ARCOM Award Bullets

CMF 11 Infantry

SPC Logan was the platoon's primary driver for the M-1078. SPC Logan was also one of very few soldiers to possess multiple licenses for a variety of tactical vehicles. SPC Logan was responsible for preventive maintenance checks and services for the M-1078 as well as various other vehicles. Identified multiple deficiences throughout the deployment and assisted soldiers in properly completing DA Form 2404. SPC Logan was a primary driver for 75 tactical patrols. He effectively maneuvered through unforgiving mountainous terrain without any incidents.

SPC Henderson showed sound tactical awareness during all operations by acclimating correct security posture, individual movement techniques, and proper escalation of force. SPC Henderson showed the inclination and capability to take control in any given situation by conducting first line PCC'S, maintaining constant cognizance of his surroundings and acting accordingly while urging his fellow Soldiers to succeed. His assurance to the mission set the perfect model for fellow Soldiers to emulate.

CPL Dupper's understanding of the COIN doctorine and FM 3-24, as it applies to a squad, is outstanding. His ability to react to the local security situation and adjust his team from a COIN-centric posture to a Kinetic posture is an outstanding asset to the squad. His ability to read the situation allowed his squad leader to constantly leave his team the farthest from the rest of the squad and platoon. His constant critques and comments are always intelligent and help the squad better itself and be ready for an ever changing tactical situation.

While working as the Platoon Sergeant for D Co 2nd PLT during Operation Enduring Freedom 12-13, SGT Delaney set a standard above the 3-144 IN Battalion. His dedication to the mission, troop welfare, saftey, and mission readiness, allowed the 2nd Platoon to complete over 30 TF Grey missions, 6 Air Force 838th KLE missions, and multiple QRF and Patrols with TF Bowie with 100% success. SGT Delaney is the example of the NCO Creed and the Army Core Values.

68W Medic

SPC Rivera performed above his position as a medic at the aid station for FOS Zagan, Poland. He rendered superior medical treatment for 587 patients, consisting of Blue Babe Battalion, Dagger Brigade, 101st Infantry Division, National Guard, Army Reserves, Army Support Group Poland, and civilian contractors at all hours of the day and night.

SPC Rivera assisted with the creation of the combat lifesaver course framework for the Blue Babe Battalion, allowing the medical platoon to train soldiers from the Blue Babe Battalion, Dagger Brigade, the Army Reserves' 446th Movement Control Battalion, and the 101st Infantry Division's 613th Movement Control Team, increasing the aforementioned groups' life saving capabilities.

SPC Rivera demonstrated great initiative by speaking with the Dagger Brigade nutritionist and coordinating with the senior physical therapist to create a fitness and nutrition plan, starting at 229 lbs at the beginning of the rotation and down to 215 lbs, increasing his platoon's overall physical fitness level and readiness.

SPC Rivera took personal accountability to ensure the patients treated at the FOS Zagan Aid Station received the highest quality of care available while seeking specialty care at local host nation medical facilities.

68W Combat Medic

SPC Rodriguez demonstrated a pattern of outstanding performance during the preparation, execution and recovery of 110TH CM BN (TE) National Training Center (NTC) rotation 14-08. She displayed a high level of competence and professionalism while serving as the team leader in the Battalion Aid Station. As team leader, she was responsible for the welfare, accountability, and mission readiness of two Soldiers, their safety and the serviceability of their weapons and all assigned equipment valued at over 185,000 thousand dollars.

SPC Rodriguez' tireless work ethic, knowledge and interaction of supplies ensured preparation for real world and simulated casualties. Her guidance and attention to detail contributed greatly to the overall success of each mission that followed and fostered an environment of mission and equipment readiness. SPC Rodriguez' exemplary handling of administrative matters attests to her professional knowledge, willingness to accept responsibility, attention to detail, and the ability to adapt herself to any assignment or situation.

SPC Rodriguez' dedication and professionalism as a medic built an unwavering level of trust among the Soldiers of each unit that fell under 110TH CM BN (TE) for patient care. Her knowledge of tactics, techniques, and procedures contributed to the success of the battalion's mission as she was able to keep an Aid Station running 12 hours per day while in RUBA, maintain constant cognizance of her surroundings and act accordingly while urging her Soldiers to succeed in continuing mission with minimal manpower loss.

Upon return from NTC, SPC Rodriguez was chosen over three other medics to take control of recovery as the Non Commissioned Officer In Charge. She simultaneously led the team through NTC recovery and Change of Command Inspections while integrating her new medic. SPC Rodriguez' leadership and "Take Charge" attitude inspired her team to rise above themselves and accomplish all missions though they had limited staff.

68W Combat Medic

SPC Smith played a vital role in the simulated treatment of over 75 patients while working as a member of the mobile treatment team during three company level Field Training Exercises. His enthusiasm and ability to work unsupervised was instrumental in increasing the overall readiness of the 501st Area Support Medical Company.

Specialist Smith conducted inspections of all combat life saver bags and individual first aid kits that were utilized at each guard and search location for service and accountability.

Specialist Smith provided initial screening for sick call and assisted the platoon sergeant during health and welfare inspections for assigned personnel improving combat readiness. His knowledge and professionalism as a medic built an unwavering level of trust among the platoon members for patient care.

13E Fire Direction Specialist

SPC DOE served as a fire direction specialist for six live fire exercises. As a fire direction specialist, he executed over 75 live fire missions, resulting in the safe and accurate firing of over 100 M28A1 reduced range practice rockets and three M31 rounds. During the train up for live fire exercises, he processed over 1000 digital fire missions, facilitating the smooth execution of qualification tables. SPC Nil's technical capabilities resulted in the training of over 24 launcher crews, improving the units combat effectiveness.

