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 Communications and Information Award Program 

Award Cat: Amn 2E2 C&I
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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.

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- Deployed 125 days to Combined Air Operations Center (CAOC) supporting Operations OEF, OIF, JTF-HOA
  Provided C2 for 1,100 US and Coalition forces--supported 35K+ Global War on Terrorism combat sorties
- Configured critical data feed--enabled Intel to plan sorties for destruction of hostile forces throughout the AOR
- Overhauled Precision Measurement Equipment Laboratory (PMEL) account--created accountability/tracking
  database--ensured serviceability of all resources--crucial to prepare equipment for real-world missions
- Isolated and restored Global Broadcast System connection--air picture restored to operational in 10 minutes
- Troubleshot and repaired Asynchronous Transfer Mode Predator feed--provided real time situational
  awareness--accomplished 1,620 combat air strikes sorties--enabled US and coalition target integration
- Engineered auto-recovery solution for Data transfer service linking United States Command Post to Al Udeid
  Air Base (AUAB)--improved battle portrait for Intel Surveillance Reconnaissance Division by 30%
- Restored and configured end to end encryption for Tactical Digital Information Link circuit--supplied
  instantaneous imagery--allowing Global Command Control System common operational picture to be displayed
- Loaded 50 COMSEC variables--ensured complete protection for North American Treaty Organization circuits
- Overhauled PMEL account--created accountability/tracking database--ensured serviceability of entire account
- Repaired 512KB data circuit--technical skills enabled continuous communication between NATO and AUAB
- Purged the audit log on six encryption devices for Unmanned Aerial Video feeds preventing castrosphic failure
  Troubleshot/restored service on vital point-to-point phone--facilitated continuous comms for AUAB HQ
- Inventoried 164 Automated Data Processing Equipment items worth $1.7M--100% accountability achieved
- Engineered a point to point phone from the main gate to the security forces search pit heightening security to
  AUAB and saving the AF money allowing a new login system at the search pit taking away the paper log
- Lead wide area network technician Blue Flag 05-02--increased mission capability to six remote locations
  increased clients by 600%--greatly contributed to exercise by providing a high speed coalition network
- Checked 330 softphone clients on Secure Internet Protocol network-- Ensured 100% operational capability
- Fabricated 15 network cables--connected Army network to Global network enabling joint communications
- Provided two Global Network drops for Intel predator feeds--enabled real-time data for combat missions
- Installed Non-secure Internet Protocol Router Network drop into <NAF> Commander Office--enabling
  Senior Command Staff non-secure messaging capability to all exercise combatant commanders
- Troubleshot and repaired Video Teleconferencing system--isolated problem to improper connections leading
  to signal loss--system enabled Exercise Blue Flag 05-02 players to communicate with remote locations
- Loaded mission essential cryptographic device to allow joint task exercise network extending to <NAME> AFB
- Configured multi-layer switching network equipment to support over 500 clients during exercise at Blue Flag

- Implemented a common tool kit for AUAB technical control work center--selflessly inventoried 300+ items
  flawlessly--created a spreadsheet and continuity book--decreasing daily accountability inventory time by 50%
- Led team in creating 100+ Circuit Layout Records; new data redudced trobleshooting time by 30 minutes
- True team player--volunteered and spearheaded to set up 330+ computers to the Global network--cabling up
  switches and routers--significantly increased communication effectiveness and eliminated hardware shortfall
- Assisted in the formulation of the workcenter File Plan and Technical Order management and control plan
  -- Managerial Evaluators recognized dedication; inspection had no discrepancies and four commendable items

- Awarded The Air Force Achievement Medal for configuring a three megabyte classified data feed which
  provided senior leadership the ability to plan and execute direct sorties; for the destruction of hostile forces
- Skillfully masterminded promina training plan--enabled five technicians training vital to the mission at AUAB
- Constructed four line encryption equipment cables using additional parts--saved the Air Force over $300


  Good package!  The biggest problems were misspellings.  There was only one numbering issue and it was at the end of the package so it blended in fine and would have been over looked.  The first bullet under other accomplishments may have killed the package.  A medal in itself is a very high award, with this said those reviewing the package may beleive this person has already been rewarded for their accomplishments.  with this said, use medals in award packages like in EPRs/OPRs. Use the achievements, not the medal to tell the story.

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