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2005 CINC INSTALLATION EXCELLENCE AWARD

Cat: Base
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AFI 36-2805, para 3.5.5









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IMPROVING THE WORK ENVIRONMENT AND PHYSICAL PLANT
- $70M construction & facility upgrade program--most in one year since <AFB> reopened in late '50s!
-- Includes $23M in MFH, $22M other MILCON, $16M in O&M, $7M in Energy, and $4M in Environmental
- $17M in airfield pavement repairs without impacting our F-15Es and KC-135s flying missions supporting
  Operations NOBLE EAGLE (ONE) and IRAQI FREEDOM (OIF) or normal flying operations for two wings
- Won $11M state-of-the-art fire station project--vastly improving our base's emergency response capabilities
- $6.6M Global War on Terrorism (GWOT) projects for command & control, war readiness, other upgrades
- Engineered solution and secured $2.8M to migrate base's Land Mobile Radio (LMR) infrastructure from
  wideband VHF to narrowband UHF trunked system--a full four years ahead of nationally mandated deadline!
- 48 new SABER projects (over $6M) across base--from upgrading maintenance facilities to clinic renovations
- MFH boom--78 families into new homes this FY; 220 homes under construction--superb benchmark for others
- Engineered MFH redevelopment plan--Air Staff approved; $140M master plan--map to 1,285 new homes
- Completed $1.4M perimeter fence and $1.3M flightline fence upgrades--improving force protection & security
- Invested $800K to replace obsolete comm switching system--doubling base's network throughput capability
- $650K perimeter road improvement enhances security response & provides new long distance jogging course
- Built comprehensive 2025 Base Plan--providing a masterfully integrated path for future base development
- Partnered with local energy company, we're switching from central steam plant to individual facility units
  -- Saving $690K in annual utility costs, avoiding $2M upgrade to old system and removing steam line hazards
- Installed $500K Automated Weather Observing System--integrating nine separate, unsupportable systems
  -- Provides reliable, instant, and accurate weather observing and forecasting for base and flying operations
- Secured $500K to remove structures posing airfield hazards--enhancing flying safety and mission capabilities
- Accomplished phenomenal $500K pharmacy renovation--showcased at Combined Forces Pharmacy Seminar
- Installed $450K PharmAssist automated dispensing system--seamless changeover, vastly improving service
- Acquired and set up In-Place Patient Decontamination and Laboratory Response for Homeland Defense WMD
  capabilities--providing biological and chemical response detection and treatment options for base & local area
- Identified need to protect EOD gear--snagged $400K in GWOT and increased EOD's secure storage area
- Repaired CMS Propulsion Flight's roof--replaced 42K sq ft of sagging shingles, water leaks were shorting
  lights and computers--weather outside no longer impacts troops working inside; huge workplace improvement!
- ### ARW, our sister AFRC KC-135 WG, also orchestrated significant facility improvement during this period
  -- Invested over $2.7M upgrading wash rack, $1M replacing roof on isochronal inspection hangar, $700K
     repairing cracked concrete on KC-135 parking ramp and $300K adding space to consolidate two Comm Flts
- ### ARW took over one of our nose docks and has secured $600K to renovate--"total force" concept at work
- Recaptured 26 valuable acres in our industrial land use area by efficiently reorganizing contractor and unused
  vehicle storage areas--providing environmentally friendly green space until needed for future development
- Began renovating our four Operations Squadrons to accommodate state-of-the-art Personal Computer Aircrew
  Training Device (PCATD) system and Integrated Aircrew Training (IAT) system--vast training improvements

