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The Letter of Commendation citation shall be typed in double-spaced, 12-pitch Courier New, 15 lines maximum (this includes the opening and closing sentences).
STOREKEEPER FIRST CLASS(SW)
UNITED STATES NAVY
For commendable achievement in the superior performance of his duties while serving as XXXX at Navy Recruiting District Chicago from October to December 2000. Petty Officer (Insert Last Name) performed his duties in a highly professional manner. Aliquam erat volutpat. Curabitur ligula nisi, consequat a imperdiet eget, tincidunt non ligula. Etiam eu mauris ac purus commodo tristique. Nam a elit ut ligula blandit volutpat. Curabitur ante lectus, faucibus ac fringilla sed, lacinia eu felis. Sed tincidunt, enim a iaculis facilisis, sapien quam aliquam ligula, vel interdum massa justo commodo dui. Nullam quis est leo, quis mollis erat. Ut cursus aliquet lorem at dapibus. Ut tincidunt scelerisque lacus, a cursus enim vehicula vel. Duis viverra faucibus libero in posuere. Petty Officer (Insert Last Name) exceptional performance was in keeping with the highest traditions of the United States Naval Service.
PETTY OFFICER GRADY'S DEDICATION, EXPERTISE AND LEADERSHIP SKILLS CONTRIBUTED TO THE SUCCESSFUL COORDINATION OF OVER 250 VIDEO TELECONFERENCES IN THE PLANNING AND EXECUTION PHASES OF KEY RESOLVE 2014. DEVOTING 140 MAN HOURS LEADING A TEAM COMPRISED OF 16 SEVENTHFLT AND USS BLUE RIDGE PERSONNEL MEETING THE STRINGENT DEMANDS OF THE EVERY CHANGING BATTLE RHYTHM AND FLAG LEVEL SUPPORT DURING A MAJOR BILATERAL JOINT SERVICE EXERCISE WITH REPUBLIC OF KOREA.
Information Systems Technician Second Class (IT2) Garcia is an exceptional Trooper that performs his J26 assignments with rare expertise and motivation. Additionally, because of his tireless commitment to unit success, IT2 Garcia goes above-and-beyond his required duties to contribute in other capacities. On 18-19 FEB 2014, after being hand selected by J2 Leadership, IT2 augmented critically manned positions by performing flawless Spanish interpretation for a high profile foreign delegation (FODEL) visit to alleviate staffing constraints. IT2 was highly lauded by all FODEL parties as vital to the positive outcome of the visit.
For professional achievement in the superior performance of her duties while serving as Contingency Cell Supervisor and Detachment Fitness Leader, Fleet Weather Center Aviation Detachment (FWCAD), Germany from March 2012 to February 2014. As Contingency Cell Supervisor, she led and supervised a 20 member joint team, overseeing production of joint weather support across EUCOM, AFRICOM and CENTCOM theaters. She personally led the training of 6 Navy and Air Force personnel, achieving 100% qualification, improving manning shortfalls within the unit. As FWCAD Fitness Leader, her efforts and leadership improved the overall health, wellness, and deployment-readiness of the detachment, leading to a 100% PRT pass rate for the command over two consecutive cycles. Petty Officer Diaz's exceptional professionalism, initiative, and loyal dedication to duty reflected credit upon herself and were in keeping with the highest traditions of the United States Naval Service.
For outstanding performance of duty while serving as Administrative Department Leading Petty Officer and Front Office Administrative Assistant, Naval Base Point Loma, San Diego, California from March 2012 to March 2014. Petty Officer Mok performed his demanding duties in an exemplary and highly professional manner. Displaying exceptional customer service and administrative skills, he assisted in the tracking of over 2,800 pieces of official correspondence, including the preparation of routine letters, command instructions and notices, personal award recommendations and periodic evaluations with little to no supervision. Additionally, as Administrative Department Leading Petty Officer, he effectively managed an office of five junior Sailors of various ratings and ensured they received proper in-rate training resulting in a 60 percent advancement rate within the department. His meticulously handling of administrative matters attests to his professional knowledge, willingness to accept responsibility, attention to detail, and ability to adapt himself to complete hard assignments in a timely manner. Petty Officer Mok s initiative, resourcefulness, and untiring efforts to achieve perfection reflected credit upon him and were in keeping with the highest traditions of the United States Naval Service. I take pleasure in commending him for a job Well Done.
