I was recently informed of your outstanding accomplishment, earning the .
You have demonstrated the highest qualities of leadership and moral character in your pursuit and attainment of the . You can be proud of your start as a future leader.
Naval officers, aviators and crew are highly disciplined individuals who abide by a code of ethics similar to those of the : Honor, Courage and Commitment. They must be prepared at all times to perform their duty to support and defend the Constitution of the United States against all enemies.
As you progress through school, remember all the challenges met and merit badges earned toward receiving this prestigious award. Maintain the skills, values, and self-confidence instilled in you by the , for these qualities will serve you well in your quest for greater service to your family and community.
Good luck in your future endeavors, and I wish you much success.
Alexander "Scribe" Armatas
Commander, U.S. Navy