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Enlisted Recognition Program (Airman of the Quarter 2nd)
(Air Force Reserve)

Award Cat: Amn
Winner: Wing









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LEADERSHIP AND JOB PERFORMANCE IN PRIMARY DUTY: 
- Outstanding technician! Expertly manned <##>Job Control; provided computer support for 960 customers
  -- Increased productivity! Reset over 38 network passwords; provided mbrs access to email, LAN & Internet
  -- Quickly identified/released 18 computers from quarantine; immediate use of equipment; no impact to reserves
  -- Expertly installed/setup new PC at <SQU> AMDS; 50% less time to complete admin tasks; major improvement!
  -- Unmatched efficiency; researched & fixed <SQU> ARS network printer; restored service in under 30 minutes
  -- Rapidly reinstalled critical software on two laptops; equipment was operational prior to AEF deployment
  -- Analyzed in-operative UTAPS card reader; corrected Windows driver problem; allowed mbrs to sign-in/out
- Volunteered for 20 day AEF, <##> ABS, Moron, Spain; provided exceptional technical support for 750 people
  -- 100% compliance! Flawlessly updated 250+ Exchange profiles; met AF directory standards & suspense date
  -- Wrote 12 step operating procedures on how to create new user accounts; used to train all new AEF personnel
  -- Information assurance; audited/deleted 74 obsolete email profiles/network ids; ensured secure environment
  -- Opened/logged 46 incidents in Remedy problem database; researched/resolved all issues in 30 mins or less
  -- Enforced AF regulations! In 4 days audited, identified & removed unauthorized software on 24 workstations
  -- Expertly diagnosed/resolved serious storage shortage; mapped 3 new 120G drives; increased space by 35%
  -- Recognized security threat; changed security permissions on two file servers; prevented unauthorized access
- Embraces/endorses/promotes fitness! Exceptional unit Physical Training Manager; spearheaded all activities
  -- Pro-actively organized, scheduled, & tracked "Fit to Fight" examinations; encouraged & supported members
  -- Coordinated one hour of aerobic exercises every Saturday; obtained 100% unit participation; unbelievable!
- Reliable/dependable; can be trusted to complete any tasking; always goes above and beyond the call of duty
  -- Helps out with wing events; installed/configured 6 laptops for kids game booth at <###> ARW family day picnic
  -- Can do attitude! Takes initiative to clean up/organize work center every UTA; leaving it in inspection order

SIGNIFICANT SELF-IMPROVEMENT:
- Devoted to learning! Seizes educational opportunities; excels in advancing professional knowledge & career
  -- Recently enrolled in Amn Leadership correspondence course; studying four hours a week; testing Sept UTA
  -- Attending Microsoft Exchange Server classes; learning to troubleshoot and solve email/network problems
- Now ACC certified! Obtained necessary skills to fill any & all base networking positions; mission essential!
  -- In less  than 3 months, completed grueling "3C0 - Initial Qualification Training" exam; normally takes one year
  -- No easy task! Studied 9 long, in-depth CBT courses, 2 AFIs & 20 hrs of OJT; equal to 5 credit college course

BASE OR COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT:
- Faithfully volunteers! Spends time mentoring/coaching children at Hilburn Drive Elementary, <CHOMP>
  -- Contributed time, talent, & money to "Super Kids" day; raised money for desperately needed school supplies
- Actively attends/supports Good Hope Baptist Church; helps organize & prepare Sunday school for adults/kids
- Humanitarian! Unselfishly donates whole blood to Red Cross; one pint every 8 weeks; giving the gift of life
- Donated & transported clothes, household items & furniture to Goodwill Industries, helping the less fortunate
- Consistently helps neighbors with trimming trees, fixing plumbing/electrical problems, & home improvements

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  Very good package.  I will talk to the submitter to see if i can place the original up.  I think it is very important to see how the package has changed....  <Check out the Original and the Email Thread that got it here.>


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