2009 ASSOCIATION OF OLD CROWS MARINE CORPS OUTSTANDING UNIT AWARD

By | September 02, 2009

R 021956Z SEP 09
ALMAR 028/09
MSGID/GENADMIN/CMC WASHINGTON DC//
SUBJ/2009 ASSOCIATION OF OLD CROWS/MARINE CORPS OUTSTANDING UNIT AWARD//
REF/A/MSGID:DOC/ASSOCIATION OF OLD CROWS/15FEB2009//
AMPN/REF IS LETTER FROM AOC REQUESTING CMC SELECT A UNIT TO RECEIVE THE AOC 2009 MARINE CORPS OUTSTANDING UNIT AWARD//
POC/MAJ ELDRIDGE/-/UNIT:PLI/-/TEL:(703)614-0108/EMAIL:ERIK.ELDRIDGE@USMC.MIL//
GENTEXT/REMARKS/1.  I AM PLEASED TO ANNOUNCE 2D RADIO BATTALION AS THE RECIPIENT OF THE 2009 ASSOCIATION OF OLD CROWS (AOC) MARINE CORPS OUTSTANDING UNIT AWARD.  2D RADIO BATTALION'S CONTRIBUTIONS IN ELECTRONIC WARFARE (EW) AND INFORMATION OPERATIONS (IO) SUPPORT TO MARINE AIR GROUND TASK FORCES IN OPERATION IRAQI FREEDOM AND OPERATION ENDURING FREEDOM BEST REPRESENTS THE BROAD TECHNICAL AND OPERATIONAL REQUIREMENTS DEFINED BY AOC FOR RECEIPT OF THIS AWARD. 
2.  THE AOC IS AN ASSOCIATION OF U.S. GOVERNMENT DEFENSE, CIVIL INDUSTRY, AND ACADEMIC PROFESSIONALS DEDICATED TO FORWARDING THE TECHNICAL AND SCIENTIFIC CONTRIBUTIONS OF EW AND EMERGENT IO IN SUPPORT OF NATIONAL DEFENSE.  ACCORDINGLY, OUTSTANDING SERVICE, JOINT, AND NATO UNITS ARE SELECTED BASED ON THEIR CONTRIBUTIONS DURING CALENDAR YEAR 2008 EVENTS.
3.  TO THE COMMANDING OFFICER, MARINES, SAILORS, AND FAMILY MEMBERS OF 2D RADIO BATTALION, I PASS ALONG MY CONGRATULATIONS.  YOU CAN TAKE GREAT PRIDE IN THE BATTALION'S ACCOMPLISHMENTS AND THIS WELL-DESERVED RECOGNITION BY THE MARINE CORPS AND THE AOC.  WELL DONE.
4.  SEMPER FIDELIS, JAMES T. CONWAY, GENERAL, U.S. MARINE CORPS, COMMANDANT OF THE MARINE CORPS.//