Command Master Chief Anthony Josey, Rudy Oetting, president of Navy League United States Fort Lauderdale Council, and Debbi Ingram of Broward County Navy Week, presents Chief Ship's Serviceman (Sel) (SW/AW) Angela Zamora, assigned to USS WASP (LHD 1), with the NLUS Fort Lauderdale Council Enlisted Person of the Year award at the NLUS Fort Lauderdale Council Luncheon in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., April 28. Enlisted service members from the Navy, Marine Corps and Coast Guard received awards and recognition for being selected as the top performer from their command during Fleet Week Port Everglades. Zamora, was recently selected as the U.S. Fleet Forces Sea Sailor of the Year as well. Wasp is in Port Everglades, April 25-30 for the War of 1812 Bicentennial Commemoration. Overall, there will be about 3,000 sailors and Marines and six ships in attendance. The War of 1812 Bicentennial Commemoration, held during the annual FW PEV, Fla., is part of a series of city visits by the navy which will take place beginning April 2012 and concluding in 2015. The commemoration of the bicentennial of the war of 1812 is a salute to all sailors and Marines who fought gallantly in that conflict, who have served in our nation's conflicts since then, and who are defending freedom around the world today. (Photo by Mass Communication Specialist Third Class (SW) J.C.J. Stokes)
|Date Posted:||04.29.2012 14:43|
|Location:||FORT LAUDERDALE, FL, US|
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