Navy boot camp graduation from Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Illinois, April 29, 2022.
Ladies and gentlemen, if you will board a member of your party required wheelchair assistance. Following ceremony, please remain seated and helpfully provided to assist you with your business center party. The blue chairs located near the reviewing stand are reserved for the division commanders to assist in selecting. You’re saying there are signs of indicating where your sailors visited. He’s standing right. The sound Today’s records will be standing with the we encourage you to sit as high as possible. Which is, this will not only provide investment during the ceremony, but it is also ideal for apartment as a reminder concessions on the building will be closing at 8:30 mm hmm, mm hmm. Mhm. Now choice from one time and watched the mining warships in this country and most of us have available for her must detail about these men who sail the ships through lightning, wind. But there’s a shift that legends, it’s down below the waterline for uh metal living with blood and steel are molded gods and dream who’s threatening fires over. It’s like a living down that at any moment with such one might skate and push you up. Where souls alone in Boston held our order is above somewhere. They everybody, many are strangers to the left and where we can see the sun. They have no time before man and God. Their aspect contribute. There’s not much that and then the decks deep in the to make the engine run and every member of every day making the Washington who if the buyers ever failed their ships and useless shell when ships converged and having people of often practicing the men that don’t discipline the smile. They’re not beloved like many unfortunates. It’s one assuming that if there are many more will die every days of war down there when engages all being read, ¬£1200 of skin, you might be dead. So if you ever write their songs and try to tell their tale, the very words will make you hear of fire in the furnace as well. And I think as a general still so little heard about this place that sailors called the whole thing about this place and try to make you see the hard life of. There was one of them is and see the sweat superheroes fighting, superheated air to keep their ship alive and knows they’re there and thus the button ages on into the bushes and anymore amongst the and the so ruby ch remember. And the men who sailed below. Mm hmm, mm hmm. Ladies and gentlemen, due to a large number of reference and guests at today’s ceremony, it is not possible to make individual cases for Hollywood recalls the location facility, Recruit training command. That is a non smoking facility. We appreciate your cooperation by not smoking while aboard the command today as a reminder concessions on the building Will be closing at eight earlier. Mm hmm mm hmm mm hmm. You have to remember that these ships when they were built, they weren’t built for an integrated crew. His ships will build from it. I wanted to be a part of something. Okay. Mhm. Well to me, to me, I’m happy that they made the change because women can serve this as well as men sometimes with everything. Mhm. You know, it just goes to show how, How far we’ve come, you know, for 25 years to now leaving here in itself going and seeing. So there’s a lot of people before me that fought so that we can be on the ship despite for us to have the same quality as well. So yes, I have to say that I have to do the right thing and I have my examples and I have to be, definitely makes me feel good enough with that. Hey, see your leadership there, you know, so, um, keep pouring onto that female. She’s killing it. You know, there’s a bad, she’s female. She’s killing it. Yeah. Bye. Oh. Mhm. Military music and maybe even Great Lakes, No History. The first musician arrived in 1992. The center was officially established in 1911 from the first recruits arrived for training During 1500 musicians today. The tradition in service, but the wide range performing professional military musicians, hundreds of great concerts, schools, public area each year as the Navy’s ambassadors in the west. The commander in command, Jennifer is proud to present many women of the navy man. Great Lakes. A. A mm hmm. A mm hmm. Thank you. Thank you. Thank you. Thank you. Thank you. Thank you. Mm hmm. A No, thank you. Mm hmm. Mhm. A Yeah. A A a a Okay. Okay. What what a a You observed. And they need to be a Great Lakes book at the concert performance of the armed forces developed as your service song is played. Please recognize your service or your family service to our country. Thank you. The drum major. Today’s country musicians and class Kyle singer and conducting. Canadian Great Lakes as chief musician. I am hot. No one knows the police are not the same performance this morning. Oh yeah, the is underway. We will arrive at hall in just a few moments. Clear guys and they’re willing just the balcony reminded that standing along the rail was prohibited for the remainder of the ceremony. We know that many wonderful and amazing stories about experience. However, at this time we have personal video evidence that reveals our side of the story, hurry up. Let’s go get on the bus. Let’s go recruit training. Command is the quarter deck to the United States Navy. Good order and discipline will be maintained. 