Master Sergeant Richard J. Beatty distinguished himself in the performance of outstanding service to the Unit States as Group Training Manager, 18th Medical Group, 18th Wing, Kadena Air Base Japan from XXXXXXXXX to XXXXX XXXXX. During this period, Sergeant Beatty managed the Enlisted Upgrade Training Program across 19 AFSCs, 678 core tasks, and processed 324 upgrades resulting in an excellent rating on the 2013 Base Training SAV. As the Formal Training manager, Sergeant Beatty captured 228 mission critical training allocations capitalizing on two million dollars in TDY funds. Additionally, he supported OIF, OEF and JTF Horn of Africa for 134 days as a Test Control Officer for DoD's largest test facility. Streamlining the scheduling process for 8,000 personnel, Sergeant Beatty saved the Air Force over eight hundred thousand dollars in Tuition Assistance, resulting in the 379th AEW Team award. Finally, Sergeant Beatty was handpicked as one of two PACAF AFTR superusers for ten bases and over 2,500 users. As the lead agent, his efforts ensured the integrity of the training system through continual database maintenance. These efforts contributed to him winning the 2013 and 2014 Dr. Edwin C. Peterson Education and Training Manager of the Year and being coined by the Air Force Surgeon General. These singularly distinctive accomplishments of Master Sergeant Beatty reflect great credit upon himself, the 18th Medical Group, and the United States Air Force.
MERITORIOUS SERVICE WHILE SERVING AS WEAPONS DEPARTMENT LEADING CHIEF PETTY OFFICER, CAMP LEMONNIER, DJIBOUTI, AFRICA FROM JULY 2014 TO JUNE 2015 IN SUPPORT OF OPERATION ENDURING FREEDOM AND OVERSEAS CONTINGENCY OPERATIONS. CHIEF PETTY OFFICER MILLER SUCCESSFULLY LED 13 PERSONNEL IN EFFICIENT ORDNANCE OPERATIONS AND ENSURED THE SAFE HANDLING, STOWAGE, ISSUANCE, RECEIPT, AND SECURITY OF MORE THAN 900,000 POUNDS OF CONVENTIONAL ORDNANCE. HIS DILIGENCE, FORESIGHT AND STRICT ADHERENCE TO OPERATIONAL GUIDELINES ENABLED THE CAMP TO SUPPORT ALL WEAPONS AND ORDNANCE RELATED REQUIREMENTS DURING THIS PERIOD OF EXTREMELY HIGH OPERATIONAL TEMPO. ADDITIONALLY, AS DANTES TEST CONTROL OFFICER, HE ADMINISTERED OVER 250 COLLEGE LEVEL EXAMS, AIDING IN THE EDUCATIONAL AND CAREER ADVANCEMENT OF MORE THAN 235 JOINT PERSONNEL. BY HIS NOTEWORTHY ACCOMPLISHMENTS, PERSEVERANCE, AND DEVOTION TO DUTY, CHIEF PETTY OFFICER MILLER REFLECTED CREDIT UPON HIMSELF AND UPHELD THE HIGHEST TRADITIONS OF THE UNITED STATES NAVAL SERVICE.
Master Sergeant Joseph G. Brandon distinguished himself in the performance of outstanding service to the United States as the Group Training Manager, 18th Medical Group, 18th Wing, Kadena Air Base Japan from XXXXXXXXXX to XXXXXXXXX. During this period, Sergeant Brandon managed the Enlisted Upgrade Training Program and oversaw 310 upgrades across 16 Air Force Specialty Codes containing over 1100 core tasks. In addition, as the Formal Training manager, Sergeant Brandon captured 228 mission critical training allocations, capitalizing on two million dollars in TDY funds. Moreover, Sergeant Brandon deployed in support of Operations Enduring Freedom and JTF Horn of Africa for 129 days as a Test Control Officer where he streamlined the scheduling process for over 8,000 personnel. Finally, Sergeant Brandon's efforts directly contributed to winning the Kadena Dr. Edwin C. Peterson Education and Training Manager of the Year award and being coined by the Air Force Surgeon General. The distinctive accomplishments of Master Sergeant Brandon reflect great credit upon himself, the 18th Medical Group and the United States Air Force.