BM3 Jerry Paul is responsible for the maintenance and upkeep of all Port Operations Oil Spill equipment. He has completed more than 75 maintenance checks ensuring the readiness of all oil spill response kits, permanent oil exclusion boom, and oil spill response trailers. His efforts have helped to ensure that Naval Station Mayport maintains 100% readiness to respond to any oil spill incidents within its area of responsibility

BM3 Paul completed his coxswain qualifications in just three months. He has been essential to more than 100 small boat evolutions with zero safety discrepancies.

Paul is a junior member of the Mayport Command Fitness Leaders. He has lead 5 sessions of the command’s Fitness Enhancement Program, motivating 25 sailors to improve their physical fitness.

BM3 Paul has established himself as a motivated, charismatic, and resourceful sailor. He inspires his peers to better perform daily tasks with his positive attitude and determined resolve. In the several months since his check-in, BM3 Paul has proven to be a vital asset of the Port Operations Team.