Navy Cargo Handling Battalion (NCHB) Evals
Acted as her Battalion's Training Petty Officer for NCHB-14. Her astute administrations led to the battalion's qualification of 3 Hatch Captains, 9 Hold Bosses, 3 Crane Operators and 5 Stevedores, increasing training readiness from 69% to 79%. In addition, she tracked 17 school requests for professional development and 23 GMTs for 37 unit sailors resulting in a 98% fill rate for FY-16 GMTs and 11 watch bill revisions, optimizing more than 70 watch station assignments and their corresponding readiness.
Gunner's Mate for Naval Cargo Handling Battalion Twelve. Petty Officer Harris distinguished himself through his work ethic and technical expertise during the Unit's Ultra P and C exercises contributing directly to NCHB-12's certification. While mobilized to NAVELSG Forward Camp Arifjan Kuwait, he continued his exemplary service as Assistant Leading Petty Officer of the Armory night shift directly supervising 878 weapons transactions without any errors.
Culinary Specialist serving as Field Messing Supervisor for NCHB-1. Petty Officer Lewis maintained over 2,000 meals and serviced over 1500 meals for a variety of events. While TAD to ESU, Petty Officer Lewis maintained and inventoried over 3,000 line items of Automotive repair parts and over 60,000 dollars worth of MRE and UGRS with a 95% inventory rating. He also trained over 80 personnel in the set up and breakdown of the MKT.
Acting Officer in Charge for Naval Cargo Handling Battalion FOUR (NCHB-4). Chief Gomerach's leadership and steadfast commitment contributed to the highest standards of mission readiness in all operational aspects. He managed over 30 unit personnel and encouraged and mentored newly indoctrinated Sailors to excel individually. As a result, the unit achieved a 99% PFA success rate; 100% advancement exam participation; 2 advancements; 98% Retention Rate of eligible personnel; 97% individual medical readiness. His leadership fueled members' exemplary performance while in support of unit missions word-wide, providing hundreds of man-hours of operational support and resulting in numerous personal commendations for Alpha and Delta Company personnel from Battalion Headquarters.
As NCHB-8 Delta Company's Leading Petty Officer, he quickly became the battalion's subject matter expert. He has served in all unit leadership positions with exceptional results, including as both Delta Company OIC and LCPO due to operational commitments. Participating in Operation Deep Freeze, his motivation and Cargo handling skills directly impacted the movement of over 8,500,000 pounds of vital cargo, allowing the mission to be completed ahead of schedule. At FISC Pearl Harbor, he supported the 25th ID Combat Aviation Brigade in their upcoming deployment to Afghanistan. Serving as a stevedore, he assisted in the offloading of 27 pieces of sensitive equipment, including 13 aircraft, 3 simulators from the M/V Mendonca, and, during Phase II, the loading of 1279 pieces of equipment, lashing more than 4,600 pieces of rolling stock and containers.
ACTING LEADING CHIEF PETTY OFFICER AND LEADING PETTY OFFICER (LPO) FOR NAVAL CARGO HANDLING BATTALION EIGHT (NCHB-8), CARGO TERMINAL COMPANY (CTC), FORT DIX, NEW JERSEY FROM OCTOBER 2009 TO JUNE 2013. PETTY OFFICER COLE DISPLAYED SUPERIOR INITIATIVE, DURING THE BATTALION REORGANIZATION BY RETOOLING A SURFACE COMPANY TO A CTC AND WAS INSTRUMENTAL IN INCREASING THE TRAINING AND READINESS OF THE CTC FROM 0 TO 100 PERCENT WHICH INCREASED THE BATTALION'S READINESS BY 10 PERCENT AND ENABLED NCHB-8 TO EARN THEIR "READY FOR MOBILIZATION" CERTIFICATION. BY HIS EXCEPTIONAL ABILITY, PERSONAL INITIATIVE AND TOTAL DEDICATION TO DUTY, PETTY OFFICER COLE REFLECTED CREDIT UPON HIMSELF AND UPHELD THE HIGHEST TRADITIONS OF THE UNITED STATES NAVAL SERVICE.