Independent Duty Corpsman (IDC) Awards


MERITORIOUS SERVICE WHILE SERVING AS INDEPENDENT DUTY CORPSMAN, 2D MEDICAL BATTALION, 2D MARINE LOGISTICS GROUP, FROM SEPTEMBER 2015 TO SEPTEMBER 2018. DURING HIS TOUR, HE LED, MENTORED, AND TRAINED 92 SAILORS IN THE DELIVERY OF WORLD CLASS MEDICAL CARE ACROSS MORE THAN 4500 PATIENT ENCOUNTERS, 150 HOURS OF SAFETY COVERAGE, 4 MASS CASUALTY EXERCISES, 3 SHOCK TRAUMA PLATOON OPERATIONS TRAININGS, AND LIMITED TECHNICAL INSPECTIONS OF CLASS 8 SUPPLIES VALUED AT OVER $1,000,000. HM1 GONZO'S VERSATILITY AND EXPERTISE ENSURED NOT ONLY THE MISSION SUCCESS OF 6 NAMED EXERCISES IN ENVIRONMENTS RANGING FROM DESERT, SWAMP, MOUNTAIN, AND TUNDRA, BUT SIGNIFICANTLY CONTRIBUTED TO THE MARINE CORPS MISSION TO BE READY TO ANSWER OUR NATION'S CALL IN ANY CLIME AND PLACE. BY HIS BOLD LEADERSHIP, TECHNICAL PROFICIENCY, AND TOTAL DEDICATION TO DUTY, PETTY OFFICER GONZO REFLECTED GREAT CREDIT UPON HIMSELF AND UPHELD THE HIGHEST TRADITIONS OF THE MARINE CORPS AND THE UNITED STATES NAVAL SERVICE.




WHILE SERVING AS INDEPENDENT DUTY CORPSMAN AND SENIOR MEDICAL DEPARTMENT REPRESENTATIVE FROM MARCH 2011 TO AUGUST 2013. CHIEF ALEXANDER FLEMING DISPLAYED EXCEPTIONAL LEADERSHIP AND MANAGEMENT SKILLS WHILE CARING FOR A CREW OF OVER 300 SAILORS DURING THREE DEPLOYMENTS, TWO DRY DOCK PERIODS, AND A TRAINING CYCLE. HIS EFFORTS FACILITATED A SCORE OF 100% ON TWO MEDICAL READINESS INSPECTIONS, EARNED THE SHIP TWO GREEN Hs, AND WAS A KEY FACTOR IN THE SHIP'S BATTLE E AWARD. ADDITIONALLY HE WAS SOLEY RESPONSIBLE FOR THE SUCCESSFUL TREATMENT OF OVER 1800 PATIENTS, MORE THAN 1200 PHYSICALS FOR SHIP'S PROGRAMS, AND 15 FLAWLESS MEDEVACS. CHIEF FLEMING'S INITIATIVE, PERSEVERANCE, AND UNSWERVING DEDICATION TO DUTY REFLECTED GREAT CREDIT UPON HIMSELF AND WERE IN KEEPING WITH THE HIGHEST TRADITIONS OF THE UNITED STATES NAVAL SERVICE.




AS AN INDEPENDENT DUTY CORPSMAN IN SUPPORT OF BALIKATAN 2014, PETTY OFFICER SALK PROVIDED EXPERT MEDICAL SUPPORT TO OVER 1,500 U.S. FORCES AND THE ARMED FORCES OF THE PHILIPPINES. IN LESS THAN 30 DAYS, HE CONDUCTED OVER 300 HOURS OF SICK CALL AND PREVENTIVE MEDICINE AND SUCCESSFULLY TREATED MORE THAN 22 INJURIES WITHOUT LEAVING THE AREA OF OPERATION. IN ADDITION, HE SUPERVISED THE ORDERLY OFF LOADING AND LOADING OF MORE THAN 1,500 U.S. PERSONNEL AND MORE THAN 800 GEARS WHICH STREAMLINED OPERATIONS AND PREVENTED ANY INJURIES, ACCIDENTS, OR DELAYS. FURTHER, DESPITE FATIGUE AND A LACK OF MATERIAL ASSETS, HE TRAINED MORE THAN 30 ARMED FORCES OF THE PHILIPPINES MEDICS ON FIRST AID AND TCCC TO IMPROVE THEIR COMBAT LIFE SAVING AND COMBAT MEDICAL CARE. PETTY OFFICER SALK'S INITIATIVE, PERSEVERANCE, AND UNSWERVING DEDICATION TO DUTY REFLECTED GREAT CREDIT UPON HIMSELF AND WERE IN KEEPING WITH THE HIGHEST TRADITIONS OF THE UNITED STATES NAVAL SERVICE.




