George Philip (FFG 12) - Naval Cruise Book

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' ■ ' . ' ■ ■ ■ ■ " ' ' I ' W ■Wifclk ' ' ' ' i-i fe map " ' " •mmmmimimim 4 . .. ■ ■= -, - . : Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) ' 99 was a multi-lat- eral exercise that included operations with Brunei, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, and Indonesia. The crew of GEORGE PHILIP was chosen to repre- sent the United States in operations that included formation steaming, tor- pedo evasion under-sea warfare, live-fire at target Drones, and mock ship battles to name a few. Throughout the entire deployment GEORGE PHILIP set the example by performing admirably at sea. In addition to the superb seamanship and excellent warfare skills displayed, the sailors of GEORGE PHILIP extended their efforts in port. Several Community Relations (COM- REL) projects were orchestrated. Numerous sailors took part in the restora- tions of schools, orphanages, and children hospitals. Basic repairs were made, grounds were cleaned, and buildings were painted, making a lasting effect was on those who use these facilities on a daily basis. CARAT 99 proved to be a successful deployment and the officers and crew of GEORGE PHILIP outstanding ambassadors! " 21 May 99-06 Oct 99 " Commander Destroyer Squadron One " Total Force ' ' Captain Barry L. Morgan United States Naval Reserve A native of Overland, Missouri, Captain Morgan enlisted in the Naval Reserve in 1974. He received his commission from Officer Candidate School in Newport, Rhode Is- land in October 1975. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Mis- souri and later received a Masters of Business Administration degree from Pennsylvania State University. During his career, his sea billets include several division officer assignments in USS KOELSCH (FF 1049); Weapons Officer in USS EDSON (DD 946) and USS LUCK (DDG 38); Executive Officer in USS ANTRIM (FFG 20), and Commanding Officer in USS SIDES (FFG 14). His shore assignments have included instructor duty at Duke University NROTC Unit; Commanding Officer of the Naval and Marine Corps Reserve Center, Savannah, Georgia; a tour on the staff of Commander, Naval Surface Reserve Force; and duty at the Bureau of Naval Personnel where he served as the Surface Training and Adminis- tration of Reserves (TAR) Detailer. His personal decorations include the Meritorious Service Medal (three awards). Navy Commendation Medal (three awards). Navy Achievement Medal, and various other ser- vice and campaign awards. He is married to the former Sally J. Kopta of Merrick, New York. They have two sons, Brad and Greg and reside in Burke, Virginia. Commander Leland Hart Sebring, Jr. United States Navy Commander Sebring was commissioned an Ensign through the Officer Candidate School program in March 1980 after graduating from Jacksonville University in Jacksonville, Florida. His first full tour at sea, after Surface Warfare Officers School (Basic! and a brief assignment as the First Lieutenant in USS HAROLD J. ELLISON (DD 864), was in USS JOHN RODGERS (DD 983) where he was the Communica- tions Officer and Damage Control Assistant. Commander Sebring ' s first shore assignment was as the Combat Systems Training Department Head at Fleet Training Center, Mayport, Florida. Commander Sebring ' s next sea assignment was as the Combat Systems Officer in USS DOYLE (FFG 39). DOYLE completed deplovments to the North Atlantic, Mediterranean. Caribbean, and Black Seas during his tour. His next tour was ' as the Combat Systems Officer in USS SCOTT iDDG 995). He was the CSO