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170104-N-NO146-001.JPG Photo By: Senior Chief Boatswain's Mate Cesar L. Rojas

Jan 7, 2018
MANAMA, Bahrain - ARABIAN GULF (Jan. 4, 2017) Electrician’s Mate 3rd Class Juan D. Aviles-Perez, assigned to the coastal patrol ship USS Whirlwind (PC 11), is awarded the title of Blue Jacket of the Year (BJOY) for his ship as well as for Commander, Naval Surface Squadron (CNSS5) 5, by Cmdr. Kendall Bridgewater, commodore CNSS 5. CNSS 5 serves as the surface type commander's executive agent in Bahrain and will provide support to 10 Cyclone-class coastal patrol ships and four Avenger-class mine countermeasures ships in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations. (U.S. Navy photo by Senior Chief Boatswain’s Mate Cesar L. Rojas/Released)


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