Meritorious service in the superior performance of his duties while serving as NCOIC, Scenario Development, 547th Intelligence Squadron, 57th Adversary Tactics Group, Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, from XXXXXXXXX to XXXXXXXX. During this period, the professional leadership of Sergeant Brown enabled the successful intelligence support of seven Red Flag exercises, ensuring the completion of over 9,000 sorties and the training of 877 personnel. In addition, Sergeant Brown led the development of 35 foundational scenarios, along with over 2,000 supporting documents and answered over 1,500 participant requests for information. This resulted in the unparalleled training of 930 intelligence personnel for combat operations in support of Operations ENDURING FREEDOM, IRAQI FREEDOM, NEW DAWN, and ODYSSEY DAWN deployments. Finally, Sergeant Brown was recognized as the Group NCO of the Quarter. The singularly distinctive accomplishments of Sergeant Brown reflect great credit upon himself, the 547th Intelligence Squadron, and the United States Air Force.
Meritorious service while serving as Instructor Flight Nurse, 315th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron, 315th Operations Group, 315th Airlift Wing, Charleston Air Force Base, South Carolina from XXXXXXXXX to XXXXXXXXX. During this period, Captain Wendy Ayers' aeromedical expertise proved invaluable to the development of a variety of joint training exercises. She created numerous AOR specific realistic training scenarios for the ORI, leading to the Operations Group Commander's praise and the unit's OUTSTANDING rating. Additionally, Captain Ayers shared her personal flight evaluation training process with the Standardization and Evaluation office and Aircrew Training office which was ultimately adopted as a benchmark training syllabus, providing comprehensive instruction for over 5,000 OEF/OIF deployers. Finally, Captain Ayers ensured 45 flight evaluation folders contained all required documents and were complete and accurate, resulting in the Standardization and Evaluation rating of OUTSTANDING. The singularly distinctive accomplishments of Captain Ayers reflect great credit upon herself, the 315th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron, and the United States Air Force.
Meritorious service while serving as Adversary Tactics Analyst, 547th Intelligence Squadron, 57th Adversary Tactics Group, Nellis AFB, NV from XXXXXXXXX to XXXXXXXXX. During this period, Senior Airman Brenda C. Kite provided intelligence support to ten RED FLAG exercises, ensuring over four thousand aircrew and one thousand intelligence personnel received first rate combat training in preparation for Operations ENDURING FREEDOM, IRAQI FREEDOM, NEW DAWN, and ODYSSEY DAWN deployments. Her development of RED FLAG scenario information, including 175 daily intelligence summaries, over 500 highly technical messages, 23 city threat studies, and 28 tactical update codes, ensured flight crews received accurate threat and targeting data, contributing to the completion of over nine thousand successful sorties and 16,000 flight hours. Finally, Airman Kite was recognized by the 57th Wing Commander for her role in training over seven hundred U.S. and coalition personnel on adversary capabilities at the Air Force's Threat Training Facility, providing insight on 103 enemy weapon systems. The singularly distinctive accomplishments of Airman Kite reflect great credit upon herself, the 547th Intelligence Squadron, and the United States Air Force.
FOR SUPERIOR PERFORMANCE AS SCENARIO DEVELOPMENT AND SCRIPTING OFFICER FOR COMMANDER, STRIKE FORCE TRAINING GROUP ATLANTIC FROM JUNE 2012 TO OCTOBER 2014. DURING THIS PERIOD, PETTY OFFICER MARTHA S. HILL PERFORMED HER DEMANDING DUTIES IN AN EXEMPLARY AND HIGHLY PROFESSIONAL MANNER. SHE PRODUCED OVER 2,000 INTELLIGENCE PRODUCTS IN SUPPORT OF 123 FLEET LEVEL CERTIFICATIONS FOR 234 SHIPS. SHE DEVELOPED AND FACILITATED COUNTLESS SCENARIO DRIVEN EXERCISES, MAKING MAJOR CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE SUCCESSFUL COMPLETION OF INTEGRATED TRAINING FOR ATLANTIC FLEET DEPLOYING UNITS. PETTY OFFICER HILL'S EXCEPTIONAL PROFESSIONALISM, UNRELENTING PERSEVERANCE AND LOYAL DEVOTION TO DUTY REFLECTED CREDIT UPON HERSELF AND WERE IN KEEPING WITH THE HIGHEST TRADITIONS OF THE UNITED STATES NAVAL SERVICE.
