Senior Enlisted Leader (SEL) Citations


AS SENIOR ENLISTED LEADER OF UNDERSEA WARFARE OPERATIONS DETACHMENT FOXTROT FROM OCTOBER 2013 TO MARCH 2016. CHIEF PEROT DISPLAYED EXCEPTIONAL LEADERSHIP, OUTSTANDING RESOURCEFULNESS AND SUPERIOR PERFORMANCE WHILE FACILITATING THE HIGHEST MISSION READINESS IN ALL FACETS OF OPERATIONS. HE MANAGED 33 UNIT PERSONNEL AND ENCOURAGED AND MENTORED NEWLY INDOCTRINATED SAILORS TO EXCEL INDIVIDUALLY. AS A RESULT THERE WAS A LESS THAN 6% PFA FAILURE; 92% ADVANCEMENT EXAM PARTICIPATION; TWO ADVANCEMENTS INCLUDING ONE CPO SELECTION; 95% RETENTION RATE OF ELIGIBLE PERSONNEL; AND 85% INDIVIDUAL MEDICAL READINESS. HIS LEADERSHIP FUELED MEMBERS' EXEMPLARY PERFORMANCE RESULTING IN FIVE SAILORS SUPPORTING A CTF-84 REAL WORLD EMERGENT EVENT AND NUMEROUS OTHER MISSIONS WORDWIDE, PROVIDING AN ESTIMATED 3,000 MAN-HOURS OF OPERATIONAL SUPPORT AND RESULTING IN TWO FLAG LETTERS OF COMMENDATIONS (FLOC) FROM THE GAINING COMMAND. BY HIS UNSWERVING DETERMINATION, WISE JUDGMENT, AND COMPLETE DEDICATION TO DUTY, CHIEF PETTY OFFICER PEROT REFLECTED CREDIT UPON HIMSELF AND UPHELD THE HIGHEST TRADITIONS OF THE UNITED STATES NAVAL SERVICE.


CHIEF PETTY OFFICER COACHER'S UNMATCHED DECKPLATE LEADERSHIP AS THE COMMAND SENIOR ENLISTED LEADER WAS A BEACON OF INSPIRATION AND HOPE DURING A TIME OF INTENSE CONFUSION AND ANXIETY. SHE DEMONSTRATED EXCEPTIONAL AND DIVERSE EXPERTISE AND UNPARALLELED RESOURCEFULNESS WHILE MANAGING CRITICAL AND HIGHLY VISIBLE PROGRAMS THAT ACHIEVED IMPRESSIVE RESULTS. SHE CONTINUED HER EFFORTS THROUGHOUT THE TRANSFORMATION OF THE TRAINING PROGRAM BY STRENGTHENING THE KNOWLEDGE AMONG THE ENLISTED, OFFICERS, GS, AND LOCALLY ENGAGED STAFF. HER IMPECCABLE INTEGRITY AND METICULOUS ATTENTION TO DETAIL WAS EVIDENT IN THE PRECISION MANAGEMENT OF THE EQUIPMENT MANAGEMENT DIVISION AND MULTIPLE NAVY AND BUMED PROGRAMS THAT ACHIEVED OUTSTANDING MARKS DURING THE RECENT MED IG INSPECTION. BY HER EXCEPTIONAL ABILITY, PERSONAL INITIATIVE AND TOTAL DEDICATION TO DUTY, CHIEF COACHER REFLECTED CREDIT UPON HERSELF AND UPHELD THE HIGHEST TRADITIONS OF THE UNITED STATES NAVAL SERVICE.


