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CGO OF THE YEAR - 2005 Example

Award Cat: CGO
Winner: ???

AFI 36-2845

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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.)

- New mission!  Transitioned from Fixed to Theater-Deployable Comm (TDC); set 1 year readiness timeline
  -- Re-organized 36 person team; obtained 2 new AFSCs (2E6/3C2); restructured 4 positions & acquired equip
  -- Overcame increased turnover obstacles; 8 mbrs resigned, norm is 5; recruited from other branches of service
- Unit leadership!  1 full-time Air Reserve Technician (ART), 35 part-time reservists (33 enlisted & 2 officers)
  -- $1,000,000 of assets; team is responsible for configuration & operation of all ### ARW computers/servers
  -- Customer base of 960; ### ARW has 12 large buildings at SJAFB, dispersed throughout a 3 mile radius
- Managed three deployments for ENDURING and IRAQI FREEDOM; provided expeditionary communications
  -- AEF support! Deployed 4 mbrs to ### ABS, Moron, Spain; 4 separate rotations; 20 days each; 80 days total
  -- Deployed a mbr for 48 days to ## ABW, Incirlik, Turkey; protected US & NATO interests in southern region
  -- Al Udeid AB, Qatar coalition force command center ops support with ### AEW for a unit mbr; 38 day tour
- Commanded Comm Ops during OPERATION READINESS Exercise at Volk Field, WI; led comm into battle
  -- ### CF, ### CS & ## CS worked as highly cohesive unit; provided comm support for over 600 participants
- Diligent networker!  Built relationships with ANG/AD/AFR units; attained UTC specific training deliverables
  -- Teamed with ### CBCS, ANG, Badin, NC for 14 days; segmented in 2 & 5 day sessions; varied locations
  -- Partnered with AD ## CS at SJAFB; TDC/BAM training on drill weekends for 6 diff. airman; 14 days total
  -- Coordinated additional duty sharing agreement between <BASE> Comm Flts; productivity increased by 20%
  -- Volunteered off-duty time; aided ### CF at Kessler AFB; mentored new comm mgt on policies/guidance
- No job left behind! Leads new mission transition while simultaneously providing Wing fixed comm support
  -- Unit reset 400+ user passwords; released 210 quarantined workstations; re-imaged 145 new computers
  -- Unit validated 740 network accounts in 6 days; met ACC's suspense date; ensured COMPUSEC/INFOSEC
- Superior resource management!  Finds the best utilization method for betterment of AF/Wing/Unit requirements
  -- Directed/Organized optimal expansion plan into ###th Comm Flt's building; dedicated AFSC specific areas
  -- Saved AF $47,000; researched, organized, prepared, submitted, & approved two training waiver package
  -- Measuring success; identified & benchmarked 20 operational metrics; updated/reviewed/shared each UTA

- SOS Graduate! Attended 5 week Squadron Officer School (SOS); instructor said "Top Reservist in his 2 years"
- Distinguished ECOT Graduate!  Worked to achieve a 96% average; Outstanding Graduate of the year finalist
- Published 2 journal articles in the Communications field dealing with the Psychological attitudes on Computers
- Diligently exercises at home on a daily basis; Ran 8 5k races; participated on base softball & volleyball teams

- Custom & courtesies; member of ## FW Active Duty Honor Guard; participated in three ##th Qtr VIP funerals
- National leader!  Executive Committee Mbr for the National Association for the Education of Young Children
- Actively involved with SJAFB CGO Council; mentored ROTC students; built house for Habitat for Humanity
- Community Champion!  Selflessly volunteers 2 hrs/week in support of local Boys Scouts of America troop
- Educating our youth!  Provides 2 hrs/week to local community's Information Initiatives for Child Care Facilities


  Several bullets are to general or do not specifically state what or how the nominee's impact was.  Also, do not capitalize 2nd word in punch lines.

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