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Enlisted Recognition Program
Non-Commissioned Officer (NCO) of the Quarter

Award Cat: NCO
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The following Non-Commissioned Officer (NCO) of the Quarter example has been taken out of IMT viewer so the formatting might be slightly off.  I did not change 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.  If you have found this information useful, please let me know. Everyone of these award examples has taken considerable amount of time to put together.  Please treat yourself to something special from Amazon.com by using one of 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.)  


LEADERSHIP AND JOB PERFORMANCE IN PRIMARY DUTY: His "total focus [is] on mission excellence!"
- Directed 60KW generator install--provided Federal Emergency Management Agency prime power--enabled
  25K tons supplies from 1K semi-trucks--White House Staff recognized #1 Hurricane Katrina Relief effort
- Led 12 military/1 civilian employee--completed 450 maintenance actions/124 direct scheduled work orders
- Finished annual validations at 25 generator sites--certified back-up power reliability for critical C2 facilities
- Revised WIMS RWP program--1st revision in four years--completed 131actions in 14 days--65 days ahead
- Planned deployable nuclear planning cell generator support for 3 ACC bases--mobile shelters worth $43M
- Directed repair on MEP-5 high temp coolant sensor--unit supports ##BS C&C/classified telephone system
- Expert maintainer--analyzed/changed out faulty water pump on backup generator for base fuels offload facility
  -- Supported fueling mission of 109M gallons of fuel pumped/2,900+ sorties generated despite power outages
- Troubleshot/replaced faulty n. localizer cracked fuel pump input lines--zero interference to navigation system
- Repaired MEP-7 relay card/burnt wires--ensured back-up for ## MXS C&C/Maintenance Operation Center
- Aided Civil Engineer Maintenance and Inspection Repair Team with POL Type III equipment installation
  -- Acquisitioned $12.8K material--update auto start generator reduced outage time from 15 minutes to 12 sec
- Updated work center training plan--included new equipment--reduced 5 and 7-level upgrade training 3 months
- Superb team player--took the reigns and completely revamped supply system for stand-by power generators
  -- Developed computer based programs--streamlined shop ordering processes--ordered $49K critical items

SIGNIFICANT SELF IMPROVEMENT: Represents Colonel <LNAME>'s vector of personal/professional growth
- Completed 8 credit hrs towards CCAF/Bachelors electrical engineering from <STATE> Technical University
- Accomplished 4 hrs AF IT E-learning independent study class--broadened leadership/managerial fundamentals
- Attended <BASE> AFB AFSC specific training--enhanced readiness skills on contingency deployable equipment
- Devoted recognition programs supporter--squadron Airman of month board member--produced group winner
- Attended Team-56 wing First Time Supervisory course--
- Studied extensive on-line articles from Power Quality magazines and electrical power production web sites
  -- Remains current with rapidly developing technology of electrical generation/power distribution equipment

BASE OR COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT: Exemplifies "take care of each other to build an unbeatable team"
- Assisted Team-56 win Best Maintainer Award for ##AF adopt-a-plane program--beautified B-58 rocket sled
- Donated clothes/toys to Family Activity Center--solicited items helped displaced Hurricane Katrina victims
- Volunteered for Providence House--assisted moving 70+ hurricane evacuated families into permanent housing
- Fiercely devoted--worked 10 hrs at Extra Mile Warehouse--distributed 4K lbs Hurricane relief supply items
- Unparallel contributor--helped wash cars/devoted free time to commissary bagging for squadron booster club
-- Raised over $500 dollars--help defray cost squadron Christmas party for lower ranking personnel/families
- Member of the ##CES bowling team #3

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Very good package with excellent quantification of bullets.  One thing I really found of interest was the writer highlighting the members extensive studies of his/her career.  This adds depth and shows the person interest in their profession.  (To be fair though, this type of bullet often is used as filler...  It all depends on the writer, you be the judge of this bullet).  The only thing that detracted from this packages in my opinion was tagging Significant Self-Improvement to what appears to be a local Col's opinions.


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