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During this period, Sergeant LeMay's outstanding leadership and expertise were vital to leading 900 joint engineers in sustaining 3,700 facilities at the Air Force's largest airfield resulting in the completion of 210 projects valued at more than 200 million dollars. Additionally, as the commander's top advisor, he successfully exploited organizational talent in support of the world's largest international maritime warfare exercise, providing shore power to 200 aircraft and 49 ships, facilitating the Squadron's first ever Verne Orr Award. Furthermore, as a critical mentor to installation military personnel and families, he was selected to guide and advise over 450 Airmen at 13 Wing panels and 70 new commanders at the Headquarters Pacific Command's Commanders' Course. Finally, as President of Operation Warmheart, he managed a 25,000 dollar budget, granting over eight thousand dollars to Airmen in need and enhancing the quality of life for 2,500 personnel. The distinctive accomplishments of Sergeant LeMay reflect great credit upon himself and the United States Air Force.




Master Sergeant Robert Paulson distinguished himself in the performance of outstanding service to the United States as First Sergeant, 372nd Recruiting Group, 368th Recruiting Squadron, Hill Air Force Base, Utah from March 2017 to September 2019. During this period, the outstanding professional skill, leadership, and ceaseless efforts of Sergeant Paulson resulted in major contributions to the effectiveness and success of the Air Force's recruiting goals. While assigned to the 368th Recruiting Squadron, he maintained the health, welfare, and morale of 79 squadron members assigned to units spanning a 500,000 square mile recruiting zone. In addition, he facilitated the professional development of squadron members, reenforcing the commander's priorities, preserving good order and discipline, and assisting Airmen and their families. Furthermore, Sergeant Paulson revitalized the squadron's recognition program, generating 77 individual and team award packages, which ultimately resulted in six group and three Air Force Recruiting Service level awards. Finally, Sergeant Paulson's leadership played a vital role in the 368th Recruiting Squadron receiving the Air Force Recruiting Service's Standard of Excellence award during Fiscal Year 2018. The singularly distinctive accomplishments of Master Sergeant Paulson culminate a distinguished career in the service of his country and reflect great credit upon himself and the United States Air Force.




Provided the Commander a motivated and ready enlisted force to execute the mission in a professional and timely manner, ensuring all members were adequately trained and mission ready. He reestablished and managed the Family Care Plan and achieved 100 percent participation, meeting all requirements and ensuring members and their families were prepared for any extended separation. In addition, he instituted and led a recognition program and recognized those that excelled in Physical Fitness, professionalism, and leadership, improving Esprit de Corps. Further, Sergeant Johnson led and orchestrated a successful annual awards banquet for the Wing, improving morale and expanding camaraderie to new heights. The distinctive accomplishments of Sergeant Johnson reflect credit upon himself and the United States Air Force.




During this period, the outstanding professional skill, leadership, and ceaseless efforts of Chief Martha A. Miller resulted in major contributions to the effectiveness and success of Air Force Operations. As acting First Sergeant, she sustained operations and bridged the gap in unit continuity while preparing for the inbound commander. As Wing Yellow Ribbon nanager, she briefed Wing leadership during 88 Wing meetings, over 170 deployers during processing, and supported over 3,000 Wing members during all phases of deployment. Additionally, Chief Miller was an active liaison between Yellow Ribbon, Airmen and Family Readiness, and the First Sergeant Council, increasing integration of effort and maintaining focus on morale and motivation. The distinctive accomplishments of Chief Miller reflect credit upon herself and the United States Air Force.




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