24 7 proper military posture will be maintained 24 7. Every enlisted sailor begins their naval career here and our mission is fairly simple. It’s to transform civilians into smartly discipline, physically fit sailors ready for follow on training and service to the fleet and while doing so to instill in them. The highest values of honor, courage and commitment. You are no longer a civilian, whatever you were before is now over, you are about to begin a journey that’s gonna make you a part of the greatest naval force the world has ever known. This training will not be easy. It wasn’t meant to be. Our training environment is controlled chaos. I know you guys and while it may not seem like that to the recruits, each and every event has meaning and purpose. You’re gonna stand off at the top of your look, do you understand? We are designed to develop skill sets that sailors can carry throughout their entire career. We push hard on physical fitness, watch, standing and creating a warrior mindset with the mental stand. You’re gonna be focused on your mind. A true body, mind and soul approach. When I say gas Gas, You’ll have 15 seconds. All of our recruits receive training. That will help them the second they get to the fleet. Mhm You said put your butt down, firefighting, damage, control, weapons and seamanship. Our recruits get hands on training and application with them all. Yeah minus stand by two weekends kids, one brand case mm hmm. The state of the lake. So I need everything you’ve got because once we start this evolution again, I’m going to respect you to adapt, overcome and beat. Mm hmm. Work together as a team, execute the mission and the next time I see you, you’ll be saving everything they learn is tested in a battle stations Chief Division 001, manned and ready for battle station chief very well. A 24 hour event where the recruit ceases to exist and a sailor is forged. Mm hmm. Dramatic coming. Mm hmm. Yeah, maybe boot camp really is a machine with a swarm of moving parts all working towards the same goal. Making a sailor our courage. Good morning. Welcome to the Navy’s recruit training command. And today’s graduation ceremony. We’re very excited to have the families and friends of our Navy’s newest sailors here. You are about to watch the formal transition of your recruits to full fledged sailors. Today. Your recruit will officially join the world’s greatest and most powerful navy. The Department of the Navy has determined that the men and women graduating here today have what it takes and are ready for service as a sailor. Today’s graduation is not just for the graduates, but for you as well. Today you will become part of the navy family. Your sailor will continue to depend on you for love, support and encouragement as they progress through their Navy careers. Their time and service will bring about new challenges. Take them to ports and duty stations across the globe. In addition, you will meet a network with many Navy families here and throughout your sailors. Time and service without the steadfast support of Navy families. This day would not be possible. So on behalf of the United States Navy, thank you. Take pride in what you’re sailor has accomplished here and the tremendous journey they’re about to embark on. Thank you all for what you do to support our nation’s navy and enjoy today’s ceremony. Yeah. Mm hmm, mm hmm. Mm hmm. Mm hmm. Mm hmm. Mhm. Mhm. Oh yeah. Mm hmm. Okay. Dad. Oh a mm hmm mm hmm, mm hmm. A Yeah. Yeah. A mm hmm. Yeah. Mhm document dollars will gradually today. Delaware. Mm hmm. You see. Okay. That’s two things. Okay, marijuana Virginia Rhode island Kentucky. Okay, let’s see. Ohio Louisiana Indiana Mississippi and the noise Alabama name. That’s your Arkansas. Okay. Michigan Laurinda California Oregon candy west Virginia Nevada Nebraska Colorado north Dakota Montana Washington. I know why. Honey YouTube Oklahoma Mexico. Mm hmm. Hawaii. This is great because Colombia porter, PICO, imola virgin islands. Okay. Or all right. Yeah. And now we invite you to join the staff of recruit training command in welcoming and graduating news with your applause as they enter Midway ceremonial hall and are announced in the following order. Okay. Mhm. Mhm. A Yeah. Yeah. Oh yeah. Yeah. Mm hmm. Mm hmm. Yes. Yeah. To visit. 457. Yeah. Division Aa. Yeah. Oh my God. Mm hmm. Which is 160. Mm hmm. Mm hmm mm hmm. Six. Yeah. 63. Mhm. Yeah. Mm hmm. Yeah. Yeah. Yeah. Yeah. Yeah. A a Yeah. Today’s graduating performing unit is Division 919 Condition 999 provides the state play color guard and drama units for today’s ceremony. Division. Right. Amazing session all out and collect our garment harry information for. Mm hmm. Yeah. Stone. Oh right. The divisions couch, Mark. Yeah. Right. Mm hmm. Mhm. Prepare for you at a normal interval dress, lab address ready front, but first closed interval dress, Right dress. Right, right. Thanks. Okay. Great correct. May I have your attention please? For the remainder of the review? You know, you will be put into and we have this crazy photography is certainly encouraged, but we have to remain seated and off the drill head. The photographers you will see on deck throughout the review are the official photographers of recruit training commands? Mm hmm. Mm hmm. All right. Mm hmm. Mhm. The division commander, wow. All right, Thanks. Right. Ladies and gentlemen, good morning. I’m lieutenant john