SPC Snuffy continuously worked long hours and during her time to plan, coordinate and execute the loading of vehicles and trailers. Her personality meshed with the battalion's UMO team that extended her influence beyond the chain. She coordinated rail loading of 27 vehicles, 5 trailers, 1 STT, utilizing equipment and personnel from other companies to accomplish the task.
SPC Snuffy protected the command from financial liabilities and set the standard by developing a system that meticulously maintained 100 percent accountability of over 400 pieces of equipment with sensitive items valued at more than twelve million dollars. Her well-organized system kept neat documentation of every item in three modes of transportation (air, land, and sea).
SPC Snuffy, assigned as HHC's unit movement officer (UMO), typically the responsibility of an E-6 or higher. However, SPC Snuffy exceeded all standards and performed the duties beyond her rank's expectation. She worked tirelessly to coordinate the movement for over 400 equipment items to prepare for deployment in support of Operation Spartan Shield. Her efforts directly resulted in all of the equipment shipped, centralized, and accounted for without equipment loss.
SPC Snuffy trained one new supply specialist as her assistant UMO and led over 20 personnel, with some in the formation holding three pay grades above her. Throughout the four months, all of her efforts exceeded the highest expectation for performance in all situations. Her leadership quality reflects of someone in a higher grade. SPC Snuffy has distinguished himself from her peers by exemplary leadership and duty in just four months as HHC 555th AWESOME UNIT Unit Movement Officer.
FOR EXCEPTIONALLY MERITORIOUS ACHIEVEMENT WHILE SERVING AS THE UNIT MOVEMENT OFFICER FOR HHC, 555th AWESOME UNIT. SPECIALIST SNUFFY'S DILIGENT WORK ETHIC, DEVOTION TO DUTY, AND UNWAVERING DEDICATION TO SUPPORTING THE UNIT'S MISSION ALLOWED THE 555th AWESOME UNIT TO SUCCESSFULLY MOVE ALL WARFIGHTING EQUIPMENT FORWARD TO THE AREA OF OPERATION. SPECIALIST SNUFFY'S OUTSTANDING PERFORMANCE IS IN KEEPING WITH THE FINEST TRADITIONS OF MILITARY SERVICE AND REFLECT DISTINCT CREDIT UPON HERSELF, 555th AWESOME UNIT, AND THE UNITED STATES ARMY.
AS UNIT MOVEMENT OFFICER, STAFF SERGEANT WHITE'S OUTSTANDING PROFESSIONAL SKILL, KNOWLEDGE, AND LEADERSHIP AIDED IMMEASURABLY IN IDENTIFYING PROBLEM AREAS IN TRANSPORTATION LOGISTICS AND POLICIES AND IMPLEMENTING SOLUTIONS. DUE TO HIS EXTENSIVE FORESIGHT AND PREPARATION, HHT 2-116 SUCCESSFULLY MOVED ALL REQUIRED EQUIPMENT, VEHICLES, AND COMSEC TO THE NATIONAL TRAINING CENTER. DURING THIS EFFORT, HE REGULARLY EMBRACED CHALLENGES TYPICALLY ASSOCIATED WITH LEADERSHIP POSITIONS WELL ABOVE HIS PAY GRADE AND COMPLETED THEM IN A MANNER CONSISTENT WITH THAT OF A PROFESSIONAL. IN ADDITION, SERGEANT WHITE REVIEWED LOGISTICAL STATUS REPORTS DAILY AND PROVIDED DAILY LOGISTICS INFORMATION AND SUPPORT TO ALL BATTALION LEVEL COMMAND AND STAFF PERSONNEL. STAFF SERGEANT WHITE'S ACTIONS ARE IN KEEPING WITH THE FINEST TRADITIONS OF MILITARY SERVICE AND REFLECT GREAT CREDIT UPON HIMSELF, THE 116th CAVALRY BRIGADE COMBAT TEAM (CBCT) AND THE UNITED STATES ARMY.
FOR EXCEPTIONALLY MERITORIOUS SERVICE WHILE ASSIGNED AS UNIT MOVEMENT OFFICER FOR THE 182D FIELD ARTILLERY REGIMENT FROM XXXXXXX TO XXXXXXX. SERGEANT YOUNG CREATED AND ESTABLISHED THE IMMIGRATION PROCESS FOR 1ST BATTALION, 182D FIELD ARTILLERY REGIMENT. HIS COORDINATION AND PROFESSIONAL RELATIONSHIP WITH THE HOST NATION IMMIGRATION OFFICE RESULTED IN FLAWLESS SUPPORT TO THE BATTALION'S TROOP MOVEMENT ACROSS THE BATTLE FIELD AND DIRECTLY SUPPORTED THE MOVEMENT OF MORE THAN 500 PIECES OF EQUIPMENT AND MORE THAN 500 TROOPS DURING HIS TOUR IN SUPPORT OF OPERATION ENDURING FREEDOM (SPARTAN SHIELD). SERGEANT YOUNG'S EXCEPTIONAL PERFORMANCE, PROFESSIONALISM, AND DEDICATION TO DUTY REFLECT GREAT CREDIT ON HIM, THE MICHIGAN NATIONAL GUARD AND THE UNITED STATES ARMY.
STAFF SERGEANT KEVIN NIGHT, UNITED STATES ARMY, DISTINGUISHED HIMSELF BY OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT AS THE UNIT MOVEMENT OFFICER FOR THE STANDING JOINT FORCE HEADQUARTERS FOR ELIMINATION (SJFHQ-E), XXXXXXX THROUGH XXXXXXX. DURING THIS PERIOD, STAFF SERGEANT NIGHT'S OUTSTANDING INITIATIVE AND DEDICATION TO DUTY ENABLED THE SJFHQ-E TO PLAN THE UPLOAD OF ITS FIELD AND COMMUNICATIONS EQUIPMENT IN PREPARATION FOR THE UNIT MOVE TO FORT BELVOIR, VIRGINIA. IN JUST TWO DAYS, HE PERSONALLY MANAGED THE INVENTORY AND LOADOUT OF OVER FOUR MILLION DOLLARS WORTH OF UNIT EQUIPMENT. ADDITIONALLY, HE OBTAINED ESTIMATES FOR SHIPPING COSTS TO DETERMINE THE BEST COURSE OF ACTION TO TRANSPORT THE EQUIPMENT FROM ABERDEEN PROVING GROUNDS, MARYLAND TO FORT BELVOIR, VIRGINIA. HIS INITIATIVE, DEDICATION, AND ATTENTION TO DETAIL ENSURED MAXIMUM COMMUNICATION AND COORDINATION AND WAS CRITICAL TO THE SYNCHRONIZED MOVEMENT OF ALL UNIT EQUIPMENT. THROUGH HIS DISTINCTIVE ACCOMPLISHMENTS, STAFF SERGEANT NIGHT REFLECTED GREAT CREDIT UPON HIMSELF, THE UNITED STATES STRATEGIC COMMAND, THE UNITED STATES ARMY AND THE DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE.