NAVY WINNERS OF THE 2023 SECRETARY OF DEFENSE MAINTENANCE AWARDS:
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FM CNO WASHINGTON DC
INFO CNO WASHINGTON DC
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SUBJ/NAVY WINNERS OF THE 2023 SECRETARY OF DEFENSE MAINTENANCE AWARDS//
REF/A/MSG/CNO/282033Z NOV 22//
REF/B/MSG/CNO/282024Z NOV 22//
NARR/REF A IS NAVADMIN 267/22 ANNOUNCING COMPETITION FOR THE 2023 SECRETARY
OF DEFENSE (SECDEF) MAINTENANCE AWARDS FOR FIELD LEVEL UNITS AND COMMANDS.
REF B IS NAVADMIN 266/22 ANNOUNCING COMPETITION FOR THE 2023 SECRETARY OF
DEFENSE (SECDEF) ROBERT T. MASON DEPOT MAINTENANCE EXCELLENCE AWARD.
REF C IS OUSD(A&S) MEMO OF 19 SEP 23 ANNOUNCING THE 2023 SECRETARY OF DEFENSE
MAINTENANCE AWARD WINNERS.//
POC/RANDY PILKERTON/CIV/CNO WASHINGTON DC/N83I1/TEL: 703-695-4925//
RMKS/1. The annual SECDEF Awards Program recognizes the Department of
Defense's (DoD) most outstanding field-level and depot-level military
maintenance units from a highly competitive field of candidates. I would
like to extend my congratulations and gratitude for all Navy units that
submitted nomination packages in accordance with references (a) and (b).
Each nominee should be proud of their accomplishments.
2. Reference (c) announced the 2023 SECDEF Maintenance Award winners for the
entire DoD. I am pleased to inform you that the following Navy Commands have
been selected as winners of the 2023 SECDEF Maintenance Awards:
a. Field-Level Medium Category: Southeast Regional Maintenance Center
(SERMC), Mayport, FL.
b. Robert T. Mason Award for Depot Maintenance Excellence: Pearl Harbor
Naval Shipyard and Intermediate Maintenance Facility (PHNSY&IMF) Submarine
Maintenance, Modernization and Overhaul Program, JBPHH, HI.
3. The above winners will be formally recognized during the DoD Maintenance
Symposium at the SECDEF Maintenance Awards Ceremony on 19 December 2023. The
overall Phoenix Award winner will be announced at the Awards Ceremony as
well. The Phoenix Award represents the very best of all the field-level
winners, and is the highest SECDEF award for field-level maintenance.
4. Please join me in congratulating each of our Navy winners for a job well
done; you represent the very best of our military maintenance community which
contributes directly to the readiness of our Navy. BRAVO ZULU!
5. Released by Mr. Neil W.T. Hogg, Acting DCNO, N8.//