2009 MARINE CORPS ASSOCIATION LTJG OSBORNE AND DN CHRISTENSEN, JR., MEMORIAL AWARDS

Date Signed: 2/25/2010
ALMARS Active Number: 007/10

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ALMAR 007/10
MSGID/GENADMIN/CMC WASHINGTON DC HS//
SUBJ/2009 MARINE CORPS ASSOCIATION LTJG OSBORNE AND DN CHRISTENSEN, JR., MEMORIAL AWARDS//
GENTEXT/REMARKS/1.  I TAKE GREAT PLEASURE IN ANNOUNCING THE 2009 WINNERS OF THE MARINE CORPS ASSOCIATION'S LIEUTENANT JUNIOR GRADE (LTJG) WEEDON E. OSBORNE AND THE DENTALMAN (DN) THOMAS A.
CHRISTENSEN, JR., MEMORIAL AWARDS.
2.  THE WINNER OF THE LTJG WEEDON E. OSBORNE AWARD IS LT WILFREDO PALAU-HERNANDEZ, DENTAL CORPS, USN, OF 2D DENTAL BATTALION, 2D MARINE LOGISTICS GROUP AND THE WINNER OF THE DN THOMAS A. CHRISTENSEN, JR. AWARD IS HM3(FMF) CHRISTOPHER P. STILLS, USN, OF 2D DENTAL BATTALION, 2D MARINE LOGISTICS GROUP.
3.  LT PALAU-HERNANDEZ AND HM3 STILLS' INSPIRATIONAL LEADERSHIP AND TECHNICAL EXPERTISE CONTRIBUTED SIGNIFICANTLY TO OPERATIONAL READINESS OF SUPPORTED MARINE UNITS.  THEY WERE SELECTED FROM A LIST OF NOMINEES FROM AROUND THE MARINE CORPS, ALL WITH EXEMPLARARY ACCOMPLISHMENTS.
4.  ADDITIONAL INFORMATION AND COORDINATION OF AWARD PRESENTATIONS WILL BE FORWARDED BY SEPARATE CORRESPONDENCE.
5.  CONGRATULATIONS TO LT PALAU-HERNANDEZ AND HM3 STILLS FOR A JOB WELL DONE.
6.  SEMPER FIDELIS, JAMES T. CONWAY, GENERAL, U.S. MARINE CORPS, COMMANDANT OF THE MARINE CORPS.//