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Civil Affairs NCO
MERITORIOUS SERVICE WHILE ASSIGNED AS A CIVIL AFFAIRS NCO FROM XXXXXXXX TO XXXXXXXX IN FOX COMPANY. STAFF SERGEANT GILLIAM'S FORTITUDE, DEDICATION, AND PROFESSIONALISM WERE INVALUABLE TO MISSION SUCCESS DURINNG HIS DEPLOYMENTS TO GERMANY AND LATVIA IN SUPPORT OF THE SPECIAL OPERATIONS COMMAND-EUROPE MISSION WITH LASTING IMPACT ON U.S. AND PARTNER FORCE INITIATIVES. HIS PERFORMANCE REFLECTS GREAT CREDIT UPON HIMSELF, THE 92ND CIVIL AFFAIRS BATTALION (AIRBORNE), THE 95TH CIVIL AFFAIRS BRIGADE (AIRBORNE), THE 1ST SPECIAL FORCES COMMAND (AIRBORNE), AND THE UNITED STATES ARMY.
SFC Richardson has exceeded expectations in multiple areas of leadership and operations in positions normally held by more senior NCOs, including Training NCO, First Sergeant and Information Assurance Technician Level 2 for battalion and 350th CACOM. He also represents the battalion for USACAPOC as a trusted agent, issuing SIPR tokens and alternate smart cards. Hi
There is no obstacle that can deter SFC Richardson from completing the mission. He was an essential operational asset, providing three personnel, one in support of Bravo Company for NTC 13-10 and two for NH Belize 14 Mission within a one year span. He always ensures that unit readiness is met by paying meticulous attention to scheduling. He sent two Soldiers to NCOES schools and ensures other Soldiers are scheduled when it doesn't conflict with operational obligations.
SFC Richardson overcomes challenges and resolves difficult operational obstacles to accomplish the mission. His dedication to mission readiness resulted in him developing a systems approach to raise physical fitness standards from 65% to 90% in less than 6 months. In addition, He was an essential asset in preparing and supporting the battalion to pass the Physical Security inspection the first time, a first in 490th Civil Affairs Battalion history.
Survey Team Chief
Exceptionally meritorious achievement during the period XXXXXXXX to XXXXXXXX, while serving as a Survey Team Chief and as the Alternate Analytical Laboratory System Operator for the 95th WMD-CST. Staff Sergeant Randy L. Neilson was instrumental in the awarding of accreditation by the American Association for Laboratory Accreditation (A2LA) in accordance with the compliance requirements of the International Organization ISO/IEC 17025 standards for the Analytical Laboratory System (ALS). His outstanding attention to detail and self-discipline while conducting analytical procedures in compliance with ISO/IEC 17025 standards directly contributed to receiving A2LA accreditation of the ALS six months ahead of schedule. The singularly distinctive accomplishments of Sergeant Neilson reflect great credit upon himself, the 95th Civil Support Team (WMD), the California National Guard and the United States Army.
Media Engagement Lead
FOR OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT WHILE SERVING AS THE LEAD FOR A MEDIA ENGAGEMENT CONDUCTED ON 17 AUGUST 2013. CDR HARTFORD SUCCESSFULLY PLANNED, COORDINATED, AND EXECUTED THE MOVEMENT AND SECURITY OF KAREN DECKER, THE SENIOR CIVILIAN REPRESENTATIVE FOR THE COALITION'S REGIONAL COMMAND-EAST, DURING A MEDIA ENGAGEMENT WITH GHAZNI PROVINCIAL GOVERNOR MUSA KHAN. CDR HARTFORD'S ACCOMPLISHMENTS ARE IN KEEPING WITH THE FINEST TRADITIONS OF THE MILITARY AND REFLECTS GREAT CREDIT UPON HIMSELF, TASK FORCE WHITE EAGLE, CJTF-101 AND THE UNITED STATES ARMY.
Project Purchasing Officer/PRT Uruzgan
For meritorious service as Project Purchasing Officer. SFC Stanger filled this mission critical position on arrival in theater and took ownership of the AOR consisting of 63 villages west of Tarin Kowt. His ability to plan, execute, supervise and report on multiple Commander Emergency Response Program (CERP) projects simultaneously was instrumental in the success of the Civil Affairs Team. He participated in over 70 Key Leader Engagements with various Afghan Nationals and influential GIRoA officials and positively impacted the stability in Uruzgan Province and contributed to the success of the PRT and strengthened GIRoA.
Sergeant Stanger conducted over 60 missions in one of the most volatile and unforgiving regions of Afghanistan. His keen tactical awareness and ability to effectively train/mentor over 100 Afghan Nationals, to include the Afghan National Police (ANP), National Directorate of Security (NDS) Investigators, and Criminal Prosecutors on police techniques is a primary contributing factor to the increased confidence of the ANP with Afghan nationals.
Sergeant Stanger was selected as the Rule of Law military lead for the Regional South Stability Assessment (RSSA) Team. His Team Leader efforts were a primary factor in formulating a strategy for future operations in Uruzgan.
Civil Affairs Sergeant
Civil Affairs Team A February 2006- May 2007
As project manager, SFC Lewis provided efficient oversight of the construction of the 3,000 square foot facility for the Civil Military Support Element and other joint personnel billeted in Tingo-Maria, Peru. SFC Lewis' efforts, in adverse geographical surroundings and in continuous danger, saved over $1,000,000 by eliminating unnecessary construction costs. In addition, his actions extended operations for CMSE-Peru elements in multiple areas of operations in the Upper Huallaga Valley with government partners conducting eradication and alternative development operations in an area spannning over 950,000 square miles. SFC Lewis' sacrifice and work as an ambassador of the United States greatly improved the community involvement relationship.
o professionally planned and orchestrated training during annual training for over 200 457th Civil Affairs Battalion Soldiers and its subordinate units in FY 10
o helped joint public affairs staff prepare for inspection and achieved an "Excellent" in Records Management
o as acting CA Team Chief for DST Zormat, Afghanistan, he arranged numerous Key Leader Engagements (KLEs) with province governors
o served as the Contracting Rep; ensured contractors complied with all aspects of the contracts, phases were completed on schedule, and no additional costs
o revived a failing high visibility project when the project's sponsor could not support it, brought electricity to outer city
Civil Affairs NCO
o stepped up to lead the Joint Task Force Civil Support public affairs directorate on numerous occasions during deployment to Op NOBLE EAGLE
o played a vital part in uploading all CIM data to the UROC server
o managed the emergency evacuation of sensitive items from Santa Barbara unit as uncontrolled forest fire approached, saved over $500K worth of equipment, preserved mission readiness