for SCOTT ' s New Threat Upgrade (NTU) overhaul and CNO testing evaluation and introduction to the fieet of the first DDG NTU system. In 1990. he was assigned as a Junior Officer assignment officer and subsequently as the New Construc- tion, Staff and FFG-7 Placement Officer at the Bureau of Naval Personnel. In June 1992, he reported as Ex- ecutive Officer in USS CHANCELLORSVILLE (CG 62). Durmg his tour in CHANCELLORSMLLE, he made deployments to the eastern Pacific and Persian Gulf where the ship was called on to fire Tomahawk missiles into the Iraqi Intelligence Center in retaliation for the aborted assassination attempt on former President Bush. In April 1994, he was assigned as the Aide and Flag Secretar ' for Commander. Naval Sur- face Forces U.S. Pacific Fleet. While assigned to COMNAVSURFPAC, he earned a Masters degree from the University of Redlands. and is currently a Doctoral student at the University of San Diego. His most recent tour has been as the Chief Staff Officer, Regional Support Organization San Diego. Commander Sebring ' s awards include the Meritorious Service Medal (two awards), the Navy Commenda- tion Medal (four awards), and the Navy Achievement Medal as well as campaign and service awards. Lieutenant Commander William J. Intille United States Naval Reserve (TAR) Lieutenant Commander Intille is a native of Satellite Beach, FL and earned his Bachelors Degree in His- tory and Political Science from Arkansas Tech University in 1984. He entered the Navy in November 1985, and upon completing Officer Candidate School received his commission in March of 1986. Upon completion of Surface Warfare Officer ' s School, he was assigned to sea duty as a division officer on- board USS VOGE iFF 1047) in Mayport. FL where he served as Auxiliaries Officer and Navigator from Au- gust 1986 until August 1989; He then served as Assistant Operations Officer and Na agator onboard, USS JOHN RODGERS (DD 983) in Charleston, SC from November 1989 until June 1991. During his initial sea tours he completed two, six month deployments in support of the U.S. Sixth Fleet in the Mediterranean. For his first shore assignment, he served as Executive Officer of the Naval Reserve Readiness Center in Atlanta, Georgia from June 1991 until Januar ' 1993; and then attended Department Head School at Surface Warfare Officers Command in Newport, Rhode Island. In August 1993 he reported aboard USS CLARK (FFG 11), homeported in Norfolk, VA, as Operations Officer. During this tour, USS CLARK spent a considerable amount of time deployed to the Caribbean, playing a pivotal role in Maritime Interdiction and Alien Migra- tion Interdiction Operations off the coasts of Haiti and Cuba. In March of 1995 he was transferred to L SS PRINCETON (CG59I homeported in San Diego, CA where he would also serve as Operations Officer. During this tour, PRINCETON deployed to the Arabian Gulf with the USS ABRAHAM LINCOLN Battle Group and served as Air Defense Commander for both the Fifth Fleet, and for joint air forces supporting Operation- Southern Watch. After departing L SS PRINCETON, he assumed command of the Naval Reserve Center in Asheville, NC where he served until Januarv of 1999. He is currentlv serving as the Executive Officer on- board USS GEORGE PHILIP (FFG-12). His awards include four Navy Commendation Medals, Navy Achievement Medal, Joint Meritorious Unit Commendation, Coast Guard Unit Commendation, both Navy and Coast Guard Meritorious Unit Commen- dations, five Battle Efficiency " E " Awards, three Sea Service Deployment Ribbons, two Humanitarian Ser- vice Medals, two Southwest Asia