Posted by: arbeam | December 16, 2012

Reagan gives back to community

Senior Chief Intelligence Specialist Jason Wohlfehrt, left, and Senior Chief Aviation Ordnanceman Clayton Duncan, USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76), remove overgrown grass around tombstones at the Washington State Veterans Home Cemetery during a community service project.

Senior Chief Intelligence Specialist Jason Wohlfehrt, left, and Senior Chief Aviation Ordnanceman Clayton Duncan, USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76), remove overgrown grass around tombstones at the Washington State Veterans Home Cemetery during a community service project.

USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) was recently nominated for the Good Neighbor Award in the large command, at-sea category as part of the Navy Community Service Program. The award signifies a direct and impactful contribution to the community and its citizens. For Reagan, the actions which led to their nomination stemmed from work done both in the Unites States as well as abroad during their last deployment.

Since arriving in Bremerton late last year, Reagan Sailors have been busy turning wrenches, sanding rust, repainting, pulling miles of new cable and preparing the ship to go back to sea — all the normal workings of a Docked Planned Incremental Availability, or dry dock maintenance period. Throughout the hundreds of thousands of man hours required to complete a DPIA, many Reagan Sailors still found a way to donate their time and make a difference in the local community. More than a dozen community service projects have been initiated by the Regan crew in Washington alone, however, that mindset of helping others is nothing new to the crew.

Read the full Northwest Navigator article

 

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