SGT Norman utilized his superior organization skills to completely reorganize the Task Force Med warehouse. His tireless work ethic, knowledge and guidance and attention to detail contributed greatly to the overall success of the TFM mission that followed and fostered an environment of mission and equipment readiness.
SGT Norman maintained strict, up-to-the-minute accountability of over 700,000 worth of issued items in the Task Force Med warehouse while simultaneously ensuring that he fills and processes all items issued on a DA Form 2062 to a variety of units falling under the task force med organization.
SGT Norman's exemplary handling of administrative matters attests to his professional knowledge, willingness to accept responsibility, attention to detail, and the ability to adapt herself to any assignment or situation.
OKARNG Camp Gruber Warehouse NCO
For meritorious service while assigned as Warehouse and Logistics NCO from 01 January 2016 to 20 July 2018. Staff Sergeant Diaz demonstrated great dedication and commitment to the Pre-mobilization training of over 2,000 soldiers. His tireless efforts resulted in the success of multiple unit supply sergeants and the State Logistics Office in providing all required materials and support to these missions. Staff Sergeant Diaz' performance reflects great credit upon himself, the 45th Infantry Brigade Combat Team and the United States Army.
Arkansas ARNG Logistics Management
For meritorious service while assigned as Warehouse Supervisor and Logistics NCO from 10 March 2015 to 20 April 2017. Sergeant First Class Thomas' expertise and warehouse management facilitated the successful delivery of over 60,000 cases of MREs to the 39th Infantry Brigade Combat Team (IBCT). In addition to subsistence and MREs, he, on short notice, obtained and delivered over 20,000 pounds of ice to the 39th IBCT. In addition, Sergeant Thomas' meticulous record keeping was responsible for the successful inventory and transfer of an additional 30 flat racks of Class IV, 50 flatracks of Class V, two flatracks of Class IX, and two pallets of Class X. Sergeant First Class Thomas' outstanding achievements and devotion to duty reflect favorably upon himself, the 1st Cavalry Division and the United States Army.
PUBLIC WORKS WAREHOUSE, GUANTANAMO BAY, CUBA
SUPERIOR PERFORMANCE WHILE SERVING AS WAREHOUSE AND SUPPLY OFFICER FOR HUMANITARIAN MISSIONS ON GUANTANAMO BAY, CUBA FROM 15 MARCH 2014 TO 12 SEPTEMBER 2014. LOGISTICS SPECIALIST ROBBINS DISTINGUISHED HERSELF BY EFFICIENTLY TRAINING AND SUPERVISING SIX NON SUPPLY PERSONNEL WHILE MANAGING THREE SUPPLY WAREHOUSES STORING MATERIALS AND TOOLS FOR FOUR PUBLIC WORKS PROJECTS ACROSS GUANTANAMO BAY, CUBA. IN ORDER TO REDUCE THE TIME IT TOOK TO RECEIVE MATERIALS AND SUPPLIES AT GUANTANAMO BAY, SHE CONTACTED THE 25th NAVAL CONSTRUCTION REGIMENT TO EXPLORE DELIVERY ALTERNATIVES THAT WERE FASTER, LESS EXPENSIVE, AND MORE EFFICENT. SHE ESTABLISHED REGULAR AIR COURIER SERVICE DELIVERIES FOR SMALLER SHIPMENTS THAT REDUCED CONSTRUCTION DELAYS BY 50 PERCENT. IN ADDITION, SHE WAS AN INTEGRAL PART OF THE PROJECT PLANNING TEAM, CONTINUALLY UPDATING IT ON MATERIAL AND TOOL AVAILABILITY, AND PROCESSING OVER 60 OPEN PURCHASE REQUESTS TO KEEP PROJECTS OPERATING AND ON SCHEDULE. SPECIALIST ROBBINS' INITIATIVE, PERSEVERANCE AND LOYAL DEDICATION TO DUTY REFLECTED CREDIT UPON HERSELF AND UPHELD THE HIGHEST TRADITIONS OF THE UNITED STATES NAVAL SERVICE.
Staff Sergeant Powers distinguished himself by meritorious service as Warehouse Supervisor while assigned to the 46th Test Wing, Eglin Air Force Base, Florida, from February 2007 to January 2010. During this period. Sergeant Powers conducted warehouse validations of 23,000 items and achieved a 99.9 percentage inventory accuracy rate, which was key to the 46th Test Wing safely flying over 4,000 sorties. In addition, his prompt and diligent actions were instrumental to the in-checking of parts valued at 33 million dollars to 23 squadrons to support 1,500 sorties and 14,000 flying hours contributing to a 99 percent mission effectiveness rate. Additionally, he prepared the Joint Strike Fighter facility by consolidating two warehouses, moving 6,000 parts worth 56 million dollars in less than 45 days. Furthermore, as the weapons team lead, Sergeant Powers flawlessly received and issued 678 weapons during the 2010 ORE, which garnered an outstanding rating by squadron Quality Assurance inspectors. Finally, he processed and expedited 3,000 priority shipments in under 24 hours. His efforts were instrumental to the squadron's winning Air Force Material Command Daedalian Logistics Effectiveness Award and the Thomas P. Gerrity Award. The distinctive accomplishemnts of Staff Sergeant Powers reflect great credit upon himself and the United States Air Force.