2013 ASSOCIATION OF OLD CROWS MARINE CORPS OUTSTANDING UNIT AWARDS

Date Signed: 7/18/2013
ALMARS Active Number: 028/13

R 180312Z JUL 13
UNCLASSIFIED/
ALMAR 028/13
MSGID/GENADMIN,USMTF,2007/CMC WASHINGTON DC DMCS(UC)/F002//
SUBJ/2013 ASSOCIATION OF OLD CROWS MARINE CORPS OUTSTANDING UNIT AWARDS//
POC/MAJ/R.M. DYKMAN/UNIT:PLI/-/TEL:(703) 614-0108/EMAIL:ROBERT.M.DYKMAN(AT)USMC.MIL//
GENTEXT/REMARKS/1.  I AM PROUD TO ANNOUNCE THE RECIPIENTS OF THE 2013 ASSOCIATION OF OLD CROWS (AOC) MARINE CORPS OUTSTANDING UNIT AWARDS.
    AIR ELECTRONIC WARFARE (EW):  MARINE TACTICAL ELECTRONIC
                                  WARFARE SQUADRON 3 (VMAQ-3)
    GROUND EW:                    1ST BATTALION, 8TH MARINES (1/8)
    INFORMATION OPERATIONS (IO):  1ST BATTALION, 8TH MARINES (1/8)
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 IO SUPPORT OF NATIONAL DEFENSE.  OUTSTANDING U.S. MILITARY, JOINT, AND NATO UNITS WERE SELECTED BASED ON THEIR CONTRIBUTIONS DURING CALENDAR YEAR 2012 EVENTS.
3.  TO THE MARINES, SAILORS, AND FAMILY MEMBERS OF VMAQ-3 AND 1/8, CONGRATULATIONS ON YOUR SUPERB PERFORMANCE.  YOU CAN TAKE GREAT PRIDE IN YOUR ACCOMPLISHMENTS AND THIS WELL-DESERVED RECOGNITION BY THE MARINE CORPS AND THE AOC.  WELL DONE.
4.  SEMPER FIDELIS, JAMES F. AMOS, GENERAL, U.S. MARINE CORPS, COMMANDANT OF THE MARINE CORPS.//