2019-20 MASTER CHIEF PETTY OFFICER OF THE NAVY DELBERT D. BLACK LEADERSHIP AWARD NOMINATIONS:
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SUBJ/2019-20 MASTER CHIEF PETTY OFFICER OF THE NAVY DELBERT D. BLACK
LEADERSHIP AWARD NOMINATIONS//
NARR/REF A IS OPNAVINST 1650.36, THE MASTER CHIEF PETTY OFFICER OF THE NAVY
DELBERT D. BLACK LEADERSHIP AWARD//
POC/RUIZ/CMDCM/OPNAV N00D/-/TEL: (703)695-2970/DSN: 225-2970/
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 efforts of 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 2019 to 31 March
2020, and all eligible Command Senior Enlisted Leaders must have been at
their commands for this 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 the MCPONs Office no later than Friday, 12 June 2020.
5. The award recipient will be announced by the MCPON with a coordinated
news release and formal announcement. A recognition banquet will be held in
the recipient’s honor, in Washington D.C., on 18 November 2020 and will
include award presentation and media engagement opportunities.
6. Released by Mr. Andrew S. Haeuptle, Director, Navy Staff.//