11 Example Navy Achievement Awards (NAM)

Below are 11 Example Navy Achievement Medals (NAMs)

While NAMs may seem difficult to write they all start and end with the same basic sentences. The writers responsibility is to fill in the middle 3-5 sentences with hard hitting action and the impact that that action caused.  If you only look at one Example NAM review the first one below.
FOR OUTSTANDING PERFORMANCE AS (TITLE), (COMMAND-SPELL OUT) FROM (MONTH YEAR) TO (MONTH YEAR) (WHILE EMBARKED IN ( ) DEPLOYED TO ( ) ) . YOU PERFORMED YOUR DEMANDING  DUTIES IN AN EXEMPLARY AND HIGHLY PROFESSIONAL MANNER. (CLAUSE, COMPLIMENTARY MODIFIER,ATTRIBUTE), YOU WERE DIRECTLY RESPONSIBLE FOR (IDENTIFY ACCOMPLISHMENT) WHICH LED TO IMPROVEMENTS IN (SQUADRON/COMBAT, ETC.) EFFICIENCY/READINESS/SAFETY DURING ( ) . (CLAUSE, COMPLIMENTARY MODIFIER, ATTRIBUTE) , YOU (IDENTIFY SPECIFIC EVOLUTION/EVENT) ,RESULTING IN (IDENTIFY SPECIFIC RESULT) IN SUPPORT OF ( 1 . (CLAUSE, COMPLIMENTARY MODIFIER, ATTRIBUTE), YOU INSPIRED ALL WHO OBSERVED YOU AND CONTRIBUTED SIGNIFICANTLY TO THE SUCCESSFUL ACCOMPLISHMENT OF (COMMAND SHORT T1TLE)’S MISSION. YOUR INITIATIVE, PERSEVERANCE AND TOTAL DEVOTION TO DUTY REFLECTED GREAT CREDIT UPON YOURSELF AND WERE IN KEEPING WITH THE HIGHEST TRADITIONS OF THE UNITED STATES NAVAL SERVICE.

 

Example Navy Achievement Medals (NAMs) for Operations

PROFESSIONAL ACHIEVEMENT AS SEARCH AND RESCUE SWIMMER AND MEMBER OF THE COMBAT SYSTEMS TRAINING TEAM FOR USS USS NEVERSAIL FROM FEBRUARY TO  APRIL 2005.  PETTY OFFICER SMITH’S APPROACH TO BOTH SEARCH AND RESCUE TRAINING AND COMBAT SYSTEMS TRAINING WERE THE BACKBONE OF USS NEVERSAIL’S  EXCELLENCE IN WARFIGHTING DURING CART II.  HE EXECUTED A PERFECT MAN OVERBOARD RECOVERY AND SUPERVISED AND EXECUTED THE ELECTRONIC WARFARE COMBAT SCENARIOS.  HIS MANAGERIAL ABILITY, PERSONAL INITIATIVE, AND USWERVING DEVOTION TO DUTY REFLECT CREDIT UPON HIM AND WERE IN KEEPING WITH THE HIGHEST TRADITIONS OF THE UNITED STATES NAVAL SERVICE.

 

