NUWC Division Newport Public Relations
Naval Submarine Warfare Heart (NUWC) Division Newport welcomed Meredith Berger, Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Power, Services and Surroundings, on Might 5 for excursions and a sequence of awards presentation.
Berger started his go to by presenting the Newport Division with the Chief of Naval Operations Award for Security on Land within the giant, non-industrial class – the second consecutive win for the fight heart.
“I’m honored to have the chance to be right here to current the CNO Safety Award,” Berger stated. “This award not solely demonstrates that you’ve completed the duty, but additionally that you’ve performed it safely. Thanks for setting a very good instance and persevering with to set the usual.”
Legitimate from October 1 to September 30, the award acknowledges the general high quality of a number of revolutionary packages, together with security and well being requirements compliance and proactive mishap prevention efforts, managed by the Division Newport’s Security and Occupational Well being Department. .
Dennis Tierney, Head of Infrastructure Division, accepted the award on behalf of the workforce comprising Camie Graley, Kenneth Hupf, Joseph Johnson, nurses Deborah Jones, John Mackun, Augustine Razo, Elizabeth Servant, Cody Thomas and Warren VanVelzer; and retired staff Carol Bernier, department president, Sue Clarke and Mike Kalwak.
You’ll find extra details about the award right here.
“When the time comes for government opinions, ours all the time go easily,” stated Division Newport Commander Captain Chad Hennings. “This can be a reflection of the nice work you all do.”
Two workers awards had been additionally introduced, the primary of which was the Distinguished Civilian Service Award for the challenge and design engineer/architect, awarded to Retired Infrastructure Division worker John DiMaio. That is the third highest honorary civilian award given by the US Navy.
Retiring in December 2021, DiMaio served as challenge and design engineer and resident architect for Division Newport for 18 years. His experience and satisfaction of possession have been instrumental within the profitable design and completion of a number of dozen facility renovation tasks.
The second private award was the Quarter Sailor of the Quarter honor awarded to Petty Officer Second Class Brody Costantini, an data methods technician (submarines). Costantini was acknowledged for his excellent efficiency in performing his duties as a check workforce member within the Division of Submarine Warfare Electromagnetic Techniques.
“Congratulations to everybody who obtained the award,” Berger stated. “I loved spending time with everybody at NUWC Division Newport and studying about all you’ve got completed right here.”
Along with the awards displays, Berger additionally had the chance to tour various Division Newport’s services related along with her position as ASN for EIE. The Navy and Marine Corps are answerable for offering oversight and coverage for vitality and local weather resilience; upkeep, restoration and modernization of infrastructure; army building; acquisition, use and disposal of actual property and services; environmental safety, planning, restoration and conservation of pure assets; and security and occupational well being.