At the 87th FRA/82nd LAFRA National Convention in Corpus Christi, Shipmate Eduardo Narvaez (SHC, USN, Ret.) of Baguio FRA Branch #154, Baguio City, PI was awarded the 2014 Frank J. McPherson Memorial Award for membership endeavors. Congratulations to S/m Branch President Narvaez!!
S/m Narvaez promotes FRA membership with Branch #154 by participating in several major veterans events in Baguio each year. S/m Narvaez is also active with VFW Post #124, Baguio as well.
This is the NW Region’s second McPherson award in 3 years, in 2013, NP John Ippert of Honolulu/Pearl Harbor Branch #46 was honored with this award.
The award is detailed in the FRA Standing Rules SR-7(c)4 “Frank J. McPherson Memorial Award. This award will be competitively awarded by the National Convention Membership and Retention Committee to one shipmate who exemplifies the three cardinal principles of the Fleet Reserve Association, especially in membership endeavors. The shipmate selected must have expended extensive effort towards the overall growth of the Fleet Reserve Association. The selectee need not necessarily be a top recruiter, but an individual who has maintained a positive public attitude as it affects the membership and retention of members of the Association.”