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Congratulations to the FY2016 Language Excellence Award Recipients!

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AMPN/REF A IS SOLICITATION FOR FY2016 LANGUAGE EXCELLENCE AWARD NOMINATIONS//

POC1/BRADLEY MCNAMAR/CIV/NAVIFOR/N13/TEL:757-203-3121/EMAIL: BRADLEY.MCNAMAR(AT)NAVY.MIL//
POC2/KASEY GALLARDO/CTICS/NAVIFOR/N71/TEL:757-203-3322/EMAIL: KASEY.GALLARDO(AT)NAVY.MIL//
POC3/IAN WYATT/CTIC/NAVIFOR/N71/TEL:757-203-3321/EMAIL: IAN.WYATT(AT)NAVY.MIL//

GENTEXT/REMARKS/1.  It is my pleasure to announce the recipients
of the following language excellence awards for FY2016:

A. Command Language Program of the Year/RADM G. P. March award
winner is NIOC Maryland.
B. Language Professional of the Year is CTI1(IW/SG) Brian L.
Blacher, NIOC Maryland.
C. Senior Language Professional of the Year is CTIC(IW) Hillary M.
Deems, NIOC Maryland.
D. Navy Civilian Career Linguist of the Year is Ms. Sarah Hodgson,
NIOC Georgia.

2.  Additionally, the following nominees below also contributed
greatly to our Navy and National missions and deserve recognition
for their superior efforts:

CTIC Caleb Walser, NIOD Kaneohe Bay, Hawaii
CTI1 Jamie Biro, NIOC Georgia
CTI1 Jorge Rivera, NIOC Texas
CTI2 Abdulalrhman Aldick, NIOC Bahrain
CTI2 Clevis Willrich, NIOC Hawaii

3.  This language excellence program recognizes the best language
professionals in our domain, and these winners will move on to
compete at the Department of the Navy Language Excellence
competition.  All winners and command nominees should be justifiably
proud of their accomplishments.  Please accept my congratulations
and Bravo Zulu on a job well done!
RADM Kohler sends.//