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Ninety percent of success is related to attitude rather than competency.
—Unknown


o processed over 300 school requests that contributed to the battalion's ability to properly fill 100% of it's allocated Additional Skill Identifier (ASI) positions

o selected over four Senior NCOs to serve as a Platoon Sergeant for a platoon comprised primarily of Senior NCOs and BN Staff officers

o completed six credit hours towards her bachelors degree with a 3.0 GPA; graduated Battle Staff Non Commissioned Officers Course with a 91% course average

o maintained an operational readiness rate of 97% for over 300 pieces of ground support equipment valued over $60,000,000

o utilized personal asset and equipment to assist in the JMRC rotation; his knowledge and experience was vital to prepare, execute, and recover for the 14-08 Saber Junction

o managed 2 NCOs and 8 Soldiers to complete 1,520 work orders and accumulated over 11,160 man hours; organizational skills assisted in well maintained fleet

o provided transportation for over 10 Airborne operations within the 5th SFG(A); enhanced Soldiers ability to maintain Airborne proficiency

o flew more than ____ combat hours during day, ___ hours during night, ___ hours using night vision goggles during this rating period

o received Air Medal award during this rating period for outstanding performance

o constantly sought self improvement; always willing to grow, learn and improve while accomplishing additional tasks in his assigned duty position

o selected over 30 other NCOs in the Battery to be BN Battle NCO; was responsible for ensuring that all Kuwaiti assests maintained continual air defense coverage

o conducted Preliminary Marksmanship Instruction which resulted in all crew members firing sharpshooter on their assigned weapon

o his vigorous study hall sessions resulted in all crew members receiving 95% on Table IV testing

o recognized by battallion as one of the best Vehicle Crew Evaluators for his tactical expertise during 10 ranges across the Division

o processed 35 transfer and reclass packets

o helped develop the transportation platoon TTPs for IEDs, RPGs, SAF and complex ambushes during JRTC Rotation 10-03 resulting in increased combat readiness

o assisted in the designing and planning of the expansion of FOB Salerno theater FARP and AHA; improved aircraft versatility and ammuntion storage capacity by 20%

o implemented and strictly enforced a fuel pilferage deterent system resulting in only 3% fuel losses from host nation fuel delivery contractors

o awarded the designation of Demonstrated Logistician and completed the Additional Duty Safety Course

o received numerous accolades from the Commanding General, USARAK Chief of Staff and Command Sergeant Major for his assistance in the Holiday reception

o selected over peers to be cross-trained for the next Motor Sergeant position

o always displayed a high degree of technical knowledge of maintenance

o his dedication led to the succesful redeployment of the battalion back to Ft Carson.

o received the Medical Order of Military Merit from the Surgeon General for sustained superior performance

o wrote Directed Energy Warfare training pamphlet displaying excellent staff skills

o maintained SIDPERS rating of 100% for past 12 months

o received a rating of best supply operations during second and fourth quarters FY94

o wrote and implemented NCODP SOP which is now USAMA model program

o coordinated the safe movement of over 6,000 passengers with the Deployment Center and Base Ops

o all his areas inspected during last battalion command inspection were rated best in battalion

o selected over more senior noncommissioned officers to fill CW2 position

o commended for developing a Suicide Prevention Program that was adopted throughout the command

o manages a Brigade Retention program which is a Master Sergeant position

o advised a multi-agency foreign material exploitation team, received national intel community accolades

o highest score ever achieved in Drill Competition in his first 4 weeks as Drill Sergeant

o helped establish a unit notification program which was adapted by the TRADOC PERMAS Team

o proposed, developed, and documented the revision of the CMF 76 SGM authorizations

o developed 11B/13B BNCOC FTX-STX that became the model for all Noncommissioned Officer Academies

o managed complex five-day FTX, normally a field grade officer duty; increased capabilities with zero injuries

o selected as Battalion Master Dragon Gunner for two consecutive quarters

o awarded Bronze Badge of Excellence in CG's marksmanship competition

o recognized by 23rd TAACOM CG for best concurrent training during Aerial Gunnery Exercise