SSG Goldstein volunteered to be an evaluator and trainer for the react to contact battle drill during lethal warrior exercises. His comprehensive planning and preparation prior to the exercise ensured all members of his team were appropriately trained and prepared to evaluate and instruct soldiers. The result of his thorough preparation culminated in the masterful training of over 300 solders. SSG Goldstein acted as the S-2 OIC in addition to his duties as NCOIC in the months leading up to 2019 CSTX. His initiative, foresight, and preparations ensured all facets of the S-2 cell were prepared, packed and ready for successful field implementation. The S-2 cell TOC operations were identified as best practice by multiple distinguished guests and evaluating officials alike.
FOR MERITORIOUS ACHIEVEMENT FROM 15 APRIL 2015 TO 30 AUGUST 2015, WHILE SERVING AS BATTALION S-4 DURING COMBAT SUPPORT TRAINING EXERCISE (CSTX) 2015. SERGEANT FIRST CLASS PAULSON DEMONSTRATED MISSION FOCUS AND PROFESSIONALISM IN A DYNAMIC MULTICOMPONENT EXERCISE ENVIRONMENT. HIS ATTENTION TO DETAIL AND ACCURATE LOGISTICAL ASSESSMENTS CONTRIBUTED TO A WELL RESOURCED TRAINING EXERCISE. SFC PAULSON'S PERFORMANCE AND SERVICE IS IN KEEPING WITH THE HIGHEST TRADITIONS AND STANDARDS OF MILITARY SERVICE AND REFLECT GREAT CREDIT UPON HIMSELF, 2ND BATTALION, 1ST OPERATIONS BRIGADE, 101ST DIVISION AND THE UNITED STATES ARMY.
MSG Reynolds was the driving force behind the development of the exercise concept, intelligence requirements and support plan for the Infantry Division's Mission Rehearsal Exercise (MRE) and Corps War Fighter Exercise (WFX). He successfully orchestrated a diverse team of intelligence analysts and planners to develop a comprehensive, multi-disciplined intel scenario, and extensive intelligence architecture, and produced over 200 MSELs, which prepared the Infantry Division commander and staff for their rotation to Iraq in support of OIF II.
Concurrent with OIF planning, MSG Reynolds supported a key NATO Exercise by developing the threat database, Intelligence Estimate, Order of Battle, and the Intel Annex for command and staff participation. On short notice and with little assistance, he developed the key intelligence products for the extensive Intelligence Estimate Briefing presented to the senior foreign commander in charge of the exercise. His commendable efforts were recognized by the senior U.S. General officer of the U.S. response cell.
As the Chief of Exercises and Engagements, Defense Coordination Element - Kuwait, a Joint function under USCENTCOM and the U.S. Embassy, MSG Ailes aided and advanced the coordination and execution of Exercise IRON TALON, a Multi-National, Company Level Combined-Arms maneuver exercise located at Camp Buehring, Kuwait. As the primary point of contact between the Kuwait Ministry of Defense and U.S. Army Central (USARCENT), he collaborated with USARCENT G3 and the 77th Combat Aviation Brigade to facilitate the arrival of 140 coalition troops and execute two unscheduled Distinguished Visitor missions. In addition, MSG Ailes drafted and submitted critical time-sensitive memorandums and transport approval correspondence to the Kuwait Office of Military Cooperation, the Kuwait Air Operations Center, and Seaport of Embarkation/Debarkation, while simultaneously supporting the Kuwait Ministry of Defense and USARCENT.
For meritorious achievement as an Observer Controller Trainer while assigned to the 1-338th Training Support Battalion. SSG Kane's outstanding professional skill, knowledge, and leadership aided immeasurably in completing Situational Training Exercises (STX) and Mission Readiness Exercises (MRE) with the 900th QM Company during the 2014 WAREX at Fort McCoy, Wisconsin. During the exercises SSG Kane arranged and coordinated Operation Orders (OPORD), vehicles, ammunition, OPFOR, COMSEC, radio communications, training scenarios and After Action Reports (AAR). His efforts facilitated realistic training unsurpassed by other OC/Ts during the WAREX. SSG Kane's performance brings great credit upon himself, the 1-338th TSBN, the 181st INF BDE, and the United States Army.