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AFRC NCO of the Year - 2005 Example

Award Cat: NCO
Winner: ???

AFI 36-2845









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LEADERSHIP AND JOB PERFORMANCE IN PRIMARY DUTY:
- Outstanding NCO!  Dependable, reliable and mission oriented; always goes above and beyond the call of duty
  -- Unselfishly volunteered to work 140 mandays; filling staffing shortage at both ###th Job Control & 716th CF
  -- Attended 15 days of in-depth training from ### CF at <BASE> AFB, NJ; essential for new UTC mission!
- Reconnaissance mission!  Met with ### Combat Communication Squadron, Air National Guard, <CITY>, NC
  -- In less than 2 days, obtained training docs/software and contact info; Expedited conversion to new UTCs
- Combat Ready!  Trains with the ## ACE Flight to obtain task certifications that are critical for unit's new UTCs
- Planning for the future!  Researched/developed FY2006 Computer Networking (2E2X1) Master Training Plan
  -- Team player!  Directs all aspects of planning/coordinating/scheduling 2E2X1 UTC training on and off UTA
  -- Research/finalized RedCom IGX class at <CITY>, NY; consistently looking for new methods to train members
  -- Investigated & created technical orders for new mobile comm equip; ensuring items are properly maintained
- Devoted!  Manned ### Job Control for four weeks; provided excellent computer support for 960 reservists
  -- Troubleshot & resolved network issue with laptop at Legal Office; providing access to critical documents
  -- Immediately isolated & corrected LAN connectivity problem at PA; allowed dissemination of information
  -- Inventoried 40 pieces of computer equipment located throughout the base; corrected 8 account discrepancies
  -- Installed/configured Symantec Anti-Virus software on over 30 computers; preventing malicious virus attacks
  -- Spearheaded imaging of 20 notebooks, insuring the wing has the equipment necessary to complete its mission
- Key participant in 4 additional duties; always roles-up his sleeves ensuring unit's functional and combat ready
  -- Equipment Custodian; solely accountable for over a million dollars in newly acquired ### CF UTC assets
  -- Resolved account authorization issues which prevented newly acquired equipment being loaded to account
  -- Automated Data Processing Equipment Custodian; labeled and inventoried over 100+ pieces of equipment
  -- Primary Ammo & Weapons Custodian; meticulously inspects/inventories ammo & weapons every 6 months

SIGNIFICANT SELF-IMPROVEMENT:
- Seizes educational opportunities! Consistently strives to increase career field and professional knowledge
  -- Enrolled/attending Central Michigan University at SJAFB; pursuing a Masters in Information Management
  -- Pursuing demanding Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) certification; preparing for the future!
  -- Holds two bachelors of Science degrees; Computer Engineering and Electrical Engineering from NCSU
- Confirmed talent!  Awarded Air Force Commendation Medal & ### ARW-2005 3rd Quarter NCO Award
- Sets the standard!  Appearance and Military bearing above reproach; currently awaiting NCO Academy dates!

BASE OR COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT:
- Extremely active in neighborhood; always provides helping hand, knowledge and advice to everyone & anyone
  -- Prepared/assisted/manned first annual "Holyween" (local church Halloween carnival) for neighborhood kids
  -- Helps friends & military members maintain their vehicles; rotate tires, change oil, tune-ups, and brake repair
  -- Actively assists in troubleshooting/fixing computers, printers & networking issues; linking them to the world
  -- Freely offers his expertise in financial planning; educational goals; and all around gee wiz knowledge
  -- Insures the safety of our future leaders; serves as a Bus Monitor for the Thelma Brown Head Start Program

NOTE:

   Some capitalization issues.  Suggest limiting the number of sub-bullets to one or two.  The package doesn't need CCNA, since it is out used again in the package.  There was only one numbering issue, but it looks like it could of been caused by a spacing issue.  The most significate issue was the Decoration Comment.  I may be wrong but those do not belong in an award package.  Information in the citation is fine, but the actually Dec comments is bad.

 


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