14th Coast Guard names 14th District active duty and reserve enlisted persons of the year

Hawaii-Pacific Coast Guard News
HONOLULU — Two Coast Guard petty officers were recognized as the 2013 Active-Duty enlisted person of the year and Reserve enlisted person of the year for the 14th Coast Guard District during a banquet at Coast Guard Base Honolulu March 21.

Petty Officer 1st Class Michael Genereux, a machinery technician at Coast Guard Station Apra Harbor, was recognized as the 2013 Reserve Enlisted Person of the Year for the 14th Coast Guard District. Genereux was honored the award because of his exemplary performance. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Senior Chief Petty Officer Timothy Tregoning.

Petty Officer 1st Class Michael Genereux 14th District Reserve Enlisted Person of the Year

Petty Officer 2nd Class Zachary Jambor, an intelligence specialist attached to Coast Guard Cryptologic Unit Hawaii, and Petty Officer 1st Class Michael Genereux, a reservist machinery technician assigned to Coast Guard Station Apra Harbor, Guam, were selected as the EPOY and REPOY.

The EPOY Program is designed to recognize exemplary men and women from the active and reserve enlisted work force who are top performers and reflect the Coast Guard’s core values of “Honor, Respect and Devotion to Duty.”

Considered the “best and brightest” from the field, these individuals are selected by a panel of senior enlisted members and evaluated against a set of established criteria that includes performance, work ethics, military bearing, standards of conduct and a strong community service commitment.

These regional winners are eligible for national honors along with their peers from other Coast Guard regions across the nation. The Master Chief Petty Officer of the Coast Guard, Michael P. Leavitt, will recognize the national winners in an award ceremony later this spring.

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