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NARR/REF A IS THE NAVAL INTELLIGENCE AWARDS PROGRAM.
REF B IS COMNAVIFORES POLICY AND PROCEDURES GOVERNING MILITARY AWARDS AND
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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 references (a) and (b), and
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. Active and Reserve
Component Naval Intelligence officers (183X/683X) O-1 through O-3 are
Two Active or Reserve Component junior officers will be selected one each for
the sea duty and shore duty categories.
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. Active and Reserve Component Intelligence Specialists
in paygrades 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 paygrade E-6, including those frocked to E-6
during the eligibility period, are eligible to compete for the Senior
Intelligence Specialist of the Year award. A total of four Active or Reserve
Component Intelligence Specialists will be selected one junior and one senior
Intelligence Specialists of the Year for each of the sea duty and shore duty
c. 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. Active and Reserve Component
Naval Intelligence officers (183X/683X) O-4 through O-6, Intelligence Chief
Warrant Officers (CWO) (783X) CWO-3 through CWO-5, Intelligence Specialists
E-7 through E-9, and civilians GS-13 through GS-15 (or equivalent) are
eligible. Two candidates will be selected for this award one Active or
civilian candidate, and one Reserve Component candidate.
d. Vice Admiral Rufus L. Taylor Award for Excellence in Intelligence
Instruction recognizes Intelligence instructors who embody the time-honored
principles which Vice Admiral Taylor exemplified throughout his career:
desire for professional knowledge, intellectual curiosity, initiative,
enthusiasm, ability to command respect and motivate others, devotion to
duty, effective communication skills, and personal and intellectual
integrity. Active and Reserve Component U.S. Navy and U.S. Marine Corps
service members serving as instructors, faculty, or staff at Information
Warfare Training Command (IWTC) Virginia Beach and IWTC San Diego are
eligible. Two candidates will be selected one each from IWTC Virginia Beach
and IWTC San Diego.
e. Rear Admiral Edwin T. Layton Award for Leadership and Mentorship
recognizes outstanding leadership and mentorship in the furtherance of Naval
Intelligence performance. 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. There is
no set number of awards to be given each year.
f. Herman Dworkin Award for Maritime Analytic Excellence recognizes a
civilian or military analyst working maritime issues who displays an
exceptional work ethic and analytical expertise. Active and Reserve
Component Naval Intelligence officers (183X/683X) O-3 through O-5,
(783X) CWO-2 through CWO-5, and civilians GS-12 through GS-14 (or equivalent)
are eligible. Nominees shall have at least ten years of experience in the
field of maritime intelligence analysis and be currently analytically active.
One candidate will be selected for this award.
2. Submission requirements are outlined in references (a) and (b). The
eligibility period for all Intelligence awards is 1 January 2019 to 31
3. Submission instructions. All nomination packages shall be submitted as a
single .pdf file. With two exceptions (listed below), the nominees current
command shall forward all award nomination packages to LT Allison Scott at
email firstname.lastname@example.org and Mr. Michael Saunders at email
email@example.com via encrypted email. All emails shall have the
award name and last name of the nominee in the subject line. If unable to
send encrypted emails, utilize DoD Secure Access File Exchange (SAFE) website
a. Vice Admiral Rufus L. Taylor Award for Leadership, Reserve Component
nominations shall be received by Commander, Naval Information Force Reserve
(COMNAVIFORES) no later than 15 February 2020. Nomination packages shall be
endorsed by the supporting Naval Information Force Reserve (NIFR) Region of
that unit (if applicable) prior to submission. NIFR Regions will forward all
packages for boarding to COMNAVIFORES Headquarters via encrypted email to YN1
Dexter Correll at email firstname.lastname@example.org to meet the 15 February
b. Vice Admiral Rufus L. Taylor Award for Excellence in Intelligence
Instruction nominations. Forward all packages to appropriate IWTC Point of
contacts (POC) via encrypted email. POC for IWTC Virginia Beach is Mr. Larry
Banks at email email@example.com, and POC for IWTC San Diego is Mr.
Adam Thompson at email firstname.lastname@example.org.
4. All packages shall be submitted no later than 13 March 2020, with the
exception of the Vice Admiral Rufus L. Taylor Award for Leadership (Reserve
Component), which shall be submitted no later than 15 February 2020 per
5. Reference (a) covers recognition details for each award.
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 email 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 will not be accepted.
9. Released by VADM Matthew J. Kohler, Deputy Chief of Naval Operations for
Information Warfare, OPNAV N2N6.//