As a member of fire control division from August 2013 to February 2014. Petty Officer Mclean greatly improved watchstation flexibility by qualifying the missile compartment roving patrol and below decks watchstations. Petty Officer McLean proved indispensible to the ship as battle stations missile computer operator, displaying superior technical knowledge and ability at his watchstation. Qualifying and taking over as repair parts petty officer for the Fire Control division, Petty officer Mclean was instrumental in maintaining over 300 maintenance assist modules and ordering serveral critical repair parts, allowing the USS Rhode Island to remain tactically sound and continue her mission. Petty Officer Mclean's exceptional performance was in keeping with the highest traditions of the United States Naval Service.
ELECTRONIC TECHNICIAN SECOND CLASS
UNITED STATES NAVY
For commendable achievement in the superior performance of her duties while serving as Maintenance Technician at Naval Communication Station San Diego from February 2012 to December 2013. Petty Officer Gavrilova performed her duties in a highly professional manner. While serving as the Command Public Affairs Officer she took over 150 photos for multiple award ceremonies, re-enlistments, and command functions, greatly increasing public awareness of the command and enhancing the history and morale of the command. Petty Officer Gavrilova's exceptional performance was in keeping with the highest traditions of the United States Naval Service.
AVIATION STRUCTURAL MECHANIC FIRST CLASS (AW)
UNITED STATES NAVY
For commendable achievement in the superior performance of his duties while serving as HX-21 Night Check GIO from April to August 2013. Petty Officer Shea performed his duties in a highly professional manner. He expertly prepared and presented a power point presentation for completing the AMSRR Report. Furthermore Petty Officer Shea's dedication to duty and commitment to excellence has enabled a thorough and timely completion of the AMSRR report by all hanger 109 personnel. In addition, petty officer Shea has provided numerous hours of valuable instruction to all newcomers. Petty Officer Shea's personal initiative and devotion to duty reflects great credit upon himself and were in keeping with the highest traditions of the United States Naval Service.
For outstanding performance of his duties while serving as Apprentice Forecaster at Fleet Weather Center, San Diego Strike Group Oceanography Team from October 2010 to July 2013. Petty Officer Walker performed his demanding duties in an exemplary and highly professional manner in support of USS MAKIN ISLAND (LHD 8) and her Amphibious Readiness Group's maiden deployment. He expertly prepared and presented 150 mission critical meteorology and oceanography briefs and recorded 2,500 surface weather observations which directly contributed to more than 2,000 hours of mishap-free flight operations. He demonstrated exceptional skill and expertise as a key member of the command reachback cell, where he provided tailored environmental support packages to units operating within THIRD, FIFTH, and SEVENTH Fleet areas of responsibility. Further, he coordinated command participation during six events of the inaugural San Diego Information Dominance Community Captain's Cup, devoted 70 hours toward command Morale, Welfare and Recreation fundraising events that raised more than $8,000, and volunteered 50 hours as a tutor and mentor to students at a local elementary school. Petty Officer Walker's professionalism and devotion to duty reflected credit upon himself and were in keeping with the highest traditions of the United States Naval Service.
PETTY OFFICER MILLER'S DEDICATION, EXPERTISE AND LEADERSHIP SKILLS CONTRIBUTED TO THE SUCCESSFUL TRAINING OF THIRTY-TWO POTENTIAL EOD OFFICERS TAD TO EOD MOBILE UNIT TWELVE. HIS PROFESSIONALISM SHOWN THROUGHOUT DAILY TRAINING INCLUDING PT TESTS, EOD TOOL FAMILIARIZATION AND SMALL BOAT AND ROBOT OPERATIONS AND ALLOWED THE MIDSHIPMEN TO REACH THEIR FULL POTENTIAL AND DEMONSTRATED THE BENEFITS OF THE EOD COMMUNITY.
