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Naval Hospital Pensacola, June 26-July 11, 2013 Grady Michael Crane, was born to Capt. Brendan and Lt. Gabrielle Crane, June 26. Aidan Dale Boyd, was born to Ens. James and Stephanie Boyd, June 26. Venus Fatima Cauthen, was born to ABE1 Dumar and Hiroko Cauthen, June 26. Jasmine Annisha Setzer, was born to Gregory and Maizarlis Setzer, June 27. Paxton Connor Carey, was born to Capt. Bradley and Eve Carey, June 27. Amelia Grace Marchbanks, was born to Ens. Michael and Bethane Marchbanks, June 27. McKinley Valerie Reagan Jenkins, was born to AOAN Charles and Jessica Jenkins, June 27. Hunter Joseph Fisk, was born to Garrett Landry and Jessie Fisk, June 29. Naomi Medina, was born to AD1 Anibal and CTN2 Cecilia Medina, June 30. Joseph Anthony Efaw, was born to AMEC Glenn and Misty Efaw, July 2. Liam Connor Gibson, was born to Capt. Brett and Kimberley Gibson, July 2. Elsie Jacqueline Darling, was born to Tech. Sgt. Benjamin and Kristen Darling, July 2. Holden Apollo Currier, was born to HMC Steven Currier and Shelly Long, July 3. Kallie Rose Emmons, was born to Christopher Emmon and IT2 Kelley Torranto, July 4. Zachary Scott Hull, was born to AM3 Jefferey and Alyssa Hull, July 7. Linkin Michael Taylor, was born to Ens. Patrick and Christina Taylor, July 9. Emma Marie Martinez, was born to CTMSR Pablo and Alissa Martinez, July 11.

August 30, 2013

NMOTC Command Master Chief Coddington retires From NMOTC PAO

Navy Medicine Operational Training Center (NMOTC) HMCM(SW/AW) Robert Coddington salutes before accepting the ensign from HMCS(FMF) Dexter Lewis during a reading of “The Watch” during Coddington’s Aug. 16 retirement ceremony at the National Naval Aviation Museum’s Hangar One at Naval Air Station Pensacola. Coddington retired after more than 25 years of service.

The senior-most enlisted Sailor at the U.S. Navy’s premier training facility for operational medicine and aviation survival training retired Aug. 16 after 25 years of service. Columbus, Ga., native HMCM(SW/AW) Robert Coddington, who most recently served as the command master chief for Navy Medicine Operational Training Center (NMOTC), closed his Navy career Aug. 16 during a ceremony at the National Naval Aviation Museum at Naval Air Station Pensacola. Master chief petty officer is the ninth, and highest, enlisted rate (pay grade E-9) in the U.S. Navy, constituting the top 1.25 percent of enlisted Sailors. Coddington, a 1987 graduate of Pacelli High School, enlisted in the Navy that same year attending U.S. Naval Recruit Training and Hospital Corpsman “A” School in Great Lakes, Ill. Upon completing these courses,

he was stationed at Naval Hospital Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, for general duty in the hospital’s emergency room. Coddington’s 25year career includes a variety of operational, leadership and administrative assignments spanning the globe, including a posting at Navy Personnel Command as the senior medical enlisted placement and rating officer for more than 24,000 hospital corpsman billets and Sailors and was selected to become the fleet medical master chief for Commander, U.S. Pacific Fleet, in Hawaii in 2009. Coddington, the son of Robert and Diane Coddington, holds an undergraduate degree in science from George Washington University as well as a bachelor’s degree in health sciences from Trident University in California. Coddington is married to the former Charlotte Cowgill of Washington, D.C. They have two daughters.

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