Navy boot camp graduation from Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Illinois, July 8, 2022.
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Arkansas okay Michigan Florida Texas Iowa Wisconsin California Minnesota Oregon Kansas west Virginia Nevada Nebraska Colorado north Dakota south Dakota Montana Washington Idaho Wyoming Utah mhm Oklahoma new Mexico Arizona Alaska Hawaii district of Columbia Puerto rico wow. American Samoa Northern Mariana islands U. S. Virgin islands. Mhm. Okay. ST black order arms and now we invite you to join the staff of recruit training command in welcoming the graduating divisions with your applause as they enter Midway ceremonial and are announced in the following order ladies and gentlemen please rise as we welcome today’s graduating divisions. Yeah Please welcome Division 2 – one. Mhm. Yeah Division 2 – three. Okay mhm mhm Division 2-4 thank you mhm mhm You’ll visit 2-5 mm. Yeah And Division 2 to see. Mhm. Mhm. Mhm. Mhm. Mhm. Right. Mhm. Mhm. Mhm. Mhm. Okay. Yeah. Which? Mhm. Mhm Yeah. Today’s graduating performing unit is Division 9 – nine. Division 9 – nine provides the recruit choir cruelty and banned for today’s ceremony. Ladies and gentlemen, you may be seated. Thank you. Okay. Divisions right. Space. Section leaders fall out and click outer garments. Yeah. Mom. Mhm Yeah. Right. And okay. Mhm. Mhm Okay. Mhm Right. Oh, alright. Really? Divisions Counter March and thank you. Yeah, divisions halt. Mhm May I have your attention please for the remainder of the review? No one will be permitted to pass in front of review stand and we asked this as a courtesy to our viewing officer. Photography is certainly encouraged, but we ask that you remain seated and off the drill deck. The photography you’ll see on deck throughout the review of the official photographers of recruit training. Command. No. Yeah. Okay. Division commanders. Left or right face, parade rest. Ladies and gentlemen. Good morning. I am Lieutenant Daniel Alcorn Recruit training Command Master of ceremonies. I would like to welcome you to today’s pass and review Today. It will see six divisions comprised of 367 sailors participating in their graduation ceremony and soon to join the most powerful Navy in the world. Please draw your attention to the unit positioned at center debt. There is the review Commander and staff. The review commander is responsible for conducting the graduation ceremony. Today’s review Commander is Seaman recruit. Ismail pagan from Jersey City, New Jersey. Let’s give him a hand folks. Okay, Performing today is a state flags unit on their 8th week of training. The staff unit on their 9th week of training and the triple threat unit on their 10th and final week of training. These units are comprised entirely of recruits During their night of arrival, recruits are placed in the divisions of 88 personnel and assigned Division Commanders. Recruit division commanders, formed the backbone of recruit training and are key individuals in the life of every recruit. Division commanders must serve as council’s disciplinarians, administrators and military leaders. Above all, they must show themselves as outstanding examples of military bearing, appearance, attitude and behavior. Each division also has a recruit. Chief Petty Officer. This senior recruit supervises the divisional staff positions and leads the division in the absence of the division commanders. Now, ladies and gentlemen, it is my pleasure to introduce the graduating divisions, their division commanders and recruit Chief Petty officers. As I introduce each division, they will raise the competitive flags that they have earned throughout their training. As I introduce each recruit, Chief Petty Officer, The, the flag representing their home state will also be raised. Please hold your applause until all introductions have been completed. I’ll be starting from there, right Division 2-1, commanded by Chief Petty Officer, johnny Mendez. Chief Petty Officer, Mark Petty Officer, 1st class Sarah Marie Mason Petty officer, first class Drew and the recruit. Chief Petty Officer, Airman Nicole Rankin from Milton Free water Oregon. Division 2-3, commanded by petty officer, first class, Justin, Alvarado, Petty Officer, 1st Class Carlos Rodriguez Petty Officer, 2nd Class Gabriela Vazquez, Petty Officer, 2nd Class Wesley Green. And the recruit. Chief Petty officer, Seaman Johanna McKnight from Zion Illinois Division two two, or commanded by Chief petty officer, Jason lacey. Chief petty officer, Ron john petty officer, first class Katherine Fleming. But the officer, first class Dave cherica and the recruit. Chief petty officer ruth muto from Pearl City, Hawaii Division 2-5, commanded by Chief petty officer, Brett holt. Chief petty officer, matt brady