Senior Chief Petty Officer Robert Schmugge, from Rush City, Minnesota; Chief Petty Officer Nicholas Winkler from Wichita, Kansas; and Cmdr. Robert Burgess, from Romulus, Michigan, pose for a portrait after being recognized at an awards ceremony near Bremerton, Washington recognizing USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) Sailors for exceptional leadership.
The Stennis Center recognized three USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) sailors for their outstanding leadership at an awards ceremony on October 20, 2016. To honor some of the men and women who demonstrate outstanding leadership on American aircraft carriers, the Stennis Center conducts a special leadership awards program for eight nuclear-powered aircraft carriers. See the story at