SPC DOE was a critical member of bravo 10 fire direction control section during battery and battalion competitions. As a fire direction specialist, he assisted in establishing the operations center as well as maintaining unit statuses throughout each competition. His knowledge of warrior tasks and battle drills and communications equipment resulted in multiple high speed setup and tear downs. His enthusiasm and dedication to the section greatly improved the combat effectiveness of the "Bulldog" battery.

SPC DOE was a senior specialist in the fire direction section. In the absence of a non-commissioned officer, he was called upon to lead the section in both maintenance and training exercises. His knowledge of the AFATDS and maintenance operations in conjunction with his natural leadership abilities garnered the respect of his peers. SPC Nil's leadership qualities strengthened the fire direction control section and allowed the battery to remain flexible during times of minimal manning.

25B Signal Corps Information Technology Specialist

SPC XXXX served admirably as an Information Technology Specialist for 9 months while assigned to XXXX in XXXX. As an I.T. Specialist, he was responsible for maintaining network communications, computer hardware, installing necessary computer software, and providing customer and network administration support services. SPC XXXX combined with the rest of the G6, diligently conducted many different I.T. related tasks and proficiently resolved over 2000 I.T. related issues. His actions greatly aided in the mission's success.

SPC XXXX without hesitation, voluntarily took on the extra responsibility of being the sole dedicated Electronic/ Mobile Technician for XXXX. In this role, he was responsible for over $25,000.00 worth of equipment, the issuance and accountability along with the proper functionality of each device. These devices enhanced the accessibility, range and effectiveness of communication for key leaders while deployed. His actions exemplified Duty, one of the seven Army Core Values, where he did more than just carry out his assigned tasks.

SPC XXXX was instrumental in spearheading the implementation of a very much needed new method of data communication for XXXX. The successful deployment of Microsoft Teams served as a great advantage for the unit and its mission during the turbulent times of being impacted by COVID-19. With everyone spread thinly, his actions helped to maintain effective communication amongst leaders, staff and fellow soldiers wherever they were dispersed. This enabled everyone to expeditiously provide and receive vital mission information.

SPC XXXX showed immense leadership qualities and skills throughout the entire deployment. With the G6 being spread thinly in multiple locations, SPC XXXX constantly stepped up to the plate with his indomitable spirit and great perseverance to accomplish any and all tasks that the G6 or the mission faces. His versatility of working random tireless hours and days without complaint during this deployment exemplify the qualities of a good leader. He was a vital asset to the G6 and the success of its mission.

SPC XXXX has went above and beyond the call of duty by using his personal expertise with Microsoft office, to aid the XXXX G6 maintain a track record of the daily operations here in XXXX. He has created and assisted in the implementation of digital trackers for Theater Provided Equipment, unresolved I.T. issues and instituted instructional guides that help network users. His selfless service, innovation and commitment to mission success has greatly aided the XXXX G6 to remain organized and be more effective and efficient in completing its tasks.



31B Military Police Patrol Supervisor

As a Patrol Supervisor, SGT SoSo expertly performed and directed law enforcement support to the USAG Baden-Wurttemberg Community and USAREUR Headquarters. His exceptional ability to flawlessly complete over 200 Military Police Reports and coordinate over 4,320 patrol elements across a 40 square mile area of operation, ensured the safety of 32,000 Soldiers, Airmen, Marines,Foreign military personnel, DOD civilians, and Family members.

As a member of the USAREUR Protective Services Division's Guard Force, SGT SoSo provided constant physical security and force protection to the USAREUR Headquarters building and Commanding General's personal residence. His commitment to duty, vigilance,and professionalism enabled him to provide a safe and secure environment for over 1,500 military and civilian personnel, which included the USAREUR Commanding General, Deputy Commanding General, and Command Sergeant Major.

SGT SoSo's dedication to duty, motivation, and military bearing earned him the reputation as one of the most dependable Team Leaders in the 529th Military Police Company "Honor Guard." SGT SoSo displayed tremendous devotion to Soldiers by volunteering countless hours on his personal time and applying his vast knowledge in weapons and physical training. Under his tutelage, 19 Soldiers in the platoon fired first time "go" on the M4 and M9 weapons system and his squad APFT average was raised by 25 points.

SGT SoSo's level of technical and tactical knowledge contributed greatly to the accomplishment of countless missions during his platoon's training cycle. His proficiency as a Team Leader enabled the platoon to receive excellent ratings during the last company external evaluation, which directly reflected SGT SoSo's leadership potential, attention to detail, and dedication to duty.

Tech Supply NCOIC

SSG Doe served as the Tech Supply NCOIC for B Co. 248th Aviation Support Company (ASC) throughout the deployment to Kosovo in support of KFOR 18. She was an integral part of the tech supply section by maintaining parts worth 3,175,00 for 11 ACFT. This responsibility included parts to support 6 PMI 2s and 3 PMI 1 with all repair parts needed.

SSG Doe was instrumental in ordering and tracking of aircraft parts for the Southern Command Post (SCP). Her tireless work ethic was key in maintaining parts ordering for 11 ACFT. Her efficiency in managing resources was evident in improving the process through which parts are ordered. Her extensive interaction within Camp Bondsteel and 21st TSC ensured aircraft parts were ordered and tracked in a timely and efficient manner.

SSG Doe was instrumental in the success of B Co 248th ASC during the Aviation Resource Management Survey (ARMS). Her selfless preparation ensured that the 400 lines of Shop Stock and PLL were completed and every area of concern was thoroughly covered. Her work ethic and attention to detail resulted in a score of 86% for in Shop Stock and 88% for PLL Management.

Throughout the deployment to Kosovo, SSG Krumm distinguished herself through her unwavering dedication to the mission. She was able to maintain over 900 lines of back shops bench stock supply. She was directly in charge of over $330,000 worth of repair parts which she meticulously tracked using the Unit Level Logistics System - Aviation (ULLS-A) and Federal Logistics data. She personally ensured 460 items of excess ACFT parts were turned-in.

