2009 CHIEF OF INFORMATION MERIT AWARDS NAVADMIN 121/10


Here is the official release of the 2009 CHINFO Merit Awards!!

Thank you to all my readers who not only support my writing and column, but give me my material and motivation! I’d also like to thank my editor and PAO at Kings Bay, GA! They chose my wining column and give me nothing but support and encouraging words.

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SUBJ/CALENDAR YEAR 2009 CHIEF OF INFORMATION (CHINFO) MERIT AWARD WINNERS//

REF/A/MSG/NAVADMIN 366/09//

AMPN/REF A ANNOUNCED CHINFO INTERNAL MEDIA AWARD COMPETITIONS FOR EXEMPLARY

ACHIEVEMENTS IN INTERNAL MEDIA PRINT/BROADCAST PRODUCTS BY NAVY COMMANDS AND

INDIVIDUALS//

RMKS/1. PER REF A, WINNERS HAVE BEEN SELECTED FROM AMONG ALL NAVY SUBMISSIONS.

FIRST PLACE WINNERS IN PRINT CATEGORIES A THROUGH T AND BROADCAST CATEGORIES A

THROUGH S WILL REPRESENT THE NAVY IN THE DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE THOMAS

JEFFERSON AWARDS COMPETITION AT THE DEFENSE INFORMATION SCHOOL, FT. MEADE, MD.

2. PRINT MEDIA CATEGORIES

CAT A: METRO FORMAT NEWSPAPER

1ST: THE PERISCOPE, NAVAL SUBMARINE BASE KINGS BAY

2ND: JAX AIR NEWS, NAVAL AIR STATION JACKSONVILLE

3RD:  THE FLAGSHIP, COMMANDER, NAVY REGION MID ATLANTIC

HM:  HAWAII NAVY NEWS, COMMANDER, NAVY REGION HAWAII CAT B: TABLOID FORMAT

NEWSPAPER

1ST: SOUTHERNMOST FLYER, NAVAL AIR STATION KEY WEST

2ND: NORTHWEST NAVIGATOR, NAVY REGION NORTHWEST

3RD: THE SKYLINE, NAVAL AIR STATION MERIDIAN

HM: SEALIFT, MILITARY SEALIFT COMMAND

C: MAGAZINE FORMAT PUBLICATION

1ST: ETHOS, COMMANDER, NAVAL SPECIAL WARFARE COMMAND

2ND: SEABEE, NAVAL FACILITIES ENGINEERING COMMAND

3RD: CURRENTS, CNO ENVIRONMENTAL READINESS DIVISION

HM: GOUGE: THE STENNIS SAILORS? MAGAZINE, USS JOHN C. STENNIS (CVN 74) CAT D:

NEWSLETTER FORMAT PUBLICATION

1ST: NIMITZ NEWS, USS NIMITZ (CVN 68)

2ND: PELENEWS, USS PELELIU (LHA 5)

3RD: SOUTHWEST CONNECTION, NAVAL FACILITIES ENGINEERING COMMAND

HM: NAVSEA OBSERVER, NAVAL SEA SYSTEMS COMMAND CAT E: NEWS ARTICLE

1ST: MC1 JOSHUA TREADWELL, WOUNDED WARRIORS TACKLE DIVING, JTF GUANTANAMO

PUBLIC AFFAIRS

2ND: MC2 MATTHEW WHITE, LASSEN VISITS VIETNAM IN STORYBOOK RETURN OF ITS

COMMANDER, NAVY PUBLIC AFFAIRS SUPPORT ELEMENT WEST DET JAPAN

3RD: MCC(SW) MARIA YAGER, MCPON CONFIRMS PERFORMANCE AS KEY TO STAYING, NAVY

PERSONNEL COMMAND

HM: TROY CLARKE, NAVY DEDICATES PREMIERE JOINT WARFARE LAB TO HONOR SAILOR

KILLED BY IED, NAVAL SURFACE WARFARE CENTER CORONA CAT F: FEATURE ARTICLE

1ST: MC1(SW/AW) JASON MCKNIGHT, PELELIU MOVES FORWARD AFTER COLLISION RECOVERY

MISSION, USS PELELIU (LHA 5)

2ND: MANY MCCAMMON, JOURNEY OF A WOUNDED WARRIOR, NAVAL SPECIAL WARFARE

COMMAND

3RD: MC2 TERRENCE SIREN, NAVY SEAL CHRIS CASSIDY HAS THE BEST ONE-UP STORY,

NAVAL SPECIAL WARFARE GROUP

HM: MC2(SW/AW) DOMINIQUE M. LASCO, FROM GREEN TO MEAN, NAVAL SPECIAL WARFARE

COMMAND CAT G: COMMENTARY

1ST: MC2(SW/AW) KYLE STECKLER, MOTIVATE YOURSELF: BE PERSISTENT, USS JOHN C.

