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

Award Cat: NCO
Winner: Wing









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LEADERSHIP AND JOB PERFORMANCE IN PRIMARY DUTY: 
- Outstanding role model; fosters high morale; has winning attitude/spirit; committed to organizational objectives
  -- Supervised 2-6 mbrs; delegated/trained soldiers on several projects; all exceeded managements expectations
  -- Inspires airman through positive rewards; developing two Commendation medals; submitted one qtrly award
- At a moments notice, assumed the role as NCOIC of <###> Job Control; providing state of art computer services
  -- Managing a team of 4-24 mbrs; responsible for $1M of data processing equipment; supporting 960 customers
- Volunteered for 20 day AEF, <###> ABS, Moron, Spain; provided exceptional technical support for 750 people
  -- Directed/managed base network shop; supervised 2-4 soldiers on day shift; responsible for $1M of equipment
  -- Spearheaded team to update 750 Exchange profiles; met AF directory standards; completed ahead of schedule
  -- Orchestrated problem resolution; prioritized, scheduled & dispatched technicians on over 125 computer issue
  -- Instrumental in instructing airman how to audit, identify & remove unauthorized software from 90 computers
  -- Trained 6 mbrs on UNIX; acquired spare computer; taught mbrs how to install/configure/use Red Hat Linux
  -- Joined <###> ABS's basketball team; practiced twice weekly; traveled/played in three games at Rota AB, Spain
- Volunteered as Primary Security Manager; major undertaking due to unit's realignment of mission; no easy task!
  -- All 2E1 & 2E2's required to hold/submit TS clearance; unit changed mission from fixed to deployable comm
  -- Publicized status of program; developed 4 easy to understand spreadsheets/graphs; tracked members progress
- Engineered submission of 16 Top Secret clearance packages; all in 3 months; met 4 FW's June suspense date
  -- Immediately briefed everyone what needed to occur & time frame; handed out forms, documents, & literature
  -- Coordinated/persuaded active duty Security Police to finger print everyone on Saturday; on their off duty time
- Quickly requisitioned "Electronic Personnel Security Questioner" software; guaranteed SF86 forms are correct
  -- Burned 16 CDs; disseminated & instructed mbrs to install/use software on home PC; expediting the process
  -- Installed/setup ESPQ software on 8 computers; allowed mbrs to make minor alterations to their SF86 forms

SIGNIFICANT SELF-IMPROVEMENT:
- Continually seeks creative and innovative ways to enhance or improve his professional skills and knowledge
  -- Devoted to security awareness; successfully completed "2005 Information & Assurance" CBT Training course
  -- Looking towards the future; studied SELinux (Security Enhanced Linux), read 325 pg manual on personal time
  -- Researched/tutored soldiers on different operating systems (Linux, Microsoft, etc.); highlighting the pros/cons
- Promotes/endorses/encourages physical fitness! Energetically participates in aerobic activities; 2 hrs a UTA
  -- Walks the talk! Maintains rigorous fitness program; exercises 1-2 hrs daily; runs, bikes or plays basketball

BASE OR COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT:
- 100% commitment! Volunteers time & money supporting the North Raleigh Church of Nazarene, <CHOMP>
  -- Superb audio & visual technician; sets up, operates & tears down equipment; devotes 2-3 hrs every Sunday
  -- Mentors 5-7 teenagers; subjects discussed are religion, friendship, integrity, drugs, etc.; dedicates 2 hrs a wk
- Supported American Cancer Society; walked 1 hour & donated money for "Relay for Life"; helped raise $220
- Team player! Transported, setup & dismantled computers for children's game booth at <###> ARW Family Day
- Educating others! Tutors children on homework assignments; giving insight to all academic courses/subjects


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