EVALUATION COMMENTS

* * * RANKED 5 OF 24 THIRD ClASS PETTY OFFICERS ON TOPEKA! * * *

PETTY OFFICER MORGAN IS AN EXEMPLARY SONAR TECHNICIAN WHOSE DEDICATED PERFORMANCE SIGNIFICANTLY CONTRIBUTED TO THE MANY SUCCESSES OF THE SHIP'S FIRST OVERSEAS DEPLOYMENT. SPECIFIC ACHIEVEMENTS INCLUDE:

- RAPIDLY QUALIFIED IN SUBMARINES, COMPLETING A RIGOROUS TRAINING PROGRAM AND DEMONSTRATING A THOROUGH KNOWLEDGE OF SUBMARINE SYSTEMS.

- A DEDICATED WATCHSTANDER WHO EMPLOYS THE COMPLEX AN/BSY-1 SONAR SYSTEM TO ITS MAXIMUM CAPABILITY. DEMONSTRATING THE ANALYTICAL ABILITY NORMALLY SEEN IN MORE SENIOR SONAR OPERATORS, HIS EFFORT UNDER STRESSFUL TACTICAL SITUATIONS WAS ESSENTIAL IN THE SUCCESS OF A UNIQUE SPECIAL OPERATION VITAL TO NATIONAL DEFENSE. THE MISSION WAS CITED AS THE BEST OF THE YEAR BY THE SUBMARINE GROUP COMMANDER.

- ONE OF MY BEST FATHOMETER OPERATORS, HE DILIGENTLY STOOD WATCH DURING TWO FIRST-EVER SPECIAL OPERATIONS CONDUCTED IN SHALLOW WATER. HIS ATTENTIVE WATCHSTANDING DIRECTLY CONTRIBUTED TO THE NAVIGATIONAL SAFETY OF THE SHIP AND THE LAUDED SUCCESS OF BOTH MISSIONS.

- A METICULOUS TECHNICIAN WITH EXCELLENT MAINTENANCE SKILLS. PETTY OFFICER MORGAN READILY GRASPS TECHNICAL CONCEPTS WHICH IS REFLECTED IN THE PERFORMANCE OF HIS PREVENTIVE AND CORRECTIVE MAINTENANCE.

- DISPLAYING THE HIGHEST STANDARDS FOR PROCEDURAL COMPLIANCE, HE ENTHUSIASTICALLY CONDUCTS ON-THE-JOB TRAINING WITH JUNIOR PERSONNEL, AS A RESULT, THE KNOWLEDGE LEVEL AND PRODUCTIVITY OF SONAR DIVISION HAS IMPROVED.

- A DEPENDABLE PETTY OFFICER WHO ACHIEVES PRECISION IN HIS WORK. HE COMPLETES ALL TASKS WITH MINIMAL SUPERVISION AND CONTINUES TO VOLUNTEER FOR TASKS REQUIRING INCREASED RESPONSIBILITY.

PETTY OFFICER MORGAN IS AN OUTSTANDING SONAR TECHNICIAN WHOSE MANY STELLAR ACHIEVEMENTS HAVE IMPROVED THE READINESS OF THE COMBAT SYSTEMS DEPARTMENT. HE IS HIGHLY RECOMMENDED FOR ADVANCEMENT TO PETTY OFFICER SECOND CLASS.

RETENTION: RECOMMENDED.