Navy boot camp graduation from Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Illinois, October 21, 2022.
Yeah. Yeah. Mhm. Yeah. Live wow. As the parade of graduates approaches, we salute the states and territories whose sons and daughters will graduate today. Delaware Pennsylvania, New Jersey Georgia Connecticut Massachusetts Marilyn south Carolina. You have pictures Virginia New York north Carolina Rhode island Vermont Kentucky Tennessee Oh hi Louisiana Indiana Mississippi Illinois Alabama man Missouri Arkansas Michigan Florida. Thank you. Wisconsin California Oregon chances West Virginia Nevada Nebraska Colorado north Dakota south Dakota Montana Washington, Wyoming Utah Oklahoma new Mexico Arizona Alaska Hawaii District of Columbia, Puerto Rico American Samoa northern America islands, U. S. Virgin islands. State flags, order arms. Yeah. 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 hall and are announced in the following order. Ladies and gentlemen, please rise as we welcome today’s graduating division. Mhm. Mhm. Please welcome division next one. Mhm. Division 36. Yeah. Division three. Yeah. Division 36. Division 36. Division 367. Division three. Hey division 36. Division 370. Division 371. Mhm And Division 372. Okay. Mhm. Mhm. Today’s graduating performing unit is Division 94. Yeah. Division 944 provides the recruit choir, drill team and band for today’s ceremony. Ladies and Gentlemen, you may be seated. Thank you. Divisions. Right Face section leaders fall out and collect outer garments divisions. Counter march divisions. Hope jake. Yeah. Yeah. Mhm dress drake. Yeah. Mhm. Right. Mhm. Yeah. Mhm. Right. May I have your attention please for the remainder of the review no won’t be permitted to pass in front of the review standing. And we asked as a courtesy to our reviewing officer. Photography is certainly encouraged, but we ask that you remain seated in the photographers you will see on throughout the review. Are the official photographers of recruit training, command division commanders. Left or right, face rest. Ladies and gentlemen, good morning. I am Lieutenant Daniel Alcorn. Recruit training commands, drill division officer. I would like to welcome you to today’s passing review today. You will see 12 divisions comprised of 952 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 debt. There is a review commander and staff. The review commander is responsible for conducting the graduation ceremony. Today’s review commander is seaman recruit Brandon from Staten island New York. Let’s give him a hand folks performing today is the State Flags unit on their eighth week of training. The staff unit on their ninth week of training and the triple threat unit on their 10th and final week of training. These means are comprised entirely of recruits. During the night of arrival, recruits are replaced into 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 outstanding examples of military bearing, appearance, attitude and behave. Each division also has a recruit. Chief petty officer. This senior recruit supervisors, divisional staff positions and leads the division in the absence of their division commanders. Now, ladies and gentlemen, it is my pleasure to introduce the graduating divisions, the division commanders and recruit chief petty officers. As I introduce each division, they will raise the competitive flags 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’ll be starting from there. Right Division 361, commanded by Chief Petty Officer, Ernest Lattimore Petty Officer, 1st Class Marcus Wyatt Petty Officer, first class Michael Martinez. And the recruit. Chief Petty Officer. Seaman Anthony from Houston Texas Division 363, commanded by Chief Petty Officer. George, Kurono petty officer, first class David Chavez, Petty officer, second class Jennifer tombs and the recruit. Chief petty officer. Seaman apprentice Thomas, Mathis from Andrews Texas Division 364, commanded by petty officer, first class Greg Brian petty officer. First class eric Wingate Petty Officer. 2nd Class Diana Rita says. And they recruit Chief petty officer. Seaman apprentice Talia Noah from Long beach California Division 365 commanded by chief petty officer, lee, Barry, petty officer, first class. Trevor Petty officer. First class Quincy O’Brien and the recruit, Chief petty officer, seaman, recruit Mario and Xavier jones from Camarillo California. Division 366 commanded by Chief Petty officer. Spenser Mattson Petty officer, first class Christian jones Petty officer. Second class john Bartlett. Yeah. And their crew. Chief Petty officer steven apprentice Antonio Morvillo from Toledo Ohio Division 367, commanded by Chief Petty officer, Larry hookstratten Petty officer, first class Kylo Rey Thomas. The officer, 2nd class Bradley Brown and the recruit Chief Petty officer. Seamen Khalil santos from ST Mary’s Georgia Division 368, commanded by petty officer, first class scotty Truitt Petty officer, first class Stephen Gostkowski, Petty Officer, 2nd Class Sh Annette Coleman. And the recruit. Chief seaman William McHale from von Washington, Mhm. Division 369, commanded by Chief Petty Officer. Jamia Briscoe Petty Officer, 1st Class Donald, Goodman, Petty Officer, 2nd Class Solomon & Gaskin. Mhm. And the recruit. Chief petty officer. Seaman apprentice. Sean franklin from Chicago Illinois. Division 370, commanded by Petty officer, first class Jennifer Durham Petty officer, first class David. Look, you’re But the officer, 1st class Roland Palacios. And the recruit Chief petty officer Shayla Rodriguez from Raleigh north Carolina. Mhm Division 371 Come in and buy Chief Petty officer. Gabriel Bevan Petty officer, first class eric Santiago Officer. 