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AFI 36-2805 Special Trophies and Awards

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- Managed section Lifeline prgm; contacted spouses of deployed Amn--alleviated stressors, enhanced msn focus

- Gave 8 hrs to base thrift shop; sorted 100+ lbs of clothes/toys--proceeds spt'd community orgs for 8K populace

- Judged U.S. Army youth cyber science fair; evaluated 20 projects--encouraged development of young scientists
- Created diversity appreciation presention; highlighted Japanese Americans during WWII--history shared

- Flt Meals On Wheels liaison; coord'd & delivered hot meals to 8 elderly families--increased community ties

- AADD ambassador; devoted 20+ hrs/ assured essential service/5K wg airmen--diverted eight potential DUIs

- Longboat race-team mbr; repeat champions! Raised $32K at annual event for SRC--spt'd local non-profit org's
- Spt'd AADD; served 11 off-duty hrs/promoted wingman concept--11 potential Airmen's lives/careers saved
- Vol'd at AF Enlisted Village; served four off-duty hrs setting up office space--reinforced AF/community ties
- Vol'd week-end time to PYHOS; painted local disabled citizen's home--restored community pride/self-respect
- Aided War Veterans' Home bingo contest; managed event/conversed w/patriots--honored local LA war heroes

- Devoted 30 hrs and supported 10 troops w/the Wounded Warrior prg--bolstered morale for OEF war fighters

- True ambassador! Volunteered off duty time w/Terry Fox Cancer fundraiser--5K run participation--raised $6K

- Trusted ldr of Wg's Amn Center; opened/supervised shifts/organized on/off-base visits--epitome of Wingman
- Hand-picked by flt ldrship for HG; proudly participated during 37 funerals, 15 flag details/1 dignified transfer
- Lead 5 Special Olympic teams/vol'd 55 hrs Meals-on-Wheels/Salvation Army events--enrich'd community ties

- Key worker in 823d team for tornado cleanup; cleared three sq miles of debris--saved community $6M in cost

- Led 12 volunteers w/setup & execution of SSgt release party--recognized 110 promotees/raised $800 for JEA
- Formed church outreach gp, "Hope '11"; provided Christmas for 6 local families--donated gifts equalled $4K
- Wg JEA Adopt-a-highway lead; rallied 20 mbrs/dedicated 60 hrs--removed trash/improved community image
- Vol'd 55-hrs w/local food drives/church/school fundraisers--raised $5K/supported 25K less fortunate families
- Provided spt for local church garage sale; sold $5K in donated items--funds used to enhance local community
- Organized VA fundraiser; honored mil vets/raised $10K--all proceeds used to improve local VA med facility
- Flt Meals On Wheels liaison; coord'd & delivered hot meals to 8 elderly families--increased community ties

- Donated to Wg CFC, Relay for Life & American Cancer Society; Contributor to $50K+ raised for community

- Active! AADD Treasurer; oversaw $500+/volunteered 500+ CQ/Driver/On-Call hrs--111 Wg Saves

- Co-organized UND/GFAFB V-Ball Tourny; coord'd logistics/players--8 teams/53 players; GF raved excellent!

- Dedicated! Volt'd 4 hrs to lcl North Valley Honor charity--raised/donated $1K towards WWII vets memorial

- Civic minded! Vol'd off duty time w/VFW POW/MIA fundraiser/5K walk for Tuberous Sclerosis--raised $7K

- Volunteered for Airmen Againts Drunk Driving; trasported 5 airmen--contributed to Wing's 80 saves

- Selected to attend Qatar General's dinner/Medal of Honor Recipients' luncheon--exemplary AF representative

- Assistant Thompson Preparatory school tennis coach; mentored community's youth today for tomorrow's success

- Represented Fabrication Flight in SQ retreat ceremony; exemplified AF heritage--bolstered SQ esprit de corps

- Embodied "Service Before Self" concept; donated 3 pints of blood to AF blood bank--9 potential lives saved

- Eager EMS Booster Club supporter; dedicated 5 hrs during SQ car wash--fundraising event raised over $800

- Active member of 18th Wing Airman Against Drunk Driving; devoted 17+ hrs--prevented DUIs/saved 24 lives

- Coordinated Sq's annual Summer Bash Flight Volleyball Tournament; promoted esprit de-corps for 200+ prsnl

- AFAF lead for MXS; exceeded Sq goal and boosted MXG earnings to $12,500--surpassed targeted goal by 30%

- Assisted w/Tinker Elementary 5th grade end of school party--aided teacher; ensured 25 children happy & safe!