Service Medals. Kuwaiti Liberation Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal, Armed Forces Reserve Medal, and the Coast Guard Special Op- erations Service Ribbon. He was also selected as the Commander Surface Forces Atlantic Fleet Junior Of- ficer Ship handling award winner for 1994 4 • Executive Officer Command Master Chief Dennis Lust United States Navy r-49!s- ri [■■ ) Master Chief Lust was born in Pro ndence, Rhode Island on 22 July 1957. He was reared and attended schools in Lyme, CN. After graduating from high school he enlisted in the Navy on 7 July 1975. He com- pleted Recruit training and Machinist Mate " A " School in Great Lake, IL. Upon completion of training he reported to the USS RamseyiFFG 2) in San Diego, CA where he was as- signed to Machinery ' Di ' ision until his transfer in April 1976. In June 1976, he reported to the USS Niagara Falls (AFS 3) in Alameda, CA where he was assigned to Auxiliarv ' Division. In October 1978 Master Chief Lust volunteered for submarine duty. After completion of basic submarine school, he reported to the USS Ulysses S. Grant(SSBN 631 1 in Groton, CN where he was assigned to Auxil- iary Division. WTiile serving on the Grant he completed three Poseioon deterrent patrols and qualified " Sub- marines " . In October 1981 he reported to Naval Submarine Base, Groton and served as a drug dog handler in the Securitv Department until Julv 1984. Master Chief Lust was advanced to Chief Petty Officer in 1984, while attached to the USS DALLAS (SSN 700) and served as Auxilian,- Di asion Leading Chief Petty Officer! LCPO). In March 1987, he transferred to the USS DRUM (SSN 677) m San Diego, CA. Where he served as LCPO until advanced to Senior Chief Petty Officer in 1989. As a Senior Chief he completed his tour as the 3M Coor- dinator. In March 1991, he transferred to the staff of Commander, Submarine Group FIVE and served as the per- formance monitoring team LCPO. In April 1993 Master Chief Lust was selected to serve as Chief of the Boat on board the USS CHICAGO (SSN 721). Master Chief Lust assumed the position as Command Master Chief (CMC), Naval Air Station, Barbers Point. HI in June 1996. He reported on board USS GEORGE PHILIP (FFG 12) a CMC in Aug 1999. Master Chief Lust is a graduate of the Senior Enlisted Academy, Class 74 and his personal awards include the Meritorious Service Medal, Navy Commendation Medal (with two gold stars), Navy Achievement Medal (with three gold stars), as well as unit and campaign awards. Master Chief Lust is married to the former Maria Viola Berba of Fairfield, CA. Operations Dept. LT BRIAN MOVERS OPERATIONS OFFICER Operations Officer Lieutenant Brian P. Moyers, a native of Richland, Washington, is a 1989 graduate of Seattle Pacific University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science. He relieved his commission through the Naval ROTC pro- gram as a cross town enrolled student vnth the University of Washington. Upon commissioning, he attended Surface Warfare Officers School Division Of- ficers Course in Coronado, CA followed by Combat Information Center Officer School. His first assignment was to USS REUBAN JAMES (FFG 57) in Long Beach. CA. While on board he served as the Combat Information Center Of- ficer. Electronic Repair Officer, and Anti-Submarine Warfare Evaluator. He completed two Western Pacific deployments including a historic visit to Vladi- vostock, USSR. In July 1993, he was transferred to CINCPACFLT as a Staff Action Officer in the Command, Control, Communications, Computers and Intelligence Direc- torate (N6). Concurrent with his tour at CI