FOR MERITORIOUS SERVICE WHILE SERVING AS  LEADING PETTY OFFICER SMITH FROM SEPTEMBER 2002 TO MAY 2003.  PETTY OFFICER SMITH HAS CONSISTENTLY PERFORMED HIS DUTIES IN A SUPERIOR MANNER.  HIS VAST TECHNICAL AND PROFESSIONAL KNOWLEDGE COUPLED WITH HIS EXCEPTIONAL LEADERSHIP ABILITIES LEAD TO THE COMMANDS  SUCCESSFUL COMPLETION OF A COMPRESSED INNER DEPLOYMENT TRAINING CYCLE TO INCLUDE A NO NOTICE CART, FEP AND OPERATIONAL READINESS ASSESSMENT .  WHILE  DEPLOYED WITH USS CARL VINSON BATTLE GROUP JANUARY – MAY 2003 HE HAS SAFELY PLANNED AND EXECUTED 20 HIGH RISK TRAINING EVOLUTIONS, TRAINED 32 JUNIOR TECHNICIANS IN CARRIER FLIGHT DECK OPERATIONS AND PLAYED A KEY ROLE IN DEVELOPING A DETAILED BATTLE GROUP FORCE PROTECTION AND SWIMMER ATTACK TRAINING PACKAGE IN SUPPORT OF BATTLE GROUP FORCE  PROTECTION. AS A RECOGNIZED EXPERT IN HIS FIELD HE WAS SELECTED TO  INTEGRATE WITH THE BATTLE GROUP’S NSW STRIKE TEAM PROVIDING SECURITY EXPERTISE FOR TWO HVBSS OPERATIONS DURING EXERCISE FOAL EAGLE 03 AND  FOUR DAYS OF CLOSE AIR SUPPORT OPERATIONS DURING EXERCISE TANDEM THRUST 03.  HIS EFFORTS HAVE RESULTED IN GREATLY ENHANCING THE COMMANDS READINESS AND BATTLE GROUP INTEGRATION.  HIS EXCEPTIONAL PROFESSIONAL ABILITY, PERSONAL INITIATIVE, AND TOTAL DEDICATION TO DUTY  REFLECTED CREDIT UPON HIMSELF AND WERE IN KEEPING WITH THE HIGHEST TRADITIONS OF THE UNITED STATES NAVAL SERVICE.

 

PERFORMED HIS DUTIES IN A SUPERIOR MANNER.  HIS VAST TECHNICAL AND PROFESSIONAL KNOWLEDGE COUPLED WITH HIS EXCEPTIONAL LEADERSHIP ABILITIES LEAD TO THE COMMANDS  SUCCESSFUL COMPLETION OF A COMPRESSED INNER DEPLOYMENT TRAINING CYCLE TO INCLUDE A NO NOTICE CART, FEP AND OPERATIONAL READINESS ASSESSMENT .  WHILE  DEPLOYED WITH USS CARL VINSON BATTLE GROUP JANUARY – MAY 2003 HE HAS SAFELY PLANNED AND EXECUTED 20 HIGH RISK TRAINING EVOLUTIONS, TRAINED 32 JUNIOR TECHNICIANS IN CARRIER FLIGHT DECK OPERATIONS AND PLAYED A KEY ROLE IN DEVELOPING A DETAILED BATTLE GROUP FORCE PROTECTION AND SWIMMER ATTACK TRAINING PACKAGE IN SUPPORT OF BATTLE GROUP FORCE  PROTECTION. AS A RECOGNIZED EXPERT IN HIS FIELD HE WAS SELECTED TO INTEGRATE WITH THE BATTLE GROUP’S NSW STRIKE TEAM PROVIDING SECURITY EXPERTISE FOR TWO HVBSS OPERATIONS DURING EXERCISE FOAL EAGLE 03 AND FOUR DAYS OF CLOSE AIR SUPPORT OPERATIONS DURING EXERCISE TANDEM HRST 03.  HIS EFFORTS HAVE RESULTED IN GREATLY ENHANCING THE COMMANDS READINESS AND BATTLE GROUP INTEGRATION.  HIS EXCEPTIONAL PROFESSIONAL ABILITY, PERSONAL INITIATIVE, AND TOTAL DEDICATION TO DUTY REFLECTED CREDIT UPON HIMSELF AND WERE IN KEEPING WITH THE HIGHEST TRADITIONS OF THE UNITED STATES NAVAL SERVICE.