petty officer, first class Zachary Cornwell Petty Officer, 2nd Class Jake. And they recruit Chief petty officer, Seaman, apprentice Michael Salman from Baltimore Maryland Division two 26, commanded by Senior chief petty officer, Kelly, Riggleman. Chief petty officer, louis jones Petty Officer, 1st Class Austin Lloyd Petty Officer, 2nd Class Angel Camaro. And the recruit. Chief petty officer. Seamen, Brian Lewis from Georgia Division 9-9, commanded by Chief petty officer. Raymond Wiemer. Chief Petty officer, Michelle Petty Officer, 2nd Class Antonio. Castro Petty Officer, 2nd Class Arrington, Jenkins and in memory of petty officer. Second class Asia Barnes represented by petty officer, first class Linnaeus Brown and the recruit. Chief petty officer, Airman Keaton Casper from las Vegas Nevada. On behalf of the commanding officer and staff of recruit training command. We congratulate these division commanders and recruit. Chief petty officers on a job well done. Yeah. Right. Mhm. In a moment you will see the ceremonial side boys Bodson and honor guard take their places for arrival honors. This time honored tradition is our formal greeting for this morning’s reviewing officer. When requested by the announcer please stand for 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 note as we fitting the importance of this occasion. Our ceremony is conducted in a formal manner. However, we do encourage you to participating in today’s graduation ceremony by letting your applause show these sailors just how proud of them you are. Once again welcome aboard. Yeah. Mhm. Mhm. Mhm. Mhm. Yeah. Yeah. Yeah. Right. Right. Right. All right. Mhm. Okay. Yeah divisions attention. Will the guests please rise and remain standing for the arrival of the official party? Yeah recruit training command arriving, order arms, carl Vincent arriving order on the guests may be seated. Yeah. Next. Right. Mhm. Right. Mhm. Parade the colors. Will the guest please rise? Present arms. Yes. Mhm wow. A yeah. A bye bye. Yeah. Yeah. Thank you a. Mhm. A order Arms retire the column. Present arms Order arms Chaplin Co will now offer this morning in vacation. Let us pray gracious God as we gathered this morning to celebrate the accomplishment of these newest sailors of our fleet. I ask you for your abiding presence with us and thank you that you have always been and will always remain faithful. Thank you God that we celebrate much more than an accomplishment today. We also applaud the efforts of our recruit division commanders. We recognize the dedication of our staff and instructors and we give thanks for the support and encouragement of our newest navy families. We also take this time to remember and honor the life Vo two Asia Barnes and we give thanks for our family here with us today for all of us here at R. T. C. That we’re blessed to spend a season of life with her. God hear our gratitude today as we send out into the fleet. These newest sailors were confident that they’re ready. But God we know they cannot do this alone. So God I pray grant them your favor and your grace surround them with a team both selfless and honorable. Give these sailors courage and strength knowing that wherever they’re sent, wherever they go, God you go with them, May they and all of us persevere until the end in your most holy name. I pray. Amen. Mhm. Mhm. Mhm. Mhm. Yeah. Our guests may be seated at this point. The commanding officer will issue orders and instructions to the unit commanders. Then the unit commanders would face about and related information to their divisions. Today’s events show how orders are passing the chain of command. Mhm mm. Very well the sailors cream. Ah yeah yeah baby party. Yeah yeah. Good morning captain I present the graduating division’s request permission to commence the review very well. Mr. review first. Sound off. Mhm. Yeah. No. Yeah mm. Okay. Mhm. Okay come on mm. Mhm. Yeah. A A A Mhm. Oh a yeah. A we yeah. Yeah. Okay. Mhm. Mhm. Mhm. Yeah. Yeah. Okay. Mhm. Yeah. Okay. Yeah. Mhm. Award winners left or right face. Award winning reporting sir. Good morning. I’m captain brooks, commanding officer, recruit training command. I’m pleased to welcome families and friends to our graduation ceremony including the family of Barnes appears Denise and James, powers and Duane Barnes and Sheila Soderbergh along with her brother’s DeMarcus. And Justin I look forward to sharing this momentous occasion with all of you with us. Today is our reviewing officer, Captain Scott miller, commanding officer of the aircraft carrier Uss Carl Vinson and our guest of honor, Colonel Adrian Bogart, commandant, Virginia, Military Institute Corps of Cadets. I cannot thank all of our visitors enough for your continued support and I’m sure your sales are grateful for your