Watch Officer Citation Examples


MERITORIOUS ACHIEVEMENT IN THE SUPERIOR PERFORMANCE OF HIS DUTIES WHILE SERVING AS WATCH CHIEF, COMMAND OPERATIONS CENTER, G-3 DIVISION, U.S. MARINE FORCES EUROPE AND AFRICA, STUTTGART, GERMANY, FROM APRIL 2015 TO AUGUST 2018. DURING THIS PERIOD, SERGEANT JOHNSON CONSISTENTLY EXHIBITED AN EXTRAORDINARY DEGREE OF PERSONAL DEDICATION AND PROFESSIONAL COMPETENCE IN MISSION ACCOMPLISHMENT AND LEADING MARINES. HIS ATTENTION TO DETAIL WAS REFLECTED IN THE ACCURATE REVIEW AND SUBMISSION OF HUNDREDS OF SITREPs, COMMANDER'S CRITICAL INFORMATION REQUIREMENTS, AND VARIOUS MARFOREUR/AF MESSAGES ESSENTIAL TO COMMUNICATING THE OPERATIONAL PICTURE TO U.S. AFRICA COMMAND, U.S. EUROPE COMMAND, AND HEADQUARTERS MARINE CORPS. HIS ABILITY TO MENTOR MARINES AND ANALYZE AND IMPROVE PROCESSES, TO INCLUDE THE CREATION OF THREE STANDARD OPERATING PROCEDURES, WAS FUNDAMENTAL TO THE COMMAND OPERATION CENTER'S CONTINUED REPUTATION AS AN ACCURATE SOURCE OF MARINE CORPS ACTIVITY AND REAL WORLD INFORMATION SPANNING TWO CONTINENTS. SERGEANT JOHNSON'S INITIATIVE, PERSEVERANCE, AND TOTAL DEDICATION TO DUTY REFLECTED GREAT CREDIT UPON HIM AND WERE IN KEEPING WITH THE HIGHEST TRADITIONS OF THE MARINE CORPS AND THE UNITED STATES NAVAL SERVICE.


MERITORIOUS SERVICE WHILE SERVING AS REGIONAL OPERATIONS CENTER WATCH OFFICER FOR JUNE 2008 THRU APRIL 2011. CHIEF FOSTER PROVIDED OUTSTANDING SUPPORT IN A FULL TIME TACTICAL RESPONSE CENTER FOR THE MID-ATLANTIC REGION MAINTAINING SITUATIONAL AWARENESS, ANTI-TERRORISM AND FORCE PROTECTION. HE SKILLFULLY TRAINED A MYRAID OF WATCHSTANDERS TO DEFEND AGAINST NATURAL AND MANMADE DISASTERS ASSESSING POTENTIAL THREATS AND MAKING JUDGEMENTAL DECISIONS ON NOTIFICATIONS AND RESPONSES. HE PERFORMED FLAWLESSLY IN MULTIPLE HURREX, SOLID CURTAIN, AND CITADEL SHIELD EXERCISES FOR 2008 THRU 2020 PROVIDING INVALUABLE EXPERIENCE TO THE CRISIS ACTION TEAM AND TENANT COMMANDS ABOARD LEADING TO THE ANNUAL ROC CERTIFICATION. CHIEF FOSTER'S EXCEPTIONAL PROFESSIONALISM, UNRELENTING PERSERVERANCE, AND LOYAL DEDICATION TO DUTY REFLECTED CREDIT UPON HIMSELF AND WERE IN KEEPING WITH THE HIGHEST TRADITIONS OF THE UNITED STATES NAVAL SERVICE.


FOR MERITORIOUS SERVICE WHILE SERVING AS ASSISTANT AIR OPERATIONS OFFICER ONBOARD USS ENTERPRISE (CVN 65) FROM MARCH 2010 TO FEBRUARY 2012. LT AULT DEMONSTRATED EXCEPTIONAL LEADERSHIP AND MANAGEMENT ABILITIES FOR OVER ONE HUNDRED ENTERPRISE SAILORS, 30 VANS AND 20 BUSES WHILE SUPERVISING THE DISSOLUTION OF THE ENTERPRISE OPERATIONS TRANSPORTATION DIVISION DURING THE EDRSA PERIOD FROM MARCH TO APRIL OF 2010. AS AIR OPERATIONS CASE I/II SENIOR WATCH OFFICER, HE MANAGED A DYNAMIC AND DEMANDING AIR WING FLIGHT SCHEDULE, THE FLAWLESS COORDINATION OF DAILY FLIGHT OPERATIONS, AND DIRECTED A 10 MAN WATCH TEAM. HIS EFFORTS CONTRIBUTED TO THE SUCCESSFUL EXECUTION OF CARRIER COMBAT OPERATIONS IN SUPPORT OF OPERATIONS ENDURING FREEDOM AND SOUTHERN WATCH. SELECTED AS THE PRIMARY TOUR GUIDE AND BRIEFER FOR ALL GUESTS THAT VISIT AIR OPERATIONS AND CARRIER AIR TRAFFIC CONTROL CENTER (CATCC). LT AULT'S BOLD LEADERSHIP, WISE JUDGMENT, AND COMPLETE DEDICATION TO DUTY REFLECTED GREAT CREDIT UPON HIM AND WERE IN KEEPING WITH THE HIGHEST TRADITIONS OF THE UNITED STATES NAVAL SERVICE.


