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NCO OF THE QUARTER (AFRC) - 1st Qtr 06

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AFI 36-2845









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LEADERSHIP AND JOB PERFORMANCE IN PRIMARY DUTY:
- Dedicated/devoted! Volunteered for 120 day AEF to IRAQ in support of operation ENDURING FREEDOM
- Mission oriented! Unselfishly volunteered to fill critical staffing shortage; worked 60 days; achieved results
  -- Immediately troubleshot/repaired UTAPS PC LAN connection issue; insured 36 mbrs signed-in/out on UTA
  -- Transported, installed & setup 3 new LAN printers, allowed multiple mbrs to use/share resources; saved $$
  -- Developed comprehensive 2006 2E2 training plan specifically for new deployable combat comm mission
- Shared knowledge! Instructed Basic Access Module (BAM) at "Jump Start 06"; critical mobile comm equip
  -- Deployed 15 days to ###nd FW, Homestead AFB, FL; developed, organized & instructed hands-on course
- Technically-savvy! Participated in Mobile Comm Training Exercise with 4th CS/ACE; setup/configured equip
  -- Installed 34 telephone lines, 17 LAN drops & 3 facsimile lines for 24 clients; all in 48 hrs; no discrepancies
- Took charge! Developed ### CF 1st mobile comm exercise; incorporated all AFSCs; prepared script & equip
  -- Briefed/taught 24 mbrs on UTA; acquired/customized software, manuals & tutorials for 20 pieces of equip
- Making a difference! Key participant in 3 major additional duties; insured unit is operational & combat ready
  -- Unit Weapons Carrier; volunteered to assume new duty; has extensive prior combat & firearms experience
  -- COMSEC Officer; audited safe, equipment & docs; corrected 12 discrepancies; received outstanding rating
  -- Equipment Custodian; inventory, inspected & prepared over 100 pieces of equip; ready for quick deployment
- Dependable & reliable! Spearheaded blding construction; volunteered to help with major re-modeling project
  -- Disassembled, relocated & reassembled 23 large/bulky pieces of furniture; all on off-duty time; no easy task
  -- Installed window blinds, mirrors, bookshelves & credenzas; moved, setup & configured 16 PCs & 4 printers
- Detailed oriented! Compiled comprehensive inventory of mobile comm equip needed for deployable mission
  -- Exceeded management's expectations; provided part no.'s, website addresses, cost analysis & justification
- Endorsed/promoted healthy life style! Loyally participates in physical training pgm every UTA; gives 110%

SIGNIFICANT SELF-IMPROVEMENT:
- Academic excellence! Seized all educational opportunities to further advance his professional career field
  -- Pursuing Electronic Systems Technology degree with CCAF; currently hold Magna Cum Laude; 3.7 GPA
  -- Acquired CCAF degree in Aircraft Systems Technology; Cum Laude graduate; 3.6 GPA; all on personal time
  -- Completed 5-level 2E2X1 CDC correspondence course; 4 months ahead of schedule; all on off-duty time
  -- Successfully completed 4 days of intense Theater Deployable Communications (TDC) Training from # CS
  -- Attended 5 day IMDS (CAMS) class, Robins AFB, GA; learned to load, track, and schedule equip/training

BASE OR COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT:
- Outstanding role model! Volunteers time/resources to Big Brother pgm, <CITY>, NC; 10 yrs of dedication
  -- Promotes AF life/career; partnered with AF recruiters; regularly speaks with potential qualified candidates
- Donated time/money to American Cancer Society, "Relay for life"; POC at civilian employer; raised $3,000
- Self help; freely donates advice/time to neighbors/military mbrs; provides 12 yrs of electrical skill/knowledge
- Humanitarian! Donated & delivered clothes to Salvation Army & Habitat for Humanity; helping less fortunate
- Unselfishly donated blood on a regular basis to American Red Cross through civilian job; giving the gift of life

NOTE:

  Good solid package.   Lots of diversity and impact.  The only question is the Magna Cum Laude and Cum Laude graduate comments.  Finally when addressing units use either the number (e.g. 46) or the position (e.g. 46th) but not both.  Uniformity is important.


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