NCPACFLT, he attended Chami- nade University and obtained a Master in Business Administration, Interna- tional Management curriculum. Lieutenant Moyers reported to Department Head School in Nevqjort, Rhode Island in September 1996. Upon graduation in March 1997, he reported to USS GEORGE PHILIP (FFG 12) in San Diego, CA as Operations Officer. Lieutenant Moyers ' personal awards include the Navy Achievement Medal (two awards). " NOW MAN THE RAILS " MEMBERS OF THE VBSS TEAM GET AN OP- PORTUNITY TO PRACTICE LT BRIAN COOPER NAVIGATOR LTJG JOHN D UCKETT COMMUNICA TIONS OFFICER LT JG LENN CARON CIC OFFICER NO PHOTO AVAILABLE LTJG STEVE VAJDA FIRST LIEUTENANT BMCS (SW) HENRY CAREY RMC RYAN BERTRAND OSC (SW JOHN MANN OC Division m Ub i . SMI MATTHEW LEWANDOWSKI SM2 CARLOS ROUSE SM3 PAUL GABRIEL RM2 MARCO MARTINEZ RM2 GRANDIER RMS EUGENE RODRIGUEZ CDR SEBRING LENDS A HAND DURING FLAGHOIST DRILLS ODOl From left to right Brantley, Paul Brayboy, Jerome Briones, Earl Estraca, Robert Fornito. Mike From left to right Harris, Chad Newman, Thomas Marvels. Charles Wimmer, James Philips, James Deck Force OI Division 0S1(SW)JEFFERY BATTS OSl STEVEN FRIEDMAN OSl (SW AW) LEON WILLIAMS OSl (SW) MICHAEL WILLIAMS 12 OS2 (SW) MICHAEL LARAMIE OS2 (SW) EDWIN POWELL OS2 (SW) MICHAEL SURETTE OS2 SHANE R. TOWNE OSS WADE TAMARRA OS3PASETTO TAUPAU OSSN ANTHONY MORRIS OSSN ALFRED AVALOS EWl (SW) CHARLES GREEN 13 1 ON Division MR. BINGO QMl (SW I ANTHONY JOHNSON DIMSIONAL LPO JUDGES??? QM2 TERRY PUMPHREY QMSN TIM CLABA UGH QMSA JUSTIN ORTMAYER 14 SNAPPY!! QUARTERMASTERS JOHNSON AND PUM- PHREY SHARE A TASTER ' S CHOICE MO- MENT IN THE CHART ROOM. 15 Operations Department Aloha! Hawaii Brunei . iif l Jin. Elizabeth 2 19 Work Hard v ' % sf r ♦ ft l Play Hard! iM.A ' !«!iGM:! A ' mHkvR « Malaysia ■-i l m; ARCHITECTURAL BEAUTY m ifc yy m •! am- « -- g fe. - A -- --- IS ;• 1 MSiS " " ' .. f sS iWI ? W .-- " - --1 Singapore DO NOT WASH Cl PS t TtNSlLS IN THK TOILET ! ( ISK VAsni (; l• MR NKvr door il 23 Comrel MANY THANKS TO THOSE WHO UTI- IZED THEIR TALENTS AND THEIR IME TO HELP OTHERS IN NEED. Pattaya Beach, Thailand iS Surabaya, Indonesia mSipm % I i ■A : JF %L 30 ome Home JSS George Philip (FFG 12)1 31 nuS ' Sia %« NoMgaUaii Reimbilc Chins : nttft Uaitiii Bay of Ben a: r : srvoKuis . ' TKOwc or CAFHKcmn + IINDIAIN OCEAM rtteuMw«« uKunzn 32 Bering Sea tak B » V - ' ABlAnw CHMNOS CioXien Shentuck " " NORTH PACIFIC U«Hc4SUt«« 5 y V I Haoall monc Of CAnccK PACIFIC OCEAN CkfistMM Maud mocnu BiAivM tUKtOLUm onl Sea SAMOA tSlAnoS PUI ir t V«Cate Mia soamr isLAfUM SOUTH PACIFIC 33 Combat Systems LT CHARLES HUENEFELD COMBAT SYSTEMS OFFICER Combat Systems Officer, Lieutenant Charles K. Huenefeld: Liei tenant Charles K. " Buck " Huenefeld was born and raised in Bee ford, Massachusetts. He enlisted in the Navy in 1982 and served i an Aviation Ordnanceman on USS KITTYHAWK (CV 63) an USNAF Atsugi Japan until 1988, when he was selected for the Ei listed Commissioning Program. He graduated from Old Dominio University in 1990, with a Bachelor of Science degree in Political Sc ence, and was commissioned an Ensign. After attending Surfac Warfare Officer ' s School, he completed his Division Officer tour, i First Lieutenant and then Auxiliaries Officer, on USS VINCENNB (CG 49). Lieutenant Huenefeld ' s next assignment was to Fleet Infoi mation Warfare Center, Detachment San Diego, where he served i C2W Training Officer and deployed as the C2W Officer attached 1 CPR5 embarked in USS ESSEX (LHD 2). In 1996 he transferred : the 11th Marine Regiment at Camp Pendleton CA where he serve as a member of the 1st Marine Division Fire Support Coordinatic Center. Lieutenant Huenefeld has been assigned as Combat System Officer on USS George Philip (FFG 12) since August 1998. 