Award Narratives for Trainer/Instructor

For meritorious service while serving as the Senior Noncommissioned Officer of the 102d Training Division (Maneuver Support) from 20 August 2017 to 30 March 2020. Sergeant Major Jones' relentless pursuit in influencing and developing leaders directly led to a dramatic increase in Division readiness and prepared Soldiers to execute missions now and postured them for successful future missions. His meticulous attention to detail and unwavering commitment to Soldiers led the Division to successfully execute the largest number of Army Program for Individual Training (ARPRINT) classes in its storied history. Sergeant Major Jones' drive, leadership from the front, and endless focus on Soldier readiness reflect great credit upon himself, the 102d Training Division (Maneuver Support), the 80th Training Command and the United States Army.

For outstanding achievement in preparing the unit for qualification for the German Armed Forces Proficiency Badge from XXXXXXX to XXXXXXXX. SGT Jones worked over 40 hours on his off-duty time to ensure all unit equipment and supplies were in place for the unit's support mission at the annual German Armed Forces Proficiency Badge event at Fort Indiantown Gap. He acted as the unit's advance party and coordinated with the installation's facility managers to ensure that the unit's billeting, supply, physical training, and food and water needs were met, used CIF/ISM to update E Co soldiers OCEE records, and volunteered to act as a grader during the event. Sergeant Jones' extraordinary efforts and accomplishments during this period reflect credit upon himself, Echo Company, 1-304th Regiment (BCT) and the United States Army.

SFC Tyre served as the Non-Commissioned Officer in Charge of Joint Sourcing Training Oversight (JSTO NCOIC) in support of Task Force Conquer Battalion and as Assistant Liaison Officer for 12 months during Task Force Conquer's mobilization to Fort Bliss, TX. He supervised training for over 1500 Air Force and Navy personnel and was instrumental in ensuring 100 percent deployment validation. His dedication to duty and excellent organization skills contributed to the success of the 1-289 TSBN.

Staff Sergeant Kenny's outstanding leadership, professional skill, and devotion to duty have been invaluable. His ceaseless efforts in the development and implementation of training programs and materials have streamlined and revolutionized the Army Combative Instruction programs. Staff Sergeant Kenny's effectiveness as an instructor and unwavering dedication to those under his command were major factors in his success and earned him the loyalty, respect, and gratitude of all who had the honor of serving alongside him.

For outstanding achievement during drivers training at the Red River Army in June 2015. SGT Adams' unrelenting efforts to effectively train the soldiers of the 736th CRC drove the class forward through progressive learning, highly technical instruction, and tactical intelligence. SGT Adams has demonstrated a level of professionalism that has contributed immeasurably to the mission of the 36th sustainment brigade. The accomplishments of SGT Adams bring great credit upon himself, the 736th CRC, and the United States Army.

Through SGT Jules' professionalism and expertise he taught the Basic Combatives Course to thirty Soldiers within the U.S. Army Reserve Units in the Buffalo, NY region. His efforts resulted in 30 successful graduates of the Basic Combatives Course. SGT Jules' devotion to duty and selfless service was inspiring as he worked outside of his MOS as a Combatives Instructor. He provided exhaustive assistance to students during after duty hours to ensure that all soldiers were able to pass the final test. His enthusiasm facilitated a highly motivated class and a consistently high level of esprit de corps.

SGT Mako's remarkable leadership abilities and skilled performance as 1st Squad Leader resulted in the Top Performance in Charlie Company's annual Training at Camp Bowie. While fulfilling duties normally assigned to an E-7, SGT Mako's superior performance on STX Lane Evaluations resulted in excellent execution by all squad members in the completion of the squad attack, ambush, react to contact, and react to near ambush missions. The accomplishments of SGT Mako bring great credit upon himself, the 2-142, and the United States Army.

For outstanding achievement as Instructor, 6th Battalion (military intelligence), while training and becoming certified in the command. On arrival, SSG Ellyson was immediately recognized for his leadership abilities in preparing and training the unit in mandatory training missions. His actions as the range safety officer brought the unit to a 100% completion rate for the first time in 3 years. The accomplishments of Ellyson bring great credit upon himself, the 6th Battalion, and the United States Army.

As the Senior Motorcycle Mentor, SSG Haines' tireless devotion to the safety and well being of all service members assigned to HHC CASCOM was unprecedented. Passionate about motorcycle safety, he educated all motorcycle riders on the dangers of operating a motorcycle and trained them in safe riding techniques. After the reinstatement of the CASCOM Motorcycle Mentorship Program, motorcycle accidents declined until they reached zero over the last 12 months. The distinctive accomplishments of SSG Haines bring great credit upon himself, HHC CASCOM and the U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command.

For meritorious service in leading, planning and training of the FST for several FTXs and an EXEVAL, resulting in our FST demonstating noticeable improvement in several critical areas for the period Apr 2012 to May 2014. SFC Hermes distinguished himself by developing a spreadsheet, adopted by the FST Commander, to track and improve detachment training . As a result of SFC Hermes' efforts, all of his soldiers are WLT-qualified and are Expert Marksman, 5 earned the EFMB and 3 are Sharpshooters. SFC Hermes' devotion to duty, perseverance, and exemplary performance reflect great credit upon himself, the 67th CSH, and the united States Army.

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