Sailor of the Quarter – September, 2016


Gramps honors Seal Beach Weapons Station Sailors of the Quarter. 1st row(l to r): GMC(SW) Brad S. Stiner, YN2 (SW/AW) Joseph V. Williams, MA1 (EXW/IDW) Chance A. Beckford, MAC((SW/AW) Jay V. Knox. 2nd row(l to r): Chaplain Bill Thompson, Asst OPS Sel Ramsay, CMDCS Kieby C. Lee and XO Vince van den Brink.

At the last ANA meeting recognition was given to theSailors of the Quarter from Seal Beach Weapons Station.Representing the Weapons Station were:

Senior SOQ MA1 Chance A. Beckford

Junior SOQ MA2 Anthony R. Burrow

Blue Jacket OQ MASN Samira A. Brooks

The Navy Munitions Command, CONNUS West Division, also at Seal Beach Weapons Station, was represented by:

Senior SOQ MN1(SW) Tyler Schwartzybarra

Junior SOQ YN2(SW/AW) Joseph V. Williams, Jr.

Each person honored received a certificate, financial awards from Grampaw Pettibone Squadron, and gift certificates from local restaurants. An attractive gift from USAA was also presented to each SOQ. We thank the following local restaurants for having donated gift certificates which we presented to our honorees: (in Seal Beach) Athens West, Beachwood BBQ, Hennessey’s, O’Malley’s, The Hangout, Yucatan, My Italian Kitchen, and (in Tustin) The Crab Cooker. We encourage our members to visit them sometime and thank them for being part of the awards we make to the Sailors of the Quarter. . Command Master Chief Kirby Lee, Seal Beach Weapons Station, introduced and presented the gifts to the SOQs Article by By Bill Thompson Asst. OPS.


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