encouragement throughout their training. I would also like to welcome all the veterans in our audience for their service to our country with all of our veterans. Please stand, let’s give them a round of applause. Division 99 graduates. Today they are the triple threat unit providing recruit choir drill team and band please join me in giving them and the five other graduating divisions here today, a round of applause for their outstanding performances. Hello, right, this is where our Navy heritage meets the future and where these young men and women enter the profession of arms. The staff of recruit training Command is dedicated to providing the United States Navy with basically trained, physically fit and smartly disciplined sailors such as those standing here this morning. These sailors have successfully 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 and others like them serve as the bedrock of our naval forces. They will join other sailors around the world to give our Navy its combat edge and enable us to help keep this nation secure. This training group is ready to graduate and serve in the world’s most powerful Navy. Ladies and gentlemen, I present to you 367 of the newest and sharpest sailors in the United States Navy. Yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah. Thank you. Ladies and gentlemen, please be seated recruit training command competitive system among individual recruits and divisions, promotes teamwork, attention to detail and pride and accomplishments. Divisions performing above standards Throughout their training are what recognition flags and five mission areas, academic achievement, military drill compartment readiness applications and physical fitness. These flags are carried as a visible symbol of the division success. Each flag indicates that your sailors individually and as teens met performance standards and one more mission areas. A division that excels in every phase of training qualifies for the battle efficiency honor, division recognition and is awarded the Medal of Honor for this. Exemplary achievement. Division 2-4 has earned this honor today and we congratulate them on a job exceptionally well done. All right Rush Captain Miller now present this week’s individual awards and he’ll be joined on the by our commanding officer. Captain brooks. Good morning for achieving the highest overall academic score during recruit training seminar. Princess Carson Bush, Division 2 to 5 from Fairfax Virginia has earned the Academic excellence Award, which is sponsored by the League defines chapter of Illinois Society of the sons of the American revolution. Semen. Princess Bush receives a letter accommodation from the commanding officer. Well done sailor. Okay, good morning captain for having displayed extraordinary qualities that’s expressing the American spirit of honor, initiative and loyalty. Airman Nina. Division 2 to 1 from fair Texas is awarded the Navy League award, which is sponsored by the Navy League of the United States is presented with a commemorative plaque and a letter accommodation from the commanding officer. Well done sailor. Yes, yeah, see Seaman apprentice franklin Silver Division 9 to 9 from New York New York is the winner of the United Service Organization award for best exemplifying the spirit and intent of the word. Shipmate Seaman apprentice Silver is given a commemorative plaque from the United Service Organization. Well done sailor. Mhm Corey morning Fireman Grant James Division 2-6 from Wichita Kansas is a recipient of the Military Order of World Wars Award of Merit. This award is presented for meritorious performance during recruit training. Fireman Jamison is presented with a commemorative plaque from military order of world wars. Well done sailor. The Military Officers Association Leadership Award is presented to Airmen Nicole Rincon Division 2 to 1 from Milton free water Oregon for demonstrating exceptional tenacity and professionalism. Airman Rincon has awarded a letter accommodation from our commanding officer. Well done sailor. Thank you. 40. Even more supported seaman Alex Morris Division 2 to 3 from grand rapids Michigan. It’s a recipient of the Navy Club of the United States of American Military Excellence Award for best exemplifying the qualities of enthusiasm, devotion of duty, military bearing and teamwork. This award places him at the pinnacle. Today’s newest signals. He is awarded a flag, better accommodation. Seaman Morris. The staff of recruit training command salute you as the finest of this group of graduates. Well done sailor divisions, attention. It is appropriate to recognize such outstanding individual accomplishments by these sailors. With a round of three cheers. The adjective will lead all graduating divisions and three tiers