U.S Navy sailor from Chicopee receives ‘Division within the Highlight’ award

CHICOPEE, Mass. (WWLP) – U.S Navy sailor Kenneth Martinez from Chicopee acquired an award in recognition for his excellent efficiency of his duties.

Navy Workplace of Neighborhood Outreach spokesperson Theodore Quintana informed 22Information, Aviation Ordanance 2nd Class (AO2) Kenneth Martinez is assigned to USS Gerald R. Ford’s weapons division and acquired his Ford’s ‘Division within the Highlight’ Wolverine of the Week certificates from Captain Timothy Waits.


“Division within the Highlight” (DITS) is a program that spotlights a special division every week. DITS helps CVN 78’s materials and personnel readiness by common, complete evaluations of particular command applications.  DITS additionally acknowledges an excellent Sailor from every division nominated by that Sailors divisional management.

Media Division Division Officer, LTJG Nicholas R. Spaleny

Martinez’s certificates reads the next:


“…demonstrated distinctive management and motivational abilities by reconstructing the G-Four division’s coaching program, rebuilt and tracked 34 personnel coaching information, leading to 100 % completion of all primary whereas making certain zero deficiencies in sustained command readiness.”

The identify “Wolverines” is a nickname used on the ship to name Ford Sailors stated Spaleny. It comes from President Gerald R. Ford who performed soccer for the College of Michigan Wolverines throughout his undergrad.