74D CBRN Specialist

As the Subject Matter Expert in Mass Casualty Decontamination, SSG Pardon-Varde demonstrated expert technical skills and superior leadership over a period of three days by teaching and mentoring 33 Chemical SOLDIERS with little to no experience in Mass Casualty Decontamination about the various roles and responsibilities of each overlapping section. Under his guidance and attention to detail the company played an instrumental role in successfully supporting the 55th Civil Support Team in achieving a 'GO' on its validating mission.

Through accomplished organizational abilities SSG Pardon-Varde maintained 100% accountability of all Mass Casualty Decontamination Equipment with zero loss or damage by displaying an unmatched commitment to equipment readiness and accountability. His urgency to ensure that all accompanying equipment was serviceable and in good working order contributed greatly to the overall success of each mission and fostered an environment of mission and equipment readiness.

Displaying exceptional competence and professionalism SSG Pardon-Varde was influential during all phases of planning and preparation. He was able to effectively communicate the exact needs of the company, secure desired training areas for Mass Casualty Decontamination training, and coordinate multiple training lanes to enhance combat readiness and esprit de corps. Through his tireless efforts the company achieved high level training values and was able to sustain a rapid OPTEMPO throughout the entire exercise.

Demonstrating exceptional competence and professionalism SSG Pardon-Varde was able execute all tasks inherited in his role as the interim operations sergeant. He was able to skillfully publish all unit deliverables to include Training Schedules, Operation Orders, Rosters, complete purchase requests, and accurately forecast rations and POL. His timely submission and publication of deliverables allowed for outstanding dialogue with exercise coordination cell and the coordination of needed support to make the mission successful.

SPC Siler's dedication to duty and superb organizational skills allowed her to effectively manage and assist in the complete setup of the Chemical Threat Section, directly impacting the squad's ability to accomplish the mission. SPC Siler showed such knowledge and expertise in her field of training that she was tasked to help train the new soldiers coming into the squad. Her help in training of the new soldiers gave them the tools to be completely confident in their training. She took the lead in training her peers in preparation for OP Tomadachi.

88M Motor Transport Operator

SPC Doe displayed a high level of competence and professionalism while serving as a team leader for 1st squad. As a team leader, he was responsible for the welfare, accountability, and mission readiness of two Soldiers and the serviceability of two M915A4 tractors one M923A2 5-ton, three M872 trailers, and all assigned equipment valued in excess of 381,800 dollars. SPC Doe ensured that his team maintained zero losses during three command inspections by diligently tracking his assigned equipment.

SPC Doe lived the Warrior Ethos by placing the mission first. He set the example for his peers to emulate by meticulously maintaining his assigned vehicle to 10/20 standards and ensuring that he was able to perform a mission at a moment s notice. His commitment to mission accomplishment contributed to the platoon's successful completion of 160 Deliberate Combat Logistical Patrols (DCLPs) and 440 base support missions driving more than 102,000 incident free miles during OPERATION IRAQI FREEDOM 08-10.

SPC Doe ensured that his assigned equipment was properly accounted for and maintained to 10/20 standard. He was personally responsible for one M915A4 tractor, two M872 trailers, and all assigned basic issue items valued at 257,908 dollars. During three command inspections, SPC Doe maintained zero shortages of his equipment. His attention to detail and commitment to keeping his vehicle systems mission capable allowed the detachment to maintain a 95 percent operational readiness rate with heavily used equipment.

SPC Doe drove 3,495 miles over the dangerous Main Supply Routes (MSRs) in Iraq demonstrating his commitment to mission accomplishment and dedication to selfless service. While servicing fourteen forward operating bases he earned the recognition of Soldier high miler of the detachment for the first quarter of FY 09. His professionalism and flexibility contributed to the Brigade recognizing the Transportation Detachment as the go-to transportation element for combat and base support operations.

SPC Doe performed the duties of an Assistant Mission Commander (AMC) and was directly responsible for all aspects of the pre-execution phase of detachment's missions. As an AMC, he supervised the upload of Class I-IX cargo and pre-combat inspections of mission personal and equipment. His actions while executing duties of a higher level of responsibility resulted in the successful accomplishment of four re-supply missions.

SPC Doe showed great pride and enthusiasm in every task he undertook, producing excellent results throughout the deployment. His knowledge of tactics, techniques, and procedures contributed to the success of the detachment's mission. As a result, the detachment safely hauled over 12,837 tons of equipment while participating in 160 Deliberate Combat Logistical Patrols and 440 base support missions driving more than 102,000 incident free miles during OPERATION IRAQI FREEDOM 08-10.

Due to SPC Doe's outstanding knowledge of the MSRs, choke points, and tactics for Deliberate Combat Logistical Patrols he successfully navigated the most challenging roads in Iraq regardless of illumination or weather conditions, without loss or damage to equipment. His excellent technical skills resulted in SPC Doe performing the duties of the Assistant Mission Commander's (AMC) driver. His knowledge of routes and vehicle capabilities allowed the AMC to focus on the mission.

SPC Doe embodied professionalism, flexibility, and commitment to mission accomplishment by accumulating 3,740 accident and incident free miles. He delivered 428 tons of critical Class I-IX cargo over the Main Supply Routes (MSRs) in Iraq servicing fourteen forward operating bases. His enthusiasm and loyalty to the team inspired other Soldiers, which contributed to the Brigade recognizing the Transportation Detachment as the go-to transportation element for combat and base support operations.

Between February and June 2007, the brigade integrated three additional combat maneuver battalions into its force as part of the Baghdad Security Plan surge. SPC Doe proved vital in training the junior analysts from these three battalion S2s preparing them to seamless assume operations within the brigade s Operational Environment. Additionally, SPC Doe answered numerous battalion requests for information throughout the deployment proving to be an indispensable BCT asset.