IMPROVING QUALITY OF LIFE
- Provided 78 upgraded modern homes for our families; over 200 more currently in works--a huge QOL plus!
- Expanded youth summer programs 50% for children ages 6 thru 16 years--safe, exciting fun for over 750 kids
  -- Pre-Teens and Teens participated in 10 major programs at no cost to their parents ranging from AF Aviation
     & Space, 4H Adventure, Boys & Girls Club Leadership, to Science Rocket Camp--super programs at no cost
- We assisted our licensed Home Care Providers in obtaining State subsidies, reducing child care cost by 70%
- Our Child Development Center increased their <ABR> State Star rating from 1 to 4 while still reducing parent cost
- "Best-Ever July 4 Base Party"--treated over 5,000 military members and families to safe and fun celebration
- Established school liaison position to help families work with local schools--providing advocate for our kids
- Operated a one-of-a-kind "Family Place"; unique facility and program located in heart of family housing area
  -- Focused on family issues, offers everything from nutrition education/cooking to autism support group
- Operated Family Farewell and Reunion Area for deployments--major morale multiplier for troops & families
- $85K in upgrades to Paintball/Skeet ranges, Mini Golf, Go Cart Track and Batting Cages--heavily used areas
- Totally renovated and upgraded Enlisted Club Ballroom--designed by and dedicated to our enlisted warriors
- Upgraded our Golf Course with new restroom facilities, cart paths, and state-of-the-art greens--best in area
- Invested over $65K upgrading Bowling Center's Cosmic Bowling--better lights, sound system and lasers
- Huge lodging improvements; $125K to VIP suite, $83K keyless entry system, and upgraded 40 TLF rooms
- Replaced library's antiquated tracking system with $90K SIRSI.Net Consortium--much more user friendly
- Ensuring Team <BASE> warriors are "Fit to Fight", our Flight Kitchen developed the "Human Weapons
  System" providing "Grab and Go" heart healthy food selections--our idea and menu benchmarked by ACC
- Developed Spouses' Right Start session to provide information geared toward younger non-military spouses
  -- Already increased spouse participation at Right Start over 200% with better and more useful information
- Trained 300 patients on advanced self-testing diabetes/glucose monitor--greatly reducing wait time in clinic
- Coordinated pharmacy information table at Retiree's Appreciation Day--decreased treatment delays by 50%
- Added electronic medication formulary list to base web site--improving patient awareness and confidence
- Exceeded ACC prescription accuracy standard; 221K prescriptions with 99.98% accuracy--hard to beat!
- Operated a unique health area "Bella Morphosis"--comfortable setting focusing on our female troops/spouses
- Orchestrated regular deployed spouse/families meetings allowing one-on-one time with wing leadership
-- Excellent forum to share information, answer questions, and address issues before they become problems
- Built privacy fences in MFH, renovated jogging trails w/lights and exercise stations--improving QOL at SJ

ENHANCING PRODUCTIVITY OF THE WORK FORCE
- Warfighting capability is Team <BASE> priority #1 and we work very hard every day to improve!
- Generated 12,406 F-15E sorties and 20,501 flying hours--the largest Flying Hour Program in all of ACC
- Flew 702 tanker sorties, 2,460 hours; offloaded 9.24 million pounds of fuel to 1,127 receiving allied aircraft
- Superb safety efforts captured Boeing's coveted 110,000 Flying Hour Award for zero Class-A mishaps!
- AF's #1 AFREP; led in MICAPs filled and dollars saved--reinvested $8.8M in base facilities and equipment
  -- Repaired 797 parts, filled/avoided 343 MICAPs, $10M in combined savings--nobody else comes close!
- We completed the F-15C/D paint process in 5 days versus normal 7-10 days for ## and ## Fighter Wings
  -- Increased aircraft availability and sortie generation rates for both units by utilizing Contract Field Team
- Deployed 12 F-15Es, over 1500 personnel and 100,000 pounds of cargo in support of ongoing OIF missions
  -- Right people, right equipment, delivered on time; picture of perfection; flawless support of GWOT
- Completed most comprehensive Flying Training Unit (FTU) syllabus rewrite in F-15E history, placing more
  emphasis on new F-15E taskings; allows operational F-15E units to fully integrate crews in minimum time
- Revamped aircrew egress and hanging harness training class schedule; increased class availability 100%
- Coordinated Physical Health Day with clinics/HAWC--saved 2,019 transit hours by combining 8 processes
  -- Qualified 611 students for worldwide duty within 3 weeks of arrival--prior process took 1 year to finish
- Processed 1.3K equipment turn-ins--directly precluding hundreds of MICAP events; efforts contributed to a
  cumulative cannibalization rate of 16%--saving millions of dollars and beating ACC's standard by over 2%
- First-ever deployment of 257 Air Force civil engineer personnel supporting forward deployed Army units
- Incredible response to recent F-15E crash in <STATE>--established and manned a mobile command center,
  provided full operating support and secure communications between crash site and base in less than 12 hours
- Expertly used GPS technology to lead investigation team to aircraft wreckage spread over 3 mile radius of
  rugged, wooded mountainous terrain--recovered over 30 tons of wreckage, returned it to base in just 8 days
- Multiple ongoing upgrades to aircrew training devices providing plethora of simulator training capabilities
  -- PCATD/IATs provide aircrew multiple simulator training options--quantum leap in training opportunities
- Amazing 99.3% accuracy on $205K MedWar Readiness Materiel inventory--beat Air Force 95% standard
- Seamlessly integrated ### ARNG troops into our SFS unit--improving our Force Protection by teamwork
- Lost 50% CATM range capacity due to renovation--reworked schedules & kept 100% of our folks qualified
- Partnered with local power company to save over $100K in annual utility costs through base system upgrades
- $1M installation ECP renovation of three gate entrance facilities and one vehicle search overhang; better
  traffic flow, improved lighting and increased overall security--destined to become new Air Force standard


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