PROFESSIONAL ACHIEVEMENT IN THE SUPERIOR PERFORMANCE OF HIS DUTIES WHILE SERVING AS SENIOR ENLISTED LEADER, NAVAL MEDICAL CENTER CAMP LEJEUNE, JACKSONVILLE, NC FROM MARCH 2016 TO FEBRUARY 2017. MASTER CHIEF GONZALEZ DEDICATED 80 HOURS A MONTH TO MENTORING AND CPO 365 TRAINING. HIS PROFESSIONAL KNOWLEDGE COUPLED WITH EXCEPTIONAL LEADERSHIP WERE VITAL IN ENSURING SIX FIRST CLASS PETTY OFFICERS SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETED ALL REQUIRED TRAINING. MASTER CHIEF GONZALEZ' EXCEPTIONAL PROFESSIONALISM, UNRELENTING PERSEVERANCE, AND LOYAL DEVOTION TO DUTY REFLECTED CREDIT UPON HIM AND WERE IN KEEPING WITH THE HIGHEST TRADITIONS OF THE UNITED STATES NAVAL SERVICE.


FOR MERITORIOUS SERVICE WHILE SERVING AS THE SENIOR ENLISTED LEADER FOR THE SUBMARINE FORCE RESERVE COMPONENT UNDERSEA WARFARE OPERATIONS UNIT FROM XXXXXXXX TO XXXXXXXX. MASTER CHIEF SMITH'S SUPERIOR LEADERSHIP AND MANAGEMENT SKILLS SERVED AS THE FOUNDATION FOR THE SUBMARINE FORCE RESERVE COMPONENT UNDERSEA WARFARE OPERATIONS UNIT AS THE UNIT MISSION RAPIDLY EVOLVED INTO INCREASED SUPPORT OF THE OVERALL SUBMARINE FORCE RESERVE COMPONENT. PROVIDING CAREER GUIDANCE AND COUNSELING TO OVER 30 MEMBERS OF THE UNIT HAS RESULTED IN AN UNPRECEDENTED INCREASE IN MISSION CAPABILITY AS EXHIBITED BY BOTH THE NUMBER OF PERSONNEL BEING ADVANCED IN PAY GRADE AND IN INDIVIDUAL QUALIFICATIONS FOR THE THEATER ANTI-SUBMARINE WARFARE MISSION AREA. MASTER CHIEF SMITH'S SUPPORT OF THE SENIOR ENLISTED EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE HAS BEEN INSTRUMENTAL IN PROVIDING REPRESENTATION AND TRAINING THROUGHOUT THE SUBMARINE FORCE RESERVE COMPONENT COMMUNITY AND COMMUNICATING AWARENESS OF BROADER BASED ISSUES TO THE LOCAL COMMAND. MASTER CHIEF SMITH'S DISTINCTIVE ACCOMPLISHMENTS EPITOMIZE THE NAVY CORE VALUES OF HONOR, COURAGE AND COMMITMENT REFLECTING GREAT CREDIT UPON HIMSELF AND ARE IN KEEPING WITH THE HIGHEST TRADITIONS OF THE NAVAL SERVICE.


COMPANY SENIOR ENLISTED LEADER AT THE UNITED STATES NAVAL ACADEMY, ANNAPOLIS, MARYLAND FROM XXXXXXXXX TO XXXXXXXXX. A GIFTED MENTOR AND ROLE MODEL, HE PROVIDED A FIRST RATE EXAMPLE OF LEADERSHIP TO OVER 300 MIDSHIPMEN WITHIN THE COMPANY RESULTING IN THE WINNING OF COLOR COMPANY HONORS AS THE BEST COMPANY IN THE BRIGADE. HE WAS HAND SELECTED FOR THREE CONSECUTIVE PLEBE SUMMER INDOCTRINATIONS RESULTING IN THE SUCCESSFUL CIVILIAN TO MILITARY TRANSITION OF OVER 3,000 MIDSHIPMEN. CHIEF KHAKI'S INFLUENCE EXTENDED FAR BEYOND THE COMPANY LEVEL; HE INITIATED SENIOR ENLISTED PANELS FOR NEW COMPANY OFFICERS, GUIDED MULTIPLE NAVAL LEADERSHIP COURSES, AND WAS THE BATTALION CASUALTY ASSISTANCE CALL OFFICER. CHIEF KHAKI'S EXCEPTIONAL PROFESSIONAL ABILITY, INITIATIVE, AND LOYAL DEDICATION TO DUTY REFLECTED GREAT CREDIT UPON HIM AND WERE IN KEEPING WITH THE HIGHEST TRADITIONS OF THE UNITED STATES NAVAL SERVICE.