STENNIS (CVN 74)

2ND: MARIE HOBSON, ANYTHING BUT DEPENDENT: ?BACK IN THE DAY, I WAS A YOUNG

WIFE TOO,? NAVAL SUBMARINE BASE KINGS BAY

3RD: MC2(SW) JOSEPH H. MOON, AROUND THE MESS DECKS-RELATIONSHIPS AT SEA, USS

NIMITZ (CVN 68)

HM: BOB SCHOULTZ, GOOD JUDGMENT AND THE SEAL ETHOS, NAVAL SPECIAL WARFARE

COMMAND CAT H: SPORTS ARTICLE

1ST: MC3 KEVIN MURPHY, STENNIS FIRST STRONGMAN, USS JOHN C. STENNIS (CVN 74)

2ND: MCSN TIMOTHY WILSON, HEALTH AND HEALING THROUGH WHITEWATER, NATIONAL

NAVAL MEDICAL CENTER BETHESDA

3RD: MC2(SW/AW) ELLIOTT FABRIZIO, STENNIS RUGBY TEAM FACES OFF THAILAND, USS

JOHN C. STENNIS (CVN 74)

HM: MC2(SW) SHAUNTAE HINLE-LYMAS, BIKING IN THE FAST LANE, NAVAL SPECIAL

WARFARE COMMAND CAT I: SERIES

1ST: 140TH ANNIVERSARY SERIES, COMMANDER, NAVAL UNDERSEA WARFARE

2ND: FOCUS ON BASH, NAVAL AIR STATION KINGSVILLE

3RD: GOSPORT, NAVAL AIR STATION PENSACOLA

HM: MC2 MELISSA RUSSELL, REMEMBER US, NAVAL SUPPORT ACTIVITY MID-SOUTH

MILLINGTON CAT J: STAND-ALONE PHOTOGRAPH

1ST: MCSN OLIVER COLE, SON BURIES FATHER AT SEA, USS RONALD REAGAN (CVN 76)

2ND: MC1(SW) STEPHEN MURPHY, DESERT SAILOR, DEFENSE MEDIA ACTIVITY, ANACOSTIA

3RD: MCSA ROBERT WINN, MACHINE SHOP, USS NIMITZ (CVN 68)

HM: MC1 MICHAEL MORIATIS, CARAT SPORTS DAY, COMMANDER, LOGISTICS GROUP WESTERN

PACIFIC CAT K: PHOTOJOURNALISM

1ST: MC2 TERRENCE SIREN, THE LONG JOURNEY HOME, NAVAL SPECIAL WARFARE GROUP 3

2ND: MC2(PJ) MICHELLE KAPICA, RIGGERS, MAKING EVERY DROP COUNT, NAVAL SPECIAL

WARFARE COMMAND

3RD: MC2(SW/AW) ERIKA MANZANO, AS COLD AS ICE, NAVAL SPECIAL WARFARE COMMAND

HM: MC3 JACOB M. BERENGUER, NMCSD PROVIDES MAXILLOFACIAL PROSTHETICS, NAVAL

MEDICAL CENTER SAN DIEGO CAT L: ART/GRAPHICS IN SUPPORT OF A PUBLICATION

1ST: MC2(SW/AW) DOMINIQUE M. LASCO, RUNNING FOR THE FINISH LINE, NAVAL SPECIAL

WARFARE COMMAND

2ND: MC2(SW/AW) STEPHANIE TIGNER, QUENCH YOUR THIRST FOR KNOWLEDGE, USS NIMITZ

(CVN 68)

3RD: MC2(SW/AW) JUSTIN L. AILES, TRIDENT WARRIOR 2009, NAVAL NETWORK WARFARE

COMMAND

HM: CAM BETZ, BRING YOUR KID TO WORK TODAY, NAVAL FACILITIES COMMAND SOUTHEAST

CAT M: CONTRIBUTION BY A STRINGER (WRITER)