2nd class Nicolas Garcia. They recruit. Chief Petty Officer, Donovan Johnson from san Antonio Texas Division 372 commanded by petty officer, first class Anthony Munoz Yeah petty officer, first class Wilfredo bios, Chief Officer, 2nd Class Michael Schultz. And they recruit chief petty officers. Seamen Daniel Bonner from Universal City Texas Division 9 4. or commanded by Petty officer. First class peter bow, The Officer, 1st Class Christopher, Miller Officer, 2nd Class Malaysia. They recruit chief petty officer fireman Shawna Rutherford from Milton Florida. On behalf of the commanding officer and staff of recruit training command, you congratulate these division commanders and recruit chief petty officer on a job well done In a moment. You will see the ceremonial side boys 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 announcement, please stand for the arrival of 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 participate in today’s graduation ceremony by letting your applause show these sailors just how proud of them you are. Once again welcome aboard. Yeah. Yeah. Mhm. Traditions. Yeah, yeah. Thank you. Yeah, yeah. Will the guests please rise and remain standing for the arrival of the official party Time, orderly strike more bound recruit traders, You man. All right, Naval chaplaincy school arriving. Oh, the guests may be seated. Good morning Captain. Anybody sir talking about ? Thank you for your comments. Yeah. Mhm. Right. Yeah. Yeah. Mhm. Mhm. Oh God will the guests please rise. Present arms yeah retire present art order arms Chaplin ball will offer this morning’s location. Let us pray heavenly father. What a day to rejoice and be glad These new sailors showed up here as individuals. They stand here today as sailors sent out to join a team of thousands upon thousands who are always ready to fight for our nation and for our families. God I ask for your continued presence and touch on each life that each one would be a warrior that shines with character and continues to make every one of us proud to be an American please bless each one gathered here today and unite us to stand forward and defend freedom and our country in your almighty name. I pray Amen. Mhm. 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. Yes. Very well. Mhm. Very well. 364. Very well. 366. Very well. Vision 3 684 Sir. Yeah. Very welcome. Very well. Yeah. Very well. Very well. Mhm. Mr. Oh good morning Catherine. I present the graduating division’s request permission to review you set up. Oh okay okay. Yeah. Okay. Yeah. Mhm. Mhm. Yeah. Mhm. Yeah. Yeah. Yeah. Yeah mm. Award. All right. Award winning reporting sir. Very well. Good morning. I’m Captain Kirk brooks, commanding Officer recruit Training command. I’m pleased to welcome families and friends to our graduation ceremony and look forward to sharing this momentous occasion with you with us. Today is our reviewing officer, Captain Charles von Commander, naval chaplaincy school and our guest of honor, the Navy retired john Hagen, I cannot thank all of our visitors enough for your continued support and I’m sure your sailors are grateful for your encouragement throughout their training. I’d also like to welcome all the veterans in our audience today and thank them for their service to our country with all of our veterans. Please stand and let’s give them a round of applause. Division 944 graduates. Today they are the triple threat unit providing the recruit choir, drill team and band. Please join me in giving them and the 11 other graduating divisions here today in the round of applause for their outstanding performances. 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 would basically training physically fit and smartly disciplined sailors such as those standing here this morning. These sailors have successfully completed 10 weeks of the man of 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 Navy forces. They will join other sales around the world to give our Navy’s combat edge 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 952 of the newest and sharpest sailors in the United States Navy Ladies and gentlemen, you may be seated recruit trading 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 in 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 and has awarded the battle E on our flag for this Exemplary achievement. Division 372 has earned this honor Today we congratulate them on the job exceptionally Russ. Captain Marceau joe will now present this week’s individual awards and he will be joined on the drill deck by our commanding officer Captain brooks and our guest of honor Mick pond Hayden. Mhm Yeah. For achieving the highest overall academic score during recruit training. Airman apprentice Nicholas Keller. Division 372 from Centerville Utah has earned the Academic Excellence Award which is sponsored by the link defiance chapter of Illinois Society of the Sons of American Revolution Airman apprentice Keller received a letter of commendation from our commanding officer. Well done sailor. Yeah, thank you Captain 45 for having displayed extraordinary qualities, best expressing the American spirit of honor, initiative and loyalty. Seaman Casey Marriott, Division 944 from Denton Texas is awarded the Navy League Award, which is sponsored by the Navy of League of the United States. Seaman Marriott is presented with a commemorative plaque and a letter combination from our commanding officer. Well done sir. Thank you, Captain. Good morning. Thank you. Good morning. Captain steven jones still reporting Semen sierra bone still Division 367 from Anaheim California is the winner of the United Service Organization Award for best