Navy Petty Officer 1st Class John Rogers, son of Danielle and Stephen Rogers of Royal Palm Beach, was awarded the Navy/Marine Corps Commendation Medal recently while serving with Navy Munitions Command, Conus West Division, Detachment Fallon, Fallon, Nev.
He processed 104 preposition requests and demanded 1,536 tons of ordinance valued at $17 million in support of carrier air wing and combat training units. These efforts resulted in 80 percent of all training ordinance expended throughout the fleet.
Additionally, this superb tour of duty culminated Rogers’ distinguished career of 20 years of loyal and faithful service to the United States Navy and his country.
Rogers is a 1986 graduate of Twin Lakes High School in West Palm Beach and joined the Navy in July 1992.