Presented to Richard A. Kirsch, USNR, Retired
On behalf of the USS Hancock CV/CVA-19 Memorial and Jake's 'Yankee Station', I would like to present to you, the prestigious 'Special Recognition & Achievement Award of Excellence'
This award is presented to you, for your contribution to the Hancock Memorial's Richard A. Kirsch Extended Middle Years Gallery. Nothing quite brings memories into view, than pictures, and your collection of Hancock Action Photos has aided this website in becoming a premier Naval History Website.
The Yeoman of Jake's 'Yankee Station' - USS Hancock CV/CVA-19 Memorial is in your debt and this Commendation is our way of showing our appreciation for your contribution as one of this site's Special Contributors for your Special Gift of the "Richard A. Kirsch Extended Middle Years Gallery."
Your life demonstrates the same dedication and strong commitment to Excellence, for which this Website wishes to honor and recognize. This commitment to Excellence reflects on you great credit which upholds the highest traditions of the US Naval Service. Job well done!
Jake Jaccard, YN3, USNR-R, '61-'67
Web Yeoman, Jake's 'Yankee Station'
USS Hancock CV/CVA-19 Memorial
15 Sept 2004
D.F. Milliken, XO and Chief Website Historian
Jim Barbour, Fight Deck and Aircraft History Coordinator