Air Force Writing

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Writing in the Air Force, a personal experience.
In my Twenty plus years in the United States Air Force I had numerous unique experiences. From spending years serving my country overseas to serving in the United State. One of the most important things I had to accomplish was to write performance reports, feedbacks and award certificates for my “troops”.
Writing in the United States Air Force is critical for promotions, training, communications and morale of superiors and subordinates.
After spending six years in the Air Force and being a young recently promoted Staff Sergeant, I had never had any subordinates directly under my supervision. Then, Air Force assignments sent me to Germany for a four year tour. I was excited to be heading to the country where most of my ancestors came to the United States from. I arrived at Sembach Air Base, outside of Kaiserslaurtern Germany, on Friday the 10th of January 1991. Billeting gave me a two bedroom apartment to reside in until I could find a house off base.
Sembach Air Base is located on a hill with views of the beautiful German countryside for miles in all directions. The next Monday I drove to work from my apartment and could not stop looking all around to see all the gorgeous sights off the hill. I arrived to my shop and reported directly to my supervisor, Master Sergeant Roger Williams. A tall, good natured and balding man with over seventeen years of service in the Air Force. He gave me a tour of the entire operation of our organization. We arrived at the office where I was going to work; I noticed that there were two German civilians, three Airmen and one older Technical Sergeant. After my tour of the shop I was then released to in-process the base at the personnel office for the rest of the day.
On Tuesday I went directly to my duty section. Master Sergeant Roger Williams and Technical Sergeant Ed Lowe were…...

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