DURING THIS PERIOD, YOU CONSISTENTLY PERFORMED YOUR VARIOUS DUTIES IN A HIGHLY PROFESSIONAL AND EXEMPLARY MANNER. YOU CHECKED IN AND TRIAGED OVER 3,500 PATIENTS, DELIVERED MEDICATION TO 350 PATIENTS AND COMPLETED OVER 500 MINOR PROCEDURES WITH MINIMAL SUPERVISION. IN ADDITION, YOU PERFORMED 80 ELECTROCARDIOGRAMS AND EFFICIENTLY COLLECTED AND PROCESSED 150 LABORATORY SPECIMENS. YOUR EFFORTS REDUCED PATIENT WAIT TIME AND IMPROVED ACCESS TO CARE FOR OUR BENEFICIARIES. AS DEPARTMENTAL TRAINING PETTY OFFICER, YOU OVERSAW THE ADMINISTRATION AND TRACKING OF 65 TRAINING JACKETS AND WERE A VITAL PART IN PROVIDING CLINICAL ORIENTATION TO 20 NEW STAFF MEMBERS. YOUR ENTHUSIASM AND TOTAL DEDICATION TO DUTY WERE IN KEEPING WITH THE HIGHEST TRADITIONS OF THE UNITED STATES NAVAL SERVICE. I COMMEND YOU FOR A JOB 'WELL DONE' AND WISH YOU CONTINUED SUCCESS IN YOUR FUTURE ENDEAVORS.
Petty Officer Ortiz was instrumental in the successful Large Scale Communication Assessment (LSCA) for Coastal Riverine Squadron Eleven from January 28 to February 15, 2013. His dedication and motivation led the way for the successful setup of the Mobile Ashore Support Terminal (MAST) to include 2 servers, 1 Promina, 2 KIV-7Ms, and 19 SIPR laptops. Petty Officer Ortiz' impressive knowledge base and enthusiasm paved the way for N6 division to successfully install and update over 14 Field Change Bulletins, which are detrimental to the operability for this system. By leaning forward and taking great initiative, Petty Officer Ortiz' presence leaves an indelible mark upon CRS-11 N6 division.
PROFESSIONAL ACHIEVEMENT IN THE SUPERIOR PERFORMANCE OF HIS DUTIES WHILE SERVING AS FIELD SERVICE TECHNICIAN FROM MARCH 2012 TO NOVEMBER 2012. PETTY OFFICER BROWN'S DEDICATION TO DUTY AND COMMITMENT TO EXCELLENCE HAS ENABLED THE THOROUGH AND TIMELY COMPLETION OF OVER 200 TROUBLE TICKETS RESULTING IN EXCEPTIONAL CUSTOMER SERVICE FOR OVER 1100 PERMANENT AND TRANSIENT PERSONNEL. IN ADDITION, PETTY OFFICER BROWN HAS INTEGRATED HIMSELF INTO THE SOUDA BAY INTEGRATED TRAINING TEAM PROVIDING NUMEROUS HOURS OF VALUABLE INSTRUCTION TO ALL NEWCOMERS. PETTY OFFICER BROWN'S PERSONAL INITIATIVE AND DEVOTION TO DUTY REFLECT GREAT CREDIT UPON HIMSELF AND WERE IN KEEPING WITH THE HIGHEST TRADITIONS OF THE UNITED STATES NAVAL SERVICE.
Petty Officer Ortiz was instrumental in the successful LAN migration from the PCU to USS NEVERSAIL. His dedication and motivation led the way for the successful cloning and installation of 73 laptops and 30 desktop computers in two days. Petty Officer Ortiz' impressive knowledge base and enthusiasm paved the way for CC division's successful inspection during COMSOT. By leaning forward and taking great initiative, Petty Officer Ortiz' presence leaves an indelible mark upon CC division and USS NEVERSAIL.
FOR PERSONAL ACHIEVEMENT DURING THE USS WISCONSIN COMREL PROJECT FROM 03 AUGUST 2012 TO 05 AUGUST 2012. PETTY OFFICER NAVIGATOR DEMONSTRATED SUPERB TEAM WORK ABILITIES AND EXCEPTIONAL ATTENTION TO DETAIL AS APRT OF A 13 PERSON COMREL TEAM FROM LOCAL HAMPTON ROADS COMMANDS. PETTY OFFICER NAVIGATOR WAS INSTRUMENTAL IN THE REFURBISHMENT OF THE CPO MESS. THE TEAM OF TALENTED SAILORS REAPOLSTERED THE MESS COUCH AND CHAIRS. PAINTED THE BULKHEADS AND OVERHEADS AND RELAID THE CARPET IN PREPARATION FOR THE GRAND REOPENING ON 03 SEPTEMBER 2012. PETTY OFFICER NAVIGATOR PERSONAL INITIATIVE AND DEVOTION TO DUTY REFLECT GREAT CREDIT UPON HIMSELF AND WERE IN KEEPING WITH THE HIGHEST TRADITIONS OF THE UNITED STATES NAVAL SERVICE.