J2 Platoon Sergeant/ NCOIC

Due to his professional leadership skills and aggressive can-do attitude, SFC Doe was selected by the company commander over six senior peers to perform duties as platoon sergeant of 1st Platoon. Within eight weeks he transformed a substandard platoon into a cohesive, disciplined team which held the company's highest platoon record for rifle marksmanship, physical fitness testing, and common skills testing for over a one-year period.

For a period of ten months, SFC Doe served as the Operations and Intelligence Division (OID) NCOIC. During this time he successfully rebalanced resources to continue the daily missions of intelligence analysis and the Commander's Black Book production despite extensive force protection requirements. He was meticulous in every aspect of his soldiers development and their welfare, never failing to go the extra mile to take care of their needs. Both seniors and subordinates sought him out for his unfailing mentorship.

Driving force in developing the exercise concept, intelligence requirements and support plan for the Infantry Division's Mission Rehearsal Exercise (MRE) and Corps War Fighter Exercise (WFX). He successfully orchestrated a diverse team of intelligence analysts and planners to develop a comprehensive, multi-disciplined intel scenario, and extensive intelligence architecture, and produced over 200 MSELs, which prepared the Infantry Division commander and staff for their rotation to Iraq in support of OIF II.

Compiled all of the necessary skills to put together a tracking board for anti-coalition activity that was praised by the BCT Commander and distinguished visitors in the Tactical Operations Center. This tracking wall was used daily by the BCT staff to conduct Battle Update Briefs.

35P Cryptologic Linguist

During his time with the XXXnd, XXX Doe was critical in the success of numerous operations. Amongst these, his support of the Cultural Understanding and Language Proficiency Program during Operation Balance Torch in Thailand was particularly noteworthy. During this mission he single-handedly devised language training and cultural awareness for the Thai Special Forces. His presence, unquestionable devotion, and solid work ethic was crucial in establishing a lasting bond between the Thailand Forces and the U.S military.

XXX Doe was selected above his peers for the coveted Distinguished Military Graduate Award; placing him in the top 10% of all newly Commissioned Officers in the Nation for Fiscal Year 2016. His incomparable performance and cutting edge approach to training has brought prodigious respect and value to the United States Army Reserves, as well as the XXXD EN CO (MRB) (DET 1). His knowledge and expertise formed a permanent footprint with his unit and will continue to remain present even in his absence.

XXX Doe displayed a high level of aptitude, flexibility and achievement while representing both the XXXD EN CO (MRB) (DET 1) and Northern Michigan University ROTC as a simultaneous member. He retained a cumulative GPA of 4.0 and was a six time Dean's list nominee over a three year period. CSR Serbentas' aggressive determination and unrivaled performance contributed to winning two Cadet of the Semester Boards, Cadet of the Year, and the Scholar Athlete Award.

XXX Doe sacrificed his personal time in order to volunteer to support his local community by becoming a member of the Marquette Area Honor Guard from 11 May 2013 to 11 May 2016. This selfless and compassionate act involved countless hours of preparation, rehearsals and training to ensure absolute perfection for the presentation of colors. XXX Doe's involvement with the Honor Guard has left a positive and lasting imprint with the Families of deceased Veterans, showing great admiration and honor to the United States military.

68P Radiology NCOIC

CPL Martin served as the Radiology Noncommissioned Officer In-charge for the North Camp Dispensary. He conducted diagnostic radiographs on over 360 personnel from the 13 contingencies. CPL Martin also developed an up to date Standard Operating Procedure to refine specific guidelines on accountability, safety, and assisted with periodic inspections. He maintained his equipment valued at $52,581.84 with zero discrepancies.

CPL Martin actively trained personnel in Radiology. He educated his superiors and peers on the functions of the Radiology equipment and the processing of Radiographs. CPL Martin expertise was displayed while providing additional in-depth training to five of his peers. He taught them to proficiently operate and troubleshoot the equipment independently. CPL Martin desire to share knowledge and experience expanded the operational capacity of his section while increasing patient's access to diagnostic tests.

CPL Martin served as the Morale, Welfare, and Recreation representative for the Medical Company. He volunteered over 100 hours planning, networking, and organizing 10 events that lifted the morale of the 950 Soldiers and civilians stationed at North Camp. CPL Martin also volunteered over 10 hours to bring a modern atmosphere to the USA Club. He helped to develop a relaxing place, not only for the current Soldiers, but also for the future U.S. contingent personnel.

CMF 42 Human Resources

Staff Sergeant Jose Acevedorosario has gone above and beyond the call of duty. Due to a shortage of personnel at the unit, Staff Sergeant Jose Acevedorosario took on additional responsibilities to keep the unit afloat. When it comes to the Army Values, "Duty", is the main focus in SSG Acevedorosario's mission. His prior experience in the Human Resources department played a vital role in the mission accomplishment of the 645th TC.

With limited resources and no S1 personnel SSG Acevedo carried out the S1 mission while conducting his S3 duties. His skills, competence, and leadership played a vital role in the success of the completion of all tasks required for the S1 Department. He processed all forms requesting personnel action. His endless hours of work and dedication to his unit allowed the First Sergeant and Company Commander to carry out other training and mission requirements.

SSG Acevedo was the only full-time AGR Soldier with ITRS and RLAS access, though this would normally complicate mission accomplishment for most Soldiers, SSG Acevedo was always on top of all tasks. In certain situations when taskers came out with a suspense date, it was either swim or sink; not only did SSG Acevedo swim, he also carried others on his shoulders to safety.

25U Signal Support Specialist

SGT Doe's leadership and "Take Charge" attitude developed a sense of teamwork, loyalty, and initiaive in his subordinates. His enthusiasm and dedication insired his peers and subordinates to rise above themselves to accomplish all missions.

SGT Doe displayed excellent leadership skills and sound technical expertise while providing 100% reliable communications in support of the 89th Army Reserve Command at the 94-04 NTC rotation executing daily jumps covering a 14 day period.