SENIOR MEDICAL DEPARTMENT REPRESENTATIVE AND DIVING INDEPENDENT DUTY CORPSMAN FROM FEBRUARY 2014 TO JULY 2015. HM1 SPOCK ESTABLISHED AND MANAGED THE COMMAND'S FIRST MEDICAL DEPARTMENT AND PROVIDED OVER 4000 HOURS OF PREVENTATIVE MEDICINE, SICK CALL, AND HEALTH PROMOTION POLICY ENFORCEMENT. AS THE DIVING MEDICAL TECHNICIAN AND PRIMARY INSIDE TENDER, HE PROVIDED OVER 10,000 MAN HOURS OF HIGH RISK MEDICAL COVERAGE FOR DIVING AND CHAMBER OPERATIONS AND WAS DIRECTLY RESPONSIBLE FOR 49 HOURS OF BOTTOM TIME WITH ZERO MISHAPS OR INCIDENTS. ADDITIONALLY, HE ORGANIZED AND INSTRUCTED 4200 HOURS OF TRAINING ON ADVANCED DIVING, HYPERBARIC MEDICINE, CPR, AND FIRST AID SKILLS RESULTING IN A MORE EFFECTIVE AND EFFICIENT COMMAND DIVE TEAM AND CONTRIBUTING TO THE COMMAND'S FIRST BLUE H PENNANT FROM THE NAVY SURGEON GENERAL. PETTY OFFICER SPOCK'S INITIATIVE, PERSEVERANCE, AND UNSWERVING DEDICATION TO DUTY REFLECTED GREAT CREDIT UPON HIMSELF AND WERE IN KEEPING WITH THE HIGHEST TRADITIONS OF THE UNITED STATES NAVAL SERVICE.




OUTSTANDING MERITORIOUS SERVICE WHILE SERVING AS INDEPENDENT DUTY CORPSMAN, 7TH COMMUNICATION BATTALION, OKINAWA, JAPAN, FROM 02 OCTOBER 2010 TO 08 AUGUST 2012. PETTY OFFICER FIRST CLASS LOUIS PASTEUR CONSISTENTLY PERFORMED HIS DEMANDING DUTIES IN AN EXEMPLARY AND HIGHLY PROFESSIONAL MANNER. PETTY OFFICER PASTEUR SUPERVISED 11 JUNIOR PERSONNEL DURING DAILY MEDICAL OPERATIONS TO INCLUDE SICK CALL AND WAS OFTEN THE SOLE PRIMARY PROVIDER TO 750 MARINES AND SAILORS, ENSURING UNINTERRUPTED PRIMARY CARE SERVICE TO THE ENTIRE BATTALION. HIS ATTENTION TO DETAIL, INITIATIVE AND DETERMINATION INCREASED BATTALION MEDICAL READINESS FROM 60% TO OVER 90%. ADDITIONALLY, HE COMPLETED OVER 500 PDHRA, IMPROVING THE OVERALL PDHRA COMPLIANCE FROM A LOW OF 30% TO OVER 90%, THE HIGHEST IN THE III MEF AND ISLAND-WIDE. FINALLY, AS A DIRECT RESULT OF HIS EFFORTS, THE BATTALION SUSTAINED TWO MISSION CAPABLE RATINGS DURING 2 CG INSPECTIONS. PETTY OFFICER PASTEUR'S INITIATIVE, PERSEVERANCE, AND UNSWERVING DEDICATION TO DUTY REFLECTED GREAT CREDIT UPON HIMSELF AND WERE IN KEEPING WITH THE HIGHEST TRADITIONS OF THE UNITED STATES NAVAL SERVICE.




