Enlisted Aide Citations
PROFESSIONAL ACHIEVEMENT WHILE SERVING AS ENLISTED AIDE ON THE STAFF OF THE COMMANDER, U.S. NAVAL FORCES CENTRAL COMMAND AND COMMANDER, U.S. FIFTH FLEET FROM SEPTEMBER 2020 TO APRIL 2021 CONDUCTING OPERATIONS IN THE U.S. CENTRAL COMMAND AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY. CHIEF PETTY OFFICER MORALES SUPERBLY PLANNED, MANAGED, AND EXECUTED OVER 200 VIP LUNCEHONS AND DINNERS SUPPORTING OVER 1,000 FLAG AND EXECUTIVE LEVEL DISTINGUISHED VISITORS AND TRANSFORMED THE COMMANDER'S RESIDENCE TO INTO AN ADM ZUMWALT COMPETITOR LEVEL FACILITY. A DEDICATED PROFESSIONAL, HE EXPERTLY TRAINED EIGHT JUNIOR CULINARY SPECIALISTS ON FIVE-STAR QUALITY FOOD PREPARATION AND PRESENTATION. IN ADDITION, AS COMMAND DIVERSITY OFFICER, HE MANAGED AND LEAD 10 SIGNATURE BEHAVIORS OF THE 21ST CENTURY SAILOR NAVY CORE VALUES, NAVY ETHOS, AND CORE ATTRIBUTES IN ACTION. BY HIS UNSWERVING DETERMINATION, WISE JUDGEMENT, AND COMPLETE DEDICATION TO DUTY, PETTY OFFICER MORALES REFLECTED CREDIT UPON HIMSELF AND UPHELD THE HIGHEST TRADITIONS OF THE UNITED STATES NAVAL SERVICE.
PROFESSIONAL ACHIEVEMENT IN THE SUPERIOR PERFORMANCE OF HIS DUTIES WHILE SERVING AS ENLISTED AIDE TO VICE ADMIRAL TED "SLAP SHOT" CARTER AT THE UNITED STATES NAVAL ACADEMY FROM JUNE 2014 TO JUNE 2015. PETTY OFFICER MONOSKI WAS AN INTEGRAL MEMBER OF THE SUPERINTENDENT'S OPERATIONS ENLISTED AIDE TEAM. HE SIGNIFICANTLY CONTRIBUTED TO THE EXECUTION OF OVER 22 OFFICIAL EVENTS FOR MORE THAN 2,200 DISTINGUISHED GUESTS INCLUDING SECNAV, VCJCS, CNO FOREIGN DIGNITARIES AND CIVILIAN BUSINESS LEADERS. PETTY OFFICER MONOSKI INITIATED AND MAINTAINED OVER $20,000 IN GEAR AND SUPPLIES FOR THE HOUSEHOLD PRESERVATION AS APPROPRIATED PURCHASE CARD HOLDER. PETTY OFFICER MONOSKI SUPPERVISED TWO CIVILIAN CUSTODIAL STAFF MEMBERS WHO MAINTAINED THE MATERIAL AND SANITARY CONDITION OF THE HISTORIC 16,000 SQUARE FOOT BUCHANAN HOUSE. PETTY OFFICER MONOSKI'S EXCEPTIONAL, UNRELENTING PERSEVERANCE, AND LOYAL DEVOTION TO DUTY REFLECTED CREDIT UPON HIM AND WERE IN KEEPING WITH THE HIGHEST TRADITIONS OF THE UNITED STATES NAVAL SERVICE.
Staff Sergeant Carole L. Bonham distinguished herself by meritorious service as Enlisted Aide to the Commander, United States Forces Japan, Fifth Air Force, Yokota Air Base, Japan from XXXXXXX to XXXXXXX. During this period, Sergeant Bonham expertly planned, prepared and coordinated 29 events and meals supporting the Commander's military and social obligations to include U.S. Ambassadors, four-star generals, the Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force and numerous Japanese Self Defense Force senior leaders, bolstering United States-Japanese relations. Her outstanding organizational skill was key during Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff and Air Force Chief of Staff visits with the Ministry of Defense and was lauded by the highest levels of both governments. Additionally, she efficiently managed the 5,470 square foot General Officer Quarters, executed the $37,000 General Officer Housing budget and streamlined two renovation projects, saving more than $15,000. Finally, she facilitated the reception of the Joint Support Staff for Operation TOMODACHI and the Commander of the United States Pacific Command throughout the humanitarian assistance and disaster relief efforts. Sergeant Bonham's unwavering dedication to duty was key in preparing the Commander of U.S. Forces Japan and Joint Support Forces to meet Operation TOMODACHI leadership challenges and played a vital role in Japan's recovery efforts. The distinctive accomplishments of Sergeant Bonham reflect credit upon herself and the United States Air Force.