34 LT. DAVID OTOOLE ORDNANCE OFFICER PWM ' i LT. FRANZ HELCHINGER ORDNANCE OFFICER LT. JG KEITH DEBBAN ELECTRONICS READINESS OFFICER ENS TODD DOMBROWSKI ANTISUBMARINE WARFARE OFFICER FCC ROBERT WALKER ETC WILLIAM LOO 35 CA Division f STG2 SILTMANN IS TAK- ING CARE OF THE TUBES THAT TAKE CARE OF US. m STGl TODD KING ACTING DIVISIONAL LCPO TMl BILL ADAMS CA DFVISIONAL LPO 36 STG2(SW) JEFFREY HOLT STG2(SW) JASON SILTMANN STG2 DOUGLASS HATCHER STG3 JAMES MILLER STG3 STEPHEN REYNOLDS STGSN TIMOTHY ALLSHOUSE NO PHOTO AVAILABLE STG2 JAMES DEGRAFF STGSA STEPHEN GRESSWELL 37 CE Division ET2(SW) JOHN LEAHY DIVISIONAL LPO ET2(SW) JAMES MAKING WORKCENTER SUPERVISOR DS2iSW) MICHAEL POOLE IC2 EDEN OLGUIN ET2 DAVID COLANTONIO ET2 KEVIN MEYER ET3 BRANDON SAUER ET3 CHRISTOPHER BALMER 38 IC3 STEVEN RUSSELL ICFN CHRISTOPHER BROWN ICFN DANIEL DERANI ET3 JASON HARRIS xmT4 «(J. JC, CM Division THE 76-MM GUN FIRED FLAWLESSLY THROUGHOUT THE CRUISE. f V HERE THE GUNNERSMATES DEM- ONSTRATE A PASSION FOR THEIR WORK. FC1(SW)JEFF BUCKINGHAM FCl ALLEN BUTCHER GM2(SW) ROBERT STELICK 40 FC2 BRIAN PHILLIPS FC2 FORREST BRANDON FC2 MATTHEW SMITH GM2 DUANE DUVIC GM2 CLINTON MUNROE GM3 FRED JONES FC2(SW) RICHARD COTE FC3 KAZE MITCHELL FC3 ISAAC ALCANTAR 41 Engineering Dept CHIEF ENGINEER-Lieutenant Randy Bennett entered Naval service in March 1977. He has served aboard a fast attack sub- marine, a Nimitz-class carrier, a fast combat support ship, a Leahy-class cruiser, and an amphibious transport dock. He was commis- sioned as an Engineering Limited Duty Of- ficer in 1991 and earned his Surface Warfare Officer qualification in 1992. He is a graduate of the FFG-7 Limited DutyAVarrant Engi- neer Officer course at Surface Warfare Of- ficer Schools Command, Newport, RL Prior to his current assignment, he served as Dock- ing Officer in STEADFAST (AFDM-14). He is married to Judy and has three sons. " LONG LIVE THE CHENG " LT RANDALL BENNETT CHIEF ENGINEER 42 LT ERIK SMITH MAIN PROPULSION ASSISTANT LTJGSHEA THOMPSON DAMAGE CONTROL ASSISTANT ENS ADAM FLEMING ELECTRICAL A UXILIARIES OFFICER NO PHOTO AVAILABLE GSMC LAWRENCE ENC SPARKS DCC BRYAN SCHULTZ Engin eering Depart m en t Mission Statement Engineering Department, being the sine qua non for all ship operations, supports the highest stan- dards of excellence in training, material condition, operations, and program management. By attaining these goals, we wdll be " Ready to answer all bells. " To accomplish this mission, we will: • Train departmental personnel to the highest standards of professionalism in the accomplishment of normal operations and casualty control. In support of operational training, we will support each mem- ber of the department in the pursuit of basic and advanced technical training. • Aggressively pursue design standards of operation in all equipment. To achieve this goal we will in- spect, document, and correct deficiencies as they are discovered. When possible, we will encourage the growth of our own people by making our own repairs. When necessary, we will employ shore-based • maintenance and technical assets to accomplish maintenance beyond the organizational level of repair. • Adhere to formal, approved procedures in the accomplishment of all evolutions. Where formal guid- ance does not exist, we will prepare procedures for review and approval by appropriate authority. • Promote the team concept, working together to support the command ' s mission of prompt, sustained, and