Navy boot camp graduation from Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Illinois, September 16, 2022.
Yeah. Yeah mm. Mhm. Stay flag carrier. Mhm. As the parade of graduates approaches, we salute the states and territories whose sons and daughters will graduate today. Delaware Pennsylvania Jersey Georgia, Connecticut Massachusetts Maryland. South Carolina new Hampshire Virginia New York north Carolina Rhode island Vermont Kentucky Tennessee Ohio Louisiana Indiana Mississippi Illinois Alabama man Missouri Arkansas Michigan Florida Texas, Wisconsin California Minnesota Oregon tenses west Virginia Nevada Nebraska Colorado north Dakota South Dakota Montana Washington. I don’t know. Wyoming Utah Oklahoma Mexico Arizona Alaska Hawaii District of Columbia, Puerto rico American Samoa Northern Mariana Islands, U. S. Virgin Island State flags 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 division, Please welcome Division 301. Mhm. Mhm. Division 303 Division three 30 division three seven Division 30. Yeah. Division 309. Division 310 Division 3 11. Mhm. And Division 312. Mhm. Mhm. Today’s graduating performing unit is Division 939. Division 939 provides the arrival on our staff. Honor guard. The recruit review commander adjutant and graduates who provide supporting assignments for today’s ceremony. Ladies and gentlemen, you may be seated. Thank you. Divisions. Right face section leaders fall out and collect outer garments. What ma. Mhm. Divisions counter Yeah. March. Okay divisions halt, prepare review. Just that’s right. Yeah. Ready. Front left face at. Close interval. Just right. Just. Ready right face hooray rights. May I have your attention please for the remainder of the review, no one be permitted to pass in front of the review stand. And we asked as a courtesy to our reviewing officer. Photography is certainly encouraged, but we ask that you remain seated and off the drill deck. The photographers you will see on deck throughout the review are the official photographers of recruit training command. Oh my division commanders. Left or right face. Alright, rest. 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 passenger view today. You will see 11 divisions comprised of 832 sailors 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’s review Commander is seaman apprentice alexander Kinney from drake in Massachusetts. Let’s give him a hand folks performing today is the triple threat unit under eighth week of training, the state Flags unit on their ninth week of training and the staff 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 our key individuals in the life of every recruit. Division commanders must serve as counselors. 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 their division commanders. Now, ladies and gentlemen 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 flights they have earned throughout their training. As I introduce each recruit, Chief petty officer, The flag representing their home state will also be raised. Please hold your applause until all introductions have been completed. I will be starting from there. Right Division 301, commanded by Petty Officer, First Class Eric Serrano Petty officer first class A grin Garcia Quintana, the officer, first class Matthew study and their recruit. Chief Petty officer, Seaman apprentice Brendan man driven from mesquite Texas Division 303, commanded by Chief Petty Officer Alex Diaz patty Officer. First class Luke Funk, the officer, first class Matthew Coleman Petty Officer, Second class Jocelyn Downy and their recruit. Chief Petty officer Airman Anastasia Charles from san Antonio Texas Division 305, commanded by Senior chief Petty officer, Jacob Petty officer, first class john Blue Petty Officer. 2nd Class Timothy Adams and their recruit. Chief petty officer, Airman Adrian from Brooklyn. New York Division 306, commanded by Chief Petty Officer, Courtney Gandhi, Right Petty Officer, 1st Class Rosen Graham Petty Officer, 2nd Class Tony Brown. And their recruit. Chief Petty Officer Simmons A new Fullerton from Davie Florida Division 307, commanded by Senior Chief petty officer, john parker Yeah, Petty Officer, 1st Class Raquel Lara Petty Officer, 1st Class Kyle MacDonald. And their recruit Chief petty officer Seamen Jamie Giuliano from Janesville Minnesota Division 308, commanded by Chief Petty Officer. Connor Moyer. Yeah, Petty officer, first class Laura nino. Yeah, Petty Officer, 2nd Class Lawrence Price. And they’re recruit Chief petty officer. Seaman alexander brady from Nebraska Division 309, commanded by Chief Petty Officer. Travis Blaze petty officer. Second class Alyssa Aguada Petty Officer, 2nd Class Ethan Fleming and their recruit. Chief petty officer. Seamen Devon Jackson from Bowling green Kentucky Division 310, commanded by petty officer, first class Harley Suttles the officer, first class Zachary Klein Class Officer, 2nd class James Van Hook and their recruit. Chief petty officer. Airman apprentice cade. Got free from Chattanooga Tennessee Division 311 commanded by Chief petty officer, Corey, Roberts, Petty Officer, 1st Class Kenneth Hatfield, Petty Officer, 1st Class Byron. Sears and their recruit. Chief petty officer, Seaman Allen, Stern from Miami Florida Division 312, commanded by petty officer. First class Michael. The officer sacrifice, Mauricio Monroy, Petty Officer, 2nd Class Anthony Mullen. And their recruit. Chief Petty officer. Seaman apprentice Nathan santan silva from Lake Elsinore, California. Division 939, commanded by Chief Petty Officer Chase bork Petty Officer, 1st Class Colton on The officer, 2nd class Jack Qatar and their recruit. Chief Petty officer Seaman apprentice alexander Kinney from drake Massachusetts. 