o professional competence responsible for two battalions winning Quarterly Excellence Award for personnel

o achieved three honor platoon awards during rating period

o authored the NeuSchwabish Community Physical Security Plan

o selected as assistant platoon sergeant over 11 other NCOs

o alerted, assembled, and deployed the company to support Operation Just Endeavor during Commander's absence

o received AAM from BN Commander for solving 12 related larcenies of government property

o General Patton highly commended his TOC operation during the recent I Corps BCTP exercise

o selected to represent the 3rd Ranger Training Battalion in the Best Ranger Competition

o awarded AAM by DC for outstanding administration of unit's NCO-ER program

o chosen over six other team chiefs to support critical real world mission in Ethiopia

o created the design and set-up the 5th SFG(A) contingency Joint Operations Center (JOC); recognized by the Group Commander for outstanding model display

o trained three NCOs for a demanding NCO Validation consisting of 25 individual 10 to 40 level skill task; resulted in 100% section completion of validation assessment

o involved in the development for concepts of support, which integrated group s logistical capabilities, subsequently increasing unit efficiency by 20%

o always in focus and is superbly well organized; never without direction

o her consistent performance has been invaluable to daily operations of the company

o two time Brigade NCO of the Quarter

o knowledgeable NCO who demonstrated the ability to manage numerous tasks simultaneously

o technically and tactically proficient

o knowledge, skills and abilities equal to or greater than peers and superiors

o competence and ability unequaled; stands out among his peers

o possesses the ability to make sound decisions with precision and accuracy

o accepted all obstacles as challenges; accepts nothing less than total success

o received the Brigade Disciplinary Award twice for unit excellence

o received commendable rating as 1SG in all areas during the Battalion Command Inspection

o selected from among 80 other NCOs as National Defense Transportation Association NCO of the Year

o highly skilled in planning, coordinating required equipment and personnel and conducting aircraft maintenance

o his attention to detail and invaluable experience played a vital role in the successful deployment of his team for OIF

o his vast experience and competence led to his selection over 10 other NCOs as an Advanced Cardiac Life Support instructor

o extremely competent; performed all duties above expected standards and expectations

o received commendable ratings during all Brigade Command Inspections

o commended by the Battalion Commander for his flawless execution of Physical Training

o conducted an air insertion mission and cleared an entire village to prevent insurgents from conducting future operations in the Battalion AO





If men make war in slavish obedience to rules, they will fail.
— General Ulysses S. Grant


o trained members of the Japanese Self Defense Force during Operation Rising Warrior

o maintains enrollment in the Army Correspondence Course Program completing 60 credit hours this rating period

o assisted Tobyhanna Army Depot maintenance team; replaced azimuth motor electric brake assembly; solved satellite autotrack failure

o absolute quality performance in MOS task

o accepted all obstacles as challenges; accepts nothing less than total success

o accomplished 120 of 145 upgrade/qualification tasks; 75% completed on three airframes--ahead of peers

o accomplished all tasks assigned with total accuracy

o achieved 100% SIDPERS timeliness for 12 consecutive months; awarded Army Achievement Medal

o achieved an outstanding rating on 3 out of 4 command inspections, best in the battalion

o achieved commendable rating as unit security manager on Battalion Command Inspection Program

o achieved positive results when confronted with major responsibilities and limited resources

o achieved Senior Instructor level at the USAOC&S ahead of peers

o achieved superior results when confronted with major responsibilities and limited resources

o achieved three honor platoon awards during rating period

o achieves exceptional results in regards to mission accomplishment 100% of the time

o advanced through duty positions as Survey Team Member, Survey Team Chief, Reconnaissance NCO, and ultimately Operations NCO during his assignment with the 3rd CST(WMD)

o advised a multi-agency foreign material exploitation team, received national intel community accolades

o alerted, assembled, and deployed the company to support Operation Just Endeavor during Commander's absence

o all his areas inspected during last battalion command inspection were rated best in battalion

o always displayed high level of initiative

o always in focus and is superbly well organized; never without direction

o always prepared to take on any task given

o always strives for self improvement

o analyzed and identified enemy point-of-origin sites, assisted in elimination of enemy attack zones and support, reduced IDF attacks by 50%

