Technical Sergeant Vestor C. Etchverry distinguished himself by meritorious service as Load Planner while assigned to the 386th Expeditionary Logistics Readiness Squadron, 386th Mission Support Group, 386th Air Expeditionary Wing, Ali Al Salem Air Base, Kuwait from XXXXXXXX to XXXXXXXX. During this period, Sergeant Etchverry oversaw the Load Planning of more than 4,000 Special Assignment Air Missions and 39,000 tons of cargo in support of OPERATION INHERENT RESOLVE. In addition, he was instrumental in accelerating the AOR's ammo surge when he planned over 3,000 pounds of ammo, resupplied eight Forward Observation bases, and supported the liberation of Mosul City. Moreover, his expertise was demonstrated when he positioned the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit into Syria by moving 800 tons of cargo, seven Howitzers, 42 MRAPS, and 62 munitions pallets. Sergeant Etchverry was also pivotal in securing airlift for 600 tons of foreign military sales which cemented our military partnerships throughout the AOR. Finally, Sergeant Etchverry was a key factor in fulfilling the cargo requirements for OPERATION EAGER LION by expediting 12 military and civilian aircraft to support a critical 17-nation joint military exercise. The distinctive accomplishments of Sergeant Etchverry reflect great credit upon himself, the Air Force Reserve, and the United States Air Force.
Senior Airman Crystal B. Frasier distinguished herself by meritorious service as Logistics Planner, 455th Expeditionary Logistics Readiness Squadron, 455th Air Expeditionary Wing, Bagram Air Base, Afghanistan from XXXXXX XXXXXX to XXXXXX XXXXXXX. During this period, Airman Frasier led the tracking of 89 missions and more than two thousand unit line numbers for the Wing ensuring necessary personnel and cargo were moved in a timely manner. In addition, she provided exceptional support to the redeployment of F-16 CAS RESET during which she load planned 185 short tons of cargo and 77 passengers meeting the Combatant Commander's directive ahead of schedule. Moreover, she was essential to the identification of over one thousand Time Phase Force Deployment Data discrepancies, efficiently delivering the necessary manpower and equipment to support combat surge operations throughout Afghanistan. Finally, Airman Frasier provided continuous training on updated redeployment policies and produced helpful visual aids to guide 71 unit travel representatives in reviewing and adjusting unit line number movement for more than 2,200 Air Force members, increasing mission effectiveness. The distinctive accomplishments of Senior Airman Frasier reflect credit upon herself, the 455th Expeditionary Logistics Readiness Squadron and the United States Air Force.
Senior Airman Andrew H. LaBrake distinguished himself by meritorious service while serving as Logistics Planner, 325th Logistics Readiness Division, 325th Mission Support Group, Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, from XXXXXXXXX to XXXXXXXXXX. During this period, Airman LaBrake deployed more than eleven hundred Airmen in four Air Expeditionary Force cycles while maintaining a zero discrepancy rate. Additionally, he planned and managed 64 aircraft carrying 4700 short tons and 529 personnel to ensure all were received and bedded down for the Dissimilar Aircraft Combat Training program. His involvement directly contributed to the Wing receiving an overall "Excellent" rating. Further, he worked hand-in-hand with the Transportation Movement Office to book 490 commercial and AMC travel requests, facilitating and ensuring a 98 percent on-time departure reliability rate. Finally, he was recognized by the Air Force Air Education and Training Command Inspector General as a "Professional Performer". The distinctive accomplishments of Senior Airman LaBrake reflect great credit upon himself, the 325th Mission Support Group and the United States Air Force.