2006 ASSOCIATION OF OLD CROWS (AOC) MARINE CORPS OUTSTANDING UNIT AWARD

Date Signed: 6/15/2007
ALMARS Active Number: 045/06

R 311247Z OCT 06
FM CMC WASHINGTON DC(UC)
TO AL ALMAR(UC)
UNCLASSIFIED//
ALMAR 045/06
MSGID/GENADMIN/CMC WASHINGTON DC CMC//
SUBJ/2006 ASSOCIATION OF OLD CROWS (AOC) MARINE CORPS OUTSTANDING
/UNIT AWARD//
REF/A/MSGID:AOC LTR TO CMC/-/YMD:20060103//
POC/CAPTAINCRAFT/CAPT/BARRY.CRAFT@USMC.MIL/-/TEL:(703)614-0108//
GENTEXT/REMARKS/1.  I AM PROUD TO ANNOUNCE THE RECIPIENT OF THE
2006 ASSOCIATION OF OLD CROWS (AOC) MARINE CORPS OUTSTANDING UNIT
AWARD: MARINE TACTICAL ELECTRONIC WARFARE SQUADRON 1 (VMAQ-1), II MARINE
EXPEDITIONARY FORCE, MARINE CORPS FORCES COMMAND.  VMAQ-1's DEVELOPMENT
AND EMPLOYMENT OF NEW AND INNOVATIVE TACTICS WERE INSTRUMENTAL IN
DISRUPTING AN EVER BROADENING ELECTRONIC WARFARE TARGET SET. THEIR
CONTRIBUTIONS IN ELECTRONIC WARFARE (EW), INFORMATION OPERATIONS (IO)
AND SIGNALS INTELLIGENCE (SIGINT) SUPPORT TO THE MAGTF IN OPERATION
IRAQI FREEDOM BEST REPRESENT THE BROAD TECHNICAL AND OPERATIONAL
REQUIREMENTS DEFINED BY AOC FOR RECEIPT OF THIS AWARD.
2.  TO THE COMMANDING OFFICER, MARINES, SAILORS, AND FAMILY MEMBERS OF
VMAQ-1, I PASS ALONG MY HEARTFELT CONGRATULATIONS.  YOU CAN TAKE GREAT
PRIDE IN YOUR UNIT'S ACCOMPLISHMENTS AND THIS WELL-DESERVED RECOGNITION
BY THE MARINE CORPS AND THE AOC.  WELL DONE!
3.  I ALSO WANT TO EXTEND DUE RECOGNITION TO THE OTHER UNITS NOMINATED
FOR THIS PRESTIGIOUS AWARD.  I APPLAUD THE MANY CONTRIBUTIONS YOU HAVE
MADE DURING OPERATIONS IRAQI FREEDOM AND ENDURING FREEDOM. YOU SHOULD
ALL BE PROUD OF THE TREMENDOUS SUPPORT
YOU ARE PROVIDING TO THE OPERATING FORCES.  AGAIN, WELL DONE!    
4.  SEMPER FIDELIS, M. W. HAGEE, GENERAL, U.S. MARINE CORPS, COMMANDANT
OF THE MARINE CORPS.//