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35F - Intelligence Analyst
PROFESSIONAL ACHIEVEMENT WHILE DEPLOYED IN SUPPORT OF 7TH SPECIAL FORCES GROUP FROM 10 JUNE 1979 TO 15 JULY 1981. LIEUTENANT BRADBURY CONSISTENTLY PERFORMED HIS DEMANDING DUTIES IN AN EXEMPLARY AND HIGHLY PROFESSIONAL MANNER. DURING DEPLOYMENT IN SUPPORT OF DRUG INSURGENCY OPERATIONS IN THE CEQUETA PROVINCE, COLOMBIA, LIEUTENANT BRADBURY HELPED COORDINATE MULTI-AGENCY COOPERATION AND INFORMATION SHARING BETWEEN DEA, OFO, CBP AND COLOMBIAN GUARD COUNTERPARTS. LIEUTENANT BRADBURY ALSO CREATED SEVERAL COMPREHENSIVE INTELLIGENCE FILES, AND AERIAL SURVEILLANCE CHARTS TO ILLUSTRATE THE VOLUME OF FARQ REBEL SUSPECT TRACKS IN THE AREA OF OPERATION AND MAINTAIN SITUATIONAL AWARENESS. HIS ACTIONS REFLECT GREAT CREDIT UPON HIMSELF, 7TH SPECIAL FORCES GROP AND THE UNITED STATES ARMY.
SPC Doe demonstrated tremendous knowledge and proficiency as a Military Intelligence professional. He continuously showed the ability to work autonomously and with minimal supervision. His free-thinking ability and dependability greatly enhanced various units' intelligence operations capabilities, paving the way for their success.
With his broad knowledge of technical and tactical procedures, SPC John Doe demonstrated exceptional resourcefulness and dedication to duty. SPC John Doe's tact and hard work, positive attitude toward his job and willingness to accept additional responsibilities were particularly noteworthy. His attention to detail, enthusiasm, and indomitable spirit was a positive influence on his peers.
SPC John Doe assisted the Battalion intelligence section in the administrative responsibility for over 700 soldiers. He demonstrated administrative versatility and assisted in such duties as security clearance management, Security Clearance Access Roster submissions to Brigade, map custodian and in the maintenance of various administrative databases.
SPC John Doe assisted the Battalion intelligence section by providing OSRVT and DCGS-A capabilities during NTC Rotation 09-09. His determination to provide accurate and real-time intelligence to the five supported companies resulted in the best operational returns per intel evolution in the Command.
As the battle space owners, SPC Haagen worked diligently as an intelligence analyst in support of the cavalry mission to establish security for Parwan province. He produced a daily graphical intelligence summary and weekly AO assessment that was read by over 1,000 intel specialists on a weekly basis. SPC Haagan provided intelligence support for over a dozen named missions with profitable results. His intelligence support artfully combined many intelligence disciplines and produced imagery intelligence to help the ground commander determine the most likely avenues of enemy approach and ISR to keep staff informed of real time developments on the ground. His timely and accurate HUMINT reporting helped to develop the battlefield and assess the enemy threat prior to targeting. The diligent efforts of SPC Haagan bring great credit upon himself, the 1/172 CAV (MTN) and the United States Army.
PROFESSIONAL ACHIEVEMENT WHILE DEPLOYED IN SUPPORT OF OPERATION LOCKDOWN FROM 1 JUNE 2010 TO 15 JULY 2010. SERGEANT SNYDER CONSISTENTLY PERFORMED HIS DEMANDING DUTIES IN AN EXEMPLARY AND HIGHLY PROFESSIONAL MANNER. DURING DEPLOYMENT IN SUPPORT OF OPERATION LOCKDOWN, SERGEANT SNYDER HELPED COORDINATE MULTI-AGENCY COOPERATION AND INFORMATION SHARING BETWEEN OFO, CBP AND COAST GUARD COUNTERPARTS. SERGEANT SNYDER ALSO CREATED SEVERAL COMPREHENSIVE KML FILES, XL SPREADSHEETS AND CHARTS TO ILLUSTRATE THE VOLUME OF SUSPECT TRACKS IN THE AREA OF OPERATION AND MAINTAIN SITUATIONAL AWARENESS. HIS ACTIONS REFLECT GREAT CREDIT UPON HIMSELF, JOINT TASK FORCE NORTH AND THE UNITED STATES ARMY.
