Airman First Class Raul R. Gonzalez distinguished himself by meritorious service while assigned as Structural Apprentice, 20th Civil Engineer Squadron, 20th Mission Support Group, 20th Fighter Wing, Shaw Air Force Base, South Carolina, from XXXXXXXXX to XXXXXXXXX. During this period, Airman Gonzalez was instrumental in maintaining the United States Air Force's largest F-16 fighter wing with a 6.3 million dollar annual operations and maintenance budget. Airman Gonzalez demonstrated technical capability and professionalism maintaining over 500 facilities during which he increased the basewide overall customer service rating to 93 percent. Additionally, Airman Gonzalez was a vital member of a seven man crew that was responsible for contructing a 1,000 square foot Prime BEEF stand at a cost of 18,000 dollars and over 400 man hours providing a professional space for squadron functions. Finally, his exemplary performance directly contributed to the 20th Fighter Wing receiving a 99.1% compliance during the 2015 UCI, which was the highest in Air Combat Command in 11 years. The distinctive accomplishments of Airman Gonzalez reflect credit upon himself, the 20th Civil Engineer Squadron and the United States Air Force.
Staff Sergeant Joni L. Gomez distinguished herself by meritorious service while assigned as Structural Journeyman, 11th Civil Engineering Squadron, 11th Wing, Joint Base Andrews, Maryland from XX XXXXXX XXXX to XX XXXXXXX XXXX. During this period, Staff Sergeant Gomez's outstanding professional performance and exceptional leadership played a major role in the successful completion of a training program designed to improve upgrade training for Airmen in the Structures career field. In addition, she was instrumental in the renovation of the Airmans Attic and Thrift Store, finishing both projects 60 days ahead of schedule. Finally, Sergeant Gomez installed sheetrock, drop ceilings and HVAC ductwork throughout the commissary, keeping all work in-house, and saving the Air Force over 250 thousand dollars in contractor costs. The distinctive accomplishemnts of Staff Sergeant Gomez reflect great credit upon herself and the United States Air Force.
Airman First Class Juan E. Martinez distinguished himself by outstanding achievement as Structures Apprentice, 557th Expeditionary REDHORSE Squadron, 1st Expeditionary Civil Engineer Group, Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, from XXXXXXXXX to XXXXXXXXX. During this period, Airman Martinez deployed to Al Dhafra Air Base, and fabricated and emplaced ten tons of rebar columns and grade beam forms for a 20,000 square foot warehouse project. He also assisted in performing dynamic cone penetrometer analysis to establish foundation compaction and skillfully resolved 13 primary equipment mechanical deficiencies, guaranteeing 24-hour operations. Moreover, Airman Martinez exhibited multiple skills when he augmented as an Engineering Apprentice during layout computation for a $687,000 warehouse. Finally, as security escort for off-base delivery contractors, Airman Martinez' vigilance prevented security breaches and protected installation resources and personnel. The distinctive accomplishments of Airman First Class Martinez reflect credit upon himself, the 557th Expeditionary REDHORSE Squadron, and the United States Air Force.