HQMC SEMPER FIT (MRS-2) ANNOUNCES SELECTION OF THE 2012 MALE AND FEMALE ATHLETE OF THE YEAR.

Date Signed: 10/23/2013
MARADMINS Active Number: 555/13

R 231926Z OCT 13
UNCLASSIFIED/
MARADMIN 555/13
MSGID/GENADMIN, USMTF, 2007/CMC WASHINGTON DC MRA MR(UC)//
SUBJ/HQMC SEMPER FIT (MRS-2) ANNOUNCES SELECTION OF THE 2012 MALE AND FEMALE ATHLETE OF THE YEAR. //
POC/JIM MEDLEY/NF4/MRS/-/TEL:703-784-5779/TEL:DSN 278-3898/EMAIL:MEDLEYJ(AT)USMC-MCCS.ORG//
GENTEXT/REMARKS/1.  FIRST LIEUTENANT ELLIOTT JOSES AND CAPTAIN SHAINA TURLEY HAVE BEEN SELECTED AS THE 2012 UNITED STATES MARINE CORPS MALE AND FEMALE ATHLETES OF THE YEAR.  FIRST LIEUTENANT ELLIOTT JOSES, A UH-1Y SUPER HUEY PILOT IS ASSIGNED TO MARINE LIGHT ATTACK HELICOPTER TRAINING SQUADRON 303 ABOARD CAMP PENDLETON, CA.  FIRST LIEUTENANT JOSES WAS A MEMBER OF THE GOLD MEDAL 2012 ALL-MARINE RUGBY TEAM.  HIS PERFORMANCE THROUGHOUT THE ARMED FORCES CHAMPIONSHIP EARNED HIM A SELECTION TO THE ALL-TOURNAMENT TEAM.  FIRST LIEUTENANT JOSES' REPEAT PERFORMANCES IN 2012 RESULTED IN AN INVITE TO AN OLYMPIC DEVELOPMENT CAMP IN JANUARY 2013 TO TRAIN WITH THE MEN'S US NATIONAL RUGBY TEAM FOR A MONTH.  CAPTAIN SHAINA TURLEY, A CH-46E PILOT IS ASSIGNED TO MARINE MEDIUM HELICOPTER TRAINING SQUADRON 164 ABOARD CAMP PENDLETON, CA.  CAPTAIN TURLEY HAS BEEN INVITED TO TRAIN FULL TIME WITH THE WOMEN'S US NATIONAL RUGBY TEAM.  SHE HAS TRAVELED TO SIX INTERNATIONAL COMPETITIONS IN SUPPORT OF THE TEAM AND IS A 2016 OLYMPIC HOPEFUL.
2.  THE MARINE ATHLETES WILL BE RECOGNIZED ABOARD CAMP PENDLETON BY LTGEN TOOLAN.
3.  RELEASE AUTHORIZED BY MR. WILLIAM C. DILLON, DIRECTOR, SEMPER FIT AND EXCHANGE SERVICES DIVISION.//