Leading Petty Officer (LPO)
INSPIRING LEADER. As Surface Warfare Detachment LPO he led 18 Sailors through a seamless merge into Combat Systems department. Deftly managed the execution of EXPSAF certification and implementation the command's VBSS program. Additionally he developed a training plan, a PT plan, ordered, tracked, and issued initial VBSS personnel gear loadout in support of USS Little Rock's upcoming deployment.
-DEDICATED TO SAILOR DEVELOPMENT. His energetic mentoring of 13 Sailors resulted in 4 advancements, 7 EAWS and 3 EAWS requalifications while 90% of his work center is enrolled in either college classes or professional development courses.
Commanding Officer's principal advisor. As the Leading Petty Officer, position normally filled by an E-7, he provided counsel on personnel issues and crew morale and enforced military standards for Navy and sister services.
- A superior CPO who leads from the front. A key player in the professional development of his Sailors. Achieved 100% divisional JQR qualifications, 100% CPOR quals, 97% retention and 85% advancement.
MATURE MANAGER. Identified unhealthy and unproductive working relationships and took immediate action to restore order to the Department. Transferred one PO1, changed one shift lead, and revised watch schedule; morale and training both improved.
SAILOR DEVELOPMENT. Facilitated watch-standing training for the section and departmental electrical safety stand-down training to 11 officers, 10 CPOs, and 93 Sailors which contributed to qualifying four OODs, seven POOWs, 16 MOOWs and led to zero electrical safety casualties, increased readiness, and improved situational awareness.
-TEAM LEADER. As the Leading Petty Officer, she revised the standing OIs and oversaw 14 Sailors in their commitment to mentorship and guidance which resulted in 92 percent retention and increased off-duty education by 50 percent.
His dynamic leadership, energizing presence, and personal commitment to operations and sailor development had major impacts on REAGAN's ability to sustain a high state of engineering and personnel readiness while meeting complex real world mission requirements, further enhancing REAGAN's reputation as the premier multi-function platform in the U.S. Seventh Fleet Area of Responsibility.
- DECKPLATE LEADER. Intrusive leadership yielded one Sailor of the Quarter, 100% eligible advanced, 100% passed both PRT cycles, 100% enrolled in USMAP, and 40% college enrollments.
Hand picked to fill role as Leading Petty Officer! Skillfully stepped into the role of LPO and expertly executed his duties. Quickly establishing himself as one of my trusted advisors, he flawlessly leads a CPO mess of 25 tactical and technical experts. His impact is evident in every aspect of the Department's continued success.
- Dedicated leader. Directly responsible for extremely low disciplinary rate in the line division. Genuinely concerned with subordinates' personal and professional growth.
-OPEN AND FRANK COMMUNICATOR. She possesses a keen ability to tactfully "tell it like it is." Her purposeful approach ensures well informed decision making on a daily basis. She empowered subordinates to advance and succeed in all circumstances and is without peer in her ability to motivate Sailors.
LEADING PETTY OFFICER
EO1 assumed LPO position for the largest detachment in the Battalion with approximately 215 members. EO1 immediately went to work, he helped form 4 Platoons with chain of command for each Platoon, EO1 brought back Military bearing to the detachment, a constant push for attention to detail on uniforms, accountability and drill instruction. EO1 implemented squad and company Physical Training program to ensure members are ready for the PRT. EO1 assisted in the SCW's training and personally got engaged, teaching SCW's classes with hands on training on range cards, training in the field with land navigation with patrols. EO1 is keeping the mobilization readiness of the detachment over 94%. EO1 oversaw the day to day operations and assigned all personnel collateral duties that ensured the ability of the det to achieve the readiness needed. EO1 has been an invaluable asset to the Detachment as a steady hand with a profound knowledge of his troops and the individual attention needed. EO1 is constantly in communication with the troops lending mentoring and providing leadership.
SUPPLY DEPARTMENT LEADING PETTY OFFICER
DEPARTMENT LEADING PETTY OFFICER FROM -------- TO ---------, CS1 FORD LEAD THE SUPPLY DEPARTMENT AND CAPTURED THE CAPTAIN NEY AWARD FOR 2012 FOR THE ENTIRE NAVY FLEET EAST COAST, WEST COAST, AND FORWARD DEPLOYED SHIPS.
AS THE OPERATIONS DEPARTMENT LEADING PETTY OFFICER, NAVY SECURITY FORCE AUTEC, WEST PALM BEACH, FLORIDA, MA2'S INSPIRATIONAL LEADERSHIP AND TECHNICAL EXPERTISE WERE EVIDENT AS HE GUIDED HIS DEPARTMENT IN THE PLANNING AND EXECUTION OF 365 MAN DAYS OF SUPPORT TO THE ACTIVE DUTY SECURITY UNIT AT AUTEC, ANDROS ISLAND, BAHAMAS.
AS OPERATIONS DEPARTMENT LEADING PETTY OFFICER AND FADIZ OPERATOR, HE MONITORED AND VALIDATED OVER 180 AIRCRAFT WHILE ABOARD THE USS BONHOMME RICHARD (LHD-6) AND ENSURED THAT 255 SORTIES EXECUTED THEIR MISSIONS FLAWLESSLY DURING RIMPAC 2010.