Sergeant Courbain has demonstrated outstanding initiative and leadership since his arrival at U.S. Army, Africa. During his tenure at USARAF, SGT Courbain assumed duties as NCOIC, which required the supervision and mentorship of 9 joint service subordinates. Despite the no-notice assignment and lack of support, SGT Courbain immediately began the task of developing the orientation package for incoming Military Intelligence war fighters. At the same time, he developed a comprehensive training plan which was validated by several successive iterations of temporary duty Soldiers. SGT Courbain has displayed exemplary leadership and expertise well above his pay grade, which directly contributed to the invaluable development of Soldiers within the USARAF Intelligence Directorate.
o produced and delivered daily intelligence summaries and a weekly AO assessment to planners to aid in choosing course of action
o orchestrated multi-agency cooperation and intel sharing between CBP, OFO, and Navy partners which increased clarity of overall status
o assessed enemy threat to operations prior to engaging through HUMINT exploitation and prevented losses
o supported over a dozen named missions with battle space dominance
o kept squadron staff informed of real-time developments on the ground through constant and thorough analysis
Senior Intelligence Sergeant
SFC Knoti provided critical and timely input to the Computer Network Operations Execution Order (CNO EXORD) that was eventually adopted by the Army G3 for daily operations. This contribution provided detailed information regarding the need to coordinate and synchronize intelligence efforts at the enterprise-level and cross-train network analysts and intelligence analysts at the Signal Center and Intelligence Center in order to prevent intel failures.
35G - Imagery Analyst
During Alpha Company 1-3 BSTB MI Gunnery, SPC Lee was a major factor in the superior performance of the Geoint section of ISR during the training exercise. SPC Lee served as the subject matter expert on the Tactical Ground Station while diligently working to coordinate mission essential tasks, training, and brief his peers and staff on the functionality and capabilities of the Tactical Ground Station. His actions were directly responsible for the team's success.
o provided oversight during Afghan elections; monitored polling sites and ensured Afghan elections success
o identified eight operational rocket launchers aimed at FOB; thwarted impending attack, saved lives and equipment
o produced over 1200 fresh intel products supporting OIF/OEF
o provided critical and up to date intel to ground forces and was key to safety and operational success
o rendered support during safehouse raid resulting in six IED emplacers detained and zero friendlies hurt
o conducted FP for first responders at helo crash site; identified possible insurgent activity, prevented ground unit losses
o analyzed UAV video during joint strike of armed insurgents and eliminated need for re-attack saving lives, supplies, and funds
o completed 14 Joint Intel Training CBTs consisting of 40 hours of specialized training
o her dedication to interpreting intel enhanced imagery knowledge and mission support
o identified armed insurgents actively engaging patrol and coordinated coalition force to neutralize threat
o exploited full motion video during strike against insurgents emplacing IED which finalized intel reports for incident
o completed rigorous NGA training course and gained expertise on National level systems
o monitored over 400 hours of full motion video that benefitted warfighters on the ground with critical knowledge of area
o aided OIF/OEF decision makers by providing expert analysis of area surveillance tapes
o meticulously analyzed 900 UAV imagery products and verified intel accuracy which led to mission generation on terrorist cells
35H - Common Ground Station Analyst
ISR Liaison Officer
Sergeant First Class Debra Aceves, United States Army, distinguished herself by exceptionally meritorious service while deployed to Kabul, Afghanistan in support of Operation ENDURING FREEDOM as the Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (ISR) Watch Officer, Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance Division, International Security Assistance Force Joint Command (IJC) from 15 May 2013 to 30 October 2013. Sergeant First Class Aceves excelled within Geospatial Support Team 47, ensuring the safe transport of more than $100,000 worth of sensitive equipment into theater and creating over 100 Geospatial Intelligence Products in direct support of the Deputy Chief of Staff, Intelligence, leading to her promotion to site lead less than one month after her arrival. She was chosen to act as Liaison Officer to the Combined Joint Operations Center, where she co-authored 24 periodic ISR Summaries which were disseminated throughout the theater. She conducted daily briefings and kept IJC leadership abreast of ISR impacts to operations on an up-to-the-minute basis. Through her distinctive accomplishments, Sergeant Aceves reflected great credit upon herself, the United States Army, and the Department of Defense.