o analyzed and tracked enemy historical point of origin sites; assisted in effective enemy attack zone targeting, reduced IDF attacks by 40%

o analyzed and tracked enemy historical point of origin sites; his input assisted in lethal targeting of enemy attack zones reducing IDF attacks by 40%

o as acting First Sergeant, corrected numerous problems and set a good foundation for the new 1SG

o as acting First Sergeant, demonstrated extreme competence by leading the unit through turbulent times

o assisted in medical evacuation of over 2,000 U.S. and Multi-National Coalition soldiers from MNC-I Forward Operating Bases

o authored the NeuSchwabish Community Physical Security Plan

o awarded AAM by DC for outstanding administration of unit's NCO-ER program

o awarded Bronze Badge of Excellence in CG's marksmanship competition

o awarded the Bronze Star Medal for actions during Operation IRAQI FREEDOM III

o awarded TRADOC Certificate of Achievement for First Quarter 03 reenlistment





Redeployment Problems

o makes continuous attempts to assist other Soldiers with pre-deployment training but unable to express himself due to nervous condition

o complies with all training requirements but progress after return from deployment is slow; recommend counseling

o dedicated himself to the well-being of the Soldiers but is neglecting his own health to the point that the misison is threatened

o exemplifies the total Soldier but increasingly fails to show patience for training since redeployment

o performance has declined since redeployment; all efforts appear to require more effort with lessened results

o showed rare aptitude for operations planning but unable to work with peers or participate in group planning; recommend counseling

o first rate vehicle maintainer; turn-around time still good but half of what it was before Afghan rotation

o his techniques and procedures contributed to unit success during both stateside and overseas missions but family life has deteriorated and SGT is often late for work

o displays alternately a keen motivation and a distrust and unwillingness to follow orders; recommend medical evaluation


We need more bullets that demonstrate NCOs' inability to adapt or readjust after returning from deployment. NCOs with PTSD are being hurt when they send NCOERs to the Medical Board which fail to document the symptoms of PTSD or how their performance was affected.



Needs Improvement

o fully capable of accomplishing simple tasks with proper supervision and coaching

o is committed to the unit and accomplishing tasks, but lacks the drive to utilize his knowledge and experience to be successful

o requires supervision; lacked ability to be an independent problem solver in order to accomplish the mission

o did not learn from previous mistakes; inefficient in his inability to perform duties as a Staff Sergeant

o fully capable of accomplishing simple tasks with proper supervision and coaching

o Soldier under-performed during rating period, resulting in mission failure

o accomplished 66.6% of assigned mission; enlisting 12 soldiers against a mission of 18 soldiers

o is committed to the unit and accomplishing tasks, but lacks the drive to utilize her knowledge and experience to be successful

o failed to meet requirements necessary to maintain his MOS

o is committed to the unit and accomplishing tasks, but lacks the knowledge and experience to be successful at this time

o disregarded his better judgment by negotiating an impassable mountain road resulting in damage to the non-tactical vehicle

o showed poor judgment when he attempted to navigate river bed with a non-tactical vehicle; damged undercarriage, inoperable

o took the wrong platoon's truck and failed to dispatch another truck, in addition to missing SP by forty minutes while assigned as a convoy commander

o wasted valuable training time taking over four hours to process sixteen Soldier's APFT results

o required substantial assistance from multiple people completing routine administrative tasks such as an NCOER, memorandum, and awards

o unable to multitask in a high OPTEMPO area, due to lack of knowledge of her additional duty which is Company Training NCOIC

o decertified as a Howitzer Chief of Section for his flagrant violation of directions by allowing his non-certified Gunner to fire a live round during Battery Certifications

o failed to assume duties and responsibilities as senior NCO in the absence of the NCOIC

o struggles with following up with tasks given to him by his first line leader

o was unable to qualify in key tasks and limited the readiness of the entire team

o performed admirably in most duties but needs to concentrate on...

o failure to use TM is a frequent problem and risks equipment and personnel





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