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NCO OF THE QUARTER - 4th Qtr 05

Award Cat: NCO
Winner: ???

AFI 36-2845









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LEADERSHIP AND JOB PERFORMANCE IN PRIMARY DUTY:
- Took charge!  Shouldered workload of ### CF Ground Radio Element Chief for 90 days; outstanding job!
  -- Produced qualified PA technicians; implemented cross-training between AFSCs; eliminated staffing shortage
  -- Helped prepare for up-coming UTAs; assisted in administrative taskings; coordinated & setup equip/training
- High achiever!  Motivated & enthusiastic; takes advantage of all Combat Comm Training; embraces change!
  -- ### CF has new mission, new equipment, & endless hours of training; all must be accomplished by Mar 06
  -- Member consistently gave extra time and energy to new training in effort to become mobile comm certified
- Unit CAMS Monitor!  Coordinated/documented training for six 2E1 mbrs; definitely has a can do attitude!
  -- Uploaded/maintained all CAMS training records; monitored progress; provided individual counseling
  -- Developed up-to-date training pgm; sought creative alternatives to improve training; streamlined process
- Seizing opportunities!  Developed/taught valuable training on PRC-150 VHF/HF mobile radio comm equip
  -- Educated 3 mbrs on how to program, configure & operate radios for all terrain types, conditions & scenarios
  -- Created easy to use documentation; designed/implemented 4 tests/quizzes; ensured mbrs are knowledgeable
- Making a difference!  Key participant in all ### ARW functions, from wing to unit ceremonies and events
  -- Coordinated team to transport, setup, operate & tear-down Public Address (PA) system for wing activities
  -- Led three PA setups; Commanders Call, Change of Command & Retirement ceremonies; guaranteed success
- Recognized top performers!  Influential in convincing supervisors to identify and award outstanding airman
  -- Coached/mentored mbrs on award process; submitted 2 medals; 2 qtrly awards and 1 letter of appreciation
  -- Unbelievable!  Both 3rd quarter awards nomination packages were winners! Won both ### CF & ### ARW
- Honoring AF tradition!  Recognized 24 yrs of dedication & service; spearheaded MSgt retirement ceremony
  -- Orchestrated ceremony; developed script; procured funds, obtained food & organized dinner for 75 mbrs
  -- Show must go on; with only minutes to spare, trouble-shot/resolved major wiring problem with PA system

SIGNIFICANT SELF-IMPROVEMENT:
- Academic excellence!  Takes advantage of all educational opportunities to improve his professional career
  -- In 6 months, completed NCO Academy correspondence course; all on personal time; only 10 yrs of service
  -- Technically savvy; received state of the art training on Land Mobile Radios (LMRs) using IP infrastructure
  -- Attended hands-on Theater Deployable Communications (TDC) Training from # CS; critical for new mission
- Endorses/promotes a healthy lifestyle!  Loyally participates in Physical Fitness Training program every UTA
  -- Enthusiastically partakes in all scheduled aerobic activities, whether it be running/volleyball/circuit training

BASE OR COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT:
- Community champion! Selflessly volunteers time, money, and talent; dedicated/committed to local activities
  -- Supported NC Special Olympics with Raleigh Police Dept; donated $100; spent 8 hrs as referee/time keeper
  -- Taking care of our troops! Spearheaded unit in obtaining funds/card; provided condolences to grieving mbr
  -- At last minute helped coordinate Christmas party; obtained establishment; announced and promoted activity
  -- Unselfishly donated/transported boxes of clothes (shirts & pants) to Salvation Army; helping less fortunate
  -- Regularly used/promoted AF establishments (Auto Hobby Shop, Golf Course, Gym, BX, Commissary, etc.)

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  Good solid package.   Lots of diversity and impact.


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