Leadership Examples

Organizing, Motivating, and Developing Others to Accomplish Goals

- MESS LEADER. One of three CPO 365 leads for 54 CPOs and 125 FCPOs. Reorganized Phase I into boat teams; coordinated 16 training, PT, COMREL, and heritage events. Led all CPOs and 11 Selectees as CPO-365 Phase 2 Coordinator; developed five scenarios which engaged regional expertise and culminated in a more realistic experience and preparation for CPO.

- COMMAND ASSET. Instituted a CFS training cycle incorporated into DITS, facilitated six BRS sessions, 13 counseling s, resulted in 18 TSP enrollments and a proactive CFS program. Led 14 ACFLs in execution of 128 FEP/Command PT sessions; four Sailor decrease in mandated FEP enrollment, and 100% pass rate. Completed 15 credit hours towards Engineering degree.

-Demonstrated rare leadership and initiative in the establishment of the command mustering program; achieved 100% accountablity of all personnel

- Shared years of maintenance experience with LCAC Engineer trainees and saw immediate and readily apparent improvement in repair turn-around time

- She coached a skilled team of seven Petty Officers to produce regular and comprehensive After Action Reports for senior leadership which identified problem areas and improved group readiness and performance.

- Spearheaded a USS CONSTITUTION-like CPO inductee event aboard the USS MISSOURI; promoted pride in Navy service

- Standards and professional competence generated immediate confidence and improved subordinate morale

- STANDOUT MENTOR. His "Stay Navy" attitude was directly responsible for attaining 100% retention.

- Stellar CPO who leads by example; an invaluable asset to the Naval Service Training Command

- Stepped up as Acting Leading Chief Petty Officer following the unexpected mobilization of his LCPO.

- Stepped up to the plate in the absence of the CPO. Performed leadership duties in a decisive and positive manner with exceptional results.

- SUCCESSFUL MENTOR. Consistently gets the best from the best. Three Pacific Network Managers of the Month, Two PNM of the Quarter, and One DISA NCO of the year!

- Superb leader. Molded an inexperienced workcenter into an efficient, cohesive team, greatly increasing productivity and morale.

- SUPERIOR LEADER! United a team of joint service NCOs and 14 civilians to man a 24-hour command center providing up-to-the-minute, real-time management of all critical data communications traversing EUCOM. Analyzed impact of circuit outages and directed restorals based on priority and close coordination with organizational Commander.

- Team builder. Ensured the incremental completion of long and short range training plans producing 30 divisional qualifications and enhancing the flexibility of a 24 hour watch bill. Encouraged and supported maximum participation in MWR events, sports, and unit picnics

- The cornerstone of our team, taking care of our Sailors is his top concern.

- United a team of active duty and reserve Sailors into one cohesive and productive organization

- Unparalleled enthusiasm; possesses an out-in-front leadership style and the attributes of today's model CPO and leader

- USS Bainbridge has the best retention rate in the Fleet as a direct result of his hard work, perseverance, and insight.

Innovative administrator. Supported 9 active aviation maintenance activities and 3 detachments with all required tools and parts. His increased interaction with supported units identified expected requirements and dramatically reduced delays due to shortages, lowering the non-capable status to lowest level in 5 years.

Impeccable demeanor and role model. He is the true image of Navy Core Values. He taught and practiced exemplary Equal Opportunity and contributed to the high morale of the crew.

Team builder. Ensured the incremental completion of long and short range training plans producing 30 divisional qualifications and enhancing the flexibility of a 24 hour watch bill. Encouraged and supported maximum participation in MWR events, sports, and unit picnics off-duty.

- By consistent cross-training of ET and Quartermaster personnel, he developed a versatile and effective Navigation Team which successfully piloted the ship through numerous unfamiliar foreign ports under the worst visibility conditions encountered by this group in the last four years.

- Competent Command Master Chief. As Acting CMC, he facilitated base-wide CPO involvement in CPO initiation ceremonies, revitalized the Sailor of the Quarter program, and increased retention by 25%.

-RESOURCEFUL MANAGER. Organized and directed a Special Weapons Attack Team which substantially increased the squadrons full mission capability rate. Instrumental in the squadron's flawless MINEX and Bronze Quarter Exercise during TSTA II.

- Organized public outreach opportunities, volunteered hundreds of hours to Joint Color Guard ceremonies, elementary schools, and NRC fund raising.

Professional administrator. Managed the Individual Material Readiness List and support equipment for 11 active aviation maintenance activities and 4 detachments supporting Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron Twenty One with zero shortfalls.