fierce operations at sea. 43 ii A 99 A " Gang THE AUXILIARY DIVISION, KNOWN ONBOARD A THE " A-GANG " , IS THE BACKBONE TO THE SHIP ' COMBAT EFFECTIVENESS. THEY SUPPLY THE WATEl THAT THE CREW DRINKS AND WITH WHICH TH] CREW SHOWERS. THEY PROVIDE THE AIR USED T( KEEP THE CREW AND THE EQUIPMENT COO ' ENOUGH TO WORK EFFECTIVELY. WITHOUT EXCEF TION, ALL CREW MEMBERS ARE AFFECTED BY " A " D] VISION ... A-GANG WORKS TO IMPROVE THE CREW ' I QUALITY OF LIFE AND ENHANCE THE MISSION CAPi BILITY OF THE SHIP. DURING CARAT ' 99 A-GANG KEPT BUSY PARTICIPATING IN DRILLS WHILE ASM WATCHSTANDERS WATCHED OVER THE AUXILIARY PLANTS. BELOW -ENFN(SW) HARRISON WORKS ON ONE OF THE FOUR DETROIT DIESELS ON BOARD. ENl CARLOS CARBAJAL 44 EN2(SW) Trajano EN2(SW) Gurtiza EN2Serafica EN3(SW) Gomez EN3 Liverman ENS Reyes NO PHOTO AVAILABLE ENS Lyter ENFN(SW) Harrison ENS Lovato 45 Electrical Division ENI (SW) VICTOR H. BULNES EM2 RODERICK T. DIMAPILIS EM3 DANIEL J. DOYLE EM3 PETER J. SUNICO EMS OKAM demonstrates on how to properly trace and troubleshoot a ground on a sys- tem, while the rest of the E-di- vision personnel observes. This is the " George Dawg " after ef- fect on an EM!!! EM3 ROMAN P. MAGNO EM3 CHIMA L OKAM EMFN MARLON A. EN AD EMFN AARON E. ARMIJO 46 ELECTRICIAN ' S MATE: They maintain, repair power and lighting circuits, distribution switchboards, generators, motors and other electrical equipment. They are responsible for the operation and repair of ships ' electrical power plant. Disciplinary action, EM style!! DANGER HIGH VOLTAGE Hey!! EMI look what I got! A Fuse!! 47 MP Division 5r I GSEl(SW) MICHAEL CLEAR GSEl ROLAND CLAY GSMl ALAN COLLINS 48 GSM 2 JESSE NABA TILAN GSM3 MERIAN CROOS GSE3 GLENN CALLEJO GSE3 JULIUS BARNES GSM3 MICHAEL WILSON GSM3(SWi LEE JONES GSEFN SCOTT RORABAUGH 49 R Division DCl FLOYD GARRISON DC2 CHRIS WHITEBREAD DC2 COYBOZEMAN DC2 JOSE CAMPOS 50 MR2 BOBBY WALKER MR2 JASON BROENNEKE HT3 BENJAMIN LIEB FN MARTY SMITH 61 LTJG Romadel E. De Las Alas Administrative Officer LTJG Romadel E. De Las Alas enlisted in March 1989 from Seattle, WA. After graduating from RTC San Diego and MS " A " school, he was assigned to Assault Craft Unit ONE and served on Landing Craft Units until the end of his enlistment in March 1993. He then served the Naval Reserves on board USS JOHN A. MOORE (FFG-19). While in the reserves, he at- tended National University where he graduated Magna Cum Laude in May 1996. He applied for Officer Candidate School in September 1996 and was com- missioned in December. He reported to Surface Warfare school in Newport, RI and in August 1997 was assigned to USS REID (FFG-12) as the Undersea Warfare Officer. After the decommissioning of REID in September 1998, he was assigned for his second division officer tour aboard USS GEORGE PHILIP (FFG-12). He served as Electrical Officer and Auxilia- ries Officer. He earned his Surface War- fare qualification in June 99. LTJG De Las AJas is married to Grace Julian and has one son, Christian. PNKSW) Thomas C. Barry, Per- sonnel Officer YNKSW) Philip J. Moore, Ship ' s Secretary " As a petty of- ficer, you are given the au-| thority to lead. But to be a true leader, you must earn a different kind of authori- ty-the kind that comes from those you ' re leading ... " HMl Douglas S. Silver. Indepen- dent Duty Corpsman MRUSW) Norman L. Hudson. 