MERITORIOUS SERVICE WHILE SERVING AS SENIOR ENLISTED LEADER OF NR EWTGPAC FROM -------- TO --------. DURING THIS PERIOD, HE CONTINUOUSLY LED HIS UNIT TO ONE HUNDRED PERCENT MOBILIZATION AND TRAINING READINESS SUPPORTING THE NAVAL RESERVES' MISSION TO PROVIDE STRATEGIC DEPTH AND DELIVER OPERATIONAL CAPABILITIES. HE HAS SUPPORTED MULTIPLE COMMAND MISSIONS AND COMMAND TURNOVERS AND ALSO DEPLOYED TO AFGHANISTAN IN SUPPORT OF OPERATION ENDURING FREEDOM EARNING HIS AFGHANISTAN CAMPAIGN MEDAL AND GLOBAL WAR ON TERRORISM EXPEDITIONARY MEDALS. OSC KLINE COMPLETED TEN DIRECT SUPPORT ANNUAL TRAININGS PROVIDING LEADERSHIP AND TRAINING TO JUNIOR SAILORS DURING FLEET TRAINING EXERCISES. BY HIS EXCEPTIONAL ABILITY, PERSONAL INITIATIVE AND TOTAL DEDICATION TO DUTY, CHIEF KLINE REFLECTED CREDIT UPON HIMSELF AND UPHELD THE HIGHEST TRADITIONS OF THE UNITED STATES NAVAL SERVICE.


NAVY EXPEDITIONARY LOGISTICS SUPPORT GROUP (NAVELSG) NAVY CUSTOMS BRAVO COMPANY SENIOR ENLISTED LEADER AT LSA KUWAIT FROM 31 DECEMBER 2011 TO 1 NOVEMBER 2012. CHIEF EHRLICH'S DECISIVE AND VISIONARY LEADERSHIP WERE DIRECTLY RESPONSIBLE FOR THE SUCCESSFUL ESTABLISHMENT OF FIRE AND EMERGENCY SERVICES. AN OUTSTANDING MENTOR, HIS ADMINISTRATIVE ACUMEN WAS INSTRUMENTAL TOWARDS THE UNIT'S ACHIEVEMENT OF NUMEROUS MILESTONES TO INCLUDE 22 PERSONNEL EARNING NECs AS CERTIFIED FIREFIGHTERS AND MASTER AT ARMS. HE MANAGED THE UNIT'S CONTRIBUTION OF OVER 2,000 ACTIVE DUTY DAYS SUPPORTING 9 COMMANDS WORLDWIDE. CHIEF EHRLICH'S SUPERLATIVE ACTIONS REFLECTED CREDIT UPON HIMSELF AND WERE IN KEEPING WITH THE HIGHEST TRADITIONS OF THE UNITED STATES NAVAL SERVICE.


PROFESSIONAL ACHIEVEMENT IN THE SUPERIOR PERFORMANCE OF HIS DUTIES WHILE SERVING AS LPO FOR THE LARGEST DETACHMENT IN THE BATTALION WITH 230 MEMBERS. EO1 ANDERSEN IMMEDIATELY WENT TO WORK, DEMANDED ADHERENCE TO STANDARDS, ACCOUNTABILITY AND RETURNED MILITARY BEARING TO THE DETACHMENT. HE CONSTANTLY EMPHASIZED ATTENTION TO DETAIL ON UNIFORMS, PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT, AND DRILL INSTRUCTION. EO1 ANDERSEN IMPLEMENTED SQUAD AND COMPANY PHYSICAL TRAINING PROGRAMS AND INCREASED TESTING RATES BY 50 PERCENT. IN ADDITION, HE OVERSAW DAY TO DAY OPERATIONS AND ENSURED ALL PERSONNEL WERE ASSIGNED COLLATERAL DUTIES THAT INCREASED THE DET'S MOBILIZATION READINESS RATE TO 94 PERCENT. EO1 HAS BEEN AN INVALUABLE ASSET TO THE DETACHMENT. BY HIS EXCEPTIONAL ABILITY, PERSONAL INITIATIVE AND TOTAL DEDICATION TO DUTY, PETTY OFFICER ANDERSEN'S ACTIONS REFLECTED CREDIT UPON HIMSELF AND UPHELD THE HIGHEST TRADITIONS OF THE UNITED STATES NAVAL SERVICE.


