Master Sergeant Denise A. Teegarten distinguished herself by meritorious service while serving as NCOIC, Radio Frequency Transmission Systems, 1st Combat Communications Squadron, 435th Air and Space Communications Group, 435th Air Ground Operations Wing, Ramstein Air Base, Germany from XXXXX XXXXXXXX to XXXXX XXXXXXXX. During this period, Sergeant Teegarten oversaw and provided fixed and tactical communications support for three joint agencies supporting critical communications across the European Command AOR. She managed upgrade and formal training for more than 350 members in 23 AFSCs, ensuring all deployment taskings were met for 112 communications systems. In addition, Sergeant Teegarten reintegrated 40,000 pounds of battle-worn communications equipment after a 230-day deployment to the Republic of Georgia and readied the equipment for redeployment in less than 72 hours. Moreover, she managed the acceptance inspection of four theater deployable communication packages and their associated training, optimizing the use of seven million dollars in new communications assets. Finally, Sergeant Teegarten inspected and set up critical command and control equipment which provided for security of the President and 25 additional dignitaries during the G8 Summit. The distinctive accomplishments of Master Sergeant Teegarten reflect credit upon herself, the 1st Combat Communications Squadron and the United States Air Force.