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NAVFAC Northwest Sailor of the Year Honored at Navy League Luncheon

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The 2013 Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Northwest Sailor of the Year was recognized by the Navy League of the United States Bremerton-Olympic Peninsula Council during a luncheon Bangor Plaza on Naval Base Kitsap. Builder First Class Joshua J Cooper  was commended for meritorious service while serving as leading petty officer and operations, Public Works Department Naval Base Kitsap Self-help Division from October 2012 to September 2013.  Petty Officer Cooper led 12 Seabees in the completion of 32 construction projects, saving the Navy $605k in contractor costs.  He orchestrated the relocation of 18,500 sqft of office furniture after an unexpected watermain break in the NAVFAC Northwest HQ building saving the Navy $25k.  His leadership and steadfast devotion to mission led to his selection as the 2013 Navfac Atlantic Shore Sailor of the Year.

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