Tuesday, February 01, 2011

Navy League Seeks Safety Role Models

From the Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Safety

WASHINGTON (NNS) -- The Navy League of the United States will be accepting nominations for the Adm. Vern Clark and Gen. James L. Jones Safety Awards until March 1.

The safety awards were created to recognize individuals or groups whose actions and examples have significantly improved the safety culture within the Navy or the Marine Corps.

"The Navy League sponsors these safety awards to advance and highlight safety culture and safety awareness within the Department of the Navy," said Navy League President Dan Branch.

In addition to a Navy League commemorative scroll, recipients will receive a cash award from proceeds of an endowment established by former Secretary of the Navy Gordon England and his wife, as well as multiple corporate sponsors. The amount of the award is determined by the Navy League Awards Selection Board.

The awards will be presented at the Secretary of the Navy Luncheon during the Navy League Sea-Air-Space Exposition, April 11-13 at the Gaylord National Resort and Conference Center, National Harbor, Md.

For criteria and submission guidelines, visit the Navy League of the United States website, www.navyleague.org/public_relations/awards.php.>
For more information on the Sea-Air-Space Exposition visit www.seairspace.org. Military members can register free of charge and are encouraged to attend.

For more news, visit www.navy.mil.

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