1ST: JIM BOYLAN, MILLS MEETS THE CHALLENGES OF HER LIFE AND JOB HEAD ON, NAVAL

STATION GREAT LAKES

2ND: SHAYNA BROUKER, KITSAP CORPSMEN HELP KEEP FARM TAILS WAGGING, NAVAL

HOSPITAL BREMERTON

3RD: LTJG DANIEL AMMONS-MORENO, SIMULATOR IN PLACE TO PREPARE FOR AIRCRAFT

ROLLOUT, NAVAL AIR STATION WHITING FIELD

HM: JOLENE SCHOLL, CHILD CARE EARNS ACCREDITATION, NAVAL AIR STATION KEY WEST

CAT N: CONTRIBUTION BY A NEWSPAPER STRINGER (PHOTOGRAPHER)

1ST: MMFN DUSTAN LONGHINI, TIRE REMOVAL, PEARL HARBOR NAVAL SHIPYARD

HM: JOLENE SCHOLL, YOUTH FEST ROCKS, ROLLS, TWISTS AND SHOUTS, NAVAL AIR

STATION KEY WEST CAT O: OUTSTANDING FLAGSHIP PUBLICATION ALL HANDS MAGAZINE

WILL BE FORWARDED TO THE THOMAS JEFFERSON AWARDS WHERE IT WILL COMPETE WITH

FLAGSHIP PUBLICATIONS FROM THE OTHER SERVICES.

CAT P: OUTSTANDING FLAGSHIP WRITER

1ST: MC2 JHI SCOTT, DEFENSE MEDIA ACTIVITY, ANACOSTIA CAT Q: OUTSTANDING

FLAGSHIP WEBSITE WWW.NAVY.MIL WILL BE SUBMITTED TO THE THOMAS JEFFERSON AWARDS

WHERE IT WILL COMPETE WITH FLAGSHIP WEBSITES FROM THE OTHER SERVICES.

CAT R: WEB-BASED PUBLICATION

1ST: NAVAL SAFETY CENTER

2ND: USS JOHN C. STENNIS (CVN 74)

3RD: SASEBO SOUNDINGS, COMMANDER, FLEET ACTIVITIES SASEBO

HM: USS NIMITZ (CVN 68)

CAT S: OUTSTANDING NEW WRITER

1ST: MC3 JONATHAN IDLE, AFN NAPLES

CAT T: NAVY PRINT JOURNALIST OF THE YEAR

1ST: MC2(SW/AW) ELLIOTT FABRIZIO, USS JOHN C. STENNIS (CVN 74)

HM: MC1(SW) PAUL CAGE, NAVAL STATION ROTA CAT U1: FAMILYGRAM, SMALL COMMAND

HM: THE STOUT HERALD, USS STOUT (DDG 55) CAT U2: FAMILYGRAM, LARGE COMMAND NO

AWARD GIVEN CAT V1: CRUISEBOOK, SMALL COMMAND

1ST: NAVAL MOBILE CONSTRUCTION BATTALION 3

2ND: USS GETTYSBURG (CG 64)

3RD: USS STOUT (DDG 55)

CAT V2: CRUISEBOOK, LARGE COMMAND

1ST: USS RONALD REAGAN (CVN 76)

HM: USS ABRAHAM LINCOLN (CVN 72)