AS COMMUNICATIONS WATCH OFFICER, HE METICULOUSLY MANAGED HIS WATCH SECTION IN THE PROCESSING AND DISSEMINATION OF OVER 3000 MESSAGES FOR BOTH THE U.S. NAVY AND REPUBLIC OF KOREA NAVY DURING FOUR KOREAN PENINSULA WIDE EXERCISES. AS THE ONLY ELETRONIC KEY MANAGEMENT SYSTEM LOCAL ELEMENT AT THE DET, HE WAS SOLEY RESPONSIBLE FOR THE PROPER HANDLING, SAFEGARDING AND CONTROL OF 27 COMSEC MATERIAL LINE ITEMS. IN ADDITION, HE TRAINED AND QUALIFIED SIX CHIEF WARRANT OFFICERS AND TWO EKMS LOCAL ELEMENTS. PETTY OFFICER JONES' EXCEPTIONAL PROFESSIONALISM, UNRELENTING PERSERVERANCE, AND LOYAL DEDICATION TO DUTY REFLECTED CREDIT UPON HIMSELF AND WERE IN KEEPING WITH THE HIGHEST TRADITIONS OF THE UNITED STATES NAVAL SERVICE.


PROFESSIONAL ACHIEVEMENT AS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY SERVICE OPERATIONS WATCH OFFICER AT NAVAL NETWORK WARFARE COMMAND, VIRGINIA BEACH, VIRGINIA FROM JUNE 2010 TO OCTOBER 2013. PETTY OFFICER SAILOR DRAFTED OVER 1100 CRITICAL INCIDENT REPORTS, 888 INFORMATION ASSURANCE REPORTS, AND PROCESSED 566 GOVERNMENT DIRECTED ACTIONS. ADDITIONALLY, HER KEEN KNOWLEDGE OF WATCH TEAM TOOLS AND INTERNET NETWORK MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS ENABLED HER TO KEEP LEADERSHIP INFORMED ON BANDWIDTH UTILIZATION ISSUES, DEFENSE INFORMATION SYSTEMS AGENCY OUTAGES, AND PROVIDED INSIGHT TO POTENTIAL OUTAGES AFFECTING OVER 750,000 NAVY AND MARINE CORPS INTRANET USERS. AS TRAINING PETTY OFFICER FOR NETOPS 1 SECTION 2, SHE CONDUCTED PERIODIC COMPREHENSIVE TRAINING PLANS FOR SIX PERSONNEL RESULTING IN 100% COMPLETION RATE AND SATISFYING NAVY MANDATED TRAINING WHILE IMPROVING PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT. ADDITIONALLY, SHE SUPPORTED LOCAL DISABLED VETERAN ORGANIZATIONS BY DEDICATING OVER 40 OFF-DUTY HOURS SUPPORTING THE "MEALS-ON-WHEELS" PROGRAM PROVIDING OVER 100 MEALS TO DISABLED VETERANS. PETTY OFFICER SAILOR'S EXCEPTIONAL PROFESSIONALISM AND SELFLESS DEVOTION TO DUTY REFLECTED CREDIT UPON HERSELF AND WERE IN KEEPING WITH THE HIGHEST TRADITIONS OF THE UNITED STATES NAVAL SERVICE.


PROFESSIONAL ACHIEVEMENT WHILE SERVING AS BATTLE WATCH CAPTAIN AND OPERATIONS LEADING CHIEF PETTY OFFICER FOR DESTROYER SQUADRON FIVE ZERO FROM MARCH 2012 TO SEPTEMBER 2014. CHIEF KLINE CONSISTENTLY PERFORMED HER DEMANDING DUTIES IN AN EXEMPLARY AND HIGHLY PROFESSIONAL MANNER. HER EXPERIENCE WAS INSTRUMENTAL IN THE QUALIFICATION OF FIVE SAILORS AS STAFF TACTICAL WATCH OFFICERS AND FIVE BATTLE WATCH CAPTAINS FOR TASK FORCE 55, PROVIDING SUPPORT AND DIRECTION TO FIVE PATROL CRAFT, SIX COAST GUARD PATROL BOATS, AND ASSIGNED CRUISERS, DESTROYERS, AND FRIGATES DEPLOYED TO THE C5F AOR. HER LEADERSHIP LED TO THE ORGANIZATION AND DESTRUCTION OF OVER 300 CHARTS, 30 COMMANDING OFFICERS' READY CHARTS AND EXERCISE SPECIALITY CHARTS. CHIEF KLINE'S EXCEPTIONAL PROFESSIONALISM, UNRELENTING PERSEVERANCE, AND LOYAL DEVOTION TO DUTY REFLECTED CREDIT UPON HER AND WERE IN KEEPING WITH THE HIGHEST TRADITIONS OF THE UNITED STATES NAVAL SERVICE.


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