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Staff Sergeant Jesse A. Raines distinguished himself by outstanding achievement as Dedicated Scheduler, 366th Maintenance Operations Squadron, 366th Maintenance Group, 366th Fighter Wing, Mountain Home Air Force Base, Idaho from XXXXXXXX to XXXXXXXX. During this period, Sergeant Raines was responsible for the successful transfer of two aircraft from Mountain Home Air Force Base to Eglin Air Force Base. He forecasted and coordinated maintenance requirements and parts and gathered vital records ensuring all agreed requirements were met or exceeded. In addition, Sergeant Raines managed 17 aircraft while deployed to the Republic of Korea where more than 850 sorties were generated and 13,000 flying hours supported to ensure the security of the Korean pennisula. Further, his oversight of 150 scheduled events secured a 95 percent Maintenance Scheduling Effectiveness rate, consistently exceeding the strict standard by more than two percent. The distinctive accomplishments of Sergeant Raines reflect credit upon himself, the 366th Fighter Wing and the United States Air Force.
Master Sergeant James D. Emery distinguished himself by meritorious service as Noncommissioned Officer in Charge, Scheduling Section, 123rd Intelligence Squadron, Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, from XXXXXXXX to XXXXXXXX. During this period, Sergeant Emery was charged with standing up the 123rd Intelligence Squadron's first dedicated scheduling shop, facilitating around the clock imagery exploitation support during over 1,000 combat Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance missions for Distributed Ground Station Arkansas. In addition, he scheduled five unit and three augmentee predator mission crews supporting Operations ENDURING FREEDOM and IRAQI FREEDOM which reduced downtime scheduling errors and aided in the production and dissemination of over 5,000 secondary imagery products in support of Coalition forces in combat. Moreover, as NCOIC of the Intelligence Standards and Evaluation Flight, he oversaw the development of six team members, managing their work schedules and ensuring crew currency, resulting in the enhanced effectiveness of the Intelligence Operations Flight. The distinctive accomplishments of Master Sergeant Emery reflect credit upon himself, the 123rd Intelligence Squadron and the United States Air Force.