Award Examples | AFMentor | AFWriting | Bookmark | Comment | Mail Page | Search





Award Examples

SNCO OF THE QUARTER (4th Qtr 05)

Award Cat: SNCO
Winner: ???

AFI 36-2845









Key Points to Writing
  • WRITE!!! The more you do it, the better you get.
  • Ask for HELP, the only person looking out for #1 is you.
  • Use a spell checker.  F7 works well in MS Word.
  • Use Merriam-Webster Online to improve your vocabulary.

The following Example has been taken out of IMT viewer so the formatting might be off.  I did not changed 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 letters has taken considerable amount of time to put together.  Please treat yourself to something special from one of the 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.)

I will attempt to give a little insight to the entire process if I know it.

LEADERSHIP AND JOB PERFORMANCE IN PRIMARY DUTY:
- Superior leader!  Element Chief of 2E2X1 shop; supervises 12 mbrs; manages $500K of mobile comm equip
  -- New mission; spearheaded conversion from Fixed to Theater Deployable Comm (TDC); deadline of Mar 06
- Total force!  Built positive relationships with 263rd Combat Comm Squadron, Air National Guard, Badin, NC
  -- Obtained 14 days of training; segmented in 2 & 5 day sessions; located at both SJAFB & ANG, Badin, NC
  -- Facilitated 1 wk of Basic Access Module (BAM) trng; 8 mbrs attended; 2 ANG deployed to SJAFB; saved $
  -- Arranged 4 mbrs to attend Guard UTAs; expedited learning Red Data Module (RDM); all mbrs certified
- Spearheaded TDC training with active duty ## CS; provided alternate BAM & RDM training opportunities
  -- Each UTA scheduled 6 diff mbrs; 14 days total; utilized # CS comm equip/assets; increased task knowledge
- Real world training!  Provided ### ARW with state of the art communications & computer support on UTAs
  -- Ensured ### Job Control helpdesk was fully staffed & resources available; team met all customer deadlines
- Restructured team!  Took advantage of skilled/talented mbrs; putting in place foundation for training/mentoring
  -- Chain of command; audited 2E2 organization; changed/updated/announced rpting officials; ensured structure
  -- Management by objective; ordered PFWs be accomplished on all mbrs; reviewed/communicated mbrs goals
- Taking charge!  Seeks ways to streamline/improve process; delegates/mentors/monitors subordinates projects
  -- Taught mbrs on developing EPRs/medals; created/submitted 4 EPRs & 2 medals pkgs; met suspense dates
- Planning for the future!  Orchestrated 2006 2E2 Training Plan; coordinated individuals/customized training
  -- Team effort; assigned mbrs to develop/obtain training guides, timelines, and exams due to new equipment
- Maintains readiness!  Served as unit’s Career Advisor; promoted new AF programs (CCAF, retirement chgs)
  -- Educating others; coached/taught new career advisors; worked enlistment/retention issues; counseled mbrs
- Honoring AF customs; Major player in retirement ceremony; recognized mbr's 24 yrs of dedicated service
  -- Master of Ceremonies; directed/main speaker for function; 75 people attended; outstanding communicator!

SIGNIFICANT SELF-IMPROVEMENT:
- Devoted to learning!  Seized all educational opportunities to further advance his professional career field
  -- Certified UNIX systems administrator; completed Advanced UNIX engineering course; all on off-duty time
-- Enrolled in CCAF; attends 3 courses each semester; diligently studying for an Associates Degree in Science
  -- Leading by example; first individual in unit to successfully complete 2006 Information Assurance Training
- 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:
- Routinely contributes time/money to reputable charitable organizations/church within surrounding community
  -- Humanitarian; unselfishly contributed blood to Red Cross; has rare blood type; gave twice; giving gift of life
  -- Caring individual; supports deserving charities; promoted/participated in AF's Combined Federal Campaign
  -- Donated/delivered household items/furniture to Goodwill Industries; valued at $1,000, helped less fortunate
- Educating others!  Tutors children on homework assignments; giving insight to all academic courses/subjects
- Supports/promotes military organizations; joined professional AFSA/NCO Club; helping AF members/families

NOTE:

  Overall pretty good.  Just one capitalization issue.  Writer on occasion broke the number rule, but the impact of the bullet needed it.  Like anything in the military, something's can be stretched.


Click here to submit your information.
Send a Comment and/or Suggestion


Page Added on: 13 January 2006

Copyright 2005 AFWriting. All rights reserved.
Revised: 01/13/06.