PROFESSIONAL ACHIEVEMENT IN THE SUPERIOR PERFORMANCE OF HIS DUTIES WHILE SERVING AS WORK CENTER SUPERVISOR,  COMMUNICATION/NAVIGATION WORK CENTER, AVIONICS DIVISION, AIRCRAFT INTERMEDIATE MAINTENANCE DETACHMENT, LEMOORE, CALIFORNIA FROM DECEMBER 1998 TO NOVEMBER 2002.  PETTY OFFICER SMITH’s INSPIRATIONAL LEADERSHIP AND TECHNICAL EXPERTISE GUIDED HIS WORKCENTER TO EXCEED ALL PRODUCTION GOALS FOR FY-99, FY-00, AND FY-01.  HIS COMMITMENT TO HIGH QUALITY MAINTENANCE CULMINATED IN THE SAFE TEST AND REPAIR OF OVER 4000 WRA’S.  HIS TIRELESS EFFORTS WERE EVIDENT THROUGH TWO CONSECUTIVE WESTPAC DEPLOYMENTS TO THE ARABIAN SEA BEFORE AND AFTER THE EVENTS OF SEPTEMBER 11, 2001.  PETTY OFFICER SMITH’s PERSONAL INITIATIVE AND UNSWERVING DEVOTION TO DUTY REFLECTED GREAT CREDIT UPON HIMSELF AND WERE IN KEEPING WITH THE HIGHEST TRADITIONS OF THE UNITED STATES NAVAL SERVICE.

 

Example Navy Achievement Medal for a Public Affairs Officer

PROFESSIONAL ACHIEVEMENT IN THE SUPERIOR PERFORMANCE OF DUTIES WHILE EMBARKED ON USS NEVERSAIL. WITH NO FORMAL TRAINING OR PRIOR EXPERIENCE, Petty Officer SMITH FULLY EMBRACED THE PUBLIC AFFAIRS POSITION IN ADDITION TO HIS ALREADY DEMANDING DUTIES. IN THIS SHORT TIME, HE ORCHESTRATED AND FACILITATED A  JOINT COMMAND HEALTHCARE CONSUMER COUNCIL MEETING AND THE COMMAND’S SUPPORT FOR THE ANNUAL RETIREE APPRECIATION DAY, EACH DRAWING  ACCOLADES FROM PARTICIPANTS AND ATTENDEES. HE ALSO FACILITATED COMMAND PARTICIPATION FOR THE UNITED WAY “DAY OF CARING” AND A “BOOKS ARE FUN” FUND DRIVE THAT PROVIDED MUCH NEEDED SUPPORT AND FUNDS AS PART OF THE COMMAND’S COMMUNITY OUTREACH PROGRAM. Petty Officer SMITH’S EXCEPTIONAL PROFESSIONAL ABILITY, PERSONAL INITIATIVE, AND LOYAL DEDICATION TO DUTY REFLECTED GREAT CREDIT UPON HIMSELF AND WERE IN KEEPING WITH THE HIGHEST TRADITIONS OF THE UNITED STATES NAVAL SERVICE.

 

Example Navy Achievement Medals for Engineers

FOR OUTSTANDING PERFORMANCE OF DUTIES AS WORK CENTER 41L  LEADING PETTY OFFICER AND COLLATERAL DUTY INSPECTOR, POWER PLANTS DIVISION, AIRCRAFT INTERMEDIATE MAINTENANCE DETACHMENT MISAWA, JAPAN FROM SEPTEMBER 2005 TO SEPTEMBER 2008. PETTY OFFICER JOHNSON CONSISTENTLY PERFORMED HIS DEMANDING DUTIES IN AN EXEMPLARY AND HIGHLY PROFESSIONAL MANNER. DISPLAYING EXCEPTIONAL LEADERSHIP AND TECHNICAL EXPERTISE, HE WAS  DIRECTLY RESPONSIBLE FOR THE COMPLETION OF OVER 890 MAINTENANCE ACTIONS RESULTING WITH THE EXPEDITIOUS REPAIR AND SUBSEQUENT RETURN TO SERVICE OF 79 T56-A-14 AIRCRAFT ENGINES AND 21 54H60-77 PROPELLERS FOR PATRON FORCES OPERATING THROUGHOUT THE WESTERN PACIFIC THEATER IN SUPPORT OF THE GLOBAL WAR ON TERRORISM CAMPAIGN.  IN ADDITION, HIS STRICT ADHERENCE TO NAMP POLICIES AND PROCEDURES RESULTED IN THE OVERALL GRADE OF SATISFACTORY ON THE 2008 AVIATION MAINTENANCE MANAGEMENT TEAM INSPECTION.  PETTY OFFICER JOHNSON’S DILIGENT EFFORTS, RESOURCEFULNESS AND LOYAL DEVOTION TO DUTY REFLECTED CREDIT UPON HIMSELF AND WERE IN KEEPING WITH THE HIGHEST TRADITIONS OF THE UNITED STATES NAVAL SERVICE.