- Mentored two Clinton Middle School students for annual Science fair; project earned second place honors

- Vol'd for bunker reconstruction team; filled/positioned >7K sand bags--assured safe shelter for 150+ personnel

- AMC Humanitarian; directed gnd spt on 31 msns ISO Pakistan Relief efforts--eased suffering for 13M+ people

- Intramural Flag Football asst coach; fostered teamwork/camraderie in 21 players--represented APS w/ pride

- True ambassador; vol'd 52 hrs tutoring German students/roofing houses--solidified relations with host nation

- Pumpkin patroller; ensured safe conditions during Halloween festivities; event enjoyed by 2K base residents

- Regularly participates in and oversees the weekly Meals-on-Wheels program

- Spent 100 hours mentoring high school students; imparted importance of academics and right decisions
-- tutored students traveling and missing school during sports season--kept students on track to graduate!

- Liased with Japanese Air Force/civilian authorities bus accident response; fostered strong partnership

- Avid supporter of Airman Against Drunk Driving program; contributed over 20 hours; kept fellow Airmen safe

- Active in community--Prepared family style barbeque for 35th FW at Hirosaki's Cherry Blossom festival

- Volunteered to lead Punt, Pass, & Kick fundraiser--raised over $3,000 for football team uniform items

- Volunteered as youth group leader at chapel--enhanced the lives of local teens through positive guidance

- Dynamic! Created the 2007 MSHS football team highlight film--showcased achievements at Fall Awards ceremony

- Involved in local Head Start Program; patiently read books to over 22 children ages 5 years to 7 years

- Dedicated to improving team building--put together, hosted weekly evening meals for the MSHS football team

- United communities during the Misawa Air Base Open House--over 2,000 local nationals attended celebration
-- Put best foot forward, no job too large or small--help clean and deliver food to six different 24-hour work centers

- Volunteered to assist local Red Cross in distributing food and clothing to flood victims in the Low Country

- Strong community leader--chaperones school functions--regularly mentors elementary school children

- Volunteered 10 hours supervising and cleaning up for the Ramstein AFB Youth Halloween Harvest Party
-- Developed, orchestrated games for 60 children--provided a safe haven--a huge Halloween night success!

- Head coach of Patch high school wrestling team; taught safe/proper techniques--zero mishaps/injuries

- Community minded; volunteered & represented Hickam AFB in Waipahu May Day parade; raised
over $12K for local community center supporting the Boy and Girl Scouts, Womens' Club and YMCA

- Security minded! Collaborated with North Charleston community leaders on Neighborhood Watch programs
-- Programs have made contributions of considerable and lasting value--3K active residents & 80% less crime

- Volunteered to assist local Red Cross in distributing food and clothing to flood victims in the Gulfport area

- Place for Hope key volunteer; manned annual festival rides, provided support to 40+ affected children

- Tutored high school student--raised students grade from an "F" to an "A" in a mere four weeks--inspiring!

- Stimulates harmony and high spirits! Personally invited by Base Chaplain to help infuse holiday community cheer
--Santa’s helper! Decorated Christmas tree, passed out carol sheets, & served hot chocolate--rekindled spirits

- Volunteered 3 hours for Adopt-a-Pet at Vandenberg Team car wash; helped raise over $500--promote soonest

- Presented the MSHS football team over $600 of safety equipment for students unable to purchase personal gear

- Provided administrative support to 100K visitors to 2005 Charleston AFB Air Show; ensured 100% support

- Intense competitor and model ambassador within the Croughton intramural basketball league--valued teammate

- Exchanged language lessons; learned basic Japanese/taught English--improved important US/Japan relations

- Volunteered 20 hours off duty time assisting Lowry Open Window Foundation Nov 05' Thanksgiving holiday
-- Prepared dinner for 60 combat wounded soldiers; support greatly increased morale for OEF war fighters

- Showed a positive, cooperative spirit during the San Antonio area Hospital blood drive--contributions saved lives

- Organized a team for the March of Dimes "Walk America" 20K march--raised over $500 to combat birth defects

- Volunteer phone bank supervisor at Easter Seal telethon; surpassed its goal--raised $30,000

- Orchestrated timely food/clothing donations for Hurricane Katrina disaster victims--a timely godsend for charity

- Visited 2 Nicaraguan orphanages; presented over $500 of toys/sports equipment--solidified community support

- Donated items to RAF Croughton British American Committee Toys for Tots drive--selfless, sterling character!

- Visited 2 Philippine orphanages; donated over 40 hours labor on new building--solidified community support









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