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AFSA First Term Airman of the Year

Winner: 2004

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- Best in command! Presented HQ AFSOC's Fuels Junior Technician of the Year...Best and brightest in AFSOC!
- #1 of 933(TSgt and below); ### MSG Lance P. Sijan Leadership Award winner...absolute "best of the best"
- Meticulous; delivered 209K gallons of jet fuel; serviced 378 aircraft--ensured 100% AETC sortie generation
- Maintained personal best 0.81-minute avg response time; best in flight--decimated 347 RQW standard by 98%
- Honed teaching skills; trained 14 personnel on flight line/laboratory operations--all 100% core-task qualified
- Superior expeditor; coordinated with two MOCCs--achieved 1.6-min avg response time...lauded by a/c maint
  -- Directed flight line refueling operations; 2.1M gals of fuel issued; 5.2K aircraft serviced--zero takeoff delays
- Safety priority #1; Conducted 100 in-depth spot checks; identified/corrected discrepancies--no safety incidents
- Stepped-up as Day-shift leader...a SSgt position; guided six personnel through CDC progression--role model!
- Dedicated to continuous improvement; identified five lesson plan discrepancies--improved training program
- Skilled lab technician; performed analysis on 2,369 fuel samples; 10K sorties flown without a single mishap
  -- Tested 40K gallons of ground fuel; ensured quality products for 420 base assigned vehicles--vital to mission
- Extraordinary performer! Provided outstanding fuel support to 332d Air Expeditionary Wing, Balad AB, Iraq
- Flawlessly issued 450K gallons of jet fuel to 266 aircraft--earned distinguished "Pumper of the Rotation"
- Conducted 125+ UXO/accountability sweeps at most heavily attacked AB in fuels assets lost
- Managed AOR AVGAS Hub; issued 27K gal of AVGAS to AF Predator; several insurgents KIA by UAV's
- Trusted professional; enforced random anti-terrorism measures on $14M worth of fuels equipment/facilities
- Demonstrated astounding skill; obtained/tested suspect fuel from C-141 medivac aircraft with patients onboard
  -- Quick and thorough processing ensured 25 litter patient lives were not at additional risk--commendable job!
- Warrior! Filled manning shortfall in LRS SRC during Exercise Crown Knight 04-08--Key to success of ORE
- Member of Hurricane Ivan recovery team; provided fuel/humanitarian support--restored ops at Hurlburt Field
  -- Selfless! Put out transformer fire near fuels pipeline/live power lines risking his life so that others may live

- Completed 7 level CDC 1 month early...put himself "in the fight" ASAP; super 97% EOC examination score!
- Committed; Finished CCAF degree in Logistics Mgmt...Winner of AFA <BASE> AFB 2004 Pitsenbarger Award
- Enrolled in Kaplan University; completed 8 classes/earned 49 credit hrs--maintained 3.9 GPA...on Dean's List
- Deputy CC of <BASE> Civil Air Patrol Sq (CAP)--completed Sq Officer School via correspondence--86% avg
- Attended Supervisor Safety Training Course; gained valuable leadership insight--led to an AFSOC SE Award
- Member of base CISM team; completed 35 hrs of training; on call 24/7--available to WG and local community
- Embodies fit-to-fight; selected to track flt physical training prgm--managed program for 99 assigned personnel

- Received Military Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal; 1 of 6 awarded...230+ hrs volunteered this year!
- Enlisted wing leader; VP <BASE> AFB Airman Committed to Excellence...spokesperson for 1100+ airman
- Sober Ride Program Publicist; cut DUI's--2,458 saves this yr...recognized by IG as Best Practice during UCI
- Hand-picked by Command Chief to manage AADD; briefed 200 FTAC Airman--explained life saving program
- Team member of Habitat for Humanity; devoted 20 off-duty hrs; built three homes--helped dreams come ture
- Untiring community volunteer! Stacked/distributed 65 tons of food at <CITY> Food Bank...fed less fortunate
- Selfless! Participated in Great America Clean-up...removed over 20 tons of refuse in the Valdosta community
- Natural care giver! Prepared/served hot meals for local soup kitchen...provided 400+ meals to the most needy
- Natural Leader! Founded/President <BASE> ?TA Airman's Council; compliments Middle Tear Association
- Educator; taught English as a second language to 12 hispanic children in local community helping them succeed
- Great communicator! Assisted local recruiters; mentored 100+ high school students on benefits of AF careers
- AFA Chapter ### Vice President of membership; first Airman ever to hold executive position...awesome!
- #1 of 1,100! Selected "Team <BASE>"/Rescue Wing Airman of the Quarter, Jul - Sep 04--one of <BASE>'s finest


  One Word, WOW!  Well written package with great impact.  the individual did his AFSA Chapter well!

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