FOR PROFESSIONAL ACHIEVEMENT IN THE SUPERIOR PERFORMANCE OF HIS DUTIES WHILE SERVING ONBOARD USS (HIS SHIP) FROM #### TO ####. DEMONSTRATING SUPERIOR UNDERSTANDING OF SUBMARINE TACTICS AND EMPLOYMENT, HE DIRECTLY CONTRIBUTED TO (HIS SHIP)’S SUCCESS DURING  MISSIONS VITAL TO THE GLOBAL WAR ON TERRORISM, SUBMARINE COMMAND COURSE OPERATIONS, AND AND EXPEDITIONARY STRIKE GROUP EXERCISE.  (HE) EXCELLED IN HIS ROLE AS MAIN PROPULSION ASSISTANT ENSURING HIS DIVISION WAS TRAINED AND FULLY READY FOR A DEMANDING SHIPYARD  MAINTENANCE PERIOD. HE EFFECTIVELY MANAGED COMPLEX REPAIRS TO THE MAIN ENGINES, REDUCTION GEARS, AND PROPULSION SHAFT REPLACEMENT, AND SUPERVISED THE EXECUTION OF OVER 120 FORMAL AND CONTROLLED WORK PACKAGES. AS DUTY OFFICER, HE ESTABLISHED EFFECTIVE WORKING RELATIONSHIPS WITH SHIPYARD COUNTERPARTS, ENABLING AN EFFECTIVE, TEAM CENTRIC WORK ENVIRONMENT. HE EXPERTLY MANAGED THOUSANDS OF HOURS OF WORK AND TESTING, ENSURING FIRST TIME QUALITY AND DIRECTLY CONTRIBUTING TO (HIS SHIP)’S ABILITY TO COMPLETE A SELECTED RESTRICTED AVAILABILITY THIRTY PERCENT FASTER, AND WITH SIXTY PERCENT FEWER PROBLEMS THAN PREVIOUSLY ACCOMPLISHED. HAND-PICKED TO STAND  ENGINEERING OFFICER OF THE WATCH FOR PROPULSION PLANT TESTING, HE LED HIS WATCH TEAM TO SUCCESS, ENSURING THE SAFE AND EFFICIENT EXECUTION OF A DEMANDING TEST PROGRAM. (HIS) EXCEPTIONAL PROFESSIONALISM AND SELFLESS DEVOTION TO DUTY REFLECTED GREAT CREDIT UPON HIMSELF AND WERE IN KEEPING WITH THE HIGHEST TRADITIONS OF THE U.S NAVAL SERVICE.