AIR LOGISTIC DEPARTMENT LEADING PETTY OFFICER
Superb performance as Air Logistic Department Leading Petty Officer. LS1 Dupre personally trained six new personnel in the proper handling, stowing and shipping of Classified material, weapons and high value refridgerated medical supplies. Additionally, his department was praised by customers for the outstanding customer service rendered.
PROFESSIONAL ACHIEVEMENT IN THE SUPERIOR PERFORMANCE AS AIR LOGISITIC DEPARTMENT LEADING PETTY OFFICER, COMNAVLOGFORCENT/CTF-53 FROM --------- TO --------. PETTY OFFICER FORD EFFECTIVELY LEAD 17 MILITARY PERSONNEL IN THE MOVEMENT OF 11,380 TONS OF SPECIAL CARGO AND MAINTAINED 100% ACCOUNTABILITY FOR OVER $250,000 WORTH OF PERISHABLE MEDICAL VACCINES, ENABLING CTF-53 TO MEET THE MATERIAL NEEDS OF THREE STRIKE GROUPS AND TWO EXPEDITIONARY GROUPS OPERATING IN THE FIFTH FLEET AOR. ADDITIONALLY, HE TRAINED AND QUALIFIED SEVEN PERSONNEL AS CARGO HANDLERS, REVISED THE CARGO DEPARTMENT SOP, INITIATED THE CROSS TRAINING OF MILITARY AND CIVILIAN PERSONNEL, AND CONDUCTED WEEKLY CARGO HANDLING TRAINING. FURTHER, THE AIR LOGISTIC DEPARTMENT EARNED A 92% SCORE ON FY13 CARGO HANDLING INSPECTION.
GSM1 For meritorious service while serving as Training Department Leading Petty Officer at NAVOPSPTCEN Las Vegas. GSM1 Taylor identified and resolved discrepancies, saving money, and trained reservists in DTS and EKMS manager. Petty Officer Taylor'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 COMMAND TRAINING DEPARTMENT LEADING PETTY OFFICER, STRATEGIC COMMUNICATIONS WING ONE DET, HE METICULOUSLY SUPERVISED THE TRAINING AND ADMINSTRATION OF GMT, SAFETY STAND-DOWNS, CPR AND AIRFIELD DRIVING PROGRAM FOR 148 PERSONNEL.
WEAPONS DEPARTMENT LEADING PETTY OFFICER
As Weapons Department Leading Petty Officer, Gunners Mate demonstrated his vast knowledge of weapons systems, technical acumen, and sense of urgency while managing the weapons department's weapons, equipment and spaces, remained in the highest state of material condition of readiness during the command's Conventional Ordnance Safety Reviews as well as the 2013 INSURV and OHSAT inspection, resulting in an overall grade of SAT in all inspections. A proactive take-charge leader, he also played a significant role in the professional development and training of his division, resulting in the advancement of 22 Sailors, 3 Sailors of the Quarter and 15 ESWS qualifications.
HE WAS DIRECTLY RESPONSIBLE FOR THE ACCOUNTING, MANAGEMENT AND MAINTENANCE OF 5 COMMAND SEARCH AND RESCUE LEVEL "B" SAR MEDICAL KITS BUDGET OF MORE THAN $75,000 WHILE SIMULTANEOUSLY OVERSEEING THE MEDICAL NEEDS OF MORE THAN 350 SAILORS ON A DAILY BASIS, ENSURING THE SUPPORT OF MULTIPLE ONGOING MAINTENANCE AND FLIGHT OPERATIONS AROUND THE CLOCK.
ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT LEADING PETTY OFFICER
INTERIOR COMMUNICATIONS ELECTRICIAN SECOND CLASS, UNITED STATES NAVY, DISTINGUISHED HIMSELF BY EXCEPTIONALLY MERITORIOUS SERVICE AS HEADQUARTERS ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT LEADING PETTY OFFICER, DEFENSE MEDIA ACTIVITY FROM _______ TO _______. PETTY OFFICER EXLEY LED A TWO MAN TEAM TO MCMURDO STATION, ANTARCTICA TO TACKLE MAINTENANCE, REPAIRS AND MODIFICATIONS TO THE BASE RADIO STATION, SITE AND TVDTS SYSTEM RESULTING IN INCREASED MORALE AND QUALITY OF LIFE. UTILIZING HIS SUPERIOR TECHNICAL ABILITY AND UNTIRING WORK ETHIC, HE WAS DIRECTLY RESPONSIBLE FOR PROCUREMENT AND PURCHASE OF EQUIPMENT WORTH 55 THOUSAND DOLLARS FOR THE NEW MCMURDO RADIO STATION. ADDITIONALLY, HE SERVED AS PRIMARY VIDEO ENGINEER FOR ALL HANDS UPDATE, ALL HANDS TV AND PENTAGON CHANNEL, PROVIDING CLEAN AND CLEAR VIDEO PRODUCTS TO BE DISTRIBUTED THROUGHOUT ALL DOD INSTALLATIONS WORLDWIDE.