2020 MRS. SYBIL STOCKDALE OMBUDSMAN OF THE YEAR AWARD RECIPIENTS (CORRECTED COPY):
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SUBJ/2020 MRS. SYBIL STOCKDALE OMBUDSMAN OF THE YEAR AWARD RECIPIENTS
RMKS/1. I am pleased to announce the selection of four outstanding Ombudsmen
as the 2020 Mrs. Sybil Stockdale Ombudsman of the Year Award recipients.
These volunteers exemplify the spirit of Mrs. Sybil Stockdale who supported
the families of Prisoners of War during her husband, Vice Admiral James Bond
Stockdale's internment in Southeast Asia. This award recognizes those who
serve as inspirational Ombudsmen and embody the ideals of volunteer service
and commitment to Navy Sailors and their families.
2. The following Ombudsmen were nominated by their commanding officers for
serving their command and families with extraordinary, selfless dedication
and commitment to family readiness. Congratulations to:
a. Mrs. Christina Fricke, Ombudsman for USS HARTFORD (SSN 768), selected
from all sea commands under Commander, U.S. Fleet Forces Command.
b. Mrs. Laura Etzler, Mrs. Brittany Dickerson, Mrs. Patrigna Murphy, and
Mrs. Bernice Tuazon, Ombudsmen for USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (CVN 71), selected
from all sea commands under Commander, U.S. Pacific Fleet.
c. Mrs. Chantel Williams, Ombudsman for Commander, Littoral Combat Ship
Squadron TWO, selected from all naval shore activities in the Navy.
d. Mrs. Kit Donwen, Ombudsman for Navy Operational Support Center
Ventura County, selected from all Reserve commands under Commander, Navy
3. Thank you to all Command Ombudsmen who maintain the highest standards of
professionalism and create a healthy sense of community by being positive
role models for command members and their families.
4. Commander, Navy Installations Command point of contact is Ms.
Brandy Littler, Ombudsman Program Coordinator, (202) 433-4701 (DSN 288), or
5. Released by Andrew S. Haeuptle, Director, Navy Staff.//