OFFICER LANGLEY'S EXCEPTIONAL PROFESSIONALISM, UNRELENTING PERSEVERANCE, AND LOYAL DEVOTION TO DUTY REFLECTED CREDIT UPON HIMSELF AND WERE IN KEEPING WITH THE HIGHEST TRADITIONS OF THE UNITED STATES NAVAL SERVICE.


PROFESSIONAL ACHIEVEMENT IN THE SUPERIOR PERFORMANCE OF HIS DUTIES AS PORT OPERATIONS DEPARTMENTAL COMMAND PASS COORDINATOR AND CAREER COUNSELOR, NAVAL AIR STATION KEY WEST, FLORIDA FROM MARCH 2013 TO OCTOBER 2014. PETTY OFFICER GEORGIA PROVIDED OUTSTANDING CUSTOMER SERVICE FOR 17 PERSONNEL AT NAS KEY WEST PORT OPERATIONS ADDRESSING AND CORRECTING ALL ADMINISTRATIVE ISSUES WITH PAY AND PERSONAL AWARDS. HE DIRECTLY SUPPORTED THE PORT OPERATIONS OIL SPILL RESPONSE TEAM'S ABILITY TO SUSTAIN READINESS AT 95 PERCENT FOR OVER TWO YEARS, MAKING THEM THE NUMBER ONE TEAM IN THE SOUTHEAST REGION. IN ADDITION, HE IMPROVED PORT OPERATIONS' ABILITY TO MAINTAIN MULTIPLE WATERBORNE ASSETS, MAKING HIM A KEY MEMBER OF THE OIL SPILL RESPONSE TEAM, AND ENSURING ENVIRONMENTAL SAFETY WAS MAINTAINED. PETTY OFFICER GEORGIA'S EXCEPTIONAL PROFESSIONALISM, UNRELENTING PERSEVERANCE, AND LOYAL DEVOTION TO DUTY REFLECTED CREDIT UPON HIMSELF AND WERE IN KEEPING WITH THE HIGHEST TRADITIONS OF THE UNITED STATES NAVAL SERVICE.


PROFESSIONAL ACHIEVEMENT IN THE SUPERIOR PERFORMANCE OF HIS DUTIES AS DOCKMASTER, NAVAL AIR STATION PENSACOLA, FLORIDA FROM MAY 2013 TO AUGUST 2015. PETTY OFFICER COLEMAN CONSISTENTLY PERFORMED HIS DEMANDING DUTIES IN AN EXEMPLARY AND HIGHLY PROFESSIONAL MANNER WHILE MAINTAINING 10,366 SQUARE FEET OF COMMAND PIERS. HIS EXPERTISE DIRECTLY CONTRIBUTED TO 3,600 MISHAP-FREE DOCKING AND UNDOCKING EVOLUTIONS AND LED 12 DOCKMASTERS IN CONDUCTING OVER 3,000 SHIPS MOVEMENT INCLUDING 200 FOREIGN VESSELS AND 50 SUBMARINES. ADDITIONALLY, HE VOLUNTEERED FOR THE OIL SPILL RESPONSE TEAM IN ORDER TO CONTAIN THE SOUTHEAST OIL SPILL IN PENSACOLA FLORIDA WHERE HIS EFFORTS WERE PARAMOUNT IN THE SUCCESSFUL EXECUTION OF INSHORE OIL SKIMMING OPERATIONS AND THE SAFE RECOVERY OF OVER 12,000 GALLONS OF CRUDE OIL WITHOUT A SINGLE MISHAP. PETTY OFFICER COLEMAN'S EXCEPTIONAL PROFESSIONALISM, UNRELENTING PERSEVERANCE, AND LOYAL DEVOTION TO DUTY REFLECTED CREDIT UPON HIMSELF AND WERE IN KEEPING WITH THE HIGHEST TRADITIONS OF THE UNITED STATES NAVAL SERVICE.


PROFESSIONAL ACHIEVEMENT IN THE SUPERIOR PERFORMANCE OF HIS DUTIES AS XXXXXXX NAS LEMOORE FROM XXXXXXXX TO XXXXXXXX. PETTY OFFICER JOHNSON DISPLAYED EXEMPLARY LEADERSHIP WHILE SUPERVISING TWENTY PERSONNEL IN THE MAINTENANCE AND REPAIR OF 52,400 FEET OF OIL CONTAINMENT BOOM, SAVING THE NAVY OVER $1.5 MILLION IN REPLACEMENT COSTS. HE OVERSAW THE SAFE EXECUTION OF OVER 700 SCHEDULED SHIP MOVEMENTS, THE TRANSFER OF MORE THAN ONE MILLION GALLONS OF FUEL IN 17 VITAL FUEL OPERATIONS AND THE EXPEDITIOUS RESPONSE TO 13 REPORTED OIL SPILLS, SAFELY RECOVERING 5,000 GALLONS OF OILY WASTE AND PREVENTING THE SPREAD TO THE VULNERABLE WILDLIFE AREAS OF THE SAN DIEGO BAY AND CONNECTING WATERWAYS. PETTY OFFICER JOHNSON'S EXCEPTIONAL PROFESSIONALISM, UNRELENTING PERSEVERANCE, AND LOYAL DEVOTION TO DUTY REFLECTED CREDIT UPON HIMSELF AND WERE IN KEEPING WITH THE HIGHEST TRADITIONS OF THE UNITED STATES NAVAL SERVICE.



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