Master Sergeant Keith O. Wright distinguished himself by meritorious service as NCOIC, Intelligence Targeting, 112th Air Operations Squadron, 193rd Special Operations Wing, State College, Pennsylvania, from XXXXX XXXXX to XXXXX XXXXXX. During this period, Sergeant Wright delivered a masterful performance during Arctic Keystone. He balanced time and personnel constraints to ensure all targeting cell training objectives were met. In addition, he pre-loaded more than 500 targets in preparation for the exercise, facilitating target development, target system analysis, and weaponeering by 112th AOS targeteers. Moreover, Sergeant Wright juggled a variety of tasks during the vital Targeting Effects Team phase of the ATO cycle, and ensured TNLs were merged, prioritized, and validated for inclusion into the daily JIPTL. Finally, due to his aggressive networking within the Air community, he was selected to attend the Nellis Integrated Air Defense Symposium (IADS), the premier Air Defense conference in the Air Force. The information gleaned from this conference significantly increased the 112th AOS ISRD's situational awareness of and readiness for worldwide Air Defense issues. The distinctive accomplishments of Master Sergeant Wright reflect great credit upon himself, the 112th Air Operations Squadron and the United States Air Force.
Master Sergeant Joshua A. Garcia distinguished himself by outstanding achievement while serving as Noncommissioned Officer in Charge, 603d Air and Space Operations Center, Third Air Force, Ramstein Air Base, Germany from XXXXXXXXXX to XXXXX XXXXX. During this period, Sergeant Garcia deployed to a classified location where his exceptional system knowledge and dedication were vital to the mission success of Operation SHARP SENTRY. He efficiently led a joint team in the testing of the 700 million dollar Command and Control weapons system to validate more than thirty missile defense threats and provided vital targeting information to forward deployed coalition assets. Additionally, Sergeant Garcia directed eleven training events, spanning four agencies, which validated coalition early warning ability to protect the Host Nation. Finally, he used his expertise to develop an OPSCAP matrix, restructure local checklists, and establish a communication link status tool which led to improved situational awareness, unification of certified positions, and enhancement of mission capabilities. The distinctive accomplishments of Master Sergeant Garcia reflect credit upon himself, the 603d Air and Space Operations Center, and the United States Air Force.
Airman First Class Daniel E. Woodbury distinguished himself by outstanding achievement while serving as Terminal Attack Control Party, 807th Expeditionary Air Support Operations Squadron, 504th Expeditionary Air Support Operations Group, COP Siah Choy, Afghanistan, from XXXXXXXXX to XXXXXXXXX. During this period, Airman Woodbury's outstanding professional skill, knowledge, and leadership aided immeasurably in the success of OPN Ghorak Pass. Airman Woodbury provided timely and accurate targeting data to the on-scene Joint Terminal Attack Controller (JTAC). His actions ensured the safety of more than 150 personell conducting critical operations in Ghorak Pass during the check point build. In addition, Airman Woodbury assisted in the deconfliction of over eighty hours of Close Air Support and controlled more than one hundred hours of ISR to overwatch friendly forces and provide an early threat warning. Finally, while controlling ISR, Airman Woodbury identified a safer, more reliable route out of the pass, which led to the safe return of 210 U.S. Forces and local nationals. The distinctive accomplishments of Airman First Class Woodbury reflect credit upon himself, the 807th Expeditionary Air Support Operations Squadron and the United States Air Force.