Professional Performer of the Month
Award Cat: Amn
Key Points to Writing
- WRITE!!! The more you do it, the better you get.
- Don't be afraid to ask for HELP.
- The only person looking out for either you or your subordinate is YOU!
- Use a spell checker (F7 in Office)
- Remember, writing doesn't have to win to REWARD!
- Use various writing resources like Merriam-Webster Online.
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.
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.)
- Assisted in the configuration of the Network
Operations Security Center's(NOSC) main network firewall
-- enabled video teleconference(VTC) between <BASE> and Al-Udeied Air Operation
Center command staff
-- prevented outside viruses, denial of service and hackers from entering secure
internet protocol router network
-Troubleshot and repaired 12 Theater Battle Management Core System (TBMCS)
-- reconfigured NOSC AOR firewalls to allow the United States Navy direct access
to secure TBMCS network
-- assited forward deployed Army Units--removed network configuration
faults--restored TBMCS capabilities
-Assisted in the installation of eight Voice Over Secure Information Protocol (VOSIP)
-- identified and rectified improper virtual local area network (VLAN)
settings--allowed network connectivity
-- trained distant end technicians on VOSIP VLAN theory and installation
practices--ensured smooth transition
-Team Leader for Central Air Forces (CENTAF) Enterprise Network Disaster Backup
System installation team.
-- identified and reconfigured layer two tunnels for four systems--ensured
back-up rescourses were available
-- enabled the Combined Air Operations Center at Al-Udeied Air Base to have an
emergency restore point
-Programmed and tested CENTAF/CC's Secure Telephone Equipment(STE) and VOSIP
-- ensured that commander's telephones had proper line button layout and
programming--ensured speed dialing
-- guaranteed the capability of secure telephone communications
and combatant CC's
One thing about monthly
award packages is slack given to structure. In my opinion this is
acceptable because it is normally a young/new supervisors first attempts at
writing. (We all have to start somewhere). Even with that said a
couple of things are important even at this level. #1) Spell Check the
package, spelling errors reflect
badly on the writer. Monthly or not, IMT has a spellcheck, USE IT!
#2) Capitalization. The first letter in every bullet needs to be
Although those two items stick out the writer did an outstanding
job identifying all of the acronyms and using the method of representing