Godfrey. Recruit training commands, drill division officer. I’d like to welcome you to today’s past review today. You will see nine divisions comprised of 620 for sale participating in their graduation ceremony and soon to join the most powerful navy in the world. Please draw your attention to the unit position at center deck. There is the review Commander and staff. The review commander is responsible for conducting the graduation ceremony. Today is the new commander is seaman recruit Brent jones from Wilton Connecticut. Let’s give him a hand folks. Mm hmm. Performing today is the staff on their 8th week of training. The triple threatening them on their 19 And the state plays on their 10th and final week of training. These units are comprised entirely of recruits. During the night of arrival, recruits are placed into divisions of the 88 personnel and assigned division commanders. Recruit division commanders, formed the backbone of recruit training and our key individuals in the life of everything. Division commanders must serve as counselors, Disciplinarians, administrators and military leaders. Above all, they must show themselves as outstanding examples of military bearing, attitude and behavior. Each division also has a recruit chief payoffs. This senior recruit supervises the divisional staff positions and leaves the division in the absence of their division. Yeah, ladies and gentlemen, it is my pleasure to introduce graduating their division commanders, Gruccis and chaos. As I introduce each division, they will raise the competitive flags that they have earned throughout their training. As I introduce. Yes. Hello! The flag representing their home state will also be ready. Please hold your applause Until all introductions have been, I will be starting from there. Right. Division 15 commanded by senior Chief Petty officer, Calvin Olson. Hey officer first and cuts Hey officer, first class Quincy O’Brien. Hey Officer, 1st Class area. And their recruits. The Chief Petty Officers. Seamen Noah garden in Jacksonville Florida. The business one five six commanded by Chief Petty Officer. Stephen Turner. Chief Petty Officer, Pablo Diaz Petty Officer 2nd Class. God sure. And they recruit chief payoffs. CNN joseph Luna from Dallas Texas Division one seven, commanded by Chief Petty Officer, Jeffrey McCartney, Petty Officer, 1st Class Nicholas France, Petty Officer, 1st Class Jose. And their recruits. Chief Petty Officer. Seamen Jackson earned from apex north Carolina. Division 15. Please, commanded by Chief Petty Officer franklin Alvarez. Chief petty officer, Joshua Roy. Hey officer, first class Wayne Morrison. Hey Officer, 1st Class Orlando Willis. And their recruits. A Chief Petty Officer. Seaman Dwayne slaughtered from Jacksonville north Carolina. The division one five. No, commanded by Chief Petty Officer. Billy. Mhm. Petty Officer, first class Randolph Rodolfo. Hey Officer. 2nd Class Shelling. I’m ready and they’re recruiting Chief Petty Officer. Seamen Yadira Garcia from politan Arizona Division one six zero, commanded by first class. Thank you. Officer. First class Petty Officer. Second class wrangling. Right. Hey officer. First time Adam told me. And their recruits. Chief petty officer. Seaman William martin from ST Division one one. Okay, commanded by Chief Petty Officer. Brandon. Chief petty officer Jeffrey. Normal. They also first class David weir the officer. Second class Tyler Brown. Right. And they’re recruit Chief Petty officer. Seaman Lorenzo turley from riverside health. Yeah, Division one 63. Command about it. Chief Petty officer martin. Chief petty officer. Mhm Petty officer. First class You win the officer. First class Anthony. And every CNN device, jobs. NBC. Division nine one. All right, commanded by chief pay officer. Xavier David. Chief pay officer Travis. Okay, First class, according to alexander. Second class Lisa, thank you. And they’re recruiting chief petty officers. Seamen Samuel from to Texas on the left of the commanding officer, recruit training command. We congratulate these divisions manners and recruit chief play officer on a child. Well done, mm hmm. In a moment you will see the ceremonial side boys sportsman at honor guard take their places for arrival islands. This time honored tradition is our formal greeting. This morning’s reviewing officer. When requested by the announcer, please stand the arrival honors marching on the colors, the national anthem and the invocation. As a reminder. Military guests shall remain covered throughout the entire graduation ceremony. And ladies and gentlemen, one final as befitting the importance of this occasion. Our ceremony is conducted in a formal manner. However, we do encourage you to participate in today’s graduation ceremony by letting your applause show these sailors just how proud of them you are. Once again welcome aboard 1111. Are you sure? Yeah. Okay, present. Right, Okay, mm hmm. Will the guests please rise and remain standing. The official party time orderly strike for belt recruit training. All right. Mhm. Mhm. Order morally Deputy Judge Advocate General of the Navy. Alright, mm hmm. Mhm, mm hmm. Right. Mhm. Mhm. Whoa. Oh yes, you may be seated. Okay. Mhm. Mhm. Morning honorable only guard standby for inspection. A thank you for your search comment sir. Right order. Mhm. All right. Oh. Oh, ah mm hmm. Yeah. Hold on. Parade colors. Well, I