Posted by: arbeam | March 3, 2013

Bravo Zulu: Submarine Force Pacific Fleet Sailor of the Year

SAN DIEGO (March 1, 2013) - Electrician's Mate 1st Class (SS) Franklin Tenney (center) stationed aboard USS Maine (SSBN-741)(BLUE) in Bremerton, Wash., is awarded Commander, Submarine Force U.S. Pacific Fleet Sea Sailor of the Year for 2012 by Rear Adm. James Caldwell (right) and Force Master Chief Michael Caldwell (left).

SAN DIEGO (March 1, 2013) – Electrician’s Mate 1st Class (SS) Franklin Tenney (center) stationed aboard USS Maine (SSBN-741)(BLUE) in Bremerton, Wash., is awarded Commander, Submarine Force U.S. Pacific Fleet Sea Sailor of the Year for 2012 by Rear Adm. James Caldwell (right) and Force Master Chief Michael Caldwell (left).

NAVAL BASE POINT LOMA, Calif. (NNS) — Sea and Shore Sailors of the Year (SOY) for Commander, Submarine Force U.S. Pacific Fleet were announced today following a week of events where 10 SOY candidates representing various commands from the Pacific submarine community competed for the distinguished title.

The 2012 Sea Sailor of the Year was awarded to Electrician’s Mate 1st Class (SS) Franklin Tenney of USS Maine (SSBN-741)(BLUE).

All candidates were honored during a luncheon today, where Commander, Submarine Force U.S. Pacific Fleet, Rear Admiral Frank Caldwell, was the guest speaker. “To our honorees, thank you for your dedication to our fleet, for your Honor, Courage, and Commitment and for your service to our Navy, our Submarine Force and your fellow shipmates. You inspire me and I truly appreciate all you do,” said Caldwell.

Navy News article

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