First Sergeant DA 638 Examples

SSG Michaels served seven years admirably with the FSC 980th EN BN as a Platoon Sergeant and the acting First Sergeant. As a Platoon Sergeant, he was responsible for over 10 million dollars in equipment and 42 Soldiers in the Distribution Platoon. SSG Michaels stepped up to fill the role of the First Sergeant and was responsible for 115 Soldiers' morale and welfare, as well as the senior enlisted advisor to the Commander. As the acting First Sergeant in the first month he brought the companies medical readiness from 40% to 75%.

SSG Michaels completed over 300 missions successfully without any loss of equipment or life, also has driven over 10,000 miles during his time with the company. He has volunteered for Advon and Trail party on every ECT for 7 years to accomplish the Company and Battalion's missions successfully. SSG Michaels mentors many of the soldiers in the unit and has personally prepared 12 soldiers for the promotion board to Sergeant, in which all 12 have been promoted. His dedication to the unit and his soldiers is unmatched in the company.

SSG Michaels' exemplary handling of administrative matters attests to his professional knowledge, willingness to accept responsibility, attention to detail, and the ability to adapt himself to any assignment or situation. He was recommended to be the UAT for the company and this afforded him the chance to further his knowledge and assist the unit with all administrative personnel issues. He helped complete 22 NCOERs for the company with none returned for corrections and taught the other NCOs how to properly write evaluations.

SSG Michaels' has served in the Reserves for 7 years and 12 years in the Active Duty. His 19 years of experience in the Army has made him extremely proficient in accomplishing all of his missions. His skill sets for the company consist of Platoon Sergeant, First Sergeant, Unit Administration Technician, Equal Opportunity Leader, Ammo Handler NCOIC, Master Driver, Drivers Training Instructor, Sponsorship Program Coordinator, Tax Assistance Officer, and Total Army Family Program. His skill set will be difficult to replace for the company.


For meritorious service as Platoon Sergeant and First Sergeant for the Forward Support Company, 980th Engineer Battalion, from June 22nd, 2014 through August 31st, 2021. SSG Michaels' professionalism, attention to detail, and tireless work ethic directly contributed to the unit's success. His outstanding performance and dedication to mission accomplishment reflect great credit upon himself, the 980th Engineer Battalion and the United States Army Reserve.




Master Sergeant Webb expertly led Joint Special Operations Air Component's largest Detachment consisting of 149 members and 11 aircraft operating in the Nigerian capital, Niamey. He facilitated 778 sorties including the movement of over 25,000 pounds of cargo, 257 personnel, and five casualty evacuations. He also enabled the execution of over 8,000 flight hours including over 7,500 hours of vital intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance, across three million square miles of the African continent. Additionally, Master Sergeant Webb provided critical advice during 15 command staff meetings, shaping base development, expansion, force protection, and flight line space allocation for over 250 million dollars in aircraft and equipment. Further, he served as a member of the Coronavirus Working Group and coordinated the delivery, storage, and allocation of 520 vaccinations. Finally, Sergeant Webb provided tours of Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance, Mapping, and LIDAR contracted assets for 23 base organizations, ultimately integrating and focusing their efforts on the base commander's vision of providing mission ownership for AB 101's Soldiers and Airmen while boosting morale and improving their understanding of the Forward Aviation Detachment Niamey mission.




1SG Morgan was essential to the operational success of the 18th Field Artillery Brigade during his 7 month deployment to Kuwait in support of Operation Inherent Resolve and Operation Spartan Shield as the Battery First Sergeant. The Brigade Command Sergeant Major hand selected 1SG Morgan to assume the forward deployed position and within days, 1SG Morgan restored morale and improved operational confidence and competence to the Battery of 90 Soldiers resulting in major contributions to the effectiveness and success of the overall mission.




