Capt. Matthew Case, Naval Hospital Jacksonville commander, and Zachary Bassett, an Eagle Scout candidate, opened the Reflection Healing Garden at the hospital on Jan. 15 during a ribbon cutting ceremony.
Fire Controlman 1st Class Robert Camphouse, assigned to Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Donald Cook (DDG 75), will be representing Commander, Destroyer Squadron (DESRON) 60 at the Commander, Naval Surface Force Atlantic (SURFLANT) Sailor of the Year (SOY) 2018 board.
CMCs assigned to CSG 10 units met to understand the meaning of self-sufficiency, sense of urgency "Fight Tonight" mindset and Mission Command and to develop strategies for empowering leadership at all levels.
Lt. Cmdr. Markel Zatarain, assigned to Navy Recruiting District (NRD) San Antonio, was honored as an Outstanding Volunteer of the Year during the San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo Hall of Fame Induction and Awards Ceremony held at the Freeman Expo Hall, Jan. 10.
Vice Adm. Luke M. McCollum, chief of Navy Reserve and commander, Navy Reserve Force, announced Hospital Corpsman 1st Class Neil Cataline as the 2018 Navy Reserve Shore Sailor of the Year during a ceremony at the Maryland House on Naval Station Norfolk, Jan. 9.
Two weeks into 2019, for those who think weight loss is just food for thought, Naval Hospital Bremerton's (NHB) combined food operations and nutritional management department has ready recommendations to assist in the process of shedding a few pounds.
Golden shovels turned earth in late December as NAVFAC EURAFSWA began building a new Expeditionary Medical Facility at Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, Africa, the only U.S. military medical center on the continent.
In December 2018, Information Systems Technician 1st Class Sha'nae Wilson of the Joint Typhoon Warning Center was selected as Commander, Naval Meteorology and Oceanography Command Junior Sailor of the Year after winning the unit award at JTWC and progressing to the CNMOC-wide competition.