Piti, Guam (NNS) — Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Marianas Financial Manager Rose Wright was honored for 47 years of tireless and dedicated service with the Peggy B. Craig Life Service Award April 4.
Wright is the first NAVFAC Financial Manager to receive the prestigious award.
“I am extremely honored and proud to receive this award and I whole heartedly appreciate the command’s nomination,” said Wright, who began her career in civil service as a mail clerk.
The Peggy B. Craig Lifetime Service Award was established in 2012 in honor of a longtime NAVFAC employee.
Wright, who hails from Agana, Guam, has what she describes as a photographic memory, a talent that was recognized in her early years by Catholic nuns at school. “They told me back then that I have a photographic memory and I believe I just might,” said Wright. At NAVFAC meetings, the impeccably dressed Wright normally takes her turn during round table briefs with financial updates that strike with pinpoint accuracy with barely a glance at crib notes. Her expertise has been shared throughout the years through mentorship and she has introduced numerous process improvements that have been adopted in her community.
“To just say that Rose is an expert and extremely professional in the financial management world, would be limiting and incomplete,” said NAVFAC Marianas Commanding Officer, Capt. Glenn Shephard.
“Her unrivaled dedication to the welfare of the NAVFAC enterprise, her colleagues, and compassion for the men and women she’s served provide tremendous contribution to our team’s success. I’m very proud to have served with Rose, and I can’t thank her enough for her expertise and service.”
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