PROFESSIONAL ACHIEVEMENT AS POWER PLANTS LEADING PETTY OFFICER AT STRIKE FIGHTER SQUADRON ONE TWO FIVE FROM JANUARY 2004 TO JULY 2007.  PETTY OFFICER SMITH DEMONSTRATED EXCEPTIONAL LEADERSHIP AND SUPERB ATTENTION TO DETAIL IN THE SUPERVISING AND TRAINING OF 38 POWER PLANTS PERSONNEL.  HIS EXCEPTIONAL ENTHUSIASM, OUTSTANDING TECHNICAL EXPERTISE AND LEADERSHIP SKILLS ENABLED THE SAFE AND TIMELY REMOVAL AND REPLACEMENT OF 383 GE-F404-400 ENGINES AND 18 FUEL CELLS AND RELATED SYSTEM COMPONENTS, WHICH CONTRIBUTED TO THE SQUADRONS REMARKABLE 96 PERCENT SORTIE COMPLETION RATE AND THE QUALIFICATION OF 72 FLEET REPLACEMENT PILOTS.  ADDITIONALLY, AS A QUALITY ASSURANCE REPRESENTATIVE YOUR COMMITMENT TO QUALITY WORKMANSHIP WAS INSTRUMENTAL IN THE OVERALL TRAINING READINESS FOR THE MAINTENANCE DEPARTMENT.  PETTY OFFICER SMITH’S PERSONAL INITIATIVE AND UNSWERVING DEVOTION TO DUTY REFLECTED CREDIT UPON HIMSELF AND WERE IN KEEPING WITH THE HIGHEST TRADITIONS OF UNITED STATES NAVAL SERVICE.

PROFESSIONAL ACHIEVEMENT AS POWER PLANTS SUPERVISOR AT STRIKE FIGHTER SQUADRON ONE TWO FIVE FROM JANUARY 2003 TO DECEMBER 2005.  PETTY OFFICER SMITH DEMONSTRATED EXCEPTIONAL INITIATIVE AND SUPERB ATTENTION TO DETAIL IN THE SUPERVISING AND TRAINING OF 43 POWER PLANTS PERSONNEL.  HIS EXCEPTIONAL ENTHUSIASM, OUTSTANDING TECHNICAL EXPERTISE AND LEADERSHIP SKILLS ENABLED THE SAFE AND TIMELY REMOVAL AND REPLACEMENT OF 202 GE-F404-400 ENGINES AND 18 FUEL CELL RELATED SYSTEM COMPONENTS, WHICH CONTRIBUTED TO THE SQUADRONS REMARKABLE 96 PERCENT SORTIE COMPLETION RATE AND THE QUALIFICATION OF 72 FLEET REPLACEMENT PILOTS.  ADDITIONALLY, YOUR DEVOTION TO TRAINING AND PROFESSIONAL GROWTH OF OTHERS WAS INSTRUMENTAL AND INCREASED THE OVERALL TRAINING READINESS FOR POWER PLANTS WORK CENTER AND THE  MAINTENANCE DEPARTMENT.  PETTY OFFICER SMITH’s  PERSONAL INITIATIVE AND UNSWERVING DEVOTION TO DUTY REFLECTED CREDIT UPON HIMSELF AND WERE IN KEEPING WITH THE HIGHEST TRADITIONS OF UNITED STATES NAVAL SERVICE.

PROFESSIONAL ACHIEVEMENT IN THE SUPERIOR PERFORMANCE OF HIS DUTIES WHILE SERVING AS F404 ENGINE WORK CENTER LEADING PETTY OFFICER, SMITH POWER PLANTS DIVISION, AIRCRAFT INTERMEDIATE MAINTENANCE DEPARTMENT, NAVAL AIR STATION, LEMOORE, CALIFORNIA FROM OCTOBER TO NOVEMBER 1996.  YOUR UNFAILING DEDICATION TO HIGH QUALITY MAINTENANCE, ASSET AND PROGRAM MANAGEMENT RESULTED IN THE PRODUCTION OF 42 READY-FOR-ISSUE F404-GE-400/402 TURBOFAN ENGINES,  REDUCING COMMANDER, STRIKE FIGHTER WING, U.S. PACIFIC FLEET’S ENGINE BARE FIREWALL COUNT BY 67 PERCENT.  PETTY OFFICER  SMITH LEADERSHIP, PERSONAL INITIATIVE AND UNWAVERING DEVOTION TO DUTY REFLECTED GREAT CREDIT UPON HIMSELF AND WERE IN KEEPING WITH THE HIGHEST TRADITIONS OF THE UNITED STATES NAVAL SERVICE.