FOR COMMENDABLE PERFORMANCE WHILE SERVING AS DECK DEPARTMENT'S DAMAGE CONTROL PETTY OFFICER FROM MAY TO DECEMBER 2010. SEAMAN CHARLES CONSISTENTLY PERFORMED HER DEMANDING DUTIES IN AN EXEMPLARY AND HIGHLY PROFESSIONAL MANNER. SHE EXPERTLY LED AND QUALIFIED THREE 3M PERSONNEL WHICH RESULTED IN SATISFACTORY SPOT CHECKS FOR THE 3M INSPECTION. THROUGH PERSONAL EXAMPLE, SHE INSPIRED HER PEERS TO STRIVE FOR HIGHER LEVELS OF EXCELLENCE. SEAMAN CHARLES' MANAGERIAL ABILITY, PERSONAL INITIATIVE, AND UNSWERVING DEVOTION TO DUTY REFLECTED CREDIT UPON HERSELF AND WERE IN KEEPING WITH THE HIGHEST TRADITIONS OF THE UNITED STATES NAVAL SERVICE.
PROFESSIONAL ACHIEVEMENT IN THE SUPERIOR PERFORMANCE OF HER DUTIES WHILE SERVING AS PLANE CAPTAIN ONBOARD NAVAL FACILITIES COMMAND EXPEDITIONARY WARFARE CENTER FROM FEBUARY 2012 TO FEBUARY 2013. WHILE ON DEPLOYMENT IN SUPPORT OF OPERATION ENDURING FREEDOM PETTY OFFICER COLE'S ATTENTION TO DETAIL SAVED THE NAVY A SUBSTANTIAL AMOUNT OF MONEY WHEN SHE SPOTTED POTENTIAL FOREIGN OBJECT DEBRIS HAZARD WITH AN INBOUND AIRCRAFT, RESULTING IN THE AIR BOSS WAVING OFF THE AIRCRAFT CONTINUING A ZERO MISHAP MISSION. ALONG WITH QUALIFYING PLANE CAPTAIN THREE MONTHS AHEAD OF SCHEDULE AND EARNING HER ENLISTED AVIATION WARFARE SPECIALTY PIN SHE HAS BEEN ASSIGNED LEAD TRAINER FOR ALL INCOMING PLANE CAPTAINS. SHE IS CONSIDERED NUMBER ONE PLANE CAPTAIN ON THE FLIGHT DECK AMONG HER PEERS AND THE PILOTS. PETTY OFFICER COLE'S CAN DO SPIRIT AND LOYAL DEVOTION TO DUTY REFLECTED CREDIT UPON HERSELF AND WERE IN KEEPING WITH THE HIGHEST TRADITIONS OF THE UNITED STATES NAVAL SERVICE.
Commended by the Commander in Chief Pacific Representative, Philippines for outstanding performance and devotion to duty in the assistance he gave at the site of the Ruby Towers earthquake disaster in Manila, Philippines during the period of 2 August to 11 August 1968. By his devotion to the task at hand and under conditions in which his own safety was in jeopardy, Airman Edward White contributed immensely to the saving of lives that may have otherwise perished.
Mission Oriented. While demonstrating professionalism and vigilance Constructionman Ewig stood over 88 hours of security watch during Operation Bearing Dual (FTX 2011), ensuring entry to authorized personnel only maintaining safety within the COC, ACOC, Ant Farm, and Bravo CP.
Motivated. As crew member on the Communications Pad project, CECN Ewig displays great knowledge of his rate and his ability to learn quickly. Assisting in the placement of 90 CZ of concrete, 432 ft of rebar cages, prefabrication and placement of 280ft of formwork and 408 sqft of earthwork for new electrical lines; saving the Navy $3000 in cost of contractors.
