News: Center for Naval Aviation Training sergeant named volunteer of the year
CHERRY POINT, N.C. - For outstanding service accumulating more than 260 hours volunteering in 2011, Sgt. Jesse T. Cody, was named Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point’s volunteer of the year during an awards ceremony April 26, at Cunningham’s aboard the air station.
Cody, a course curriculum model manager for the Center for Naval Aviation Technical Training, was presented the awards by her commanding officer and sergeant major. She received a Certificate of Appreciation, and two Certificates of Commendation.
“Sgt. Cody’s performance is beyond reproach,” said Lt. Col. Paul M. Melchior, commanding officer for CNATT. “She handles a variety of tasks and is well balanced both in and out of work.”
Cody started volunteering in 2010, and since then has volunteered more than 500 hours for various causes such as Toys for Tots and the Special Olympics.
“I don’t know how she finds the time to volunteer,” said Sgt. Maj. William R. Sweet, CNATT sergeant major.
“She works normal hours, stands duty like any other Marine, but she still finds the time, and is a very well-balanced Marine.” Sweet said he could not be happier for his Marine.
“A friend actually made me go to the first volunteer work I did and it made me feel great, so I kept doing it,” said Cody. “I love giving back to the community, and I think every Marine should.”
Date Posted:05.03.2012 15:22
Location:MARINE CORPS AIR STATION CHERRY POINT, NC, US
- Powerline mechanic earns ‘542’s top maintenance award
- FLYBY: Lance Cpl. Abdourahaman Diakite
- MCCS hosts grand opening of new RV park
- Joint terminal attack controllers train with Air USA tactical jets