Pierce earns medal

Published 7:58 pm Saturday, December 1, 2012

Navy Cmdr. Henry P. Pierce, IV, a 1990 graduate of John F. Kennedy High School, Suffolk, Va., was awarded a Meritorious Service Medal recently while serving at Naval Station, Newport, R.I.

Pierce exhibited a keen ability to orchestrate remarkable improvements in all facets of operations and programs at Naval Station Newport. He played an integral role in guiding the base through a period of substantial expansion and change. Pierce oversaw extensive construction and renovation projects totaling more than $75 million.

Pierce’s ability to see the correct course of action and proactively communicate ensured the operations of 55 tenant commands were not delayed during an aggressive schedule involving numerous construction projects.

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Pierce continued to press to provide first class service to the Navy’s premier tenants.