Rear Admiral (upper half) Bill "Jaguar" Eblin
NAC Commander
Callsign: USVAF_370
Pilot Status: Leave of Absence
Current Location: AC08
Date Assigned: 06 DEC 16
October Flight Hours: None
YTD Flight Hours: 48:37
JTD Flight Hours: 822:17
Duty Position Date: 06 DEC 16



Good Conduct Ribbon
First Award 01 September 2013
Awarded to LCDR Eblin for his continued efforts and conduct on teamspeak. Commander Eblin consistently upholds the best traditions of the Naval Air Command.

Mediterranean & Middle East War Zone Ribbon
Third Award 08 June 2015
Awarded to Lieutenant Colonel Bill Eblin for gallant participation during Operation "Twilight Thunder".

Second Award 10 October 2014
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First Award 12 September 2014
This ribbon is awarded in recognition for completing at least 5 missions in support of the Army Aviation Command's operations in Turkey and Iraq. Your actions reflect highly on you ,your unit, and the USVAF.

Joint Services Ribbon
Sixth Award 08 June 2015
Awarded to Lieutenant Colonel Bill Eblin for gallant participation during Operation "Twilight Thunder".

Fifth Award 10 October 2014
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Fourth Award 10 October 2014
You are hereby awarded the Joint Service Ribbon with three bronze star. This Pilot has completed several missions that have involved Multi-MAJCOMs. His dedications to duty reflects highly on himself, his unit and the United States army.

Third Award 22 August 2014
This is awarded to this Pilot for completing a Multi_MAJCOM flight with the ACC,AMC,NAC & the AAC

Second Award 08 September 2013
Awarded to those participating in campaigns requiring multiple MAJCOMM's during 1 flight. For participating EW operations (Mission:243131602) in the Mediterranean with the Naval Air Command, Air Combat Command, and the United States Coastguard.

First Award 24 January 2013
Lieutenant Junior Grade Eblin has successfully completed requirements for this award.

Armed Services Ribbon
First Award 12 November 2012
Successfully reached Ensign

War on Terrorism Ribbon
Second Award 08 June 2015
Awarded to Lieutenant Colonel Bill Eblin for gallant participation during Operation "Twilight Thunder".

First Award 12 September 2014
This ribbon is awarded in recognition for completing at least 5 missions in support of the Army Aviation Command's operations in Turkey and Iraq. Your actions reflect highly on you ,your unit, and the USVAF.

Air Force Distinguished Medal
First Award 26 July 2015
Awarded to Lieutenant Colonel Eblin by Brigadier General John Rosenberg for his constantly high standard of participation in the leadership and development of taskings lead by the Naval Air Command as recognized by Air Mobility Command.

US Army Distinguished Metal
First Award 21 October 2014
"Awarded to Commander Bill "Jaguar" Eblin of USVAF AAC who show Exceptional Leadership, in posting flights and creating great moral among those they fly with."

Navy Distinguished Medal
First Award 01 September 2013
Awarded to Commander Eblin for his constantly high standard of participation in the leadership and development of Tasking's lead by the Naval Air Command.

Field Grade Rank
First Award 13 June 2013
Awarded for achieving the rank of Lieutenant Commander

Carrier Qualification Ribbon
First Award 02 June 2013
This pilot has earned The Carrier Qualification Ribbon by passing all of the CQ requirements. This is a newly created ribbon and is awarded retroactively from the date they completed testing

Ribbon Name
First Award 26 July 2015
Naval Air Command Unit Citation Issued to 2NDMAW for outstanding participation during the first half of 2015. The 2NDMAW has flown more flight hours and has shown more overall participation than any 2 other units within the USVAF as of the first half of 2015. This Unit Citation is awarded to all active personnel within 2NDMAW.

Memorial Flight Ribbon
Second Award 11 November 2014
Veterans Memorial Day Flight

First Award 11 September 2014
This ribbon is awarded in recognition for completing at least 1 missions in support of the USVAF in Memorial Flight (9-11). Your actions reflect highly on you ,your unit, and the USVAF.

Prior Service Ribbon - USA
First Award 22 May 2013
Serving/Served: Served 1987-1993; 1993-1994 Branch: US Army & Ohio Army National Guard

JSUPT Ribbon - Fixed Wing
Fourth Award 13 September 2013
Lieutenant Commander Eblin has successfully completed the course requirements to become qualified in Joint Specialized Undergraduate Pilot Training - Level 4.

