Doing What We Do Best! Naval Base San Diego Celebrates Thanksgiving Feast


On Nov. 21, 2017, Naval Base San Diego (NBSD) galley hosted a Thanksgiving feast. Sailors, civilians, family, and friends were invited to dine at Mercer Hall Galley and enjoy a wonderful meal put together by the Ney Award winning staff. NBSD Commanding Officer Capt. Roy Love, Command Master Chief Matt Ruane, and Food Service Officer CWO4 Cesario Valencia greeted everyone and helped served the meals. The menu consisted of roast turkey, baked ham, roast prime rib, assorted pies and all the fixings. The entire food service staff, including civilian food service attendants, worked a team effort to create a great feast for all to enjoy! At the end of the day, the entire Mercer Hall Galley staff and NBSD team received numerous accolades from all in attendance.

Watermelon carving done by CS1 Romnick Sarmiento.


Capt. Love and CMDCM Ruane served the crew.


Mercer Hall Galley Sailors displayed some of their talents.


CWO4 Valencia provides guidance to a young Sailor on proper carving techniques.


January/February 2018