-Managed 20 personnel workcenter in direct support of U.S. Pacific Command--exceeded all assigned goals!

-SUCCESSFUL MENTOR. Consistently gets the best from the best. Three PNM (Pacific Network Managers) of the Month, Two PNM of the Quarter, and One DISA NCO of the year!

-Mature leader; won't compromise standards, enforced highest USFLTFORCOM standards of conduct

-Selfless Mentor. His counseling and leadership resulted in his only military subordinate earning SOY for DISA-EUR and his efforts on several boards produced both SOY DISA-EUR and Sailor of the Year DISA. Puts new meaning into the phrase "taking care of Sailors".

-Ensured his sailors were qualified in at least two positions--increased watch readiness!

-STRONG SUPERVISOR: Relentless effort to train workcenter personnel in FOD awareness and the proper screening of equipment resulted in a significant reduction in manhours expended on cockpit FOD discrepancies.

-Distinguished herself from her peers with her initiative and unmatched technical expertise while continuing to learn from others

-Selected for the Leading Chief Petty Officer Leadership Course over other CPOs.

-Sets the example. Elected as President of the DISA-EUR Chief Petty Officers Association.

-Consistently developed new ways to improve logistic training and Standard Operating Procedure development.

-Displayed a genuine concern for sailors. Motivated his crew to perform to the best of their ability as individuals and as a unit.

-Stellar CPO who leads by example; invaluable asset to the Naval Service Training Command mission; must promote.

-Displays exceptional leadership qualities; ability to get the job done; recommend promotion/retention.

-Implemented an internal random evaluation program for her workcenter that increased formal evaluation scores by 50%.

-Trained Ship Maintenance Officer on maintenance reporting and supervised him while he trained his staff and made reports to NAVSURFLANT.

-A moral leader, committed to providing the best quality of life and training for sailors.

-Sets the example by winning the respect of the local nationals and treating detainees with dignity and consideration.

-Consistently leads from the front during training scenarios.

-Led workcenter to highest PRT average in the unit. Raised workcenter average by 40%!

-Effective Manager. Streamlined workcenter operations resulting in the Integrated Weapons Team Branch repairing 411 aircraft discrepancies during a two week period!!

Excelling Mentor. Personal drive and ambition helped produce five in-rate advancements. Works with Sailors to assist them in overcoming shortfalls in training and performance and provides guidance on outside resources when needed.

- Outstanding supervisor. Oversaw the maintenance efforts of 45 military and 10 civilian personnel responsible for performing inspection, disassembly and reassembly of 345 F/A-18A modular engine components directly supporting FRC Oceana in meeting all on-site and forward deployed squadron and fleet requirements.

-Innovative leader. Expeditiously repaired a part due to non-availability of spares and allowed Aircraft 503 to return from a detachment on time. This task is normally performed at AIMD level maintenance.

-Selected to lead a joint theater team which discovered, targeted, and performed damage assessment on hundreds of key targets--critical to mission success

STANDOUT MENTOR. His "Stay Navy" attitude was directly responsible for attaining 100% retention.

-Trained 3 Watch Officer successors in half the usual time required; increased shift expertise 75%.

-Expertly prepared his department for a Eastern Atlantic deployment. Ensured NAV/OPS Department was always in excellent material condition and ready for sustained effective performace at sea. A self-starter, he completes many tasks before others realize that they need to be done.

-Standards and professional competence generated immediate confidence/improved subordinate morale

-Oversaw On-the-job training program resulting in seven seamen receiving their upgraded status ahead of schedule

-Spearheaded new USS CONSTITUTION-like CPO inductee event aboard USS MISSOURI--promoted pride in Navy service

-Led tank reseal team; reduced fuel leak delayed discrepancies to 0.6 per aircraft--bested Fleet goal by 80%

-Demonstrated outstanding leadership skills as team chief; increased productivity by 40%

-A recognized authority, he is routinely sought out by other Petty Officers for advice and guidance.

-Developed sailors through positive counseling, coaching, and mentoring. Instilled a mission-first attitude; motivated entire unit to do the same.

-Reduced training delinquency rate of his team by 25 percent.

-Organized a team for the March of Dimes "Walk America" 10K march and raised over $2000 to combat birth defects

-Oversaw thorough on-the-job training program which resulted in 7 sailors receiving their upgraded status ahead of schedule

-Directed unit and active duty Navy personnel as team leader during UNITAS deployment greatly improving contingency knowledge; surpassed all expectations; hands-on leadership was the catalyst for the entire effort

-Leads by example and doesn’t misuse authority.

-Selected by Fuels Officer to head up all high profile and difficult missions.

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