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 Communications and Information Award Program 

Award Cat: Amn 3A0 C&I Air Reserve
Winner: Yes

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.

I will attempt to give a little insight to the entire process if I know it.

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MAJOR ACHIEVEMENTS:
- OUTSTANDING computer technician! Skilled/lead analyst in staffing helpdesk at 916 Job Control every UTA 
- Receives/resolves 30 calls a day for computer technical support... quickly investigates/identifies root cause
  of problems, providing long term solutions in most efficient/cost-effective manner, ensuring downtime is minimal
- Team player! Re-imaged/configured 437 new laptop/desktop computers to meet AF standards/replacing outdated
  equipment throughout {WING}... increasing processing power/providing software enhancements 
- Dependable! Key participant installing Symantec Anti-Virus software on 298 workstations located throughout wing
  on 3 days notice; met ACC's suspense date of 18 Oct; preventing malicious attacks/disruption of service
- Man of action! Spearheaded installing AF Certified Software patches (AFCERTS) on 224 workstations... providing
  greatly needed software enhancements/ensuring system integrity is maintained/not compromised 
- Can do attitude! Key person in renaming 176 computer network names to conform/meet the ACC's suspense date of
  15 Mar 04; all in 2-days; preventing them from being disconnected; resulting in no disruption in service 
- Excels in customer service! Skilled member in expediting connection of more than 130 users to our new e-mail
  server... ensuring wing personnel had immediate access to all necessary mission critical communications
- Highly competent/dedicated! Reset over 90 user passwords/released 62 workstations from quarantine in minimal time,
  ensured personnel had access to network/e-mail, allowing wing to meet mission objectives/goals
- Committed to enforcing standards! Major contributor in auditing/uninstalling unauthorized software from
  approximately 82 computers, ensuring we comply with AF regulations/only licensed software is available/used
- Volunteered to inventory 124 computers, located throughout wing, maintaining accountability for all equipment 
- Configured/setup 6 laptops for VPN access ensuring all necessary software (IMT, Adobe Reader, etc.) is
   installed/operational providing key {WING} management access to network/servers/e-mail from home

LEADERSHIP ABILITIES AND MANAGEMENT EXPERIENCES:
- Combat ready! Seizes every opportunity to expand his in-depth knowledge in computers/networking/security 
  -- 1st AMN in unit to successfully complete "3C0-Initial Qualification Training" certification exam, scoring 83%
      --- MAJCOM requirement to obtain knowledge/skill level necessary to work any network professional position
      --- No easy task! Consists of studying 9 long, in-depth CBT courses/2 AFI manuals/hours of on-job-training
  -- Dedicated/disciplined/responsible! Successfully completed "Communication - Computer Systems Operations 
      Journeyman - 3C051" course on 11 Sep 04... studying/reviewing all five volumes on his off-duty/personal time
- Provides outstanding assistance with additional duties (Career Advisor, Force Protection, Physical Fitness)
  -- Increasing member retention! Developed/organized/presented educational presentations on AF benefits 
  -- OPSEC awareness! Volunteers to research/present short/concise Anti-Terrorism/Force Protection briefings
  -- Communicates fitness! Devotes time to update Physical Training spreadsheets/documents/bulletin boards
- Man of action! On his off-duty time, researched/designed not one, but eight different unit patches for {FLT}...
  waiting on  approval. This has been tasked to several individuals in the past, with no progress/success 
- Embraces/promotes/endorses fitness! Loyally participates every UTA in unit's Physical Training program. 
  -- Leads by example! Successfully passed new Physical Fitness exam (Fit to Fight) on 7 Jul 04, scoring 81%
  -- Team Spirit! Extremely active/energetic/enthusiastic team player, in all activities. Always gives 110 percent!
- Reliable! Routinely helps with admin assignments. Develops/organizes/disseminates documents/information 
- Takes charge! Ensures our facilities are spit shine clean/organized/safe; work area is always inspection ready!

OTHER ACCOMPLISHMENTS:
- Superior performer! Awarded "{WING} - 2004 - 2nd Quarter Airman" for outstanding computer support
- Enthusiastic/energetic team player! Extremely helpful with {FLT}'s annual picnic in June. Assisted in
  preparation/clean up, ensuring it was most successful event to date, increasing our unit's camaraderie/moral
- Motivated and caring! Volunteers time/energy to help his church with analyzing/diagnosing/resolving computer
  software/hardware problems, allowing them to provide computer based training to homeless/unemployed folks 

NOTE:

  This is another AR award.  Hence the reasons for the dates. At least in my opinion.  Otherwise, drop the dates and leave time savings.  This package follows the Airman of the Year Package.


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