Agency: Communications Security Logistics Activity
Position and duties: COMSEC New Equipment Instructor
How long at current assignment: 7 years
How long in government service: 27 years
Hobbies: Coach for Ponytail Little League Softball, bowling, barbequing, building dune buggies
Accomplishments: Coordinated and taught 79 Simple Key Loader and 47 In-line Network Encryptor classes, training 2,272 students and resulted in an estimated $5.5 million in defrayed student travel costs. Was instrumental in the development of the secure wireless cryptographic solution, reducing the program’s training risk. Volunteered for temporary deployment to Southwest Asia.
Supervisor Comments: “Vicente is one of those guys who quietly gets the job done; he never seeks recognition. He is always out there working as hard as he can, and whenever you need something done, he’s always there to take care of it. Vicente is very responsible, reliable and he always goes above and beyond [the call of duty].”