2013 MARINE CORPS COMMUNICATIONS AWARDS

Date Signed: 3/06/2014
MARADMINS Active Number: 095/14

R 052358Z MAR 14
UNCLASSIFIED/
MARADMIN 095/14
MSGID/GENADMIN,USMTF,2007/CMC WASHINGTON DC C4(UC)/F002//
SUBJ/2013 MARINE CORPS COMMUNICATIONS AWARDS//
REF/A/MSGID:DOC/HQMC C4/YMD:20140115//
AMPN/REF A IS MCO 1650.50A, MARINE CORPS COMMUNICATIONS AWARDS PROGRAM.//
POC/N.A. TVERDOSI/CAPT/UNIT:HQMC C4/-/TEL:703-693-3477//
GENTEXT/REMARKS/1.  PER THE REF, THE MARINE CORPS COMMUNICATIONS AWARDS PROGRAM RECOGNIZES INDIVIDUALS FOR SIGNIFICANT CONTRIBUTIONS AND ACCOMPLISHMENTS IN THE FIELD OF COMMAND, CONTROL, COMMUNICATIONS, AND COMPUTERS (C4).
2.  I AM PLEASED TO ANNOUNCE THE RECIPIENTS OF THE 2013 MARINE CORPS COMMUNICATIONS AWARDS.  THE RECIPIENTS WERE SELECTED FROM A HIGHLY DESERVING GROUP OF MARINE AND CIVILIAN MARINE NOMINEES.  AWARD RECIPIENTS ARE:
A.  GENERAL ALFRED M. GRAY TROPHY FOR OUTSTANDING COMMUNICATIONS LEADERSHIP:  CAPTAIN JEFFREY M. ROHMAN, 13TH MARINE EXPEDITIONARY UNIT, I MARINE EXPEDITIONARY FORCE (MEF).  THE GRAY TROPHY HONORS A MARINE CAPTAIN FOR OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE MARINE CORPS COMMUNICATIONS MISSION.
B.  JAMES HAMILTON INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY MANAGEMENT CIVILIAN MARINE OF THE YEAR AWARD:  MR. KARL G. HARTENSTINE, HEADQUARTERS, COMMAND, CONTROL, COMMUNICATIONS AND COMPUTERS.  THE HAMILTON AWARD RECOGNIZES A CIVILIAN MARINE WHO PERFORMED SPECIAL ACTS OF NOTEWORTHY LEADERSHIP AND TECHNOLOGICAL INNOVATION IN THE AREA OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY MANAGEMENT.
C.  PFC HERBERT A. LITTLETON NONCOMMISSIONED OFFICER (NCO) TROPHY FOR OPERATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS EXCELLENCE:  SERGEANT KYLE M. COTHAM, MARINE SPECIAL OPERATIONS COMBAT SUPPORT BATTALION, MARINE SPECIAL OPERATIONS SUPPORT BATTALION, MARINE CORPS FORCES SPECIAL OEPRATIONS COMMAND. THIS AWARD RECOGNIZES THE CONTRIBUTIONS OF AN NCO PERFORMING OPERATIONAL COMMUNICATION DUTIES IN SUPPORT OF THE MARINE CORPS OPERATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS MISSION.
D.  PFC HERBERT A. LITTLETON NONCOMMISSIONED OFFICER TROPHY FOR ELECTRONICS MAINTENANCE EXCELLENCE:  CORPORAL RICHARD A. REYNOSO, 3RD COMBAT ENGINEER BATTALION, 1ST MARINE DIVISION, I MEF.  THIS AWARD RECOGNIZES THE CONTRIBUTIONS OF AN NCO PERFORMING ELECTRONICS MAINTENANCE DUTIES IN SUPPORT OF THE MARINE CORPS OPERATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS MISSION.
E.  PFC HERBERT A. LITTLETON STAFF NONCOMMISSIONED OFFICER (SNCO) TROPHY FOR OPERATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS EXCELLENCE:  MASTER SERGEANT BRADLEY D. FAULKNER, 1ST BATTALION, 4TH MARINES, 1ST MARINE REGIMENT, 1ST MARINE DIVISION, I MARINE EXPEDITIONARY FORCE.  THIS AWARD RECOGNIZES THE CONTRIBUTIONS OF A SNCO PERFORMING OPERATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS DUTIES IN SUPPORT OF THE MARINE CORPS OPERATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS MISSION.
F.  LIEUTENANT COLONEL KEVIN M. SHEA MEMORIAL UNIT AWARD:  MARINE WING COMMUNICATIONS SQUADRON 28, MARINE AIR CONTROL GROUP 28, 2ND MARINE AIRCRAFT WING, II MEF.  THIS AWARD RECOGNIZES THE MARINE CORPS COMMUNICATIONS OR INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY UNIT THAT HAS DISTINGUISHED ITSELF BY MAKING THE MOST OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE MARINE CORPS C4 FIELD.
3.  AWARDS WILL BE PRESENTED DURING THE C4 AWARDS DINNER AT THE CRYSTAL GATEWAY MARRIOTT ON 17 APRIL 2014.
4.  CONGRATULATIONS TO ALL AWARD RECIPIENTS AND NOMINEES FOR A JOB WELL DONE.
5.  RELEASE AUTHORIZED BY BGEN K. J. NALLY, DIRECTOR OF COMMAND, CONTROL, COMMUNICATIONS, AND COMPUTERS (C4) DEPARTMENT.//