Thank you all for your continued support and enthusiasm, and keep your eye out for future COMREL
events in your area.
Every Monday and Wednesday, CTF 53 sailors teach English to local Bahrainis as part of the Comrel
scheme, helping students prepare for US Department of State exchange programmes.
The crew of Lassen hit the ground running with a COMREL
within hours of dropping anchor off the coast of the island country.
Once again, biomedical maintenance, CIVMAR engineers, and sailor COMREL
projects helped restore infrastructure.
"The efforts of the COMREL
helped our IT department deliver new laptops and docking stations to classrooms, helped set them up and helped them remove computers from current classrooms that were out of warranty," said Kasey Lahousse, School Counselor.
The next day started early for what many Sailors considered the highlight of their trip to India, the community relations (COMREL
Most recently, she participated in a beautification comrel
. Since the Theodore Roosevelt is currently being worked on in Newport News, PS1 Campbell, along with a group of other TR Sailors, walked around a portion of the Newport News area and picked up trash throughout the communities.
If you want to start a COMREL
project in your area, orphanages aren't the only area to turn; COMREL
projects can be found within the command by Sailors who are involved with charities, schools, churches and other deserving organizations.
"It's the little things that count," said IT (SW/AW) Holly De Los Santos, in regard to the philosophy she and hundreds of Peleliu Sailors shared while participating in dozens of community relations (COMREL
) events throughout the mission.