guess 3%. Mm hmm a mm hmm. Yeah, Yeah, it’s a good thing. Mhm. That would be order retire our cars. Present arms. A order artist, Chaplin miller. After this morning’s edification. Ladies and gentlemen, I invite you all wish for intended customers to join with me. Let us pray almighty God credible. That is. We thank you that we have the opportunity to come here today to celebrate the accomplishments of our news. United States Navy sailors. Thank you for the successful completion of boot camp here at recruit training command. We thank you for their families, friends and mentors who have encouraged and inspired them to get to this moment. We also thank you for the RTCs instructors, facilitators, the staff who have sacrificed greatly and for in their lives for the past 10 weeks these sailors have been tested and tried and yet through the pressure, they have been transformed into warriors. Now these warriors, these mighty sailors stand here today with the new awesome responsibility on their soldiers. That the future of freedom depends on them and that they have a great responsibility to their families, their country, those who have served before them to the constitution. They swore to defend to the leadership the world and future generations. We pray. We pray that they won’t talk to the way that rests upon their shoulders, but that they would rise for the task set before them and we pray that there would be men and women of great characters who are confident and tough and always ready to go hit the mission accomplished, they defend freedom around the world. So then as our newest sailors go around the world, who will now be forced by the great seed Father May, they always be a beacon of hope and light. And Lord may always grant them the immense courage, unwavering strength, sound guidance and Godly wisdom. But most of all you remain their spiritual anchors of faith, hope and love and made their lives always respect the core values and core attributes and everything. They do the most only name. We pray on that. Okay. Mhm. Oh. Mhm. Oh yeah. Alright guys, you may be seated at this point. The commanding observation orders and instructions to community commanders. Community managers will face out and relayed the information to their divisions. Today’s events to show our orders are passed in the chain of command, Jesus report. Yes, very well. 156. Very well. All right, well there’s one level for president. Very well. Very well. Very well. There’s 1 61. Very well. Very well. There’s a 919. Very well. All accounted for sir. Very well for sailors. Crazy. Oh, I see pointed over. I represent the experiment. I think so. Mm hmm. Mhm. Good morning captain conditions and that’s the review review sir. Right. Sound off. Yeah. A Yeah. Mhm. A Yeah, a little bit. Mm hmm. America me a That’s a good thing we are. Yeah. Thank you. Okay. Mm hmm. Okay. Yeah, Julia David A Yeah. Mhm. Dude. Mm hmm, mm hmm. Award winners. What? 41 1 1 reporting sir. Good morning. I’m Captain Jeff Sanders, commanding officer of the crew training command. I am pleased to welcome families and friends to our graduation ceremony. And I look forward to sharing this momentous occasion with everyone for this. Today is are reviewing officer were admiral Christopher French, deputy judge, advocate General of the navy. While we are restricted on occupancy, it is important that you are here to celebrate sailors significance. Yeah. Your support during these unprecedented times has helped us to complete the mission of transforming civilians into sailors while operating in a safe environment to help ensure legal weddings. I cannot thank you enough for your continued support and I’m sure your sailors are grateful for your encouragement about the training. Also with us today is Gold star family of Ricky Ronald Peterson, a Gold star family is one that has experienced the loss of an immediate family member who died as a result of military service. Seaman Ricky Martin Peterson was one of 47 sailors killed in the gun turret number two explosion on the USS Iowa In April 19, 1989. I would also like to welcome all the veterans in our audience and their service to our country and all of our veterans please stand so we can give them a round of applause. Mm hmm, mm hmm. Division 919 graduates. Today there are the staff flags providing the 50 state flags, District of Columbia and U. S. Territory flags. Drug War color one. Please join me in giving them and the nine other graduating divisions here today around the applause from their outstanding. Mhm. This is where our navy heritage meets the future and where these young men and women enter the profession of arms. The staff for recruit training. Command are dedicated to providing the United States maybe basically trained, Physically fit and smartly disciplined sailors such as those standing up for you this morning. These sailors have successfully completed 10 weeks of demanding recruit training. They have earned the right to wear the uniform, recognized throughout the world as a symbol of freedom. They were just like them, served as a bedrock of our nuclear forces. They will join other sailors around the world to give our Navy combat edge and enable us to help keep this nation secure. This training group is ready to graduate to serve in the world’s most powerful Navy. Ladies and gentlemen, I present to you 624 of the newest and sharpest