2020-21 MASTER CHIEF PETTY OFFICER OF THE NAVY DELBERT D. BLACK LEADERSHIP AWARD NOMINATIONS:
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RMKS/1. The purpose of this NAVADMIN is to announce the call for nominations
for the annual Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON) Delbert D.
Black Leadership Award.
2. During his 30 years of distinguished service to the Navy, MCPON Delbert
D. Black was an exceptional deckplate leader committed to Sailor and family
advocacy. He possessed the highest levels of moral, ethical and professional
behavior, and unquestionable integrity. His unselfish ability to lead Chief
Petty Officers (CPO), unwavering loyalty to the Navy, and commitment to
developing junior officers and Sailors set a positive tone for the Navy.
3. This award is presented to recognize a first-tour Command Master Chief
(CMDCM), Chief of the Boat (COB), or Command Senior Chief
(CMDCS) who best leads the alignment of efforts with the Chief of Naval
Operations' Strategic Guidance, embraces our Navy Family as part of mission
success, embodies our Navy Core Values and CPO expectations, demonstrates
those same ideals of service with sacrifice as demonstrated by MCPON Black,
and upholds the highest standards of professionalism and integrity.
4. The reporting period for this years award is 1 April 2020 to 31 March
2021. Eligible Command Senior Enlisted Leaders must have been at their
commands the entire reporting period. The criteria for this award and all
nominee packages shall be submitted in accordance with paragraph 4 of
reference (a). Nomination boards shall be conducted at the Fleet Master
Chief level in their area of responsibility, through their applicable Force
or Immediate Superior in Command Master Chiefs. One CMDCM, COB, or CMDCS
nominee from each Fleet Master Chief and direct-report CMDCM shall be
forwarded to MCPONs Office no later than Friday, 18 June 2021.
5. The award recipient will be announced by the MCPON with a coordinated
news release and formal announcement. If COVID and HPCON restrictions allow,
a recognition banquet will be held in the recipients honor, in Washington
D.C., November 2021 and will include award presentation and media engagement
6. Released by Mr. Andrew S. Haeuptle, Director, Navy Staff.//