Fleet Cyber Command Language Excellence Award Winners Announced
Dec 04, 2012 (DEFENSE DEPARTMENT DOCUMENTS AND PUBLICATIONS/ContentWorks via COMTEX) --
Story Number: NNS121204-08
Release Date: 12/4/2012
From Commander, U.S. Fleet Cyber Command/U.S. 10th Fleet Public Affairs
FORT MEADE, Md. (NNS) -- Commander, U.S Fleet Cyber Command/U.S. 10th Fleet announced today Navy Information Operations Command (NIOC) Georgia as the 2012 winner of the Command Language Program of the Year, also known as the Rear Adm. G.P. March Award.
NIOC Georgia's Cryptologic Technician (Interpretive) 1st Class Michael H. Gray was announced as the Language Professional of the Year winner.
The awards program recognizes the best language professionals in the Fleet Cyber Command domain and the winners will be nominated to compete at the Navy-wide level.
"This is another example of great Sailors doing great work while deployed around the globe and here at NIOC Georgia - committed both to mission and to personal and professional excellence," said Capt. James Brokaw, NIOC Georgia Commanding Officer, and Commander, Task Force 1050.
"This selection is an honor for us and will motivate us to achieve even greater results in the coming year," said Brokaw.
NIOC Hawaii received honorable mention for the Command program and Cryptologic Technician (Interpretive) 1st Class Kate E. Greifzu, NIOC Maryland, received honorable mention for Language Professional of the Year.
"This program recognizes the best language professionals in our domain and all command nominees should be rightfully proud of their accomplishments," said Vice Adm. Michael S. Rogers, Commander, U.S Fleet Cyber Command/U.S. 10th Fleet.
NIOC Georgia is a subordinate command of U.S. Fleet Cyber Command and comprises Task Force 1050 of the U.S. 10th Fleet. Based at Fort Gordon, its mission is to provide information warfare and expert cryptologic personnel to fleet air, surface, submarine and special warfare combatants and to provide feedback and extended staff support to U.S. Central Command and U.S. European Command Joint Forces Maritime Component Commanders.
NIOC Georgia supports the Global War on Terrorism, operating in a challenging Naval, multi-service, and multi-national environment.
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