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COMDT COGARD WASHINGTON DC
INFO CNO WASHINGTON DC
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SUBJ/2018 NAVAL INTELLIGENCE COMMUNITY AWARDS SOLICITATION//
AMPN/NAVAL INTELLIGENCE AWARDS PROGRAM// POC/WILSON/LT/OPNAV N2N6C1/-/TEL:
(703) 604-6288/TEL: DSN 664-6288
RMKS/1. Reference (a) is the Naval Intelligence Awards program that
recognizes excellence and outstanding achievement in Naval Intelligence.
This NAVADMIN builds on guidance provided in reference (a) and solicits
a. Rear Admiral Thomas A. Brooks Intelligence Junior Officer of
the Year Award recognizes junior officers for their leadership,
performance, special accomplishments, and overall contribution to
command efficiency, morale, and welfare while serving on both sea
and shore duty. Two junior officers (Active or Reserve Component)
will be selected, one for the sea duty category and one for the
shore duty category. Active and Reserve Component Naval
Intelligence officers (183X/683X) O-1 through O-3 are eligible.
b. Commander Dan F. Shanower Intelligence Specialist of the Year
Award recognizes Intelligence Specialists for their performance,
leadership, special accomplishments, and overall contribution to
command efficiency, morale and welfare. A total of four Active or
Reserve Component intelligence specialists, a junior and senior
intelligence specialist of the year for each of the sea duty and
shore duty categories, will be selected. Active and Reserve
Component Intelligence Specialists in pay grades E-1 through E-5 are
eligible to compete for the Junior Intelligence Specialist of the
Year award. Active and Reserve Component Intelligence Specialists
in pay grade E-6, including those who are frocked to E-6 during
eligibility period, are eligible to compete for the Senior
Intelligence Specialist of the Year award.
c. The Vice Admiral Rufus L. Taylor Award for Leadership
recognizes leadership from deserving Active or Reserve Component
officer, enlisted, or civilian personnel who exemplify excellence
and exceptional dedication to duty within the Naval Intelligence
community. Two candidates will be selected for this award, one
Active Duty or civilian candidate and one Reserve Component
candidate. Active and Reserve Component Naval Intelligence officers
(183X/683X) O-4 through O-6, Intelligence CWOs (783X) CWO-3 through
CWO-5, Intelligence Specialists E-7 through E-9, and civilians GS-13
through GS-15, or equivalent, are eligible.
d. Vice Admiral Rufus L. Taylor Award for Excellence in
Intelligence Instruction recognizes excellence in intelligence
instruction. Two candidates will be selected, one from the
Information Warfare Training Command (IWTC) Virginia Beach and one
from IWTC San Diego. Active and Reserve Component U.S. Navy and
U.S. Marine Corps Service members serving as instructors, faculty,
or staff at IWTC Virginia Beach and IWTC San Diego are eligible.
e. Rear Admiral Edwin T. Layton Award for Leadership and
Mentorship recognizes outstanding leadership and mentorship in the
furtherance of Naval Intelligence performance. There is no set
number of awards to be given each year. Active and Reserve
Component Naval Intelligence officers (183X/683X) O-4 through O-6,
Intelligence CWOs (783X) CWO-3 through CWO-5, and Intelligence
Specialists E-6 through E-9 are eligible.
f. Herman Dworkin Award for Maritime Analytic Excellence
recognizes a civilian or military analyst working maritime issues
who exemplifies an exceptional work ethic and analytical
expertise. One candidate will be selected for this award. Active
and Reserve Component Naval Intelligence officers (183X/683X) O-3
through O-5, Intelligence CWOs (783X) CWO-2 through CWO-5, and
civilians GS-12 through GS-14, or equivalent, are
eligible. Nominees must have at least 10 years of experience in the
field of maritime intelligence analysis and be currently
2. Submission requirements are outlined in reference (a). The eligibility
period for all intelligence awards is 1 January 2017 to
31 December 2017.
3. Submission instructions. With two exceptions below, the nominees current
command must forward all award nomination packages via AMRDEC SAFE
christopher.wilson(at)navy.mil. All emails must have the award name and the
last name of the nominee in the subject line.
a. Vice Admiral Rufus L. Taylor Award for Leadership Reserve
Component nominations: Forward all packages to Commander, Naval
Information Force Reserve via encrypted email to YN1 Sharon Hull and
YN2 Dexter Correll at NIFR_ALL_AWARDS(at)navy.mil.
b. Vice Admiral Rufus L. Taylor Award for Excellence in Intelligence
Instruction nominations: Forward all packages to respective IWTC POCs via
encrypted email to Mr. Larry Banks, larry.banks(at)navy.mil (IWTC Virginia
Beach) or Mrs. Carey Barton, carey.barton(at)navy.mil (IWTC San Diego).
4. All packages must be submitted no later than 16 March 2018.
5. Reference (a) covers recognition details for each award. For any
questions contact the message POC.
6. The nomination template is posted to the Navy Information Warfare
Outreach page on milSuite at https://www.milsuite.mil/book/docs/DOC
(Common Access Card e-mail certificate login required). Reference
(a) and the award nomination template do not require the use of Social
Security Numbers or other sensitive personally identifiable information
(PII). Commands should avoid including unnecessary PII in nomination
7. Incomplete packages or packages failing to meet all guidance as outlined
in this message and reference (a) will not be considered. Late submissions
will not be accepted.
8. Classified nomination packages are discouraged and will not be accepted.
9. Released by VADM Jan E. Tighe, Deputy Chief of Naval Operations for
Information Warfare, OPNAV N2N6.//