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SUBJ/CHIEF OF NAVAL OPERATIONS FIRST AND SECOND QUARTER GOLD DISK AWARD 
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REF/A/JFMM VOLUME VI, CHAPTER 8// 
AMPN/REF A IS THE JOINT FLEET MAINTENANCE MANUAL 2M ELECTRONIC REPAIR 
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REMARKS/1.  IN 1997 THE DEPUTY CHIEF OF NAVAL OPERATIONS (LOGISTICS) 
IMPLEMENTED A CNO MONTHLY GOLD DISK AWARDS PROGRAM.  THIS PROGRAM WAS 
DESIGNED TO ENCOURAGE FLEET PERSONNEL IN THE MARITIME COMMUNITY 
TO DEVELOP GOLD DISK TEST ROUTINES AND REPAIR CIRCUIT CARD ASSEMBLIES AND 
ELECTRONIC MODULES.  THE RESULTING BENEFITS HAVE RESULTED IN IMPROVED 
OPERATIONAL READINESS OF A WIDE RANGE OF C5I AND HM&E SYSTEMS 
IN ADDITION TO SIGNIFICANTLY IMPROVED OPTAR COST AVOIDANCE.  THE AWARD 
CONSISTS OF A LOC  SIGNED BY CNO N8, DEPUTY CNO FOR INTEGRATION OF 
CAPABILITIES AND RESOURCES AND A MILITARY CASH AWARD OF UP TO FIVE THOUSAND 
DOLLARS. 
 
2.  RECENTLY, THE CASH AWARD CRITERIA CHANGED TO A GRADUATED DOLLAR VALUE 
DEPENDENT UPON COST\AVOIDANCE THRESHOLDS.  THE NEW AWARD PROGRAM NOT ONLY 
REWARDS THE TOP REPAIR TECHNICIAN, BUT EVERY TECHNICIAN THAT MEETS THE 
FOLLOWING QUARTERLY COST AVOIDANCE THRESHOLDS: 
$150K TO $199K OF COST AVOIDANCE YEILDS A $2K AWARD 
$200K TO $249K OF COST AVOIDANCE YEILDS A $3K AWARD 
$250K TO $299K OF COST AVOIDANCE YEILDS A $4K AWARD 
$300K AND OVER OF COST AVOIDANCE YEILDS A $5K AWARD 
 
3.  THE CNO GOLD DISK AWARDS PROGRAM IS ADMINISTERED BY THE NAVSEA MINIATURE 
MICROMINIATURE MODULE TEST AND REPAIR (2M MTR) PROGRAM MANAGER.  FLEET 2M MTR 
POLICY AND RESPONSIBILITIES ARE CONTAINED IN REFERENCE A.  GOLD DISK AWARDEES 
ARE SELECTED BY AN AWARDS BOARD AT NUWC DETACHMENT FIELD ENGINEERING 
OFFICE IN NORFOLK.  THE MTR ENGINEERING AGENTS SELECTION IS BASED ON 2M 
REPAIR METRICS SUBMITTED IN THE MODULE TEST AND REPAIR TRACKING SYSTEM OR 
VERIFICATION OF RECENTLY SUBMITTED GOLD DISK TEST ROUTINES. 
 
4.  I AM PROUD TO ANNOUNCE THE FIRST AND SECOND QUARTER FY20 AWARD WINNERS: 
(READ IN TWO COLUMNS) 
 
FIRST QUARTER WINNERS: 
ET1 BENJAMIN PRIGA       NAVSTA ROTA SP (GEMD) 
ET2 ADAM BARBER          SWRMC SAN DIEGO 
ET2 MICAH ELLIS          AEGIS TRAEDCEN DAHLGREN 
ET2 TANNER FENNELL       MARMC NORFOLK 
ET2 MEGAN GENUALDI       MARMC NORFOLK 
ET2 GRAHAM HARPER        MARMC NORFOLK 
ET2 WALTER JONES JR      USS BOXER (LHD 4) 
ET2 ANDY PHAN            USS STOUT (DDG 55) 
ETV2 MICHAEL CONTRERAS   NAVSHPYD & IMF PEARL HARBOR 
ETV2 KEITH SIMMONS       NAVSHPYD & IMF PEARL HARBOR 
 
SECOND QUARTER WINNERS: 
ET2 ADAM BARBER          SWRMC SAN DIEGO 
ET2 WILLIAM CIAPPONI     USS PRINCETON (CG 59) 
ET2 MEGAN GENUALDI       MARMC NORFOLK 
ET2 WALTER JONES JR      USS BOXER (LHD 4) 
ET2 TYLER PARENT         SWRMC SAN DIEGO 
ET2 ANDY PHAN            USS STOUT (DDG 55) 
ET2 CHRISTOPHER REINER   USS NEW YORK (LPD 21) 
CPL BENJAMIN WILLIAMS    2D MAINTENANCE BATTALION 
ET3 CONNOR LARSON        USS ANTIETAM (CG 54) 
ET3 KWAYON SCONIERS      USS COLE (DDG 67) 
 
5.  NUWC DET FEO NORFOLK POC IS MR. SCOTT DOHERTY, MTR AND GOLD DISK FLEET 
COORDINATOR,757-396-0800 EXT 5308, DSN 386-0800 EXT 5308 OR  
VIA E-MAIL,SCOTT.DOHERTY(AT)NAVY.MIL.   
THE NAVSEA 2M MTR PM, IS MR. RICHARD STARK, COMM 202-781-1419 OR VIA E-MAIL, 
RICHARD.R.STARK(AT)NAVY.MIL. 
 
6.  RELEASED BY DIRECTION NEIL W. T. HOGG, SES, ASSISTANT DEPUTY CHIEF OF 
NAVAL OPERATIONS, N8B.// 
 
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