Attributes for the Citation Closing


The third and last part of the citation states "Petty Officer Doe's bold leadership, wise judgment, and complete dedication to duty reflected great credit upon him/her and were in keeping with the highest traditions of the United States Naval Service." (or "of the Marine Corps and the United States Naval Service." for Marines)

Note:   The attributes listed in the last sentence of the citation (bold leadership, wise judgment, and complete dedication to duty) are not specified by regulation. Attributes appropriate for the individual being recommended for award should be used.

The following are examples of attributes used but you can use anything you want:


Petty Officer Doe's...

EXCEPTIONAL ABILITY, UNRELENTING PERSEVERANCE, AND STEADFAST DETERMINATION

superior professional ability, exceptional personal initiative, and unswerving devotion to duty

NOTEWORTHY ACCOMPLISHMENTS, PERSEVERANCE AND DEVOTION TO DUTY

UNSWERVING DETERMINATION, WISE JUDGMENT, AND COMPLETE DEDICATION TO DUTY

INITIATIVE, PERSERVERANCE, AND TOTAL DEDICATION TO DUTY REFLECT

DILIGENT PREPARATION, SKILLFUL INSTRUCTION, AND RELENTLESS EFFORTS

TECHNICAL SKILLS, PERSONAL INITIATIVE AND LOYAL DEVOTION TO DUTY

EXCEPTIONAL ABILITY, PERSONAL INITIATIVE AND TOTAL DEDICATION TO DUTY

EXCEPTIONAL LEADERSHIP, INITIATIVE, AND LOYAL DEDICATION TO DUTY

EXCEPTIONAL PROFESSIONALISM, UNRELENTING PERSEVERANCE, AND LOYAL DEVOTION TO DUTY

MANAGERIAL ABILITY, PERSONAL INITIATIVE, AND DEVOTION TO DUTY

NOTEWORTHY ACCOMPLISHMENTS, PERSEVERANCE AND DEVOTION TO DUTY

OUTSTANDING LEADERSHIP, EXCEPTIONAL INITIATIVE, AND UNWAIVERING DEDICATION TO MISSION

PERSONAL INITIATIVE AND UNSWERVING DEVOTION TO DUTY

UNSWERVING DETERMINATION, WISE JUDGMENT, AND COMPLETE DEDICATION TO DUTY

VAST TECHNICAL AND PROFESSIONAL KNOWLEDGE COUPLED WITH HER EXCEPTIONAL LEADERSHIP ABILITIES

initiative, perserverance, and total dedication to duty

exceptional skill , leadership and initiative

professionalism and devotion to duty

initiative, perseverance and loyal devotion to duty

team spirit, outstanding performance, personal initiative, and unswerving devotion to duty

distinctive accomplishments, relentless efforts, and steadfast devotion to duty

superior professional ability, personal initiative, and unswerving devotion to duty

exceptional professionalism, personal initiative, and unswerving devotion to duty

EXTRAORDINARY PROFESSIONALISM, INITIATIVE, AND LOYAL DEDICATION TO DUTY

exceptional professional ability, steadfast initiative, and selfless dedication to duty

exceptional professional ability, personal initiative, and loyal dedication to duty

PERSONAL INITIATIVE AND UNSWERVING DEVOTION

DILIGENT EFFORTS, RESOURCEFULNESS, AND DETERMINATION

NOTEWORTHY ACCOMPLISHMENTS, PERSEVERANCE, AND LOYAL DEVOTION TO DUTY

ATTENTION TO DETAIL, AND SELFLESS DEDICATION TO COMMAND READINESS

PROFESSIONALISM AND DEVOTION TO DUTY

EXCEPTIONAL PROFESSIONALISM AND LOYAL DEVOTION TO DUTY

INITIATIVE, PERSEVERANCE AND LOYAL DEVOTION TO DUTY

TEAM SPIRIT, OUTSTANDING PERFORMANCE, PERSONAL INITIATIVE AND UNSWERVING DEVOTION

DISTINCTIVE ACCOMPLISHMENTS, RELENTLESS EFFORTS, AND STEADFAST DEVOTION TO DUTY

EXCEPTIONAL PROFESSIONAL ABILITY, INITIATIVE AND LOYAL DEDICATION TO DUTY

DEDICATED EFFORTS DURING THE MOST DIFFICULT CHALLENGES AND STEADFAST SUPPORT

initiative, perseverance, and total dedication to duty




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