Happy 119th Birthday Navy CPOs and
Veterans Welcome Home Vietnam
Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON) Rick West released a statement asking the entire mess to pause on April 1, 2012 to celebrate the 119th birthday of the U.S. Navy Chief Petty Officer that includes “our honored mess traditions and heritage, and to look to the future.” This year has been declared the “Year of the Chief” by the U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation in recognition of the importance of all Navy CPOs.
Congress declared today
(March 30, 2012) as “Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day” to
officially recognize the service of the veterans of the
FRA salutes all CPOs