Salutes & Awards

April 5, 2013

Diamond Sharp

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Name/Squadron: Airman 1st Class Jessica Nail / 612 AOC (CPD)

First Sergeant: Master Sgt. Jennifer Wampler

Duty title: ATO Production Technician

When joined the AF: Aug. 16, 2011

Hometown: Cambridge, Illinois

Hobbies: Soccer, Playing musical instruments, and Auto-mechanics

Selection reasons: Airman Nail was nominated for the Diamond Sharp Troop Award because she singlehandedly produced the first ever ATO to support the 355 FW ORE which consisted of 45 A-10 sorties. The Chief of Wing Weapons and the OSS Commander praised it as “perfect” and said it integrated seamlessly with their mission planning program/processes. As the “go-to” ATO Production Technician, she disseminated 7 AFSOUTH ATO’s and entered 162 missions which aided in the seizure of 54 thousand dollars of cocaine and 13 drug related arrests. She assisted with building the Friendly Order of Battle for Exercise Angel Thunder which will support the world’s largest live fly and constructive search and rescue exercise.

Airman Nail created an automated Career and Development Course study aid for the Command and Control Battle Management Operations career field (1C5X1), assisting first term Airmen prepare for the End of Course test. Additionally, as a defensive player in The Tucson Women’s Soccer League, she has contributed to their winning streak and is improving her overall fitness while building community relations. Airman Nail is the epitome of the whole person professional airman!




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