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Enlisted Recognition Program (CGO of the Quarter, 1st)
(Air Force Reserve)

Award Cat: CGO
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LEADERSHIP AND JOB PERFORMANCE IN PRIMARY DUTY: 
- Officer of Action! Hit the ground running; revamped/reorganized unit operations; all in 1st quarter with unit
  -- Outstanding leader; oversees all configuration/operation of $1,000,000 in AFRC computer/network assets
  -- Excellent logistics management; software/equipment is dispersed throughout a 3 mile radius in 12 buildings
  -- Dedicated to {###} Job Control which won highly prestigious "General Edwin W. Rawlings Team Award"
  -- Spearheaded organizing/participation of {###}CF's activation/deployment in support of ORE at Volk Field
- Assumed responsibilities as Flight Commander who was TDY at Advanced Communications Officer Training
  -- Shouldered twice his normal workload to keep flight continuity at a high level of tempo/state of readiness
  -- Pro-actively coordinated on-job-training/knowledge sharing agreement between two Communication Flights
- Team Player! Consistently demonstrates energetic attitude towards accomplishing the {###}Wing's activities
  -- Actively participates in military ceremonies; organized/speaker for {###}Services Flight Change of Command
  -- Seizes public relations opportunity; invited employers to visit/tour {###}CF blding after {###}ARW Boss Lift
- Analytical thinker; can be counted on to solve problems in a visionary way, resulting in extreme efficiency
  -- Developed/published/announced 2005 goals; reviewed past goals/achievements; set loftier/attainable goals
  -- Conceptualized/created/delivered presentation tracking historical/future attainment of unit mission readiness
  -- Measuring success! Instrumental in unit's advancement by identifying/benchmarking key operations metrics
- Superior resource management! Finds best utilization of resources for betterment of wing/unit requirements
  -- Planned/arranged/directed expansion into {###}CF new dedicated building; {###}CF relocated to new blding
  -- Thinking outside the box! Worked with others to recycle tables/chairs to develop/create unit training room
- Communicator! Devised 2 unit cmder's calls; ensured dissemination of information/recognized key personnel
  -- Initiated/directed ceremony; recognized/honored top performers; awarded 3 medals/5 letter of appreciation
- Assures compliance; immediately assembled team to research/document resolutions to UCI discrepancy report

SIGNIFICANT SELF-IMPROVEMENT:
- Combat ready! Takes advantage of training opportunities; excels in expanding career/professional knowledge
  -- Successfully passed grueling "3C0-Initial Qualification Training" certification exam; 2nd highest score: 86%
      --- Leads by example! 1st officer in 916th ARW to complete; mandatory for 3C0 NCOs, but elective for officers
      --- No easy task! Consists of studying 12 long, in-depth CBT courses/2 AFI manuals/40+ hours of personal time
- Shares knowledge; published article in communications field journal on psychological attitudes on computers
- Endorse/promotes physical fitness; exercises on UTAs/home; completed FIT exam, 1 month after major surgery

BASE OR COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT:
- Educating others! Provides local community with detailed information initiatives for Child Care Facilities
- Community Champion! Selflessly volunteers time/energy in support of local Boys Scouts of America troop
- National Leader! Executive committee member on National Association for the Education of Young Children
- Actively supporting base establishments; participated/involved in {###}Wing's Reserve Officer Association
- Supports troops! Joined professional Air Force Sergeants Association; supporting all AF enlisted personnel
- Humanitarian! Unselfishly donates blood on a regular basis to local Red Cross; providing gift of life to others

NOTE:

  Normally Air Force Reserve and Guard writing styles differ considerably to Active Duty, in this package it follows normal AD style.  I like the package.


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