1. FORCE 14 – 7 June 2013
From the Desk of the Reserve FORCE Master Chief:
Greeting Shipmates, just a few notes that I wish to share with you this week, first
is to cover what MCPON Steven’s calls “Zeroing in on Excellence”. This concept
sounds simple but in reality it requires constant action on our part.
The three elements he cites to help us zero in are: Developing Leaders, Good
Order and Discipline and Controlling what you Own. If we practice these and then
share them with those within our circle of influence we all can “Zero in on
The second item to discuss is Sexual Assaults. Let’s be clear on this, Sexual
Assault is a crime, and there is no place for it in our Military. Using the MCPON’s
three tools to “Zero in on Excellence” will go a long way in helping us to do away
with sexual assault in our Navy.
FORCM Out and about:
Attended the Change of Command and conducted a Town hall at NOSC New
Hampshire. Great job done by all, Thank you and a job well done to the outgoing
Commander, CDR Douglas Flannery and Congratulations to the incoming
Commanding Officer, LCDR Erik Lavoie! And a big Thank you to all the Sailors at
NOSC Manchester, your professionalism and attitude is impressive! Keep up the
Our Sailors Out and about:
1 Jun - NOSC Alameda, CA and NOSC San Jose, CA Commanding Officers provided
support to the annual Battle of Midway celebration held in San Francisco on June 1
at the Marines Memorial Club. The guest speaker for this event was General Peter
Pace, USMC (ret).
6 Jun - NOSC Alameda, CA Commanding Officer, CDR Ridgway, and Executive
Officer, LT Gabbard, attended Urban Shield 2013 Midterm Planning Conference in
Save the Date
The annual Navy Reserve Command Master Chief/Senior Enlisted Training will be
held from October 15-18, 2013 (Washington Navy Yard, D.C.). Details to follow…
The Force Master Chief, Navy Reserve Change of Office will be held at 1000 on
, 2013 at the Navy Memorial (Washington, D.C.).
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