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 Communications and Information Award Program 

Award Cat: NCO 2E2 C&I
Winner: Functional

AFI 36-2845









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The following Example has been taken out of IMT viewer so the formatting might be off.  I did not changed mission information, only names to protect myself and the people I have received the information from.  If you have anything you would like to submit, please do so.  If you have found this information useful, please let me know. Everyone of these letters has taken considerable amount of time to put together.  Please treat yourself to something special from one of the ads on the page.  We will both get something out of it.  (All money gathered pays for hosting fees and domain fees.  HONESTLY, when I see money come in it also prompts me to work harder on the site.)

DUTY PERFORMANCE:
- #1 out of 39 SSgts in unit per ## ??CS/CC! Squadron NCO and Comm-Electronics Maintainer of the Quarter
- Deployed to 97 AEG, Gulfport MS for Hurricane Katrina--11K tons supplies delivered/5.8K people rescued
  -- Extended data/voice services to tent city via joint effort with 255th ACS ANG--supported 1000+ personnel
  -- Setup Cyber Cafe...installed voice switch/12 DSN lines--serviced 14 units/boosted morale for 500+ troops
- Installed Voice over IP hotline w/ANG...unit's first real-world mission use--used to quickly close six outages
- Procured equipment for Hurricane Katrina relief effort--comm package enroute to Gulf Coast in only 30 hours
  -- Oversaw 20 troops palletize 13 increments--UTCs complete/road mobile in 12 hrs despite severe shortfalls
- Supervised pallet buildup for Hurricane Rita...11 pallets reconfigured for C-17 in 7 hours--UTCs 100% ready
- Palletized four UTC increments for Pakistan earthquake relief ops...100% air mobile--forces rapidly deployed
- Completed 8 pre-deployment inspections for Exercise BRIGHT STAR--equip 100% ready in 1/3 normal time
- Led equip prep efforts for Exercise BRIGHT STAR...processed 11 pallets--enabled UTC deployment to Egypt
- Supervised 15-person team clear warehouse of excess equipment/furniture--returned 7+ tons to AF inventory
- Orchestrated organization/inventory of 17K+ items in storage cage--recognized as "Best practice" during UCE
- Piloted effort to organize $8M of TDC equip in warehouse by UTC/increment--slashed pallet build time 40%
- Inventoried and turned in six telephone support kits to TDC depot--returned $20K worth of vital AF resources
- Superior building custodian...built FPCON signs and opened 32 W/Os with CE--ensured facility standards met
- Excelled as shift supervisor for Operational Readiness Excercise--received "Outstanding" rating for activation
  -- Programmed three remote links/40 local voice circuits--100% activation with services extended in 36 hours
- Led acceptance checks on upgraded switches...identified/repaired 20 program faults--100% deployment ready
- Created 26 historical records for all voice equipment--complete/accurate documentation for $1.8M TDC suite
- Revamped ailing shop MDC program...EIL now accurate/PMIs on track--effort lauded by UCE inspection team
- Preconfigured eight BAMs with basic operating instructions--reduced set up time 4 hours during local exercise
- Performed testing on Large Voice Module/new upgraded switches--channeled incompatibilities to management
- Successfully installed new software for eight tactical switches--greatly enhanced troubleshooting capabilities
- Key observer for Exercise UNITED ARCHITECTURE--gathered lessons learned for future US/UK exercises
- Lead voice planner for 3-level comm field exercise--engineered voice architecture for main/distant end sites
  -- Authored in-depth training program and outline of events--five personnel trained/certified on 120 voice tasks
- Trained three shop personnel on tactical switch setup and administration--boosted wartime task coverage 10%
- Consolidated 8 BAM manuals into one step-by-step guide--10 training hours saved in task research per trainee
- Trained five work center personnel on construction of tactical connectors...reduced TDC set-up by three hours
- Developed TDC training area...mirrored deployed environment--55 personnel received training on equipment
- Provided Basic Access Module training for six ANG members--prepared personnel for deployment into AOR
- Key player in Ground Mobile Terminal test...programmed BAM--tested/validated vendor satellite capabilities
- Integral DICE member...performed 100% LOGDET inventory/ensured all DICE/ICE equipment added to EIL
- Stellar performance in Rucksack run/DICE events during Gator Challenge--led unit to overall first place finish

DUTY RELATED SELF IMPROVEMENT:
- Successfully completed nine credit hours toward CCAF Associates degree in Electronic Systems Technologies
- Completed six credit hours pursuant to Bachelor's degree in Computer Sciences from Georgia Military College
- Completed in-depth Corrosion Control training--used skills to perform nine pre-deployment equip inspections
- Accomplished five computer related CBTs in 1 month--used knowledge gained to train 6 personnel on 61 tasks
- Initiated rigorous flight PT program...50K push-ups, 20K sit-ups, 400 miles ran--scored "Excellent" on PT test
- Trained on Voice over IP...installed hotline w/ANG for Hurricane Katrina relief ops--used to close six outages
- Attended two seminars at local hardware business--used skills gained to close two UCE write-ups on building
- Attended Avaya switch training--gained knowledge to train troops/deploy #CCG's newest tactical voice switch

NOTE:

  Very Good Package!  There was one spelling error. The were a lot of numbering issues.  Numbers under 10 spelled out unless they deal with time or follow numbers larger than 10 in the same bullet.    The supervisor did a very good job capturing the individuals accomplishments!


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