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SNCO OF THE QUARTER (AFRC) (1st Qtr 06)

Award Cat: SNCO
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AFI 36-2845









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LEADERSHIP AND JOB PERFORMANCE IN PRIMARY DUTY:
- Outstanding SNCO! Expertly managed/led 12 people & $1M of assets; dedicated/committed to improving unit
  -- Managed/supervised ### Job Control, provided wing with state of the art Information Technology support
  -- Excels at communicating! Requisitioned/designed 8'x4' magnetic white board to display 3C0 training status
- Solved staffing issues! Immediately partnered with AF Recruiters; communicated open positions/objective
  -- Ensured candidates were team players & qualified; matched experience with AFSC; hired 4, out of 8 people
  -- Accomplished extensive background investigations; obtained/reviewed resumes, EPRs and other documents
  -- Interviewed individuals; used email & phone to screen candidates; contacted all references; saved mgt time
- ### Job Control; managed staff of 2 to 16 people (2E2/3C0) at anyone time; coordinated all work assignments
  -- Supervised installing new software/hardware; rolled out 20 PCs, 12 laptops & 3 printers; all on drill UTAs
  -- Led team to quickly resolve 12 network and 3 software issues; reset 120 passwords & unlock 30 accounts
  -- Orchestrated audit/inventory of 240 pieces of comm equip; from laptops to PCs, located throughout wing
- Pro-active! In only 3 days, solved 30 day manning shortage at ### Job Control; recruited qualified volunteer
  -- Notified/presented justification to Wing CC; acquired approval/funding; even under strict budget constraints
- Re-vamped training; assessed current training; addressed discrepancies; implemented drastic improvements
  -- Ensured all training/certification accomplished meets newly established Mobile Combat Comm mission
  -- Placed each mbr into specific crew position; developed/documented comprehensive career path for all mbrs
  -- Dedicated 1 individual to learn and enter/input all 3C0 training into CAMS; documented/certified all training
  -- Paired certified technicians with less experienced; assigned challenging jobs; guaranteed knowledge transfer
- COMPUSEC! Spearheaded ### ARW's Computer Security Program; communicated/documented policies
  -- Distributed/communicated suspense date/info on AF's 2006 Information Assurance Awareness (IAA) pgm
  -- Developed/published first wing laptop policy; providing units/mbrs with clear guidelines on AF policy

SIGNIFICANT SELF-IMPROVEMENT:
- Deployed 4 days; participated in Simulator Training Exercise (SIMTEX); HQ/AFRC/NOSC, Robins AFB, GA
  -- Command & control; gained insight into managing & defending AF's networks against hostile intruder attacks
  -- Threat/vulnerability management; obtained experience in detection methods, mitigation, & counter measures
- Attending outstanding 3 day Status of Resources & Training Systems (SORTS) seminar at ### AW, PARS, PA
  -- Learned to monitor/assess/report units operational readiness status; timeliness/accuracy/integrity is a must!
  -- Gained extensive knowledge in AFI 10-201, Designed Operational Capability (DOC) & SORTS database

BASE OR COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT:
- Coached/mentored students; participated in "Jump Start" program at Eastern Wayne High School, Goldsboro
  -- Taught computer software & hardware in lab setting; giving students hands on experience & knowledge
- Devoted to education; tutors 8 children ages 5-12 every week; Spring Creek Elementary School, Goldsboro
  -- Reads books, helps kids with math and English assignments; routinely volunteers 2 days a week for 1 hour
- Proud mbr of Harley's Owner Group (HOG); coordinates fund raiser for local charities; meets 3 days a month
  -- Collected & donated money to Wayne County Services for Aging & families of Marines deployed to IRAQ

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.


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