USS Columbus receives Battle Efficiency award
By MC3 Luciano Marano
COMSUBPAC Public Affairs
Release Date: 01/08/2009
PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii – Commander, Submarine Squadron Seven (CSS-7) Capt. Christopher Kaiser presents USS Columbus (SSN 762) Commanding Officer, Cmdr. Jim Doody, and Chief of the Boat Master Chief Machinist Mate (SS) Jeff Vanblaracum with the 2008 CSS-7 Battle Efficiency (Battle "E") award, given to the submarine crew that best demonstrates technical proficiency and continual mission readiness throughout the year. “I look forward to even greater success in 2009,” said Doody. “We must have the dedication to stay great.” (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Luciano Marano / Released).