MOS 46R, Public Affairs Broadcast Specialist Bullets

46R20/PA Broadcast SGT

o extremely confident NCO in both technical and tactical abilities

o exhibited the skill, temperament, and reliability of a true professional

o sacrificed countless hours of personal time mentoring subordinates, peers, and superiors in broadcast operations, equipment operation and maintenance

o sponsored junior enlisted Soldier in the Battalion Best Warrior Competition

o fostered an environment of fair treatment, awareness and resiliency in the unit by fully supporting and participating in the Army SHARP and MRT programs

o built 25% of the Broadcast Team SOP, ensuring efficient operation of the Broadcast Section in any mission

o infinite potential for increased responsibility, would best serve as a Broadcast SSG

o an excellent NCO who demonstrated how all Soldiers should act through motivating and challenging others, both peers and subordinates, while instilling confidence

o proved his devotion to the state and his unit when he forgoed personal time to ensure not only mission success but exceed expectations

o provided effective visual information products for the command; played key role in Department of the Army Level Competition

o developed timely and professional video products during OIF deployment; preserved unit's accomplishments and legacy


46R30/PA Broadcast NCO

o set the example for subordinates and peers to emulate through his experience, professionalism, work ethic, and drive for excellence

o demonstrated high personal standards that carried over to his exemplary performance as an NCO

o maintained 100% accountability and serviceability of individual designated equipment, valued at over $20,000

o led the Broadcast Team in 100% inventory of Broadcast Team MTOE equipment

o shared technical and institutional knowledge with three new broadcasters to better transition them from TRADOC to local operating methods

o built seventy-five percent of the Broadcast Team SOP, ensuring efficient operation of the Broadcast Section in any mission

o promoted unit cohesion and physical fitness by preparing, coordinating, and leading an ultimate Frisbee session; incorporating PRT preparatory and recovery drills

o mentored four Soldiers, to include his NCOIC, in the production of the high visibility year-in-review video

o supervised a new Soldier in the production of her first video assignment, resulting in a completed news product that met unit standards

o handled situations firmly and fairly, established a workplace climate that fostered dignity and respect for all members of the group in accordance with SHARP

o his technical proficiency was continually sought after by subordinates and superiors; incorporated his former mission experience to improve unit operations

o used all available resources to accomplish the mission assigned; accomplished every mission to standard



Broadcast Sergeant

Competence

o provided key video assistance to DA's senior broadcaster; resulted in seven news stories seen by national audience of over 20 million

o single-handedly produced two high visability video products for use at national level events with outstanding results

o conducted 450 ceremonial announcing missions in the last 12 months

o wrote and produced 50 print, radio and television stories on the activities of soldiers assigned to Combined Team Uruzgan for internal and external release; established social media accounts for CTU to allow families to read and view stores online

o wrote five different public affairs guidance packages that were used by senior leadership in the United States and Australia

o deployed the Fly Away Broadcast System (FABS) in support of the Army Warfighter Assesment; demonstrated mobile capabilities

o set up the Production Distribution System-Light (PDS-L) during the Army Warfighter Assesment; exponentially expanded the 306th Psychological Operations Company capability


Physical Fitness & Military Bearing

o outstanding military appearance; maintained the bearing of a senior NCO

o demonstrated physical fitness on multiple combat missions, carrying more than 25 pounds of broadcast gear in addition to a full combat load


Leadership

o coordinated, rehearsed and supervised ten flawless live television shots viewed by over two million viewers

o awarded the Bronze Star by the Regimental Commander for exceptional leadership as a Public Affairs Chief during Operation Enduring Freedom 10-11

o supervised over 700 public affairs missions in the National Capitol Region

o Platoon Sergeant of a PAO section 3 times larger than a typical BCT PAO section

o led 11 soldiers in three different military occupation skills as a staff sergeant


Training:

o trained the acting PAO after the no-notice deployment of the Regimental Public Affairs Officer


Responsibility & Accountability:

o successfully located and acquired necessary equipment to outfit a BCT public affairs office according to MTOE; unit had no equipment to complete PAO mission prior to his arrival

o responsible for the readiness and accountability of twice as many soldiers in his current assignment as he would has a SFC in a BCT PAO section

o upgraded the Regiment's A/V capabilities by securing $75,000 worth of equipment from the Armed Forces Inaugural Committee at no cost to the unit


Media Relations NCO

o served as Public Affairs Broadcast Journalist; significantly impacted the mission at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba

o mentored junior Soldiers on CJCSI classification guides to increase their product quality and applicability

o facilitated and conducted OPSEC pre-briefs and imagery reviews during three media visits with ties to 7 international media outlets

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