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 in a moment. You will see the ceremonial side boys boats in an honor guard, take their places for arrival honors. This time honored tradition is our formal greeting to this morning’s reviewing officer. When requested by the announcer, please stand for the arrival honors, marching on of the colors, the national anthem and the invocation as a reminder military guys shall remain covered throughout the entire graduation ceremony And ladies and gentlemen, one final note 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 divisions. Mhm. Mhm. Yeah, yeah, yeah. Mhm. Thank you. Will the guests please rise and remain standing for the arrival of the official party Frankie, Doorbell, recruit training, command arriving, Water surface combat systems training command, Great lakes arriving. Water. The guests may be seated one account. one Account. Yeah. Okay. Mhm. Thank you for the inspection comments. So yeah. Why I thank you. Why what will the guests please rise. Present arms. Mhm. Read present arms order arts Chaplin show will offer this morning’s and location. Let us break God of grace Almighty and Sovereign on this day of celebration. And thank you for your faithfulness and your provisions. And ask for your abiding presence with us today. And always as these newest sailors reflect on their accomplishment, helping to always remember the challenges they’ve met, the adversity they’ve overcome and the growth they’ve experienced. God made that reflection serve to make firm they’re resolving their commitment Not simply to oneself and one’s goals but now the nation to ship and two shipmate God as we now send out these newest sailors of our fleet to meet the challenges that lie ahead. We do so with trust and confidence knowing that they have been well trained knowing that they take with them the love and support of these newest navy families. So God I ask grant them both humble hearts and unwavering dedication as they go forth but still upon them your favor and grace, strength and courage and your holy hand and protection. Grant them fair winds and following seas in your most holy name. I pray Amen. Yeah. Yeah. Yeah. Yes. Yeah. Our guests may be seated at this point. The commanding officer would issue orders and instructions to the unit commanders. Then the unit commanders would face about and relay the information to their divisions. Today’s events show how orders are passed through the chain of command report. Very well. Very well. Very well. Very well. Very well. Yeah. Very well. Very well. Very well. Yeah. Very well. Very well. Very well. Yeah. All divisions President accounted for sir. Very well. Yeah. Yeah. Good morning commander. I present the graduating videos. Request permission to commence a review II sir. Okay. Yes. So. Mhm. Mhm. Yeah. Yeah. Mhm. We Yeah. Yeah. Yes. Yeah. Yeah. Yeah. Mhm. Right, reporting, sir. Very welcome. Good morning. I’m Commander Rick Jarkko, Executive officer of Recruit training command on behalf of the commanding officer. Captain Kirk brooks. I’m pleased to welcome families and friends to our graduation ceremony. And I look forward to sharing this momentous occasion with you. I cannot thank all of our visitors enough for your continued support. And I am sure your sailors are grateful for your encouragement throughout their training with us. Today is our reviewing officer. Captain Roy Hinkle, commanding Officer, Surface Combat Systems Training Command, Great Lakes. I would also like to welcome all of the veterans in our audience today and thank them for their service to our country. Would all of our veterans, please stand and let’s give them a round of applause. Division 9 39 graduates. Today, they are the Staff unit providing arrival honors honor guard recruit review commander and support for the ceremony. Please join me in giving them and the 10 other graduating divisions here today. A round of applause for their outstanding performances. This right here today is where our 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 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 to 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 Native Ladies and gentlemen, I present to you 832 of the, of the 832 of the newest and sharpest sailors in the United States Navy. Thank you ladies and gentlemen, you may be seated recruit training commands, competitive system among individual recruits and divisions, promotes teamwork, attention to detail and pride and accomplishment. Divisions performing above standards throughout their training are awarded recognition flags and five missionaries, 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 teams met performance standards in one or more mission areas. A division that excels in every phase of training qualifies for the battle efficiency honor, division recognition. It has awarded the battle E on our flag with his exemplary achievement. Division 312 has earned this honor today and we congratulate them on a job exceptionally well done. Rose Captain Hinkle will now present this week’s individual awards and he will be joined on the drill deck by our executive officer Commander john Cohen. Yeah, yeah, yeah. Good morning Commander, Stephen and Frances kini reported. It is our pleasure to recognize the review Commander for today’s ceremony. Seaman apprentice alexander Kenny, Division 939 from drinking Massachusetts throughout his training. Seaman apprentice Kenny has exhibited great pride and naval service and has consistently demonstrated his potential as an effective leader. He has maintained high standard of personal appearance, displayed excellent military bearing and command voice, Congratulations on your outstanding achievement. Well done sailor. Thank you captain Right, good morning reporting for achieving the highest overall academic score during recruit training, construction. Loo Bridget assets division 303 from el paso Texas has earned the Academic Excellence Award which is sponsored by the lake defiance chapter of the Illinois Society of the Sons of American revolution construction Manassas receives a letter of accommodation from our commanding officer. Well