CAT W: SOCIAL MEDIA STRATEGIC PRESENCE

1ST: NAVAL SPECIAL WARFARE RECRUITING DIRECTORATE

2ND: NAVAL STATION ROTA

HM: U.S. NAVAL ACADEMY

3. BROADCAST MEDIA CATEGORIES

CAT A: RADIO ENTERTAINMENT PROGRAM

1ST: MC2 ISAAC NEEDLEMAN, HALLOWEEN SPECIAL, AFN TOKYO

2ND: MC2 JASON BEHNKE, AFN NAPLES MORNING SHOW, AFN NAPLES

3RD: MC3 AARON ROE, AFN NAPLES AFTERNOON SHOW, AFN NAPLES CAT B: RADIO SPOT

PRODUCTION

1ST: MC2 ISAAC NEEDLEMAN, STARS AND STRIPES BOOK CLUB, AFN TOKYO

2ND: MC2(SW) SAMANTHA STARK, DRAGON HILL LODGE BIRTHDAY, AFN KOREA

3RD: MC3 AARON ROE, MOVIE CARD, AFN NAPLES

HM: MC3 WARIS BANKS, TRAFFIC CIRCLES, AFN ROTA CAT C: RADIO NEWS REPORT

1ST: MC2(SW) JULIAN OLIVARI, BGCA DAY FOR KIDS, AFN NAPLES

2ND: MC3 ANTHONY JOHNSON, H1N1 SHOTS, AFN NAPLES

3RD: TROY CLARKE, NAVY HOSTS CIVILIANS, NAVAL SURFACE WARFARE CENTER CORONA

HM: MC3 WARIS BANKS, FLAG RETIREMENT, AFN ROTA CAT D: RADIO FEATURE REPORT

1ST: MC2 JUSTIN ROUSE, RUNNING RABBI, AFN NAPLES

HM: MC2 ISAAC NEEDLEMAN, AIMD DIVERSITY, AFN TOKYO CAT E: RADIO SPORTS REPORT

1ST: MC2 ISAAC NEEDLEMAN, BASKETBALL CHAMPIONSHIP, AFN TOKYO

2ND: MC2 JOHN O?NEILL HERRERA, LAST SWIM, AFN NAPLES

3RD: MC2 JASON BEHNKE, NHS WRESTLING, AFN NAPLES CAT F: RADIO NEWSCAST

1ST: ALL HANDS RADIO NEWS, DEFENSE MEDIA ACTIVITY, ANACOSTIA

HM: AFN EAGLE NEWS UPDATE, AFN NAPLES

CAT G: RADIO INFORMATION PROGRAM

1ST: MASTER CHIEF IN THE MORNING, AFN NAPLES CAT H: TV INFORMATION PROGRAM

1ST: MARINE RAIDERS, DEFENSE MEDIA ACTIVITY, ANACOSTIA

2ND: STREET TO STEEL, USS RONALD REAGAN (CVN 76)

3RD: BULLYING, AFN NAPLES

CAT I: TELEVISION SPOT PRODUCTION

1ST: MC2 JONATHAN TWINING, SAFE GRILLING, AFN ROTA

2ND: MC3 TRAVIS MENDOZA, ALCOHOL ABUSE, AFN SASEBO

3RD: MC3 BENJAMIN DOBBS, HEAT EXHAUSTION, AFN SASEBO

HM: MCSN JOSIAH WILSON, ONE NET, AFN ROTA CAT J: TV NEWS REPORT

HM: MC2 ISAAC NEEDLEMAN, AFN TOKYO

CAT K: TV FEATURE REPORT

1ST: MC3 MICHAEL TIALEMASUNU, CORPSMAN, USS NIMITZ (CVN 68)

2ND: MC1(SW) DUSTIN DIAZ, ALAN BEAN, DEFENSE MEDIA ACTIVITY, ANACOSTIA

3RD: MC2 ANDREW GERACI, LCS MANNING, DEFENSE MEDIA ACTIVITY, ANACOSTIA

HM: MC2(SW) JULIAN OLIVARI, WINE OF ISCHIA, AFN NAPLES CAT L: TV SPORTS REPORT

HM: MC2 ROSALIE GARCIA, WORLD POWER LIFTING COMPETITION, USS RONALD REAGAN

(CVN 76) CAT M: LOCAL TV NEWSCAST

1ST: AFN NAPLES REPORT, AFN NAPLES

HM: DECEMBER MONTH IN REVIEW, AFN SASEBO CAT O: TELEVISION NEWSBREAK

1ST: MC2 ANDREW GERACI, NAVY ENVIRONMENT, DEFENSE MEDIA ACTIVITY, ANACOSTIA

HM: MC2(SW) JULIAN OLIVARI, DESTINATIONS POMPEII, AFN NAPLES CAT P: COMMAND

INFORMATION CAMPAIGN

1ST: RADIOTHON 2009, AFN ROTA

HM: PUBLIC HEALTH EVALUATION, AFN NAPLES CAT Q: OUTSTANDING NEW BROADCASTER

1ST: MC3 AARON ROE, AFN NAPLES

CAT R: BROADCAST JOURNALIST OF THE YEAR

1ST: MC2(AW) JULIAN OLIVARI, AFN NAPLES

CAT S: OUTSTANDING FLAGSHIP TELEVISION PROGRAM ALL HANDS TELEVISION WILL BE

FORWARDED TO THE THOMAS JEFFERSON AWARDS WHERE IT WILL COMPETE WITH FLAGSHIP

TELEVISION PROGRAMS FROM THE OTHER SERVICES.

CAT T: SITE TV NEWSCAST NO AWARD GIVEN

CAT U: SITE OPEN

HM: MC2(SW) JOSEPH MOON, NIMITZ TOUGH JOBS, USS NIMITZ (CVN 68)

4. RELEASED BY VICE ADMIRAL SAM J. LOCKLEAR, III, DIRECTOR, NAVY STAFF.//

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