Physical Training Leader (PTL) Citations

Staff Sergeant Kathleen A. Oswald distinguished herself by meritorious service while serving as Physical Training Leader, 132d Force Support Sustainment Squadron, 132d Fighter Wing, Des Moines Air National Guard Base, Iowa, from XXXXXXXXXX to XXXXXXXXXX. During this period, Sergeant Oswald established the Wing's fitness program, educated 34 physical training leaders on new requirements, verified more than 300 tests, and created a high visibility tracker for leadership to ensure less than one percent overdue rates. Under her guidance, over ninety percent of Wing personnel acquired and maintained excellent or good fitness scores. Additionally, as a certified Physical Training Leader for her squadron, she directed unit exercise programs for an average of forty members and was key to the unit's eighty eight percent pass rate. Further, she led conditioning classes, guiding Airmen from fail to pass, and maintained a one hundred percent fit-to-fight pass rate and garnered an outstanding rating during the Unit Climate Inspection. The distinctive accomplishments of Staff Sergeant Oswald reflect credit upon herself, the 132d Fighter Wing and the United States Air Force.

Staff Sergeant Roger NMI Abila distinguished himself by meritorious service as Physical Training Leader, 149th Combat Communications Squadron (CBCS), 129th Rescue Wing, North Highlands Air National Guard Station, California from XXXXXXXXXX to XXXXXXXXXX. During this period, Sergeant Abila served as Physical Training Leader for both 149th CBCS and 162nd Combat Communications Group personnel at the North Highlands Air National Guard Station. In this important position, he set an excellent example for fitness and physical conditioning and motivated and inspired over one hundred Airmen to pass their physical fitness tests during monthly and quarterly evaluations. Additionally, he adapted to changing requirements and assisted with a variety of tasks associated with the fitness program including ensuring tests complied with Air Force requirements. Moreover, Sergeat Abila partnered with the Be Well program and provided nutritional guidance and took an active role in assisting members during their off duty time. Finally, his comprehensive efforts improved North Highlands fitness scores by thirty percent in less than six months. The distinctive accomplishments of Staff Sergeant Abila reflect credit upon himself, the 149th Combat Communications Squadron and the United States Air Force.

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