Monthly Archives: December 2011

Happy Holidays

Happy Holidays Shipmates, This holiday season, I want to tell you how proud Darleen and I are of the work you and your families are doing throughout the fleet. Because of you we remain the world’s greatest Navy. Because of … Continue reading

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70th Pearl Harbor Anniversary

70th Pearl Harbor Anniversary Shipmates, I am re-purposing the following letter I sent to Commander, Navy Region Hawaii who is teaming with the National Park Service¬†today to Commemorate the 70th Anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor. ¬†It is available … Continue reading

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Enlisted Retention Boards

Shipmates, Let me address some concerns I am hearing from Sailors and their families about the Enlisted Retention Board (ERB). The results came out last week and I realize we are losing some well-qualified Sailors who live their lives with … Continue reading

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