41st military culinary arts competitive training event.
Hosted by the Joint Culinary Center of Excellence and sanctioned by the American Culinary Federation, the Military Culinary Arts Competitive Training Event was held in Fort Lee, Virginia March 5-10. Contestants were from the U.S. armed services and several foreign countries with thousands of public spectators in attendance.
The Navy Culinary Arts Team was recognized during the March Uth award ceremony with one Gold, 17 Silver, 10 Bronze, and two Commendable Medals for the participants. Navy trainers received two Gold, one Silver, and one Bronze.
Gold CS3 Sierra Tyler (*) USS Iwo Jima (LHD 7) Silver CS2 Marlon Haughton (*+) USS Asheville (SSN 758) CS3 Emilie Whittaker (*+) USS Chafee (DDG 90) CS1 Victor Cruz NAS Fort Worthjoint Reserve Base CS1 Eugene Ward LTSS Normandy (CG 60) CS2 Suriya Chuon (*+) SUBASE New London CS2 Jason Martin U.S. Fleet Forces Command CS3 Sierra Tyler (*+) USS Iwo Jima (LHD 7) CS3 Jailyn Elenderson (*) USS George H. W. Bush (CVN 77) CSSAJaimie Koeppl (*) PCU Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78) CS1 Lucille Conley (*) Naval Base San Diego CS2 Anibal Aquino USS America (LHA 6) CS2 Qwineysha Wheeler USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) CS3 Megan Riehl (*) PCU John P. Murtha (LPD 26) Bronze CS2 Marlon Elaughton USS Asheville (SSN 758) CS1 Eugene Ward (+) USS Normandy (CG 60) CS2 Suriya Choun SUBASE New London CS2 Robert Flowers (*) USS Constitution CS1 Lucille Conley (+) Naval Base San Diego CS2JoshuaJ ennings (+) Naval Base San Diego Commendable CS2 Brandon Bankston Naval Base Ventura CS2 Joshua Jennings* Naval Base San Diego Trainers Gold SSG Marc Susa U.S. Army CIOG6, DC CS2 Jeremy Andersen U.S. Naval War College Silver CSl Frida Karani Vice Chairman Office JCOS Bronze CS2 Jeremy Andersen U.S. Naval War College *Part of the Culinary Team of the Year (+) Awarded 2 medals in that level