FOR MERITORIOUS SERVICE WHILE SERVING AS SENIOR ENLISTED LEADER, BRANCH HEALTH CLINIC INGLESIDE, TEXAS, AND LEADING CHIEF PETTY OFFICER, WELLNESS CLINIC, FAMIILY PRACTICE AND MATERIAL MANAGEMENT DEPARTMENT AT NAVAL HEALTH CLINIC, CORPUS CHRISTI, TEXAS, FROM XXXXX TO XXXXXXXXX. CHIEF PETTY OFFICER XXXXXXXX CONSISTENTLY PERFORMED HIS DEMANDING DUTIES IN AN EXEMPLARY AND HIGHLY PROFESSIONAL MANNER. HIS EXCEPTIONAL EFFORT TO GO ABOVE AND BEYOND THE CALL OF DUTY LED HIM TO PLAN, ORGANIZE, AND EXECUTE THE PHASED RELOCATION OF 55 MILITARY AND 10 CIVILIAN EMPLOYEES IN SUPPORT OF BASE REALIGNMENT AND CLOSURE. HIS FORESIGHT WAS INSTRUMENTAL IN TRANSITIONING OVER 3500 BENEFICIARIES TO ALTERNATE TREATMENT FACILITIES. HE LED HIS STAFF IN IDENTIFYING AND PROCESSING OVER $500,000 IN EQUIPMENT THROUGH THE DEFENSE REUTILIZATION AND MARKETING OFFICE WHILE SIMULTANEOUSLY TURNING OVER THREE BUILDING FACILITIES VALUED AT $5.5 MILLION WITH ZERO DISCREPANCIES. BY HIS UNSWERVING DETERMINATION, WISE JUDGEMENT AND COMPLETE DEDICATION TO DUTY, CHIEF XXXXXXX REFECTED CREDIT UPON HIMSELF AND UPHELD THE HIGHEST TRADITIONS OF THE UNITED STATES NAVAL SERVICE.


SENIOR ENLISTED LEADER FOR MILITARY SEALIFT COMMAND CARGO AFLOAT RIG TEAM III DETACHMENT CHARLIE FROM XXXXXXX T0 XXXXXX. SENIOR CHIEF XXXXXXXXX MANAGED 32 SERVICE MEMBERS IN ALL ADMINISTRATIVE, TRAINING AND OPERATIONAL REQUIREMENTS RESULTING IN 1480 MISHAP-FREE MAN-DAYS OF AT/ADT IN SUPPORT OF MILITARY SEALIFT COMMAND VALUED AT OVER $500,000. UNDER HIS LEADERSHIP, DET C MAINTAINED A 95% MEDICAL READINESS, 96% PFA PASS RATE, 92% RETENTION RATE, AND NOSC LEMOORE RECOGNITION OF ONE JSOQ, THREE SOQs, AND TWO PO1s BEING SELECTED FOR CHIEF PETTY OFFICER. BY HIS UNSWERVING DETERMINATION, WISE JUDGEMENT AND COMPLETE DEDICATION TO DUTY, SENIOR CHIEF XXXXXXXXXX REFECTED CREDIT UPON HIMSELF AND UPHELD THE HIGHEST TRADITIONS OF THE UNITED STATES NAVAL SERVICE.