3M Coordinator 52 Executive Department Biilp ' j tifntB PN2(SW) Frederick Atienza YN3(SWlGaryA. DeZonia ik " The Navy runs on a Sea of Paperwork " -Navy Adage YNSA Marshall YNSA Fernandez r HNlSW) Dunbar HNBillingslea " Take two aspirin, drink lots of water. If that doesn ' t work, we ' ll amputate in the morning. " Executive Department 53 The Executive Department on board USS GEORGE PHILIP consists of Personnelmen (PN ' s), Yeomen (YN ' s), Corpsmen (HM ' s) and the Maintenance Ma- terial Management (3M) coordinator. The PN ' s and YN ' s headed the Ship ' s Office conducting daily personnel and ad- ministrative business. Led by the Personnel Officer, PNKSW) Barr ' , and Ship ' s Secretary, ' iTSIl(SW) Moore, the Ship ' s Office accomplished everything from daily muster re- ports and publishing the Plan of the Day to ensuring every- one received a security clearance and were transferred on time. The Ship ' s Office charged " fearlessly forward " tack- ling challenges such as last minute transferring of active duty and Selective Reservist personnel overseas and process- ing over 60 Selected Reservist on Annual Training. The Ship ' s Office also topped their counterparts on the other CARAT ships in the Publications Exercises (PUBEX) con- ducted while steaming in between ports. The HM ' s helmed the " Sick Bay " . ' Without a Medical Of- ficer on board, the Independent Duty Corpsman (IDC), HMl Silver, delivered his medical expertise in nothing less than an outstanding fashion making sure that everyone on board was fit for full duty. Throughout the deployment no major medical casualties reported. In addition to the invaluable medical training provided to the crew, they handled all emer- gencies, minor and major, professionally and expertly. The material condition of the " GEORGE " was supervised by 3M Coordinator, MRKSW) Hudson. His expertise and keen eye for Damage Control ensured the ship was kept in tip-top shape. The 3M Coordinator masterfully led the ship through two Material Maintenance Force Revisions. The Executive Department remains " at the ready " stand- ing-by for any and all challenges. ' ' » M: .• « Material Maintenance Management 54 Executive Department ?:ii ii - -j ' ' " ■ ' . ' ■ ■ ■■ ' From Left to Right: YNUSW) Moore, PN2(SW) Atienza. PNllSW) Barry. LTJG De Las A]as. YNSA Marshall. YNSA Fernandez. YN3(SW) DeZonia, MRKSW) Hudson. MMCM(SS) Lust. " Admin Warfare-Power through Paperwork! " Yeoman (YN) Personnelman (FN) Hospital Corpsman (HM) Executive Department 55 Supply Department LTERICJAFAR, SC, USN SUPPLY OFFICER Lieutenant Jafar is a native of Guyana, South America. He graduated with distinction from San Diego State University with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in PubHc Administration. He received his commission as an Ensign in January 1996 through the EnHsted Commission- ing Program. As a prior disbursing Clerk, he served at the following commands: USS SARATOGA (CV 60), USS L.Y. SPEAR (AS 36), Naval Mobile Construction Battalion Four, Personnel Sup- port Activity Detachments New York, Bayonne and Lakehurst New Jersey. As an Ensign he reported to the USS VINCENNES (CG 49), as the 1st Lieutenant, he was then re-designated as a Supply Corps Officer. He graduated Supply Corps Officer Basic Qual- ification Course (BQC) with distinction and completed the Supply Corps Department Head Course (SODHC) prior the reporting to the USS GEORGE PHILIP (FFG 12). The Supply Department ' s mission is to support GEORGE PHILIP ' S mission of sustained combat operations at sea. In fulfilling its mission the department operates four divisions: Stores (S-1), Food Service (S-2), Services (S-3), and Disbursing (S-4). 