During the 95-02 NTC rotation, the 4th FSB TOC was overran by OPFOR Forces, SGT Doe took charge of the MASCAL operation and oversaw the immediate evacuation and received several commendable comments for his actions from the 4th FSB chain of command.

SSG Doe was key in supervising, planning and executing the installation, operation and maintenance of Signal support systems and network integration for the BN. His tactical and technical knowledge allowed for seamless integration of all communications assets for multiple deployments, field training exercises and annual training. This execution of experience paved the way for the battalion to transition from an MSE network to a WIN-T communications platform signicantly increasing the viability of the BN's digital capabilities.

Operations NCO

SFC Thompson showed dedication and responsibility by stepping out of his job and into one of the most important roles in the BN as the BN Operations NCO. Not only did SFC Thompson do this to the best of his ability but he became one of the best Ops NCOs we've ever had.

SFC Thompson's tireless work ethic, knowledge and guidance and attention to detail contributed greatly to the overall success of the RRB mission that followed and fostered an environment of mission and equipment readiness. SFC Thompson's 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.

Training NCO

During the period in question, SGT XXX provided selfless service as the principal training NCO responsible for the performance of a variety of technical, advisory and coordinating duties for the 642d Regional Support Group (RSG) command and the overall success of the first ever Virtual Battle Assembly. As the day-to-day unit training NCO, SGT XXXX acted efficiently for the Commander in exercising the technical planning process that takes place behind the scenes of the command.

37F Psychological Operations Specialist

SSG XXXX successfully served as the ATL for Tactical PSYOP Company (TPC) throughout the deployment to Iraq in 2008, conducting over 60 tactical PSYOP missions in support of COIN. SSG XXXX distinguished himself through his unwavering dedication to the mission which contributed to his team's safe return back to Base. In addition, the First Sergeant and Company Commander relied on him for assisting in training and mission requirements.

13D Advanced Field Artillery Tactical Data System (AFATDS) Operator

While assigned to the Division Fires Cell from March 2018 to May 2019 he served with distinction as an Advanced Field Artillery Tactical Data System Operator for over 14 months. SGT Bozeman participated in numerous training exercises to include 1CD CPX, 1CD WFX 16-05, 3/1CD's BDE EXEVAL, 2/1CD's BDE EXEVAL and 1ACB BDE EXEVAL. SGT Bozeman's proficiency and understanding of the AFATDS operations was critical to the Division Fires Cell as he often instructed and taught subordinate units.

Command Post/TOC

SFC Cox effectively led 6 Soldiers to establish a centralized company Command Post which facilitated, for the first time, the ability to track the Scenario Based IED Lanes for ECT. Heavily involved with the planning process, SFC Cox skillfully assisted every element in the 348th EN CO to establish their respective reporting and recording procedures.

As the SPO (Support Operations) Command Post Of the Future (CPOF) Operator, SGT Doe worked tirelessly and devoted all time and efforts to create CPOF equivalent briefing and tracking aids to assist in the accurate and timely reporting, tracking and updating of personnel, equipment and supplies out on the battlefield in an impeccable manner.

SPC Doe's outstanding performance and dedication to duty was a major factor in the success of the Brigade Tactical Operations Center. He effectively communicated with all Battalions within the 2BCT Area of Operations. SPC Doe provided situational awareness that informed all units of current route status, medical evacuation status, and ongoing operations during Operation Iraqi Freedom 06-08.

SPC Taylor's dedication to duty and superb organizational skills allowed her to effectively manage and assist in the complete setup of the company command post directly impacting the company's ability to accomplish the mission. She not only executed her assigned tasks in a timely manner, she anticipated taskings that may get assigned to her and took the initiative to complete tasks beforehand. This facilitated and directly impacted the company's ability to meet battalion suspenses in advance so time could be spent on other taskings.

SPC Taylor showed great pride and enthusiasm in every task she undertook, producing excellent results throughout the rotation. Her knowledge of tactics, techniques, and procedures contributed to the success of the company's mission. As a result, the company maintained active and fluid communications with senior and subordinate units while participating in 2HBCTs rotation at the Joint Readiness Training Center.

CMF 91 Maintenance

PFC Mensah utilized his superior organization skills to completely refurbish the previously unoccupied 1-10 Attack Reconnaissance Battalion's Maintenance Facility. He disposed of two truck loads of debris and identified Class IX parts for turn-in and credit which saved the Army $45,782. His efforts created an advantageous space to complete 236 maintenance work orders which improved the turn-around time on Non-Mission Capable equipment by 43%.

While assigned to the 122d ASB, SPC Richardson served in the Ground Support Equipment shop on the scheduled maintenance team and the unscheduled Maintenance team. As Quartermaster and Chemical Equipment Repairer, SPC Richardson performed over 45 field repair missions, 40 Annual Services, and installed countless O2 parts bringing more than 35 generators and other equipment off the NMC report.

Camp Liaison

SSG JOE consistently proved to be a valued asset as the 1-1 Cavalry Regiment Squadron Liaison (LNO) based in Camp Buehring, Kuwait. His leadership, tenacity, and mission-first attitude enabled him to complete over 105 missions, repositioning and temporarily housing over 850 Soldiers in and out of theater. SSG JOE's coordination efforts were completely transparent to the senior command team, thus allowing Task Force Jailbreaker leadership to focus on combat operations in support of Operation Inherent Resolve.

CMF 88 Transportation

Specialist Soldier effectively navigated the tight, hostile roads of Afghanistan during mission support of LOGPAC movements to and from FOB Shank. His exceptional skills on a Light Equipment Transporter (LET) resulted in successfully hauling over 200,000 dollars worth of equipment.

Specialist Soldier's attention to detail resulted in notification to the Convoy Commander of 3 separate incidents of suspicious activity outside of Kublai, Afghanistan. This resulted in a 32-vehicle convoy safely returning to Bragram Airfield.

