Coast Guard Announces 17th District Enlisted Person of the Year 2020
Petty Officer 1st Class Jaime DeBarros, a maritime enforcement specialist stationed in Kodiak, Alaska, was named the 2020 17th District Enlisted Person of the Year (EPOY) and was recognized at the Armed Services YMCA Annual Salute to the Military in Anchorage, Alaska, on February 13, 2020.
After thorough review of his impeccable performance at the North Pacific Regional Fisheries Training Center (NPRFTC) in Kodiak, DeBarros earned the distinguished EPOY title after being nominated by his command.
As a Master Training Specialist, a Critical Incident Stress Management peer, Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Team member, Command Financial Specialist, Nationally Credited Victim Advocate, founding officer of the Last Frontier Chapter of the Coast Guard Tactical Law Enforcement Association and a member of Team Kodiak’s Leadership and Diversity Council and Coast Guard Enlisted Association, DeBarros embodies Sidlo’s personal mantra, “impersonate the rank above you, not what’s on your collar.”
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