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12 Outstanding Airman of the Year

Award Cat: SNCO
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LEADERSHIP AND JOB PERFORMANCE IN PRIMARY DUTY:
- Simply the best Senior Noncommissioned Officer (SNCO) currently working at NATO's joint sub-regional  
  command, Joint Command Southwest (JCSW) Madrid, part of the Allied Forces Southern Europe   (AFSOUTH)
- Brilliantly within one month produced fully functional archiving file structure using latest computer technology
  -- Spearheaded effort to integrate the public folder structure with JCSW Archiving directive issued by NATO 
  -- Allowed the staff to archive historical documents in the new folder structure with one click of the mouse
- Flawless performance during Exercise Cooperative Associate 2002 (CAS A1-2); comm capability and  
  connectivity maximized to its fullest extent; essential to JCSW for achieving the full operational capability
  -- Ensured over 255 Officers and NCO's from 26 nations could communicate in a multi-national environment
  -- Expertly crafted an innovative method to publish Situational Reports; information is available in real-time 
- Engineered travel web-application for HQ travel coordinator to directly publish flight information to the staff
  -- Travel coordinators can update and modify flight data schedule and publish flight information in real-time 
  -- Streamed flight notification process to headquarters staff; saved over two man-hours per flight notification
  -- Designed a secure application; staff can now be informed of flight information and identify discrepancies
- A catalyst! revitalized the form staff at JCSW conduct business in the area of Information Management (IM) 
  -- Promoted new ideas; engineered, prepared and directed the first ever IM Week for the JCSW Senior Staff 
  -- Expertly authored IM knowledge overview, IM Strategy and way ahead, and IM within the divisions lessons
- Consummate SNCO; his remarkable managerial ability continuously garner him senior officer recognition
  -- Truly Outstanding SNCO lauded by senior staff as "go-to" person for any problem dealing with software 
- Instrumental in the setup of QuarkXpress software in the Public Information Office (PIO) computer system
  -- Allowed PIO Officers to release weekly information bulletin during CAS A1-2 to 26 contributing countries 
SIGNIFICANT SELF-IMPROVEMENT:
- Outstanding reputation for excellence; utilizes skills to enhance JCSW Information Technology Infrastructure
- Dynamic individual! Completed Community College of the Air Force Degree in Computer Information Systems
- Enrolled in Computer Management Information Systems (CMIS) Bachelor degree at University of Maryland 
  -- Completed an additional 12 semester hours towards his CMIS degree by means of distance learning 
- Self-starter who plans ahead; puts forth extra degree of effort required in the ever-changing computer world
  -- Successfully completed a month long Windows 2000 Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) Track
  -- Gained increased ability to develop web applications, and respond to problems to provide better service 
  -- Applied recently acquired knowledge by developing a web interface to manage and secure database files 
- Results always impressive! keenly aware of the many challenges faced by AF members in non-AF units; seized
  the initiative and has become the first stop for AF personnel matters at JCSW for the Navy, Army and USAFE 
BASE OR COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT:
- Powerful professional! Sets the example to motivate SNCO's to exert as a positive citizens and role models
- Always ready to serve as a mentor for younger age groups; volunteered for activities promoting a positive 
  military image and selfless acts of service to the international and Spanish communities in the local area
  -- Selflessly volunteered his personal time to guide fifth grade classes during annual school mountain field trip 
  -- Coached baseball clinic during the weekends; providing the opportunity to Spanish kids to learn a new sport 
- Copious accomplishments! helped man Halloween booths at two different celebrations; serviced more than
  500 parents and their children raising over 5,000 Euros for the American School of Madrid activity school fund
- Exceptionally well-organized; conducts sensitive tasks for the Navy requiring maturity and more responsibility
  -- Appointed as the primary auditor for the U.S. Post Office transactions; accounts for more than $8K monthly
- Received Gold Award for 2002 Combined Federal Campaign for collecting over $1K from eight AF members
- Precisely what the AF needs; attentive, dedicated, committed and well-rounded professional AF member 
  -- Proud active member and supporter of the Non-commissioned Sergeants association (NCOA)


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