Leadership Potential. CECN Ewig demonstrated his ability to train and lead others during homeport 2011, training 20 Seabees in computer programs designed to monitor and track deliverables, that were essential in the battalion's readiness to deploy, ensuring that 100% of all tasking in Bravo Company was completed ahead of schedule.
MC2(SW) Spaulding is a dedicated, cheerful, and hard-working individual who performs all duties as Assistant Public Affairs Officer in an accurate and enthusiastic manner. She is a very independent working Sailor with very little supervision and resources to perform her job of planning, designing, executing, and directing a program of internal and external relations designed to inform and educate the military community and the general and specialized publics. This includes informing the on-base and outlying civilian communities about the organization's programs, activities, and services, as well as enhance and maintain a favorable image of Naval Support Activity Mid-South and the United States Navy in the civilian community.
NAVY COUNSELOR FIRST CLASS (SURFACE WARFARE)
UNITED STATES NAVY
FOR COMMENDABLE PERFORMANCE WHILE SERVING AS A RECRUITER-IN-CHARGE AT NAVY RECRUITING DISTRICT SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS FROM AUGUST 2008 TO AUGUST 2011. PETTY OFFICER CUNNINGHAM CONSISTENTLY PERFORMED HIS DEMANDING DUTIES IN AN EXEMPLARY AND HIGHLY PROFESSIONAL MANNER. HE EXPERTLY LED AND DEVELOPED THREE RECRUITERS TO ATTAIN CURRENT GOALS RESULTING IN ACCOMPLISHING 106% NEW CONTRACT OBJECTIVE, 300% NUCLEAR FIELD PROGRAM. HE FOCUSED ON LEADERSHIP AND THE PROFESSIONAL GROWTH OF HIS SAILORS RESULTING IN 100% RETENTION. THROUGH PERSONAL EXAMPLE, HE INSPIRED HIS PEERS TO STRIVE FOR HIGHER LEVELS OF EXCELLENCE AND WAS THE MOTIVATIONAL CATALYST BEHIND THEIR RECRUITING SUCCESS. PETTY OFFICER CUNNINGHAM'S MANAGERIAL ABILITY, PERSONAL INITIATIVE, AND UNSWERVING DEVOTION TO DUTY REFLECTED CREDIT UPON HIMSELF AND WERE IN KEEPING WITH THE HIGHEST TRADITIONS OF THE UNITED STATES NAVAL SERVICE.
Staff Sergeant Ward acted as the Hazardous Materiel Transportation Office on site representative for all aspects of logistical support for the movement of CLUSTER GALWAY materiel from MCAS Kaneohe Bay to the Continental United States to include; cost estimates, monitoring custom packaging fabrication, and transportation of the final package to Hickam AFB, HI for priority air movement to the US. His actions directly resulted in the expedited return of materiel critical to the Department of Defense and Intelligence Communities counter measure and exploitation programs in direct support of blue forces survivability and lethality. Staff Sergeant Ward s professionalism, motivation, initiative, perseverance, and total dedication to duty reflected great credit upon himself and the United States Marine Corps.
PROFESSIONAL ACHIEVEMENT IN THE SUPERIOR PERFORMANCE OF HIS DUTIES WHILE SERVING AS SELF HELP DIVISION LEAD BUILDER AT PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT NAVAL BASE POINT LOMA, CALIFORNIA, FROM MAR 2008 TO MARCH 2011. PETTY OFFICER BROWNING WAS INSTRUMENTAL IN LEADING THE COMPLETION OF NINE PROJECTS CONTRIBUTING SIGNIFICANTLY TO BASE APPEARANCE, SAFETY AND ENVIRONMENTAL COMPLIANCE. HE COMPLETED A 700 CMU BLOCK HAZMAT STORAGE FACILITY, AN ACCESS RAMP TO BRING THE SMALL ARMS RANGE INTO COMPLIANCE WITH ADA REQUIREMENTS, AND BOTH PLANNED AND EXECUTED THE INSTALLATION OF A 450 CMU BLOCK WALL AND 140 LINEAR FEET OF CHAIN LINK FENCE TO SECURE OVER $250K OF CONSTRUCTION MATERIAL AND EQUIPMENT IN THE SELF HELP COMPOUND. BY HIS EXCEPTIONAL ABILITY, PERSONAL INITIATIVE AND TOTAL DEDICATION TO DUTY, PETTY OFFICER BROWNING REFLECTED CREDIT UPON HIMSELF AND UPHELD THE HIGHEST TRADITIONS OF THE UNITED STATES NAVAL SERVICE
Petty Officer Parrill was instrumental in the successful LAN migration from the PCU to USS GRAVELY. His dedication and motivation led the way for the successful cloning and installation of 73 laptops and 30 desktop computers in two days. Petty Officer Parrill s impressive knowledge base and enthusiasm paved the way for CC divisions successful inspection during COMSOT. By leaning forward and taking great initiative, Petty Officer Parrill s presence leaves an indelible mark upon CC division and USS GRAVELY.
