2017 NAVAL INTELLIGENCE COMMUNITY AWARDS SOLICITATION:
R 061906Z JAN 17
FM CNO WASHINGTON DC
CMC WASHINGTON DC
COMDT COGARD WASHINGTON DC
INFO CNO WASHINGTON DC
MSGID/NAVADMIN/CNO WASHINGTON DC/N2N6/JAN//
SUBJ/2017 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. This NAVADMIN provides amplifying guidance to reference (a) 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 afloat or ashore. Two
junior officers (Active or Reserve Component) will be selected, one
for the afloat category and one for the ashore 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 each, will be selected for the
ashore and afloat categories. Active and Reserve Component naval
intelligence 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 naval intelligence 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 or Reserve Component naval intelligence officers
(183X/683X), O-5 and O-6, or Chief Warrant Officers (CWO) (783X) CWO
-2 through CWO-5, Intelligence Specialists E-6 through E-9, or
civilians General Schedule (GS) or General Government (GG) 14-15, 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 Center (IWTC) Virginia Beach and one
from IWTC San Diego. Active and Reserve Component U.S. Navy and
U.S. Marine Corps personnel 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,
CWOs (783X) CWO-3 through CWO-5, 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 the work ethic and attitude of Mr. Dworkin. One
candidate will be selected for this award. Active and Reserve
Component Naval Intelligence officers (183X/683X) O-3 through O-4,
Intelligence CWOs (783X) CWO-2 through CWO-5, and civilians GS/GG 11
-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 2016 to 31 December 2016.
3. Submission Instructions. With two exceptions below, the nominees current
command must forward all award nomination packages via AMRDEC SAFE
email@example.com. 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 Petty Officer First
Class Sharon Hull at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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, email@example.com (IWTC Virginia
Beach) or Mrs. Carey Barton, firstname.lastname@example.org (IWTC San Diego).
4. All packages shall be unclassified and submitted no later than 31 March
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 unneeded personal information. Commands should avoid
including unnecessary personal information 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. Released by VADM Jan E. Tighe, Deputy Chief of Naval Operations for
Information Warfare, OPNAV N2N6.//