Senior Airman Valerie A. Cox distinguished herself by outstanding achievement while serving as Customer Service Technician, 802d Force Support Squadron, 802d Force Support Group, Lackland Air Force Base, Texas from XXXXXXXXX to XXXXXXXXX. During this period, Airman Cox distinguished herself by outstanding achievement as an Personnel Journeyman for the 802d Force Support Squadron. She consistently demonstrated exceptional professional skill by issuing and verifying over 5,000 military and civilian identification cards while maintaining an unprecedented ninety nine percent accuracy rate. Her meticulous efforts on her and her team's production facilitated an Customer Service error rate twenty percent better than the Air Force standard of five percent. The distinctive accomplishments of Airman Cox reflect credit upon herself, the 802d Force Support Squadron and the United States Air Force.
Staff Sergeant Katherine A. Clark distinguished herself by meritorious service while serving as Force Management Supervisor, 4th Force Support Squadron, 4th Mission Support Group, 4th Fighter Wing, Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, North Carolina, from XXXXXXXX to XXXXXXXXX. During this period, Sergeant Clark demonstrated superior customer service and impeccable work ethic as a Personnel Journeyman supporting over 6,000 military and civilian members. She briefed more than 300 personnel on outbound assignment requirements, processed over 600 Retirement or Separation packages, and prepared and processed over one hundred Reenlistment and Extension contracts. In addition, she corrected over 200 overseas duty history updates, processed 35 G-Series orders, tracked over 20 confinement and AWOL cases, and entered more than 600 SEI and duty history updates. Moreover, she honored fallen heroes by performing over sixty funeral details as a member of the Base Honor Guard. Finally, her actions directly contributed to the Military Personnel Section winning three consecutive Gerrit D. Foster Jr. awards and the 2016 UCI Superior Team award. The distinctive accomplishments of Sergeant Clark reflect credit upon herself, the 4th Force Support Squadron, and the United States Air Force.
Staff Sergeant Kelly A. Conway distinguished herself by meritorious service while serving as Personnel Journeyman, 88th Aerial Port Squadron, 514th Air Mobility Wing, McGuire Air Force Base, New Jersey from XXXXXXXXX to XXXXXXXXX. During this period, Sergeant Conway's outstanding professional skill, knowledge, and leadership aided immeasurably in ensuring over 168 Aerial Port personnel were world wide deployable and able to fully perform their global mission. She consistently reviewed and processed UTAPS reserve pay with a 99.9% accuracy rate, the best in the Air Force, and directly contributed to the unit receiving an above outstanding rating on the 2015 Staff Assistance Visit inspection. In addition, she processed more than three thousand travel vouchers with an average ninety nine percent accuracy rating, reducing outstanding accountability by ten percent wing wide. Finally, Sergeant Conway was recognized by the wing commander for maintaining a near zero overdue or outstanding orders accrual voucher and final voucher rating. The distinctive accomplishments of Sergeant Conway reflect credit upon herself, the 88th Aerial Port Squadron and the United States Air Force.
Technical Sergeant Randall C. Jones distinguished himself by exceptionally meritorious service to the United States while serving as Personnel Craftsman in support of the 139th Mission Support Flight, 139th Airlift Wing, Rosecrans Air National Guard Base, Saint Joseph, Missouri from XXXXXXXXXX to XXXXXXXXXX. During this period, Sergeant Jones' outstanding professional skill, knowledge, leadership and meticulous attention to detail aided in the successful completion of numerous missions and critical deployments while assigned to his Flight. Additionally, in the aftermath of the terrorist attack on the United States homeland that occurred on 11 September 2001, Sergeant Jones volunteered for and was mobilized in support of Operation NOBLE EAGLE. He assisted the 139th Security Forces Squadron in performing airbase patrols and manning entry control points, protecting the base populace, and sustaining the installation's mission readiness. The distinctive accomplishments of Technical Sergeant Jones culminate a distinguished career of over twenty years to his country which reflects great credit upon himself, the rich history of the 139th Airlift Wing "Pony Express", the Missouri Air National Guard and the United States Air Force.
Technical Sergeant Frank D. Talmadge distinguished himself by meritorious service while serving as Personnel Journeyman, Joint Force Headquarters, Air National Guard, Puerto Rico from XXXXXXXXXX to XXXXXXXXXX. During this period, the outstanding professional skill, leadership, and ceaseless efforts of Sergeant Talmadge resulted in major contributions to the effectiveness and success of the Puerto Rico Air National Guard. Sergeant Talmadge developed and implemented a Top Three enlisted promotions tracking system in coordination with NGB staff and Geographically Separated Units (GSU), improving promotion forecasting and career progression across the organization. Additionally, he coordinated protocol for a variety of major award ceremonies and distinguished visitors. His attention to detail and professionalism resulted in the success of four retirement ceremonies held in the Joint Forces Headquarters, Puerto Rico Air National Guard. Moreover, Sergeant Talmadge provided personnel and administrative support to the The Adjutant General, the Assistant Adjutant General for Air, the PRANG Commander, and the State Command Chief, achieving a one hundred percent on-time rate for the personnel documentation supporting Headquarters, GSUs, and the Puerto Rico National Guard Human Resources Office. The distinctive accomplishments of Technical Sergeant Talmadge reflect great credit upon himself, Joint Force Headquarters, the Puerto Rico National Guard, and the United States Air Force.
Master Sergeant Maureen B. Walker distinguished herself in the performance of outstanding service to the United States as Personnel Craftsman, 149th Combat Communications Squadron, 162nd Group, North Highlands, California from XXXXXXXXXX to XXXXXXXXXX. During this period, Sergeant Walker's outstanding professional skill, knowledge and leadership supported a multitude of administrative responsibilities for personnel processing, deployments, exercises, and operations for the unit. Sergeant Walker overcame many challenges and excelled as the Unit Personnel and New Comers Orientation Monitor. Her expertise in representing the program and the benefits of military service was instrumental in new troops joining the unit, exceeding the previous year's numbers by twenty five percent. Additionally, as an advocate of the dental program maintenance of the squadron's Airmen, her persistent encouragement resulted in an overwhelming increase in participation and improved medical readiness, and ensured the 149th Combat Communications Squadron were mission ready to meet the needs of the Wing. Finally, Sergeant Walker was recognized base-wide for her contributions as a Base Honor Guard, supporting numerous ceremonies, reenlistments, funeral services, and posting of the colors. The singularly distinctive accomplishments of Master Sergeant Walker reflect great credit upon herself, the 149th Combat Communications Squadron and the United States Air Force.