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Awards, Recognition and Kudos

The following information was obtained from official Navy sources, service record entries and submissions by former crewmembers.  If you know of any other awards for the SPEAR, please contact the webmaster.


1971

Fiscal Year 1971

Captain Edward F. Ney Memorial Award for Outstanding Food Service - Large Mess Afloat

Click here to see The Virginian-Pilot article of SPEAR winning this award.


1976

? 1976

SPEAR becomes first Submarine Force U.S. Atlantic Fleet Tender to pass the CINCLANTFLT Propulsion Examining Board (PEB)


Between 1970 - 1980 the SPEAR received the following.  Please email the webmaster if you know the dates.  Thank you!
  Battle Efficiency "E" Award (3)
  Communications Green "C" Award (3)
  Supply "E" Award (3)
  Red Repair "R" Award (2)
  Engineering Red "E" Award
  U.S. Atlantic Fleet Sportsmanship Award
  SUBLANT's "Big Boy" Award for notable participation in various sports programs.

1980

Fiscal Year 1980 Battle Efficiency "E" Award
Fiscal Year 1980 Captain Edward F. Ney Memorial Award for Outstanding Food Service - Large Mess Afloat
April 22 - July 18, 1980 Naval Expeditionary Medal
April 30 - July 8, 1980 Meritorious Unit Commendation

Kudos received for Indian Ocean Deployment (taken from Cruise Book)


 

1991? Chief Of Naval Operations Surface Ship Safety Award
 
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