for this morning award winners. I have the distinct pleasure this morning of introducing are reviewing officer. Captain Scott Miller, Commanding Officer of USs. Carl Vinson is a 1984 graduate of the U. S. Naval Academy. Among among Captain Miller’s operational tours. Our executive officer and commanding officer of Strike Fighter Squadron 1 92 Executive officer of the USs john C Stennis and commanding officer of Uss New Orleans. Additionally, he has served ashore as an instructor pilot, Strike Fighter 106, Flag Lieutenant Commander, US Naval Forces Central Command and that’s the Joint Staff J. A. Force, structure, resources and Assessment Director. Where he authored the Global force management, implementation guidance. Ladies and gentlemen, please join me in a warmer Crew training command. Welcome to Captain Scott Miller. Thanks captain. Good morning. You guys look absolutely amazing. I am humbled and honored for the opportunity to speak at this graduation to the staff here at Navy recruit training command. Captain brooks, commanding officer, thank you, Thank you for providing the fleet with well trained, smart looking and disciplined sailors, ones who we will continue the process of molding into our nation’s highly trained and forward deployed naval fighting force to the families who support our sailors. Our Navy is a deploying force both in times of war and in times of peace. We operate forward, ensuring freedom and preserving the rules based international order. We’re able to do that because of your selfless service and encouragement from home. Thank you very much to our Navy’s newest sailors. I wanna welcome you to the most diverse and merit based organization in the world. I highlight those two qualities because they directly contribute. It’s what makes us the greatest and strongest navy that has ever existed. We don’t all think alike and we don’t see problems from the same perspective and that is a good thing. We recognize in advance to leadership, our best performing sailors. The navy is strong because we use our differences under our best leaders to form unbeatable teams that can overcome any task or challenge. When you arrive at your first command, you may be called upon to act upon, called upon to act using the tools that you have already been given. Day one, your instincts will kick in. You will use all that you have learned and we will the fleet will build on that and continue to develop you personally and professionally on every ship and every squadron and on in every submarine sailors are preparing and practicing for how to respond to a variety of challenges, whether combating fires or flooding or performing preventative and corrective maintenance. We continuously keep ourselves ready. I want to be among the first to welcome to thank you for your service. Think about your response to that statement because you will soon receive those words of appreciation from grateful Americans know that you are doing more in direct support of the constitution and the defense of the United States of America than most. To enjoy our freedoms answering a call to something bigger than yourself. Take pride in yourself and your uniform. Those compliments you received were earned by those who preceded us. Serve with honor, courage and commitment every day times may be challenging. Maybe this will be the hardest thing you’ve done. There is a reason the Navy uses the word arduous to describe our duty at sea. But service in our Navy will be more rewarding than you can imagine whether you serve for your initial enlistment of 3 to 6 years or stay for 40 or more. Keep your eyes on the goal of someday leaving the Navy with an honorable discharge whenever that may be, I look forward to seeing you in the fleet and serving alongside you. Congratulations. Shipmates. No. Right. Four two. Yeah. Move. Okay. Mhm. Yeah. Yeah. Mr. Yeah. Mhm. Mhm. Yeah. Okay. Captain Miller will now receive the salute of the graduating divisions and he’ll be joined on the grill deck by our commanding officer. Captain brooks. Please remain seated until your graduate has been placed on liberty. Oh, okay. Mhm. Yes. Yeah, wow. Yeah. Yeah. No. Yeah. Mhm. Okay. Mhm. Okay. Okay. What is it? Yeah. Right. Right. Mhm. Right. Yeah. Please join me in one more round of appreciation for our wonderful musicians of Navy band, Great Lakes Flags post section leaders fall out and retrieve outer garments. Mhm. Okay. Thank you. Okay. Yeah. Yeah. Mhm. Yeah. Okay. Okay. Thanks again to each and every one of you for joining us on this most memorable of Navy Davis Ladies and gentlemen, please utilize all safety rails and exits in the orderly fashion and without further delay. Now hear this Liberty Call, Liberty call fall out. Yeah. Mhm. Yeah. Yeah. Yeah. Yeah. Yeah. Mhm. Yeah.