FOR OUTSTANDING MERITORIOUS SERVICE AS THE COMMAND SENIOR ENLISTED LEADER, NAVY EXPEDITIONARY MEDICAL SUPPORT COMMAND, WILLIAMSBURG, VIRGINIA FROM JANUARY 2011 THROUGH APRIL 2014. SENIOR CHIEF MANSFIELD AS SENIOR ENLISTED ADVISOR FOR A COMMAND OF OVER 190 TOTAL WORKFORCE, DEMONSTRATED UNPARALLELED LEADERSHIP AND MENTORSHIP THAT CULMINATED IN SPECTACULAR ACHIEVEMENTS, ENSURING THE HIGHEST STANDARD OF PROFESSIONALISM AND READINESS. COORDINATED THE PREPARATION FOR THE BUREAU OF MEDICINE INSPECTION, WHERE INSPECTORS NOTED THE COMMAND AS OUTSTANDING WITH ONLY 4 DISCREPANCIES COMPARED TO THE NAVY AVERAGE OF 12. HE ALTERED PROCEDURES, EMPOWERED STAFF AND ADOPTED A "CAN DO" APPROACH, RESULTING IN ZERO DISCRIMINATION AND DISCIPLINARY INCIDENTS AND MISSION ACCOMPLISHMENT FOR 23 DEPLOYMENTS ENSURING HEALTH CARE DELIVERY WORLDWIDE. HE IMPLEMENTED HIS LEADERSHIP STYLE TO 100 CAREER DEVELOPMENT BOARDS FOR REPORTING SAILORS AND SAILORIZATION SUSTAINMENT RESULTING IN 1 BASE SAILORS OF THE QUARTER, 2 IMMEDIATE SUPERIOR IN COMMAND JUNIOR SAILORS OF THE YEAR; 7 IMMEDIATE SUPERIOR IN COMMAND SAILORS OF THE QUARTER; AND A JUNIOR SAILOR OF THE QUARTER WINNER. PROACTIVE IN PROMOTING HIGHER EDUCATION, HE INCREASED OFF-DUTY EDUCATION ENROLLMENT FROM 75% TO 77%. SENIOR CHIEF MANSFIELD'S EXCEPTIONAL PROFESSIONALISM, PERSONAL INITIATIVE, AND LOYAL DEVOTION TO DUTY REFLECTED GREAT CREDIT UPON HIMSELF AND WERE IN KEEPING WITH THE HIGHEST TRADITIONS OF THE UNITED STATES NAVAL SERVICE.


MERITORIOUS SERVICE WHILE SERVING AS SENIOR ENLISTED LEADER OF MARITIME EXPEDITIONARY SECURITY SQUADRON TWELVE FROM NOVEMBER 2009 TO SEPTEMBER 2010. SENIOR CHIEF RUELA DISPLAYED EXCEPTIONAL LEADERSHIP, OUTSTANDING RESOURCEFULNESS AND SUPERIOR PERFORMANCE BY SUPERVISING MORE THAN 500 MAN HOURS OF MISHAP FREE UNDERWAY TRAINING AND EXPENDITURE OF MORE THAN 20K ROUNDS IN WEAPONS SUSTAINMENT AND QUALIFICATIONS. HIS LEADERSHIP CONTRIBUTED TO AN IMPRESSIVE CREWMAN BOOTCAMP THROUGHOUT THE MARITIME EXPEDITIONARY SECURITY FORCE COMMUNITY. AS THE ADMINISTRATOR OF 1.5 MILLION DOLLARS IN ASSETS, HE SAFELY SUPERVISED 20 TRAINING MISSIONS, LEADING A FIVE MAN TEAM WITH THE REFURBISHMENT AND ALLOCATION OF THREE BUILDINGS, ONE ARMORY AND FOUR BOATS. BY HIS UNSWERVING DETERMINATION, WISE JUDGMENT, AND COMPLETE DEDICATION TO DUTY, SENIOR CHIEF PETTY OFFICER RUELA REFLECTED CREDIT UPON HIMSELF AND UPHELD THE HIGHEST TRADITIONS OF THE UNITED STATES NAVAL SERVICE.




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