SSG Vazquez served as the South Central Africa Team NCOIC for the Africa Theater Analysis and Control Element (ACE) and supervised the analysis and dissemination of strategic intelligence products and significant action reports (SIGACTS) supporting the 21st Theater Sustainment Command. His efforts established a virtual Common Intelligence Picture (CIP) using the INSCOM Cloud Initiative (ICI). Additionally, SSG Vazquez effectively mentored and trained three NCOs, one Specialist, and one PFC during the month long mission.
Sergeant First Class Bradfield provided critical input to the Computer Network Operations Execution Order (CNO EXORD) that was adopted by Army G3. This guidance provided detailed information regarding Intelligence requirements and the necessary coordination and synchronization of intelligence at the enterprise-level, coordination of training of network analysts and intelligence analysts between the Signal Center and Intelligence Center, and the coordination of critical intelligence categories (CICs) between Army G2, PEO Enterprise Information Systems, and DCSINT, C-E LCMC.
Meritorious service while serving as Tactical Intelligence Officer, 65th Brigade HHC, Army Division, New York Guard, from XXXXXXXXX to XXXXXXXXX. During this period, Master Sergeant Chase P. Roland's outstanding professional skill, knowledge, and leadership aided immeasurably in homeland security Operation Noble Eagle where he served in the brigade staff of the Assistant Chief of Staff (S-2) for Military Intelligence. In this important assignment, he was responsible for providing the Brigade Chief of Staff with Strength, Weakness, Opportunities and Threats (SWOT) assessments in order to develop strategic plans for countering asymmetrical threats during the War on Terror. Sergeant Roland also completed the United Nations Global Terrorism Course and the Special Forces (Airborne) School at the John F. Kennedy Special Warfare Center at Fort Bragg NC, Operation Red Star (Russia) and White Star (Cuba). In addition, Sergeant Roland participated in airborne operations with the 19th Special Forces Group and the 56th Troop Command, U.S. Army National Guard and coordinated with visiting jump teams during the LEAPFEST 02 International Military Parachute Competition and assisted soldiers from Canada, Latvia and South Africa. Master Sergeant Roland's commendable performance was in keeping with the finest traditions of the military service and reflects credit upon himself, the 65th Brigade Engineer Battalion and the United States Army.
Medal for Merit, Civilian Decoration
The United States of America takes great pride in presenting the Medal for Merit to Full Name Here for extraordinary heroism, gallantry, and honor serving as a dedicated asset for United States Intelligence Services. In his time serving as a trusted source, Full Name Here provided information of intelligence value while risking his life in support of his family, his tribe, and his country. His relentless efforts led to the production of thousands of reports indicating the locations, identities, activities, and intentions of terrorist organizations fighting against the United States and Iraqi interests. With his valuable information, United States and Coalition Forces dropped hundreds of thousands of pounds of ordnance to eliminate terrorists. Full Name acted with disregard for his own safety, saving the lives of countless American and Iraqi people. Full Name's courage, warrior spirit, and devotion to duty are in keeping with the highest traditions of service and reflect great credit upon himself and United States Intelligence Services.
6 All Source Analysts: Battle Space Overlays, Compound Studies, Route Study, Pattern of Life Analysis
2 AUSSOF: Compound Study w/ HLZ Analysis
1 Coalitions Support: Route Study
1 ISF Support: Compound Study
1 S-3/Fires: Obstacle Overlay/Analysis
1 SOTF-W: Pattern of Life Analysis
1 S-2/Targeting: Compound Study