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Award Examples

USAF Honor Guard of the Quarter

Award Cat: AMN
Winner: Wing









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LEADERSHIP AND JOB PERFORMANCE IN HONOR GUARD DUTIES
- My number 1 of 12 airmen! Excelled in all 14 <BASE> Honor Guard measurable areas--best of the best!
- Service before self--devoted 124 hours and traveled an astounding 3,788 miles rendering military honors
  --Completed 16 details including 14 funerals--displayed exceptional military bearing and total reliability
- Driven to excel! Participated in 67% of flight details in August--eclipsed other flight members by 20%
- Morale builder--coordinated and arranged flight appreciation lunch--greatly enhanced flight esprit de corps
- Rises above rank! Assumed NCO duties to lead Color Guard Team at 42 ABW Quarterly Awards Luncheon
- Eager trainer--skillfully trained six newly assigned Honor Guard members--coached to flawless first details
- Accepts new responsibilities with enthusiasm! Performed the NCO of Firing Party duties for four funerals
  -- Ensured honors delivered with the highest level of professionalism--seized all opportunities to lead
- Repeatedly #1!--One of three airmen selected from "C" flight for Honor Guard profile in <BASE> Dispatch
- Unprecedented devotion--dispensed emergency first aid for heat related and hand injuries--vigilant watchdog
- Model airman--recognized by her unanimous selection as "C" flight's Member of the Month for August 2003

SIGNIFICANT SELF IMPROVEMENT
- Motivated academic achiever! Earned a 3.76 GPA and named to AUM Honor's Program in August 2003
  --GPA in top 10% of AUM students; member of Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society--outstanding achievement
- Constantly driven to build upon her professional skills in career field and personal education
- Completed seven semester hours of classes at AUM pursuing a bachelors degree in Nursing (BSN)
- Fast burner! Fourth quickest to SSgt out of 13,651 SrA in 03E5 cycle--sets model for fellow airmen to follow

ARTICULATE AND POSITIVE REPRESENTATIVE OF THE AIR FORCE
- Top 1%! Only SrA to represent 333 <BASE> SrA for SNCO candle lighting induction ceremony
- Hand picked; escorted VIP guests at 42nd ABW Change of Command--first class contributor to stellar event
- A real dynamo! Volunteered monthly at Faith Mission Center feeding the hungry--boosted community relations

Notes:

I like this package.  It showed lots of impact and actions.  The only thing I question is the SSgt comment.  I do not see the importance of this in an award...  It could send the wrong meaning to the review board...  Then again this is only my opinion.


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