Third Award 10 August 2013
Lieutenant Commander Eblin has successfully completed the course requirements to become qualified in Joint Specialized Undergraduate Pilot Training - Level 3.

Second Award 10 August 2013
Lieutenant Commander Eblin has successfully completed the course requirements to become qualified in Joint Specialized Undergraduate Pilot Training - Level 2.

First Award 08 June 2013
Lieutenant Eblin has successfully completed the course requirements to become qualified in Joint Specialized Undergraduate Pilot Training - Level 1.

IFT Training Ribbon - Fixed Wing
Fourth Award 04 January 2013
Lieutenant Junior Grade Eblin has succesfully completed the course requirements to become qualified in Introductory Flight Training - Level 4.

Third Award 04 January 2013
Lieutenant Junior Grade Eblin has succesfully completed the course requirements to become qualified in Introductory Flight Training - Level 3.

Second Award 28 December 2012
Lieutenant Junior Grade Eblin has succesfully completed the course requirements to become qualified in Introductory Flight Training - Level 2.

First Award 28 December 2012
Lieutenant Junior Grade Eblin has succesfully completed the course requirements to become qualified in Introductory Flight Training - Level 1.

IFT Training Ribbon - Rotary Wing
Fourth Award 20 January 2014
Brigadier General Eblin has successfully completed the course requirements to become qualified in Introductory Flight Training - Level 4.

Third Award 20 January 2014
Brigadier General Eblin has successfully completed the course requirements to become qualified in Introductory Flight Training - Level 3.

Second Award 24 December 2012
Lieutenant Junior Grade Eblin has succesfully completed the course requirements to become qualified in Introductory Flight Training - Level 2.

First Award 27 November 2012
Cadet Eblin has succesfully completed the course requirements to become qualified in Introductory Flight Training - Level 1.

Aerial Refueling Qualification
Fourth Award 17 April 2015
Commander Eblin has successfully completed the course requirements to become qualified in Night Time Airial Refueling - Level 2.

Third Award 17 April 2015
Commander Eblin has successfully completed the course requirements to become qualified in Night Time Airial Refueling - Level 1.

Second Award 17 April 2015
Commander Eblin has successfully completed the course requirements to become qualified in Day Time Airial Refueling - Level 2.

First Award 17 April 2015
Commander Eblin has successfully completed the course requirements to become qualified in Day Time Airial Refueling - Level 1.

USVAF Team Building Ribbon
Fourth Award 01 Feburary 2013
Lieutenant Junior Grade Eblin has successfully completed the course requirements to become qualified in Carrier Qualifications - Level 2.

Third Award 01 Feburary 2013
Lieutenant Junior Grade Eblin has successfully completed the course requirements to become qualified in Carrier Qualifications - Level 1.

Second Award 24 January 2013
Lieutenant Junior Grade Eblin has successfully completed the course requirements to become qualified in Carrier Qualifications - Level 2.

First Award 24 January 2013
Lieutenant Junior Grade Eblin has successfully completed the course requirements to become qualified in Carrier Qualifications - Level 1.

USVAF Tacteval
Second Award 22 December 2015
This award is given to pilots who participated in TACEVAL 2015. There dedication is a reflection on themselves, Their Unit, and the USVAF.

First Award 31 October 2014
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First Award 21 January 2013
Awarded to the members of USVAF NAC who participated, in posting flights and flying missions during Operation Topgun-Redflag

Vietnam War Ribbon
First Award 26 May 2013
For participating in the Vietnam theatre. Awarded by: Ferry Vampire Kerkhof

USVAF Developing Award
First Award 11 August 2014
For those members who make a great contribution with developing scenery and aircrafts. With this the USVAF and FS stands out. Awarded by MG Ferry Kerkhof

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First Award 11 January 2015
Awarded to all officers who participated in the joint training operation with Carrier Air Wing 8 (virtual) in January 2015

Korean Service Medal
First Award 07 July 2013
This is to recognize pilots who have completed at least 5 missions in the Korea Area of Operation during the month of May or June 2013.

Humanitarian Relief & Support
First Award 21 January 2013
Presented to Bill Eblin for his participation and hard work in the Hurricane Sandy Rescue and Relief efforts

Reforger Ribbon
First Award 18 May 2014
This ribbon is awarded in recognition for completing at least 5 missions in support of the Army Aviation Command's REFORGER'14 in Central Europe. Your actions reflect highly on you ,your unit, and the USVAF.