Greenert Recognizes African-American Troops, Civilians During Dinner in Washington, D.C.

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • Navy Adm. Jonathan W. Greenert, center, chief of naval operations, talks with Navy ROTC students before the 9th Annual Black Engineer of the Year Stars and Stripes Dinner in Washington, D.C., Feb. 7, 2014, to recognize African-American civilians and service members for their service and contributions to the community. U.S. Navy photo by Chief Petty Officer Peter D. Lawlor
  • Navy Adm. Jonathan W. Greenert, chief of naval operations, poses for a photograph with a student following a mentorship session between military and civic leaders and academically accelerated students before the 9th Annual Black Engineer of the Year Stars and Stripes Dinner in Washington, D.C., Feb. 7, 2014.  U.S. Navy photo by Chief Petty Officer Peter D. Lawlor
  • Navy Vice Adm. Michelle Howard receives recognition for her accomplishments during the 9th Annual Black Engineer of the Year Stars and Stripes Dinner in Washington, D.C., Feb. 7, 2014. Howard was the first African-American woman to command a Navy ship and be promoted to vice admiral. Upon her appointment to vice chief of naval operations, Howard will be the first African-American woman to serve as admiral. U.S. Navy photo by Chief Petty Officer Peter D. Lawlor
  • Navy Adm. Jonathan W. Greenert, chief of naval operations, speaks at the 9th Annual Black Engineer of the Year Stars and Stripes Dinner in Washington, D.C., Feb. 7, 2014. U.S. Navy photo by Chief Petty Officer Peter D. Lawlor
  • Navy Adm. Jonathan W. Greenert, chief of naval operations, presents Navy Rear Adm. Annie Andrews with the 2014 Stars and Stripes Award during the 9th Annual Black Engineer of the Year Stars and Stripes Dinner in Washington, D.C., Feb. 7, 2014. Andrews received the award for her leadership as the commander of Navy Recruiting Command, overseeing 26 recruiting districts and more than 6,000 personnel. U.S. Navy photo by Chief Petty Officer Peter D. Lawlor
  • Navy Adm. Jonathan W. Greenert, chief of naval operations, presents Navy Rear Adm. Annie Andrews with the 2014 Stars and Stripes Award during the 9th Annual Black Engineer of the Year Stars and Stripes Dinner in Washington, D.C., Feb. 7, 2014. U.S. Navy photo by Chief Petty Officer Peter D. Lawlor