​2018 NAVAL INTELLIGENCE COMMUNITY AWARDS SOLICITATION

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AMPN/NAVAL INTELLIGENCE AWARDS PROGRAM// POC/WILSON/LT/OPNAV N2N6C1/-/TEL:  
(703) 604-6288/TEL:  DSN 664-6288
/EMAIL:  CHRISTOPHER.WILSON(AT)NAVY.MIL//

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 
nominations.
    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
    analytically active.

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 
(https://safe.amrdec.army.mil/SAFE/Welcome.aspx) to 
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
-244835
(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 
packages.

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.//

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