The latest Commander British Forces Gibraltar Commendations ceremony took place at Her Majesty’s Naval Base recently.
A statement from British Forces Gibraltar follows below:
The aim of these awards is to highlight and express gratitude and recognition for the hard working members of the Ministry of Defence have carried out.
As Deputy Port Services Manager, Chief Petty Officer Woodward has made an exceptional effort to meet challenges. One, being unprecedented port operations in 2021 and was personally cited by Commanding Officers of visiting ships. Additionally, submarines for being instrumental in quickly returning them to sea and operational readiness. The year also included his support, for the first port visit outside the UK mainland by HMS Prince of Wales. The safe and successful delivery of these operations required an enormous effort by CPO Woodward.