To ensure that the squad was able to properly account for all assigned equipment, SGT Doe devised and implemented a system of marking squad and individual equipment which facilitated easy identification of Basic Issue Items (BII) and other pieces of organizational equipment. This allowed Soldiers to maintain 100 percent accountability of equipment through eleven months of combat operations and became the detachment standard to account for equipment.

SGT Doe's devotion to mission accomplishment and dynamic leadership style enabled him to attain outstanding results as Mission Commander for Deliberate Combat Logistics Patrols (DCLPs). His dedication was a critical factor in the squad delivering over 5,709 pieces of Class I-IX cargo over 34,000 miles while operating in the highly volatile Iraqi area of operations.

Always leading from the front, SGT Doe led his team on the roads of Iraq taking the lead truck position to ensure mission accomplishment. Driving over 4,363 accident/incident free miles, SGT Doe earned the recognition of high miler NCO for three consecutive quarters.

CMF 88 Transportation

SGT Santos demonstrated himself as a professional Noncommissioned Officer while serving as the Palletized Loading System (PLS) NCOIC during NTC rotation 16-02. SGT Santos was in charge of the movement of five PLSs and Trailers and the transportation of all equipment in support of the 68th CSSB.

SGT Santos was selected over his peers to serve as the NCOIC of seven Medium Tactical Vehicles (MTVS) and the movement of 90 pax over a span of five days.

During Annual Training and the DRX, SPC Rue continuously volunteered to work above and beyond his peers during his down time to ensure the 1086th vehicles were fully mission capable. SPC Jeffery Rue continuously took initiative to ensure the M915A3 he was assigned to were fully mission capable with little to no guidance.

SPC Rue contributed to the 1086th Transportation Company's succes. SPC Rue, while still performing all of his duties as M915A3 Driver, still found the time to also complete a 40 hour Combat Lifesaver Course. SPC Rue never complained about missions assigned to him, and always completed every task to the best of his ability.

CMF 88 Transportation

PFC Doe displayed commitment to mission accomplishment and dedication to selfless service, personally contributing to the successful completion of thirty DCLPs. He logged 2,248 miles over the dangerous Main Supply Routes while servicing fourteen forward operating bases within the Multi National Division Area of Responsibility. His professionalism and flexibility contributed to the Brigade recognizing the detachment as the go-to transportation element for combat and base support operations.

PFC Doe took great pride in the care and upkeep of his assigned equipment. He spent countless hours ensuring that his assigned vehicle system was in top condition and at 10/20 standard. Through his attention to detail, PFC Does's vehicle often was singled out as the best in the fleet. His desire to help others in the maintenance of their vehicles contributed to the detachment maintaining a 95% operational readiness rate during the deployment.

CMF 88 Transportation

SGT Doe displayed tireless devotion to the safety and well being of his Soldiers, and utilized composite risk management in all aspects of his team's day to day duties. SGT Doe's diligence resulted in zero accidents during eleven months of combat operations while deployed to the Multi National Division area of operations. His personal contribution allowed for the safe movement and execution of over 102,113 miles and 12,000 tons of critical supplies and equipment to sustain counterinsurgency operations in theater.

PFC Doe served as a medium wheeled vehicle operator displaying phenomenal devotion to mission accomplishment in support of OPERATION IRAQI FREEDOM. She displayed great courage and commitment driving over the dangerous roads of Iraq. She earned the recognition of Soldier high miler for 4th Quarter, FY 08, executing 3,543 incident free miles and hauling 428 tons of class I-IX in a combat zone, servicing fourteen forward operating bases in support of the Iraqi national reconstruction effort.

12B Combat Engineer

PFC Gibson, was instrumental in the success of over 100 route clearance missions in the United States Division-East area of operations during OEF 12-13. He expertly performed duties as a vehicle operator on the Husky GPR, and Dismount. He was responsible for the maintenance and upkeep of these vehicles, driving over 6,000 kilometers on ASRs and MSRs, including over five target areas of interest. He insured that the routes were safe and passable for ISAF forces and ANA forces and American troops.

SGT Leslie distinguished himself as a Field Crew Chief during the CAAF mission. His sound technical expertise and can do attitude was demonstrated when he led his team during a very complex mission which they completed ahead of schedule and attained certification from the National Geospatial Intelligence Agency with 99.9% accuracy in all data gathering such as three runways profile and surveying 85 obstructions and Navaids. His excellent leadership skills and dedication inspired his team to rise above themselves to accomplish all missions.

CMF 68 Effects and Enablers (E&E) Team

While attached to 7306th MESB, as a member of the Effect and Enablers (E&E) Cell during CSTX 78-15-02, SPC XXX conducted jobs such as roleplayer in Cut Suit, moulage of mannequins and moulage roleplayer for mission injects. His high level of proficiency and knowledge regarding his acting ability were critical in ensuring the overall success of the 7306th E&E Cell. He was constantly able to act the parts from an inject for units participating in the exercise giving them the needed stress involved in treatment of an injured individual. His dedication to the mission is a direct reflection on himself, the Army Reserve and the Army.

25U Signal Support Specialist

SPC Communicator admirably served as a Signal Support Systems Specialist and the alternate Communications Security (COMSEC) hand-receipt holder for 1-227 Attack Reconnaissance Battalion (ARB).

SPC Communicator was responsible for the installation and maintenance of all tactical communication assets as well as drawing, maintaining accountability, and the destruction of all COMSEC material within the battalion. During his tenure, there were zero reportable COMSEC incidents and minimal down time on tactical communications.

SPC Communicator succesfully completed Cyber Network Defense Team training and was instrumental on improving the course through insights and real world examples.

