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Employee of the Quarter, May 2023

We are delighted to recognize Norman Barnes as our Employee of the Quarter. Norman has demonstrated unwavering dedication in his role as a MARCOM Supervisor. Every day, Norman comes to work with a positive attitude. His determination and extensive knowledge of our craft have led us to entrust him with the most challenging tasks, and Norman has consistently proven himself reliable and capable. Norman’s commitment to MARCOM’s success on the deck plates is truly commendable.Congratulations, Norman! Your contributions are truly valued, and we are grateful to have you as an integral part of our team.

Employee of the Third Quarter

MARCOM is excited to recognize Thomas Hodges for the second quarter of 2022. “Hodgie” has been with MARCOM since the beginning and is truly a “jack of all trades.” While specializing in equipment maintenance, Hodgie has also supported MARCOM as a mechanic, supervisor, and warehouse manager. He recently helped ensure the success of MARCOM’s first West Coast project on the USS MCCAIN. On a day-to-day basis, Hodgie is vital to keeping all the project at MARCOM running on schedule. Hodgie has spent his entire career in the marine preservation industry, and we are truly grateful that he is on our team. Thank you Thomas!

Employee of the Quarter, August 2022

MARCOM is pleased to recognize Rick Trehern for the second quarter of 2022. Rick is one of
the longest tenured employees at MARCOM, having joined the team within the first year of
MARCOM’s founding. Rick is an expert in our industry and has been one of our primary “go-to”
leaders on critical projects over the past 10 years. He is a problem-solver, a mentor, and
extremely dedicated. Rick is an irreplaceable part of our team. Thank you Rick!

Employee of the Quarter, May 2022

MARCOM is pleased to recognize Zachery Limpert for the month of April 2022. Zachery’s efforts
and attention to detail exemplify the quality of work we provide at MARCOM. His flexibility
through changes, leadership, and ability to maintain a positive attitude has kept his crew
motivated through any challenges. Thank you, Zachery, for your dedication!

MARCOM Services Awarded Among Top Suppliers of BAE Systems

BAE Systems names MARCOM Services one of its best suppliers to its U.S. ship repair business

MARCOM Services among more than 119 companies recognized at
BAE Systems’ Annual ‘Partner2Win’ supplier awards ceremony

NORFOLK, Virginia – March 29, 2022 – MARCOM today announced it received a BAE
Systems Partner2Win Gold Award for achieving outstanding results in supporting repair and
modernization projects aboard more than 30 naval and commercial vessels last year.

BAE Systems’ Partner2Win is a global program designed to achieve operational excellence and
eliminate defects in its supply chain by raising the bar of performance expectations to meet the
demand of current and future customers. As part of the program, BAE Systems meets regularly
with its suppliers at their locations to transfer best practices, ensuring that their components,
materials and services meet the highest quality standards.

“All of our suppliers have a strong sense of ownership and dedication towards performing our
vital support of U.S. Navy vessels and other maritime customers,” said Paul Smith, vice
president and general manager of BAE Systems Ship Repair. “I extend my sincere thanks to all
of our supply chain partners, and want to recognize those who have earned our ‘Partner2Win’
Supplier Awards, including MARCOM.”

Seventy-five gold, 33 silver and 11 bronze awards were presented during the March 17, 2022
ceremony. Learn more about BAE Systems Partner2Win Supplier Symposium here.

About BAE Systems

BAE Systems provides some of the world’s most advanced, technology-led defense, aerospace,
and security solutions. The company employs a skilled workforce of more than 83,000
employees worldwide and operations in 30 states across the U.S. Working with customers and
local partners, BAE Systems is a leading provider of ship repair, maintenance and
modernization services to the U.S. Navy’s fleet of combatant ships in their homeports, as well
as refit and hauling services for commercial and privately-held vessels. The company operates
three full-service shipyards in California, Florida and Virginia, and offers a highly skilled,
experienced workforce, seven dry docks and railways, and significant pier space and ship
support services.

About MARCOM Services

MARCOM Services is the premier choice for surface preparation and preservation services to
the United States military, Military Sealift Command, and the marine, industrial and commercial
industries. We implement state-of-the-art technologies to achieve top quality corrosion control
results. Our primary focus is preserving U.S. Navy ships by removing corrosion and applying
specialized coatings that extend the life-cycle of the vessel. We also provide turnkey
management solutions for our customers, to include the performance and integration of steel
and mechanical repairs onboard U.S. Navy vessels. We are a small business focused on
customer and employee satisfaction.

Employee Recognition for December 2021

MARCOM is pleased to recognize Juan Velez Betancourt for the Month of December 2021. Juan is well known on the waterfront as one of the premiere craftworkers in our industry. His name is synonymous with quality work, specifically in spray painting and capastic application. Juan is also perpetually acting in a mentor capacity, teaching younger workers the finer points of his trades. Whenever we have a critical application, Juan is our “go-to” person to get the job done. MARCOM feels lucky and proud to have Juan on our team. Thank you Juan!

Employee Recognition for November 2021

MARCOM is pleased to recognize Altonio Brown for the Month of November 2021. “Tony” is a great asset for MARCOM. He has an excellent work ethic and exhibits considerable pride in his work every day. Tony leads by example and is a very strong communicator, which help contribute to his success as a deckplate supervisor. Tony is well liked and respected by our customer and his colleagues alike. Thank you Tony for going above and beyond!

MARCOM is expanding to the West Coast!

MARCOM has been awarded the preservation package on the USS JOHN S. MCCAIN (DDG-56) Selected Restricted Availability (SRA) in Everett, WA to be performed in 2022. We are very excited about this opportunity to support our customer NASSCO-Bremerton and to continue MARCOM’s growth through geographic expansion.

Everett WA. USA – 04-05-2021: Naval Station Everett (NAVSTA Everett) – Naval and Cost Guard Boats with Mt Baker in the Background

MARCOM Supports Step Up Foundation & Chad 1000X

MARCOM was honored to be a supporter of the Step Up Foundation and Chad 1000X, which raises money to not only bring awareness to the epidemic of suicide, particularly among veterans, but also to help be part of the solution through the support to the Navy SEAL Foundation and other veteran health initiatives.

Employee Recognition for October 2021

MARCOM is pleased to recognize employee Ricardo Sepulveda-Cruz for the Month of October 2021. Ricardo has been a major asset to MARCOM for many years. He spends a lot of time mentoring and teaching his workforce and he is extremely motivated. Ricardo is one of our “go to guys” if something needs to get done: with little oversight he will accomplish any task given to him. He keeps his workers motivated and his positive attitude and great work ethic influence the people around him. Thank you Ricardo!

35th Annual VSRA Golf Tournament

On Tuesday, October 12 MARCOM had a team participate in and sponsor a hole at the VSRA Golf Tournament at Cypress Point Country Club. It was a great day to tee off and socialize with colleagues, vendors, and customers alike.

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