EM Master Sgt. named Officer of the Year


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Posted Online: March 12, 2013, 6:42 pm
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Master Sgt. Anthony Moreno, of East Moline, was named the 168th Air Support Operation Squadron's 2012 Outstanding Senior Non-commissioned Officer of the Year for the 182nd Airlift Wing in Peoria.

Mr. Moreno was recognized for his performance, mission accomplishment and leadership. Criteria included actions, initiatives and results that showed exceptional leadership and duty performance.

Consideration was given for job effectiveness, job knowledge and support to deploying or deployed operations. The board alsoreviewed awards and recognition, significant individual accomplishments, unique job achievements, processed or implemented suggestions and innovative problem solving.

















 



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