42A Human Resources NCO

SSG DOE served as a Human Resources NCO and Battalion Unit Prevention Leader for 9 months during Operation Enduring Freedom-Kuwait. He meticulously executed his duties in a manner equivalent to a Senior Human Resources NCO. He resolved over 500 personnel discrepancies ranging from complex pay and entitlement issues, to multifaceted Soldier's personnel actions. He developed a matrix to manage and track 510 personnel actions submitted to the Battalion for processing that resulted in 100% actions resolution.

SSG DOE's determination and commitment to mission accomplishment ensured the accurate completion 284 personnel records review and the creation of 240 DA Form 2-1's within a two month period. SSG DOE implemented an awards tracking process which resulted in effectively processing 50+ COAs, 20 impact and over 300 End of Tour awards. He personally created all templates, published taskers and conducted training for subordinate companies; ultimately contributing to overall higher award accuracy.


Chaplain Leiter instructed a pastoral course for the veterans hospital at Kansas City Veterans Hospital from August 2012-December 2012. Chaplain Leiter completed resident and online courses while staying fully devoted to Soldiers and family members, keeping himself available during unexpected crisis and family issues.

Chaplain Leiter supported Soldiers at Task Mustang Golden Cargo, Warex Ft Hunter Ligget, Diamond Saber Ft McCoy, CSTX Ft Dix. Chaplain Leiter was a part of the everyday preparations for the pre-deployment phases for the 1011th QM Co. Chaplain Leiter provided services for all COC's, farewell and welcome home ceremonies.

CMF 91 Maintenance

SGT Bobo was chosen over four other Specialists to relocate from FOB Falcon to Camp Liberty as a maintenance liaison for the HHT maintenance team. While there, he was responsible for tracking down parts, doing on the spot maintenance repairs for the Squadron Commander and Squadron Command Sergeant Major's PSD vehicles.

SGT Bobo also scheduled the maintenance and repair of over 10 RG-31s through a civilian contractor. This allowed the PSD teams to continue with mission with minimal or no time loss of combat power.

While SGT Bobo was deployed to FOB Falcon, he was sought out by his peers and supervisors to head the installation of the gun turrets that were not equipped with OGPK protection kits. His knowledge and mechanical skills enabled a fast, safe install on over 15 vehicles within a two week time period and minimal loss of combat operations.


SPC Smith demonstrated accuracy and a high degree of technical skills that allowed the (unit) to pass its Safety inspection as an Arms Room Assistant Armorer. His ability and knowledge to quickly establish a Key inventory system allowed the (unit) to conduct its daily operations. SPC Smith assisted in conducting Arms Room duties that resulted in zero deficiencies for monthly inventory inspections for a period of 9 months.

25S Satellite Communications Systems Operator

SGT Smith demonstrated exceptional capability while deployed as the Satellite Communications Systems Operator (25S) for CIT 1. He was responsible for managing a highly complex network that was far beyond anything he was trained or experienced for. He successfully maintained and operated a $6,000,000 IT architecture that was comprised of 3 SATCOM suites, and 2 Virtual Ground Terminals. SGT Smith was able to continually provide the highest level of service through constantly increasing his technical proficiency.

SGT Smith assumed responsibilities of Operations Officer as well as NCOIC separately during the period of 1 month. SGT Smith also adopted many NCOIC roles throughout the deployment. SGT Smith coordinated with entities throughout CENTCOM and CONUS to ensure that CIT continued to receive the support it required to complete its mission. SGT Smith's attention to detail and adaptive work ethic enabled the operations of CIT 1 to run successfully throughout the deployment.


SGT Doe functioned as the primary producer of the Current Threat Report (CTR), a product disseminated to commanders at all levels throughout the AOR, from Mar 02 to Mar 03.

Her dedication to her work, ability to work with minimal supervision, and attention to detail was hailed by G2 leadership on several occasions. Using her knowledge of intelligence analysis and technical skills, SGT Doe become the CTB/G2 expert on Microsoft FrontPage and trained 5 additional individuals to use the software.

Concurrent with OIF planning, CPT Doe supported a key NATO Exercise by developing the threat database, Intelligence Estimate, Order of Battle, and the Intel Annex for command and staff participation.

On short notice and with little assistance, he developed the key intelligence products for the extensive Intelligence Estimate Briefing presented to the senior foreign commander in charge of the exercise. His commendable efforts were singled out by the senior US General officer of the US response cell.

Stepped up to take on extra shifts, enabling other watch personnel to participate in social functions in order to represent the American contingent to the international community with the highest standards. Volunteered as a driver to shuttle the leadership to important meetings with the local Assembly; always ready to pick up incoming and drop off outgoing personnel at the airport. His exceptional contributions helped foster a cohesive atmosphere among unit members.

SPC Premium influenced the Intelligence community through countless hours of training and mentoring in excess of 500 Imagery Analysts. His mentorship ensured fully mission capable intelligence elements deployed in support of combat and peacekeeping operations around the globe.

SPC Premium devoted countless hours to developing, instructing and assisting in the instruction of numerous imagery analysis-related courses that have been presented to analysts in all branches of our military.

Non-Combatant Evacuation Operations (NEO) NCOIC

PFC Snuffy served as the Company's Non-Combatant Evacuation operations (NEO) NCOIC. He kept constant contact with 32 Mission Essential Civilians and 32 Non-Combatants. He maintained all NEO packets updated and ensured all personnel had all required gear and masks. During exercise Courageous Channel 11, he supervised the training of over 50 NEO personnel in CBRN defense and evacuation procedures in the event of an attack. His attention to detail ensured all personnel in the company were trained and ready.


SPC Randolph was an outstanding contribution to U.S. Billeting Modular Housing's day to day operational success. He directly managed 156 modular buildings, maintaining accountability of over 6,000 civilian contractors and coalition forces.

SPC Randolph's attention to detail and dedication ensures that all personnel were in accordance with the 645th RSG's Billeting Policy, by implenting an outstanding Standard Operating Proceedure that greatly improved working conditions.

