FOR OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT AS HAZARDOUS MATERIAL CONTROL AND MANAGEMENT PROGRAM COORDINATOR DURING HSC-6 SAFE-FOR-FLIGHT INSPECTION. UPON ASSIGNMENT TO THIS CRITICAL POST, STAFF SERGEANT MAXWELL RESTRUCTURED THE ENTIRE PROGRAM WHICH ULTIMATELY RESULTED IN A GRADE OF "EXCELLENT" AND RECOGNITION BY THE PROGRAM INSPECTION TEAM. HE CORRECTLY ANSWERED ALL INSPECTOR INQUIRIES, PROVED ALL REQUIRED DOCUMENTATION WAS COMPLETE, PERIODIC REPORTS WERE ACCURATE, AND RECORD KEEPING PROCEDURES WERE WELL MANAGED, ENSURING THE PROGRAM IS CONDUCTED IN A SAFE AND EFFICIENT MANNER. HE PERSONALLY CONDUCTED MORE THAN 20 WORKCENTER SPOT CHECKS, PRESIDED OVER THE HAZMAT BOOTH AT THE MAINTENANCE TRAINING RODEO, SUPERVISED SIX EMERGENCY SPILL DRILLS, INSTITUTED LOCAL HAZMAT AND HAZARDOUS WASTE TRAINING CERTIFICATION, AND ENSURED 100% HAZMAT INDOCTRINATION DURING NEWCOMER BRIEFINGS, INCREASING PERSONNEL AWARENESS AND READINESS. SERGEANT MAXWELL'S MANAGERIAL ABILITY, PERSONAL INITIATIVE, AND UNSWERVING DEVOTION TO DUTY REFLECTED CREDIT UPON HIM AND WERE IN KEEPING WITH THE HIGHEST TRADITIONS OF THE UNITED STATES ARMY.
Technical Sergeant Elizabeth L. Maestas distinguished herself by meritorious service as Hazmat NCOIC, Supply Division, Logistics Directorate, Air Force Element, Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling, District of Columbia from XXXXXXXX to XXXXXXXX. During this period, Sergeant Maestas' unsurpassed leadership skills were critical to the upgrade and accuracy of the Mobility Inventory Control Accountability System database. She was the driving force behind the update of over 40,000 Chemical Warfare Defense Equipment items worth four million dollars while saving the Air Force 1,250 manpower hours. In addition, she deployed to Soto Cano Air Base, Honduras and provided vital joint logistical support by managing 29 sub-hand receipts of equipment valued at more than 8,000,000 dollars with no losses. Further, she performed monthly hand receipt reconciliations and identified and turned in excess equipment valued at $330,000 to the Supply Support Activity warehouse. Finally, Sergeant Maestas' professionalism and dedication to duty directly contributed to the 11th Logistics Readiness Squadron earning the Air Force District of Washington Logistics Readiness Squadron of the Year awards for 2011 and 2012. The distinctive accomplishments of Sergeant Maestas reflect credit upon herself and the United States Air Force.