PROFESSIONAL ACHIEVEMENT AS DETAIL TIMOR LESTE INDEPENDENT DUTY CORPSMAN AND ADJUTANT FOR U.S. NAVAL MOBILE CONSTRUCTION BATTALION THREE FROM JUNE 2014 TO MARCH 2015. AS AN INSTRUCTOR IN ADVANCED FIRST AID, HE REQUALIFIED 13 DETAIL PERSONNEL AS COMBAT LIFE SAVERS AND SUCCESSFULLY TAUGHT FIVE BLS CLASSES TO 69 TIMORESE MEDICAL DOCTORS, ENHANCING THE U.S. RELATIONSHIP WITH THE HOST NATION. AS THE DETAIL ADJUTANT, HE FLAWLESSLY EXECUTED ALL DAILY ADMINISTRATIVE REQUIREMENTS, MANAGED $30,000 IN DETAIL FUNDING, MAINTAINED 22 DORs, AND DEVELOPED SCHEDULES AND COORDINATED ACCOMMODATIONS FOR OVER 30 VIP VISITS. AS CAMP MAINTENANCE SUPERVISOR, HE RECEIVED, ROUTED, AND TRACKED WORK ORDERS FOR 54 TROUBLE CALLS AND OVERSAW ALL ROUTINE MAINTENANCE ABOARD CAMP LENHOFF, DIRECTLY CONTRIBUTING TO SAFETY AND ENHANCING THE MORALE OF THE 40 SEABESS LIVING ABOARD CAMP LENHOFF. PETTY OFFICER WILSON'S EXCEPTIONAL PROFESSIONALISM, UNRELENTING PERSEVERANCE, AND LOYAL DEDICATION TO DUTY REFLECTED CREDIT UPON HIM AND WERE IN KEEPING WITH THE HIGHEST TRADITIONS OF THE UNITED STATES NAVAL SERVICE.




MERITORIOUS SERVICE WHILE SERVING AS A DIVE INDEPENDENT DUTY CORPSMAN AT SUBMARINE DEVELOPMENT SQUADRON 5, SPECIALIZED RESEARCH DIVING DETACHMENT, FROM NOVEMBER 2013 TO MARCH 2014. SENIOR CHIEF SULLIVAN'S EXPANSIVE MEDICAL AND DIVING KNOWLEDGE WAS CRITICAL IN THE PLANNING AND EXECUTION OF A HIGHLY SENSITIVE OPERATION CRITICAL TO THE NATIONAL DEFENSE OF THE UNITED STATES. AS A DIVER, HE COMPLETED AN INTENSE TRAINING CYCLE THAT FOCUSED ON PREPARING FOR THE FIRST OPERATIONAL USE OF THE MK-28 MOD 0. AS THE MEDICAL REPRESENTATIVE HE WAS THE SOLE MEDICAL PROVIDER ONBOARD A VESSEL OF OPPORTUNITY IN AN ISOLATED LOCATION WERE HE OVERSAW THE HEALTH AND MEDICAL CARE OF ALL PERSONNEL. ADDITIONALLY, DURING MULTIPLE HIGH RISK EVOLUTIONS HE WAS THE OVERALL SAFETY OBSERVER AND CONSISTENTLY IMPLEMENTED OPERATIONAL RISK MANAGEMENT TO ENSURE THAT EVOLUTIONS WERE CONDUCTED IN THE SAFEST MANNER POSSIBLE. SENIOR CHIEF SULLIVAN'S EXCEPTIONAL PROFESSIONALISM, UNRELENTING PERSEVERANCE, AND LOYAL DEDICATION TO DUTY REFLECTED CREDIT UPON HIM AND WERE IN KEEPING WITH THE HIGHEST TRADITIONS OF THE UNITED STATES NAVAL SERVICE.




PROFESSIONAL ACHIEVEMENT IN THE SUPERIOR SUSTAINED PERFORMANCE OF HIS DUTIES AS LEADING PETTY OFFICER AND RECON INDEPENDENT DUTY CORPSMAN FOR COMPANY B, 1ST RECONNAISSANCE BATTALION, 1ST MARINE DIVISION. THROUGH HARD WORK AND PERSEVERANCE, PETTY OFFICER JULIET PROVED HIMSELF A TRUE ASSET TO THE TEAM AS A LEADER AND THE SOLE MEDICAL PROVIDER FOR 30 MARINES WHILE DEPLOYED IN SUPPORT OF THE GLOBAL WAR ON TERORISM. ALTHOUGH JUNIOR IN RANK, PETTY OFFICER JULIET WAS HAND-PICKED TO FILL A CRITICAL SHORTFALL BILLET WITH THE FORCE RECONNAISSANCE COMPANY FOR DEPLOYMENT WITH THE 13TH MARINE EXPEDITIONARY UNIT WHERE HE INSTRUCTED FIVE TCCC COURSES, DEVELOPED PATIENT EVACUATION PROCEDURES, AND PROVIDED LONG TERM COMBAT CASUALTY TREATMENT WHILE IN THE FIELD. PETTY OFFICER JULIET'S SUPERLATIVE EFFORTS WERE CRUCIAL TO MISSION SUCCESS AND REFLECTED CREDIT UPON HIMSELF AND UPHELD THE HIGHEST TRADITIONS OF THE MARINE CORPS AND THE UNITED STATES NAVAL SERVICE.



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