HOOYAH BLACKHAWKS CMC Update EAWS 2013 Kick-Off BZ from Skipper First Qualification Board under a Reenergized Program9 of our 12 aircraft are Tow-capable, ready assets either already forward deployed orready to deploy within 96 hours and meet whatever mission we are faced with.Your hard work, your long hours, your focus to the task put us in a position where lastweek we routinely had five different aircraft flying between Bahrain, Panama City, andNorfolk. It has been a long time since we have seen that level of operational excellence.My thanks to each and every one of you for helping reach this point. In particular, Id liketo thank the CNAL tiger team sent TAD to us for their hard work in getting us out in frontof the enormous amount of maintenance we had to perform.On top of your stellar efforts here in Norfolk and in Bahrain, our exercise detachment inPanama City finished a fantastic two weeks of training completing 26 of 29 scheduled Well done, Shipmate!missions. This nearly 90% sortie completion rate is what we should expect from the YN3(AW) Kuhnhard work you put in to getting our aircraft and systems performing well.You are setting a new standard of operational excellence, maintenance performance,and professional behavior.Congratulations Blackhawks! Keep up the fantastic work! March 2nd Wreath Laying in honor of 40th Anniversary of Women in Naval Aviation Training For the Love of Food (Drive) 2013 AM3 Campbell with over 1,000 cans for a great cause!