exemplifying the spirit of the intent of the word Shipmate. Semen bone still is given a commemorative plaque from the United Service Organization. Well done sir. Thank you Captain. Thank you Juan Seaman Megan Alexander Division 367 from Lapeer Michigan is a recipient of the Military Order of the World Wars Award of Merit. This award is presented for meritorious performance during recruit training. Seaman Alexander is presented with a commemorative plaque from the military order of the world wars. Well done sailor. Thank you. Thank you captain. Good morning. Thank you. Thank you very much. Mhm. Reporting the Military Officers Association Leadership Award is presented to seaman apprentice age Hoffman and Division 367 from holland New York for demonstrating exceptional tenacity and professionalism. Seaman apprentice Hoffman is awarded a letter of accommodation from our commanding officer. Well done sailor. Thank you. Captain. Thank you. Good morning. Captain steven, Herbie’s reporting. Simon, Cassandra Herpes. Division 944 from Rockford Illinois 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’s awarded flag letter combination Semen Herpes, the staff of recruit training command, salute you as the finest of this group of graduates. Well done sailor. Thank you. Captain thing divisions. It is appropriate to recognize such outstanding individual accomplishments by these sailors. With a round of three cheers. The agitator will lead all graduating divisions and three cheers for this morning. The Lord winners. Mhm. I have the distinct pleasure this morning and introducing, are reviewing officer. Captain Charles, Barcelona Commander, Naval chaplaincy School among his operational sciences. Service includes Deputy group chaplain for Marine wing support group 47. Principal assistant chaplain from USs carl Vinson and Deputy Division chaplain for first Marine Division. Among his shore assignments. He has served a tour on the staff of the Royal Navy chaplain of the Fleet service as a regimental chaplain at Marine Corps recruit depot san Diego. A second assignment to Chief of chaplain’s office as director for manpower policy and executive assistant to the Chief of Navy chaplains, Department of the Navy’s Director and religious ministries. He became the Commander of Naval chaplaincy school in June 2022. Ladies and gentlemen, please join me in a more recruit training command. Welcome to Catherine. Good morning. It’s an honor, a privilege and a blessing to be here today. I think I speak for everyone who’s visiting this morning for those of us gathered remotely when I thank Captain brooks and his amazing man for inviting us to this motivating and impressive ceremony. The men and women graduating today have undertaken a difficult and demanding course of public service. They have brought to this historic place, the lessons learned from you, their families and the insights drawn from their own experiences. The recruit division commanders, the instructors, the staff here have helped them forge these strengths into the tough warriors that you see here over the last several months, they harden their bodies, sharpen their minds and fortify their souls. They have moved noticeably and admirably in the direction of their best possible selves and that is the kind of focused pursuit of excellence that keeps me excited about serving in the world’s finest Navy. Those of us who are serving in the veterans among us. Welcome to a life of service to others before self. There are amazing adventures before opportunities to grow and to leave to discover the depths of your own abilities and the virtues of your shipments. This life that you’ve embarked upon will require still more of your body, mind and soul. But the people to your left and right are worth it. So are the American people who are counting on you to protect and defend. And we citizens. We civilians. We members of the general public are here to congratulate you on your accomplishments. Thus far, you’ve done what only a small number of people are even able to start, let alone finish. But we are only here to congratulate you on what you have. We’re here to thank and support you for what you will defend the Constitution of the United States. You’ve stepped forward and offered to put yourselves between the innocent and the aggressor, your families, your friends, your neighbors, are here to stand behind here to thank you for your service. And I challenge those families and friends and neighbors to draw inspiration from your patriotism and to pay renewed attention to their own civic duties. My fellow Americans do what these men and women have done. Follow your conscience and do your duty, as you understand, do your part. Whatever it is to equip the sailors properly to advocate for their safety and the respectful use of the sacrifices that they’re willing to make a sailor and civilian citizen and nature. We all share responsibility for our liberty. So let every bell we hear today, send a thrill of pride through us and let our celebration of these new sailors remind us of our own responsibilities for life, for liberty, for the pursuit of our own happiness. God bless you ship! Makes God bless your families. God bless America! Congratulations. Captain Marceau Joe will now receive the salute of the graduating divisions, and he will be joined on the drill deck by our commanding officer. Captain brooks. Please remain seated until your graduates have been placed on Liberty. Mhm. No flags post. Sexual leaders fall out and retrieve thanks again to each and every one of you for joining us on this most memorable of Navy days and without further delay. Now hear this Liberty call, Liberty Call