For meritorious service while assigned as Student 1SG and Hold PG, Bravo Company, Cyber Training Battalion Command from XXXXXXXX to XXXXXXXX. During this time, SSG Lewis' proactive approach to his responsibilities ensured continuous Soldier and barracks readiness during the coordination and execution of Holiday Block Leave (HBL). Through foresight, planning, and coordination, he ensured Bravo company was never without coverage for all scheduled details and maintained a margin of manning to meet unexpected taskings. In addition, he provided keen insight during a 15th Signal Brigade meeting where he presented first hand knowledge of issues Soldiers are facing and several solutions to senior leaders, which resulted in concrete and effective remedies. Staff Sergeant Lewis' extraordinary efforts and accomplishments during this period reflect credit upon himself, the U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command and the United States Army.
For exceptionally meritorious service while assigned as Single Soldier Housing Manager supporting daily operations for the XXXXXX battalion 7 April 2012 - 30 June 2015. During this time, SSG Hastings oversaw the efficient use and daily operation of over 700 individual living spaces. Through innovative memorandums of agreement with sister units and detailed scheduling, correlated with room rehabilitation work, he maximized available billeting and reduced off-post housing requirements by 50%. In addition, his attention to detail and devotion to standards reduced the number of E-5 and above room sharing to less than 1 percent at any time. His commendable performance is in keeping with the finest traditions of military service and reflect great credit upon himself, the XXXXX Brigade and the United States Army.
For exceptionally meritorious service as Barracks Supervisor 1 June 2013 - 31 July 2014. During his tenure, SSG Mason developed, expanded and improved the barracks program for the entire battalion, putting in hundreds of hours to correct deficiencies in the Electronic Military Housing online system and in-process new arrivals into the barracks around-the-clock. In addition, in order to document and justify the need for additional housing, he created a system for tracking demand for both short-term and long-term housing over time. His exhaustive work and detailed analysis resulted in a 30% increase in FY funding and the subsequent improved quality of life for our Soldiers. His efforts reflect great credit upon himself, U.S. Army European Command and the United States Army.
As Barracks Manager, MSG Parker made far-reaching improvements to the quality of life of Soldiers residing in the barracks. During his tour, he developed and implemented a rotating deputy barracks manager position that utilized senior barracks occupants on a volunteer basis. This after-hours program greatly improved service for after-hours admissions and lock-outs and reduced incidents of unauthorized guests, under-age drinking, and quiet hours violations. In addition, MSG Parker, coordinated with other unit barracks managers to expand billeting capacity by providing short-term billeting to joint personnel in exchange for temporary billeting for our Soldiers during our busiest months. The devoted efforts of MSG Parker reflect great credit upon himself, the U.S. Army European Command and the United States Army.