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Special Recognition & Achievement Award of Excellence

! This award is a Hancock Memorial Award and is not a Ribbon awarded by the US Government !

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Jake's Special Recognition and Achievement AwardShipmates, your Yeoman has deemed it appropriate for this site to award exceptional contributors to this Site.

Since Jake's 'Yankee Station' came online, back in 1995, we have been honored by many who have done just that.

The Yeoman feels that it's Pay-Back Time for all this help, to those who honor us so well.

The Contributor's List is growing, and since Jake's USS Hancock Memorial has always been an Awarding Website, where we give out awards to other websites of note, it seems also appropriate that we honor those who contribute to this site, whose contributions enable us to stand out among the many other Military Memorial Websites on the Internet.

This Award is presented to contributors of this site,

For, without such help and commitment from contributors to this website, the USS Hancock Memorial would be, at best, mediocre. Mediocrity has never been part of the Hancock Tradition, and it shall not be a part of the Hancock Memorial's tradition either; to the Yeoman and the Website's Admin Department, mediocrity is unacceptable.

The Hannah's 'Can do, do now' attitude is the common thread that runs through all of us who served proudly in her, and this is why our Nation gives out Medals of Recognition. It is also why this Site must continue in this tradition.

Therefore, I present to you, the names of those who have thus far shown this extraordinary quality, and are so deserving of this Award.

Please join with me, in saluting all those who have been selected for the "Jake's 'Yankee Station' - USS Hancock CV/CVA-19 Memorial's 'Special Recognition and Achievement Award:

OUR CREW: The Special USS Hancock CV/CVA-19 "CREW" Recognition Citation, Above all else, the Crew of all Era's is due Special Recognition. For most of us, we felt it was just our duty we were performing and no Special Recognition was required. However, this Award comes from this Website to all of those who served proudly and honorably on the U.S.S. Hancock. So whether you felt or feel today, that you should be given special recognition, you are getting it anyway, so "belay" that Sailor!

(Click each Name for their Special Recognition Citation)

On behalf of the USS Hancock CV/CVA-19 Memorial and Jake's 'Yankee Station', I would like to present to you, the prestigious "Jake's 'Yankee Station' - USS Hancock CV/CVA-19 Memorial Special Recognition & Achievement Award of Excellence." This Award is presented to you, for your outstanding Service to our Nation aboard the USS Hancock CV/CVA-19, and most recently, to the Hancock Memorial, for your valuable contribution which enables the Hancock Memorial to stand out among the other Military Memorial Websites on the Internet.

This award signifies the dedication to
Duty, Honor and Commitment, which the men of the USS Hancock CVA-19 demonstrated, for the many long days on line, during WWII and the Vietnam conflict. It also demonstrates the service and commitment of all those who served proudly on our ship.

You have been selected for this Award because your life has demonstrated the same dedication and strong commitment to Excellence, which this Website wishes to honor and recognize. This commitment to Excellence reflects on you great credit which upholds the highest traditions of the United States Naval Service. We of the USS Hancock CV/CVA-19 Memorial salute you! Job well done!

May you always have Fair Winds and Following Seas,

Ken "Jake" Jaccard,
Web Yeoman, For
Admin Department, Jake's 'Yankee Station' - USS Hancock CV/CVA-19 Memorial

If you believe that the Yeoman has overlooked you or someone else you know who may qualify for consideration for this Award, please sound off!


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