S AIRFRAMES TECHNICIAN. ON OCTOBER 28 2010 LCPL KOSAKOWSKI EXPEDITED A REPAIR ON THE USS KEARSARGE HANGER BAY BRIDGE CRANE. HE RAPIDLY REWORKED AND MADE REPAIRS ON THE CRANE'S CABLE SPOOL AND RIGGED THE CRANE WITH NEW CABLE IN RECORD TIME. HIS ACTION SAVED THE USS KEARSARGE OVER $50000 IN COSTLY REPAIRS AND HIS QUICK ACTIONS LEAD TO LITTLE OR NO DOWN TIME ON A MISSION CRITICAL PIECE OF EQUIPMENT. BY HIS EXCEPTIONAL ABILITY, PERSONAL INITIATIVE AND TOTAL DEDICATION TO DUTY, LANCE CORPORAL KOSAKOWSKI REFLECTED CREDIT UPON HIMSELF AND UPHELD THE HIGHEST TRADITIONS OF THE MARINE CORPS.
PETTY OFFICER MILLER'S DEDICATION, EXPERTISE AND LEADERSHIP SKILLS CONTRIBUTED TO THE SUCCESSFUL TRAINING OF THIRTY-TWO POTENTIAL EOD OFFICERS TAD TO EOD MOBILE UNIT TWELVE. HIS PROFESSIONALISM SHOWN THROUGHOUT DAILY TRAINING INCLUDING PT TESTS, EOD TOOL FAMILIZARIZAION AND SMALL BOAT AND ROBOT OPERATIONS ALLOWED THE MIDSHIPMEN TO REACH THEIR FULL POTENTIAL AND DEMONSTRATING THE BENEFITS OF THE EOD COMMUNITY.
PETTY OFFICER OBRIEN'S EXCEPTIONAL ENTHUSIASM, OUTSTANDING TECHNICAL EXPERTISE AND LEADERSHIP SKILLS ENABLED THE THOROUGH AND TIMELY REPORTS OF 324 SHIPBOARD SANITATION CONTROL EXEMPTIONS, TECHNICAL ASSIST VISITS, MEDICAL READINESS INSPECTIONS AND UNDERWAY INDUSTRIAL HYGIENE SURVEYS OF 75 STATIC AND KINETIC COMMANDS. THIS CONTRIBUTED TO THE REMARKABLE ACHIEVEMENT OF 96 PERCENT FOR C-1 STATUS IN ALL MEDICAL PROGRAMS, ENABLING NAVY REGION NORTHWEST AND SOUTHWEST TO MEET OPERATIONAL COMMITMENTS. ADDITIONALLY, YOUR DEVOTION TO TRAINING AND PROFESSIONAL GROWTH OF OTHERS WAS INSTRUMENTAL AND INCREASED THE OVERALL DEPLOYABILITY AND READINESS FOR FLEET SUPPORT DEPARTMENT WORKCENTER, NEPMU5 AND THE NAVY. ATTENTION TO DETAIL IN THE SUPERVISING AND MENTORING OF 23 JUNIOR OFFICER AND ENLISTED PERSONNEL WAS RECOGNIZED IN JSOQ 2ND QTR 2008, SSOQ 1ST QRT 2010 AND NOMINATED SSOY CY2010. WHILE DEPLOYED TO EMF KUWAIT PERFORMED 1,800 SANITATION INSPECTIONS OVERSEEING THE HEALTH AND WELLNESS OF FORWARD DEPLOYED MULTI-SERVICE OPERATIONAL UNIFORM AND CIVLIAN PERSONNEL.