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Air Force Communications and Information Annual Individual Award - 2005 Example

Award Cat: NCO
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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.  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.)

MAJOR ACHIEVEMENTS:
- New mission!  Unit transitioned from Fixed to Theater Deployable Comm (TDC); must be certified by Mar 06
  -- Planning for the future!  Researched/developed 2006 Comm/Computer Support (3C0) Master Training Plan
  -- Consummate perfectionist!  Created 1 yr training forecast for 3C0 mbrs; ensuring 100% mission capability
  -- Strategic thinker; produced & maintained 3C0 metrics trng doc; allowed accurate tracking of mbrs progress
- Laying the foundation!  Attended 15 days of valuable hands-on TDC training from ### CF, <BASE> AFB, NJ
  -- Key player in meeting new mission requirements; obtained crew position training on phone/computer equip
  -- Seized training opportunities; completed Basic Access Module (BAM) & Red Data Module (RDM) courses
  -- Received literature (guides, training plans, OI's); saved at least 4 weeks in preparing/developing documents
- Superior NCO!  Took reins of ### Job Control as NCOIC; supervised 6 to 24 personnel on UTA weekends
  -- Provided state of art Information Technology (IT) support to ### ARW; 960 mbrs; 12 bldings; 3 mile radius
  -- Result oriented; met 100% of project suspenses; efforts led to service desk exceeding clients expectations
  -- Forward thinking; utilized skills, created tracking system for computer jobs; allowed monitoring of work
  -- Attention to detail; introduced policies/procedures; allowed personnel to quickly/efficiently solve problems
  -- Trained mbrs on phone troubleshooting skills; 50% reduction in dispatching technician to a customer's site
- Volunteered for Air Expeditionary Force (AEF) supporting operations ENDURING and IRAQI FREEDOM
  -- Deployed 30 days to CENTAF ### Engineering Installation Forward Element Supply, Al Udeid AB Qatar
  -- Accountability; in 15 days single handedly inventoried 2,500 pieces of equip located throughout the air base
  -- Exceptional Vehicle Control Officer; responsible/accountable for over 75 vehicles in Middle East region
  -- War on terror support; expertly inspected/made deployable 2 Fiber Splicing Trailers; essential comm equip
  -- Dedication to duty; altruistically volunteered for additional 120 days to support shortfall in comm center
- AEF support! Volunteered time/effort to assist active duty ## Transportation during critical staffing shortage
  -- Spent 30 days working Vehicle Operations; learned and staffed dispatch & vehicle maintenance sections
  -- Worked 12+ hrs a day; volunteered to stay late/come-in early to transport deploying mbrs to Iraq/Afghanistan
  -- Seized educational opportunity; in 15 days learned/licensed to operate 8 diff vehicles; asset when deployed

LEADERSHIP ABILITIES AND MANAGEMENT EXPERIENCES:
- Reconnaissance mission!  Met with ###rd Combat Communication Squadron, Air National Guard, Badin, NC
  -- Laid foundation for future training; developed working relationships with Guard mbrs; one team, Air Force!
  -- In less than 2 days, obtained training docs/software; expedited conversion to new mobile comm. mission
- Maintained security!  Spearheaded creating unit's 1st COMSEC program; coordinated/planned every aspect
  -- Aggressively sought/obtained training/advise from ## CS; attended 5 day formal hands-on COMSEC course
  -- Defined/documented the roles & responsibilities of unit's COMSEC Responsible Officer (CRO) position
  -- Skillfully acquired/tracked necessary resources & equipment; ordered safe; downloaded manuals & forms
  -- Creatively partnered w/## CS personnel to conduct SAV; efforts helped ensure COMSEC properly maintained
  -- Not once, but 3 times, came in on off-duty time to acquire security keys from ## CS; allowed training to occur
- Key participant in 4 major additional duties; always roles-up sleeves ensuring unit's functional/combat ready
  -- COMSEC Monitor; instructed airman on AF regulations on proper handling/securing of sensitive material
  -- OPSEC Officer; educated/informed unit on Information Awareness (IA); protecting AF resources & assets
  -- CAMS Monitor; immediately learned AF software & manually entered all 17 3C0 training info into system
  -- Vehicle Trainer & Certifier; briefed mbrs on vehicle safety & inspection; accomplished all admin task/forms

OTHER ACCOMPLISHMENTS:
- Customs & courtesies!  Participated in two retirement ceremonies; always helps out when time is of essence
  -- Volunteered time & effort to prepare stage, setup tables & chairs; ensured facilities were in inspection order
- Promotes/endorses fitness! Participates in unit's Physical Fitness program; gives 110%; definite team player!
   -- Walks the talk; maintains rigorous fitness program; exercises 1-2 hrs daily; runs, bikes or plays basketball

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