While serving as an augmentee for the 645th RSG housing and billeting section, SPC Randolph displayed a high level of competence and professionalism. As a team member, he was responsible for the welfare and accountability of over 15,000 transitioning military servicemembers and civilians.

SPC Randolph was also responsible for the equipment readiness and serviceability of 75 tents at Camp Roberts. His dedication and hard work directly enhanced the quality of life and mission readiness of personnel moving through theater.

Entry Control Point (ECP)

SGT Wheaton proved to be an invaluable asset while serving as an Entry Control Point (ECP) Sergeant of the Guard (SOG), which provided the safeguard of over 575 million dollars worth of ammunition.

SGT Wheaton worked countless hours ensuring that only authorized personnel entered and departed the Ammunition Supply Point (ASP).

SGT Wheaton's input was instrumental in establishing a strong battle rhythm and revising the Standing Operation Procedures (SOP), which ensured a more efficient operation.

SPC rambo distinguished himself as a COMSEC/Radio repairer responsible for Direct Support (DS) maintenance and repairs for radios, amplifiers, and all related communication equipment supporting 11th Armored Calvary Regiment. His broad knowledge and technical skill was demonstrated as he spent countless hours during the fielding and installation of over 185 FBCB2 JCR systems valuing at over $2.9 million. His enthusiasm and willingness to help during the Regimental transformation to the Force on Force fight was invaluable.

In the absence of an NCO, SPC Beaver performed flawlessly outside his MOS (25N) working in the Battery orderly room supporting approximately 190 Soldiers. He superbly managed all Soldier transactions, personnel actions, and developed tracking systems which ensured that the Battery exceeded established standards for timely submission of personnel actions. SPC Beaver's extreme attention to detail ensured the Chain of Command was provided with up to date information of Soldiers' status.

SSG Harry set the highest United States Army Special Operations Command (USASOC) standard across the board for the Aviation Resource Management Survey (ARMS) Inspection by being the first unit to pass the inspection. He showed great attention to detail and ensured all flight records and Standard Operating Procedures were kept in an orderly fashion, dedicating most of his time to making sure that his unit was able to perform its ISR support mission abroad.

SPC Land's devotion to mission accomplishment and can do attitude enabled him to obtain outstanding results as a Transmission Operator during Full Operational Capability 2010 exercise. His technical prowess was critical to his team achieving a setup time of 23 minutes surpassing the Brigade standard of 90 minutes during crew drill certification.

PFC Blank rapid learning ability was instrumental in the transition of authority from C CO, 1-24 INF to HHT, 1-14 CAV. PFC Love was identified as having the skills required to be a part of the FOB Apache BETTS-C tower operating crew, and was thereby selected over 50 Soldiers for this assignment. PFC Love assisted in over 15 tower maintenance details, ensuring that the $1.5 million system was fully operational.

SGT Hardin has completed 20 missions, 16 of those while in support of the 230th SFB Hickory Three missions at Joint Base Balad. SGT Hardin's moral courage and selfless service distinguished him from his peers by having been on the most missions out of the platoon. He never wavered, nor complained to complete a task set before him. SGT Hardin was assigned to be the Third Country National(TCN), in which he was held accountable for the care and welfare of a group ranging from 25-45 men. He briefed the Lead Driver and drivers contracted to support the Combat Logistic Patrol(CLP) on the necessary conduct, safety, and risks of the convoy mission and Convoy Commanders expectations, despite the language barriers. SGT Hardin lives the NCO creed through his ability to train soldiers, senior, peers and subordinates on basic soldier tasks and drills to their MOS specific tasks so that his platoon is fully mission capable. SGT Hardin is quick to assist when needed, shares his experience and is always ready to learn and take on further responsibility.

SPC Walton showed dedication and responsibility by stepping out of his MOS and into one of the most important roles in JCOP Red Hill as manager of the JCOP's fuel. Not only did SPC Walton do this to the best of his ability but he became the best fuel manager we've ever had.

Soldier worked numerous on and off-duty hours planning and coordinating the operational, logistical and administrative requirements for small arms readiness missions. These missions were performed by mobile training teams traveling to several CONUS and OCONUS locations. The teams trained several thousand personnel with weapons qualification success rates approaching 100%. The training teams' expertise and performance were lauded by virtually all that were exposed to it, including numerous flag officers.

SGT Longhair was responsible for the system modernization of the Transmissions Section. She was responsible for four AN/TRC-190(V3) assemblages that were upgraded with Quad-multiplexing capabilities. She attended class, learning the operation and maintenance of the upgrade which included the Quad-Multiplexer as well as the upgrade to Tactical Fiber Optic Cable. Her knowledge allowed 13 Soldiers to be successfully trained on the equipment upgrade, adding tremendously to her section's mission readiness.

SGT Lizyness displayed tireless devotion to the safety and well being of his Soldiers, and utilized composite risk management in all aspects of his squad's day to day duties. SGT Lizyness was adament about motorcycle safety and took it upon himself to mentor younger motorcycle riders on the dangers of operating a motorcycle. His lessons and leadership resulted in zero motorcycle accidents since he began his mentoring.

As Tactical Operations Officer, CW3 (Name) developed a TACOPS program that gave all pilots a standardized way to plan missions. Despite the challenges posed by an continuous increased operational tempo and mission requirements, he completed all tasks with the utmost professionalism. As the Task Force high time pilot his vast experience, maturity, and proficiency were vital to not only the success of Bravo Company, but across the entire Task Force (Name).

SSG Granadosin served as the Air Defense Airspace Management (ADAM) Cell NCOIC for the 79th IBCT. He assumed responsibility for team's Property Book containing over $3.2 million worth of equipment. He supervised three NCOs and seven enlisted Soldiers focused special emphasis on properly employing and utilizing all systems to enhance effectiveness of the brigade combat team airspace users, by providing the commander situational awareness of the brigade combat team airspace by receiving and displaying air tracks.

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