sailors in the United States statement. Thank you. Yeah, recruit training, command sympathetic system. Troops and their business for most teamwork, attention to detail and pride and accomplishment standards are out there. Training or whatever recognition mission areas, academic achievement, military drill applications and physical fitness. These products are carried as a visible symbol of the division of success. Each flag indicates better sailors individually and the team’s performance indicators. In one or more missionaries. Division of expressing training deficiency in our division record, it is worth about exemplary achievement. Division 1.58 over. Friends will now present this week’s individual awards and he will be joined on the Captain Sanders. Mhm Morning Captain Semen and France Queenie 40 for achievement Division 157 Award was responsible for 85. Chapter Society of the Sons of Differences receives another combination. Wow, thank you, reporting. Captain Seamon Greg’s reporting. Well California. United States. Well done Sailor. Mm hmm. Good morning Captain seem unreal. Good morning. Division 156 from warren Pennsylvania is the winner of the United Service Organization Award the spirit and intent of the worship. It’s been a commemorative plaque from the United Service organization. Well done somewhere. Yeah, thank you. Mhm. Thank you. Admiral. Good morning reported, Position 157 from Atlanta Georgia. This is the recipient of the Military Order of the World Wars for support of America. This award is presented meritorious performance Order of World Wars. Mhm. Mhm So yeah, Association Leadership Award has been into Division 160 from Gilbert Arizona for demonstrating exceptional tenacity and professionalism is one other accommodations from our commanding officer. Welcome Sailor. Thank you. Thank you. Captain Moran. 40. Come on. Division 1.6 from Pennsylvania. The specifics of the United States of America Military Excellence Award. Professor Sacrificing all these enthusiasm. Promotional Junior. This is the one that places him at the pinnacle to you as the finest of the super graduates. Okay, mm hmm. I think that it is appropriate to recognize such outstanding individual accomplishments. Friday sailors with a round of three years, the adjective will be gradually divisions and features of this morning’s award winners. I have this thing pleasure this morning of introducing a reviewing officer, admiral Christopher. Fresh Deputy Judge Advocate General of the Navy native already in Brooklyn New York. He was commissioned to the Judge Advocate General War to program in 1992. Operationally reroute of friendship is a police judge advocate to Commander USn police. Additionally, he served as a staff good having it to commander, curious straight reply us European command and Naval Special Warfare Development Group. He was also Commanding Officer U. S. Regional Legal Services office Europe Africa and Southwest Asia. Ladies and gentlemen, please join me in a warm recruit training command. Welcome to Rear Admiral Christopher French morning sailor right Christmas, It’s a great privilege to join you here today to welcome these 624 sailors into the world’s finest Navy for over a century stations has transformed Over three million civilians into highly trained sales program. Here has always been regarded, making more recruits than they probably thought possible. But each of you has selflessly answered the call to do to serve a cause greater than you have improving yourself. Where in the uniform that symbolizes freedom throughout the world. The uniform of the United States, the recurring division commanders, instructors, the staff here in RTC have taken on the unique and honorable chance shaping our increase into the finest American sailors maintaining Hi sam. We thank them for the entire Okay. But most importantly, we acknowledge these sailors, families and friends the integral role you have played in development. You helped shape your recruit and you’re a person who is standing up for our who understands the navy core values of honor, courage and commitment. And during the past 10 weeks use more than we now welcome. You sounds you are about to embark on one of the most challenging, exciting adventures of your life. What I wouldn’t kid to trade places nuclear here today. Starting your journey in the United States. Okay. You’ve chosen to serve your country at a time when it is most needed. What America must show a strong presence throughout the world on the seas. This guy, your service in the Navy. Whether it’s for three years. What about learning? It will be one of the most challenging and most incredible experiences in your life. You are ready for the mission. You heard not only mine, but the respect of a grateful nation. Thanks congratulations. Sailor Family members and practice. Welcome stay. Whoa. Oh, mhm Whoa. To. Mm hmm, mm hmm. Admiral. Friends will now receive the salute. Every graduated revisions and we’ll be joined on the part in any officer captain graduates are placed on the yeah. Yeah. Yes. No. Yeah. Mhm mm hmm mm hmm, mm hmm. Oh yeah. A yeah. Mm hmm. Oh, mm hmm. Right, mm hmm. Yeah. Right. Please join me in appreciation. Wonderful musicians. Hello. Most section leaders involved and retreat outer garments. Yeah. Yeah. A A thanks again to each of their quantities for joining us on this. Most of them, maybe days.