56 Supply Divisional Leaders LTJG FRANKS. DUARTE, SC, USNR DISBURSING OFFICER JOHNE. BEGINS, SKC(SW) LEADING STOREKEEPER DANS. HERNANDEZ, MSC(SW) LEADING MESS SPECIALIST % t%f f 57 DmsfQ. SK2(SW) PERCINETTE ORILLE A.K.A. CYBER-LOVER SK2(SW) MICHAEL BOWDEN A.K.A. BOWDOWN SKI (SW) SCOTT HARRISON LEADING PETTY OFFICER SK2 SEAN EMSLANDER A.K.A. SLAMMER SK2(SW) HENLEY PAT AW ARAN A.K.A. PAT SK2(SW) EDWARD PORRAS A.K.A. THE LATINO LOVER SK3 TERRANCE HOWARD A.K.A. " T " 58 Storekeepers At Work And Play SVot ° Q[ Ai?r£KD£CX SK2 PORRAS ON THE BRIDGE SK2 EMSLANDER GOLFING SK2 BOWDEN ON DECK WATCH GROUP SK PHOTO SKI AND SK2 EMSLANDER ON THE FLIGHTDECK SK2 GRILLE AT CPU DESPERADO NIGHT WITH THE SK ' S SK2 PORRAS AND SK2 GRILLE AT PLAY SKI FLARRISON SHOWING OFF HIS SK2 EMSLANDER AND SK2 PAT A WA- SK2 GRILLE AND SK2 PATAWARAN BEARD RAN EATING ON THE MESSDECKS 59 S-2 Division MSI MATTHEW FORD " MODEL T " MSI DEAN VALDEZ MSI MARKARGUST -TOES up- " BIG RED- ' MS2 ERIC MALONE " HAMMER " 60 MS2 JAMES OHLJR MS3 SEAN MS3 JAIME SERA MS3 SHERWIN " J.J. " ERICKSON -THE SULTAN- SUPNET -FREAKY-E " -P.AJiE- S3 S4 Divisions Serving George Philip. Faces In The Crowd DKKSW) JAMES BLACKBURN PC2(SW) NESMITH SH2 MA TTHEW FITCH SN MA URICE CARR 62 DKl (SW) BLACKBURN AND DK2 PAGE SH3 VELASQUEZ 1 _■! 1 r ■MMiNrMil JfuHl SHSN KHIN CUTTING NAV ' S AFRO SN CARR RUNNING THE STORE PCSN SIMMONS GOING POSTAL 63 COALMANDER GEORGE PHILIP. JR. UNITED STATES NAVY SHIP ' S NAMESAKE USS GEORGE PHILIP (FFG-12). an Oliver Hazard Perry Class Guided Missile Frigate is named in honor of Commander George Philip. Jr.. USN (1912-1945). Commander Philip, born in Fort Pierre. South Dakota. April 14.1912. attended South Dakota School of Mines in Rapid City before his appointment to the U.S. Naval Academy. He was appointed to and accepted the com- mission of Ensign on June 6. 1935. Ensign Philip continued to progress in grade until his promotion to Commander on September 4. 1944. He served in a variety of commands including: USS MISSISSIPPI (1935-37). USS CALIFORNIA (1937-38). USS ELLET (1938-42). USS 0 " BANNON (1942-43). Operational Training Command. Pacific Fleet. San Diego. California (1943-44). and the USS TWIGGS (1944-45). Commander Philip was posthumously awarded the " Navy Cross " for extraordinan, ' heroism while serving as the Commanding Officer of USS TWIGGS (DD-591 ). During its 84 consecutive days of combat off of Okinawa, he perished with USS TWIGGS following a dusk attack by a Japanese " Kamikaze " suicide aircraft on June 16. 1945. On March 12.1946. Secretary of the Navy. James Forestal. posthumously presented the Navy Cross to his widow. Mrs. Margaret Taussig Philip. The citation read in part: " His courage, fortitude and initiati e in the performance of a difficult and hazardous duty characterized Commander Philip as a brilliant leader and seaman, reflecting the highest credit upon himself and the United States Naval Service. He gallantly gave his life in the service of his country. " Commander Philip had earlier established a skilled fighting reputation while simultaneously serving as the Executive Office. Navigator and Combat Intelligence Officer of the famed destroyer USS O ' BANNON (DD-450). For his conspicuous gallantry during the crucial stages of the Solomon Island Campaign, he was awarded the " Silver Star Medal " and USS O ' BANNON received the " Presidential Unit Citation. " In addition to the Navy Cross, Silver Star Medal and the Presidential Unit Citation. Commander Philip was entitled to wear the American Defense Service Medal. Asiatic-Pacific Area Campaign Ribbon and the Purple Heart. 64 ■ ' W m ' J ' - .i.l ' Si ' i.n ' a.. i : •►!?-■ " iMmNHPMpiHiiWPPPinP ' .m m ' ■■ ■■ " — a«» MIfMMMMM - |f rj , ' ,;

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