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Comm-Electronics Maintainer of the Year

Award Cat: NCO
Winner: Functional









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The following Comm-Electronics Maintainer of the Year 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.)

DUTY PERFORMANCE:
- #1 2E6 Airman in the NCC! Earned squadron & group Communications-Electronics Maintainer of the Quarter
- Mobilized four UTC increments in under 12 hours for Pakistan earthquake relief ops--forces rapidly deployed
- Deployed to Manas AB, Kyrgyzstan in support of Pakistan earthquake relief--superb voice svc to joint forces
  -- Programmed BAM alternate route through foreign switch...preserved DSN capabilities--100% up-time rate
- Palletized equip for Exercise BRIGHT STAR...11 increments 100% air mobile ready--enabled safe transport
- Deployed to Cairo West Air Base (CWAB), Egypt--maintained 23 telephone lines/equip valued over $100K
  -- Supported exercise BRIGHT STAR--provided secure/nonsecure service to 200 Joint & Coalition personnel
- Engineered CWAB voice and network infrastructure...installed 3000+ ft cable--provided critical C4 capability
- Programmed priority dialing group at CWAB for entire CFOC & command staff--vital to mission requirements
- Troubleshot/repaired voice trunk cable connecting CWAB to CONUS circuits--required for COMSEC mission
- Developed deployed phone book/DSN listing--provided essential user friendly instructions for 200 customers
- Meticulously detailed excessive phone usage...scrubbed 275+ daily calls--lauded by CC: "Excellent product"
- Coordinated T-1 circuit programming with CENTCOM/DISA--resulted in "Zero" reprogramming...best to date
- Troubleshot secure telephone--enabled AFCOM/CC to conduct critical secure comm with higher headquarters
- Provided communication support for combat/counter-intelligence air exercises--250+ successful sorties logged
- Processed 25K+ lbs of equip...perfect HAZDECs--facilitated safe shipment of 24 pallets from Egypt to Robins
- Excelled during ORE--palletized nine short tons in five hours...zero errors--vital to "Excellent" phase 1 rating
  -- Configured BAMs--all services activated 12 hours ahead of ACC standard--lauded "Best seen in six years"
- Efficiently set up telephone switch on first DICE Exercise--provided 12 phones/established link in eight hours
  -- Briefed roles/responsibilities for ACC Command Chief visit--provided insight in to DICE package mission
- Tested/installed 2.5K ft of fiber during COMEX--facilitated activation of 3 remote switches and 40 site phones
- Led 6-man team organize $8M worth of TDC equip by UTC/increment--slashed pallet build-up time over 40%
- Organized and inventoried over 17K items in storage cage--acclaimed as "Best practice" by ## CCG during UCE
- Tested/repaired six tactical telephone cables...provided service up to 50 users--saved $2100 in material costs
- Inventoried and turned in 181 spare telephones to TDC depot--filled short-fall requirement for other field units
- Performed audit of precision measuring equipment list--guaranteed accountability for 22 items valued at $45K
- Consolidated 8 BAM manuals into one step-by-step guide--10 training hours saved in task research per trainee
- Developed in-depth user friendly BAM programming cutsheet--saved 8 hours every voice equipment activation
- Primary shop trainer! Instructed four new Airmen on setup, programming, and configuration of Redcom Switch
   -- Effort contributed to shop success during local comm exercise--exceeded ORI activation criteria by 24 hours
- Performed re-key of 10 STEs...preserved interoperability with STE and STU-III terminals--deployment ready
- Excelled in C4 event during ## CCG Combat Readiness competition--installed/configured all voice components
  -- Validated 40+ voice connections...led team to first place finish in event--sealed championship for ## CBCS
- Superior operational and program mgmt efforts vital to ## CCG earning the Air Force Outstanding Unit Award

DUTY RELATED SELF IMPROVEMENT EFFORTS:
- Received comprehensive Inmarsat training--vital to connectivity in areas beyond cellular communication reach
- Researched advanced class of service feature for BAM...trained four personnel--eliminated two deficient tasks
- Completed 9-hour TO CBT--incorporated knowledge into program--built new continuity book/readied for UCI
- Completed TO college exam/revamped program...ordered 29 references--current TOs now used to maint equip
- Received five hours satellite terminal training--ensured 26 prime tasks were cross utilized across ICE package
- Researched power supply limits/capabilities for 220V operation--vital to protect 10 personnel/$6M equipment
- Completed Frequency Mgmt/Information Assurance CBTs--100% SORTS qualified for ancillary training items
- Conducted extensive training on telephone switch backup programming--enhanced voice recovery capabilities
  -- Shared knowledge w/four section personnel--improved skills necessary to quickly program/configure BAM


General Notes:

 Couple of numbering errors.  Besides that a good package.


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