FOR EXCEPTIONALLY MERITORIOUS SERVICE WHILE ASSIGNED AS HEADQUARTERS COMPANY FIRST SERGEANT AND THE BATTALION OPERATIONS NCOIC FOR THE 412TH CIVIL AFFAIRS BATTALION (AIRBORNE)(TACTICAL). SFC SMITH'S LEADERSHIP, GUIDANCE, DEDICATION TO DUTY, AND DEVOTION TO SOLDIERS WAS INSTRUMENTAL IN ENSURING THE SOLDIERS WERE TRAINED AND READY TO ACCOMPLISH THEIR ASSIGNED MISSIONS. SFC SMITH CONSISTENTLY DEMONSTRATED SUPERIOR LEADERSHIP TRAITS FOR PEERS AND SUBORDINATES TO FOLLOW. HE IS A TECHNICALLY AND TACTICALLY PROFICIENT LEADER WITH THE HIGHEST OF MORAL STANDARDS. HIS SELFLESS SERVICE AND DEDICATION TO DUTY ARE IN KEEPING THE FINEST TRADITIONS OF MILITARY SERVICE AND REFLECT GREAT CREDIT UPON HIMSELF, THE 412TH CIVIL AFFAIRS BATTALION (AIRBORNE)(TACTICAL), AND THE UNITED STATES ARMY.




FOR EXCEPTIONAL SERVICE FROM 1 APRIL 2011 to 31 JUNE 2013 WHILE ASSIGNED AS FIRST SERGEANT OF 3297TH UNITED STATES ARMY HOSPITAL. MSG JOHNSON'S OUTSTANDING DEDICATION TO EXCELLENCE AND PROFESSIONALISM CONTRIBUTED IMMEASURABLY TO THE ENHANCEMENT OF THE OVERALL EFFICIENCY AND COMBAT READINESS OF THE UNIT. HIS PERSONAL COMMITMENT AND DRIVE ENSURED REMARKABLE PERFORMANCE AND EXCELLENCE WITH THE 68W SUSTAINMENT PROGRAM, JUNIOR ENLISTED BOARD, AND BEST WARRIOR COMPETITIONS. MSG JOHNSON'S ACTIONS REFLECT GREAT CREDIT UPON HIMSELF, THE 3297TH UNITED STATES ARMY HOSPITAL, AND THE UNITED STATES ARMY RESERVE.




FOR MERITORIOUS SERVICE WHILE SERVING AS THE HEADQUARTERS COMPANY, 378TH MILITARY INTELLIGENCE BATTALION FIRST SERGEANT. 1SG MINOR DEMONSTRATED EXCEPTIONAL PROFESSIONALISM, TECHNICAL EXPERTISE AND OUTSTANDING PERFORMANCE THROUGHOUT HIS TENURE AS THE COMPANY FIRST SERGEANT. HIS STEADFAST INTEGRITY, MATURITY, AND SOUND JUDGMENT HAVE EARNED HIM THE RESPECT OF THOSE WITH WHOM HE SERVED. 1SG MINOR IS RECOGNIZED FOR HIS EXEMPLARY SERVICE TO THE SOLDIERS OF THE ENTIRE 378TH MILITARY INTELLIGENCE BATTALION. THESE DISTINCTIVE ACCOMPLISHMENTS REFLECT GREAT CREDIT UPON HIMSELF, THE 378TH MILITARY INTELLIGENCE BATTALION, THE 208TH REGIONAL SUPPORT GROUP, THE MILITARY INTELLIGENCE READINESS COMMAND AND THE UNITED STATES ARMY.




o completed 64 complete close out FLIPLS in 4TH Brigade Combat Team, Rear Detachment; established guidelines for reviewing FLIPLs which reduced processing time and subsequent personnel delays from an average of 75 days to 25 days

o dedicated countless hours during his personal time to assist Soldiers on personal and professional matters

o outstanding attention to detail, leadership and devotion to his role as First Sergeant has resulted in major contributions to 2\113 Infantry's completion of annual training 2013

o supervision produced a yearly IDT attendance rate of 95% and a yearly organizational readiness rate of 92% (11B5M/First Sergeant)

o maintained the highest levels of this unit's cohesion and preparedness

o followed up on all paperwork and made sure all warriors had proper badges for assigned duties

o increased unit mobilization readiness and enhanced intelligence production support to the Command

o supervision produced a yearly IDT attendance rate of 95% and a yearly organizational readiness rate of 92%

o served as Acting Command Sergeant Major; maintained the readiness and cohesion of his Battalion

o facilitated counseling and maintained Soldier confidentiality during difficult situations until resolved

o maturity and judgement was instrumental in preventing sensitive issues from affecting unit morale

o ensured all Company inventories were scheduled and completed

o instituted daily inspections to guarantee all vehicles were kept mission-capable and ready to roll

o delivered support on time and on target despite numerous obstacles

o motivated Bn members to take care of their equipment; regular maintenance reduced issue delays




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