35L - Counter Intelligence Agent
Counter Intelligence Agent
During Southern Vigilance 2013, SGT Smith was a major factor in his Counterintelligence Team's successful performance. SGT Smith operated as a Counterintelligence Special Agent in a high ops tempo environment, routinely working 12 hour days to ensure mission success. SGT Smith led in the development of his Counterintelligence Team's focus which paved the way for their successful performance during Southern Vigilance 2013. SGT Smith's attention to detail while performing his duties as a Counterintelligence Special Agent led to the generation of two Counterintelligence Investigations during Southern Vigilance 2013 which produced information that could be found nowhere else.
o successfully planned and executed 10 route reconnaissance missions traveling over 500 miles of hazardous roads to collect force protection data without incident
o monitored the activities of 3 AOR countries in order to provide appropriate travel advisories to 200 personnel leaving SCAB for mission essential or MWR travel
o maintained professional bearing and confidence while briefing senior officers regarding present intelligence concerns, coined by JTF-Bravo commander
35M - Human Intelligence Collector
SSG Ehrlich led by example and consistently demonstrated the Army values to a team of 16 paratroopers in the 82nd ABN DIV G2 and the HHBN for the past four years, resulting in the professional development and promotion of seven NCOs, and the successful mentorship and development of four junior grade officers. SSG Ehrlich's tactical and technical experience enabled him to train 30 paratroopers in the Analysis Control Element (ACE) on Collection Management (CM), lethal targeting, and Global Response Force (GRF) processes.
Fusion Cell NCOIC
o ran a CFC that was instrumental in successful offensive operations against an aggressive enemy in Baghdad, Iraq during OIF 08-09
o built a picture of the Operational Environment that permitted the commander to effectively plan and execute operations in concert with Iraqi counterparts to disrupt operations and destroy the enemy
o fused intel from UN partners and US sources to create a clear and concise operational picture of the battlespace which resulted in the capture/kill of 7 confirmed JPEL targets and 4 confirmed Taliban IED cell commanders in the 1-4 AO
HUMINT Collection Sergeant
o possessed an innate ability to develop and empower his subordinates; coached and mentored two Paratroopers selected for promotion to Sergeant
o exhibited impeccable performance as section NCOIC of a 10 member squad; instrumental in mentoring and training his section to stay MOS proficient
o routinely sacrificed personal goals and time to ensure the sections mission was accomplished on time and above standard
Human Intelligence Collector
As HUMINT Collections Team Member, Specialist Anderson inherited duties and responsibilities that were far above his authority and experience yet he mastered all required tasks and exceeded expectations. SPC Anderson conducted multiple Source Meets and produced numerous Intelligence Information Reports, which provided knowledgeable responses to TF Gunner's and TF Ready First's Priority Intelligence Requirements. His specialized skills and knowledge of combat operations provided the Task Force Commanders with an elevated sense of situational awareness and made him an indispensable asset and invaluable member of the 519th MI BN.
o received high recognition for producing the Squadron's highest reporting with achievable results
o received Squadron coin from Squadron CSM for outstanding performance in combat operations
o encouraged his Soldier to participate in two voluntary runs while deployed
PHYSICAL FITNESS AND MILITARY BEARING: Success
o challenged his Soldier physically and mentally by giving tough realistic training
o led an intensive PT program during the deployment for the entire HCT, resulting in 100% APFT pass rate
o looked like a leader, acted like a leader
o served as HCT Team Leader for over one month, receiving accolades from Brigade S2X
o mentored Soldier and prepared him for the promotion board, resulting in a recommendation
o repeatedly demonstrated exceptional leadership and initiative
o completed a ## hour Biometrics Automated Toolset/HIIDE Training course to ensure A TRP was fully prepared for detainee and local national enrollments
o organized and implemented a PT program for Soldier while using personal time to assist in the flow of the program
o dedicated personal time to ensure Soldier was fully competent in warrior skills during combat patrols through experience-based training
RESPONSIBILITY AND ACCOUNTABILITY: Excellence
o maintained, accounted for, and secured HUMINT equipment valued in excess of ## in team leader's absence
o flawlessly managed ## UNT in ICF
o chose the hard right over the easy wrong; demanded that his Soldier did the same