their awards. Support from the
Mayport Council helps keep the
Sea Cadet division strong and
growing, Huchting said.
On April 10, the Eisenhower
Squadron of Naval Air Station Joint
Reserve Base New Orleans, held
its annual awards ceremony at the
World War II Museum in New
Orleans. The unit is sponsored by
the Greater New Orleans Council.
Among the awards presented
was the Teddy Roosevelt Youth
Achievement Award and the Navy
League of Greater New Orleans
Bobbie Ann Whiddon Leadership
Award. Cadet Petty Officer 1st
Class Conner Pichoff was the
recipient of both awards. Whiddon
attended the event. n
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Mayport, Fla., Division Sea Cadets
stand at attention during the unit’s
awards ceremony March 5 at Mayport
Cadet Petty Officer 1st Class
Conner Pichoff, center, stands with
Eisenhower Squadron Commanding
Officer Lt. Cmdr. Shawn Turpin and
Greater New Orleans Council representative Bobbie Ann Whiddon during
the unit’s annual awards ceremony
at the World War II Museum in New
Orleans April 10.