done sailor. Good morning Captain. Yeah. Thank you. Captain Commander reporting for having displayed extraordinary qualities. Best expressing the American spirit of honor, initiative and loyalty. Seaman apprentice Madeline Gödel Division 308 from Westminster Maryland is the award the Navy League Award, which is sponsored by the Navy League of the United States Seaman apprentice models were presented with a commemorative plaque and a letter of accommodation from our commanding officer. Well done sailor. Thank you Captain. Good morning Commander. Stephen brady reporting. Seamen alexander brady. Division 308. From here in Nebraska is the winner of the United Service Organization Award for best exemplifying the spirit of the intent of the word Shipmate. Semen brady is given a commemorative plaque from the United Service Organization. Well done Sailor Captain. Three things. Thank you. Captain. Mhm. Seaman Jamie Giuliano Division 307 from Janesville Minnesota. As the recipient of the Military Order of the World Wars Award of Merit. This award is presented for meritorious performance during recruit training. Semen Giuliano is presented with a commemorative plaque from our Military Order of the World Wars Well done sailor. Thank you, captain. Okay, yeah, Good morning. Mhm. The Military Officers Association Leadership Award is presented to Semen Emily Crystal D. Division 307 from Raleigh north Carolina for demonstrating exceptional tenacity and professionalism. Semen. Crystal D. Is awarded a letter of accommodation from our commanding officer. Well done sailor. Thank you. Captain. Yeah, yeah. Stephen Casey Reynolds Division 303 From reno Nevada is the recipient of the Navy Club of the United States of America Military Excellence Award for best. Exemplifying the qualities of enthusiasm, devotion to duty, military bearing and teamwork. This award places her at the pinnacle of today’s newest sailors. She is awarded a flag letter of accommodation. Seaman Reynolds the staff of recruit training command salute you as the finest of this group of graduates. Well done sailor. Thank you. Yeah, yeah. Divisions. It is appropriate to recognize such outstanding individual accomplishments by these sailors. With a round of three cheers. The adjutant will lead all graduating divisions in three cheers for this morning’s award winners. Yeah. Mhm. I have the distinct pleasure this morning of introducing our reviewing officer, Captain Roy Hinkle, Commanding Officer, Surface combat Systems Training Command, Great Lakes. A native of Waterloo Iowa. He enlisted in the Navy in 1985 and served as an operations specialist In 2000. He was commissioned under the Limited duty officer program among Captain Henkel’s operational tours. He served in various positions aboard the USS bunker hill, USs, Green Bay, Uss, Nimitz, Uss, exits and USs Theodore Roosevelt. His short commands include Naval station, ingleside Texas, Joint maritime facility, recruit training command, Great Lakes, Surface combat systems Training Command Commander, U. S. Sixth Fleet and Naval information Forces. Suffolk Virginia. Ladies and gentlemen, please join me in a warm recruit training command. Welcome to Captain Henkel. Good morning and welcome to all our distinguished guests and most importantly, the families and friends of these sailors and frank’s Today is a great privilege to join you today to welcome these young men and women as the newest sailors into the world’s finest navy. I thank each and every one of you for the integral role you played in their success. You helped shape your recruitment to a person who wanted to stand up for his country, who understands the Navy core values of honor, courage and commitment and had the drive to make it happen. You know. Also, we also would like to welcome all of you into the Navy family to all the young sailors standing now before me, congratulations on your confidence. You look magnificent In June of 1985, years ago, I first put on the Navy uniform like you, I made the choice to enter the profession of arms and of service to our great nation. Each of you has selfishly answered the quality duty to serve a cause greater than yourselves. You have passed every test, triumph over every challenge and proven yourselves worthy of wearing the uniform that symbolizes freedom throughout the world. The uniform of the United States Navy. Whether you stay for five Or you stay for 30 years, you have joined an exclusive fraternity of those who have chosen the path of service sailors. I can tell you from experience that you’re about to embark on one of the most challenging adventures of your life, but I also can tell you that if you serve with keep the page with your fellowship mates and strive for accidents and everything you do will also be one of the most rewarding you’re choosing to serve your country at a time when it is most needed. When America must show a strong presence throughout the world, on the seas and in the skies, you’ve taken on the task of defending our nation and the instructors and staff here at our TC have done a masterful job preparing you for that tremendous duty and responsibility. You have earned not only mine, but the respect of a grateful nation. And closing not as a Navy captain, but as a fellow American, I’d like to be the first to say to all of you, thank you for your service. Congratulations, sailors. Yeah, yes. Captain Hinkle will now receive the salute of the graduating divisions and he will be joined on the drill deck by our Executive officer. Commander Jarkko. Please remain seated until your graduates have been placed on liberty. Please join me in one more round of appreciation for our wonderful musicians of Navy band. Great ways! Flags post section Leaders fall out and retrieve outer garments. Thanks again to each and every one of you for joining us on this most memorable of Navy days and without further ado now hear this. Liberty call. Liberty call fall out.