Shields Medal

Shields_medalThe Shields Medal is named in honor of Petty Officer Marvin G. Shields, U.S. Navy.

Presented for outstanding contributions to facility construction and/or maintenance by demonstrated technical and leadership ability. The medal was first awarded for 1974.

Criteria: Outstanding contributions to facility construction and/or maintenance by demonstrated technical and leadership ability.

Eligibility: Active duty enlisted member of the U.S. Navy in Occupational Field 13 rating.


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Past Shields Medal Recipients


  • 2013 SW1 Coogan Kennedy, USN
  • 2012 Construction Mechanic1st Class Simon R. Fesquez, NMCB 5
  • 2011 Builder 1st Class (SCW) Reno R. Perryman, USN
  • 2010 Utilitiesman 1st Class Kevin K. Swanson, USN
  • 2009 Utilitiesman 1st Class (SCW) William H. Allen, USN
  • 2008 Utilitiesman 1st Class Jesse C. Scherer, USN
  • 2007 Builder 1st Class (SCW) Courtland T. Sawyer
  • 2006 Builder 1st Class (SCW) Jonathan D. Eisfelder
  • 2005 Builder 1st Class (SCW/FMF) Jerry Johnson
  • 2004 Utilitiesman 1st Class Sean C. Stewart
  • 2003 Utilitiesman 1st Class William E. Yobs
  • 2002 Petty Officer Nicholas E. Christilaw
  • 2001 Steel Worker 1st Class Edward Perry
  • 2000 Equipment Operator 1st Class Terry R. Cape
  • 1999 Equipment Operator 1st Class Timothy E. Scott
  • 1998 Builder 1st Class Eric W. Hass
  • 1997 Petty Officer James L. Trocke
  • 1996 SW1 Martin A. Andrews
  • 1995 Steelworker 1st Class Robert L. Bryant
  • 1994 SWl Richard P. Glover
  • 1993 EOl Kelly J. Ryan
  • 1992 Equip. Oper. 1st Class Stephen A. Hayes
  • 1991 SWl Larry L. Greenwood
  • 1990 SWl Mark T. Giardina
  • 1989 Utilitiesman 1st Class Lew A. Burkholder, III
  • 1988 SW1 William M. Toth
  • 1987 CE1 Joye Smith
  • 1986 Steelworker 1st Class George M. Havash
  • 1985 BU1 Rickie D. Deems
  • 1984 CM1 Daniel J. Brunger
  • 1983 BU1 Theodore T. Posuniak
  • 1982 Claude V. VanGurp
  • 1981 Jack Benny Feagins
  • 1980 Urilitiesman 1st Class Robert E. Zulick
  • 1979 Equip. Oper. 2nd Class Joel Lee Turnham
  • 1978 UT1 Charles J. Hoffpauir, Jr.
  • 1977 Const. Electrician Ist Class Harold D. Pape
  • 1976 Chief Utilitiesman David M. Quintero
  • 1975 Builder Chief Richard W. Brown
  • 1974 Senior Chief Donald L. Mortison
  • 1973 Petty Officer 2nd Class Kenneth L. Welch
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