PROFESSIONAL ACHIEVEMENT IN THE SUPERIOR PERFORMANCE OF HIS DUTIES WHILE SERVING AS CHANGE OF COMMAND COORDINATOR FOR SUBMARINE FORCE RESERVE COMPONENT, UNDERSEA WARFARE OPERATIONS DETACHMENT INDIA FROM OCTOBER 2014 TO NOVEMBER 2014. AS THE CHANGE OF COMMAND COORDINATOR, LIEUTENANT PETAK DEMONSTRATED SUPERB LEADERSHIP AND MANAGERIAL SKILLS, ORCHESTRATING AND DIRECTING 18 OFFICERS AND 12 ENLISTED IN THE EXECUTION OF A FLAWLESS CHANGE OF COMMAND CEREMONY. DISPLAYING IMPRESSIVE PROWESS AND EXTRAORDINATY LEADERSHIP, HE PROFESSIONALLY COORDINATED WITH NAVY OPERATIONS SUPPORT COMMAND FORT WORTH AND NAVAL AIR STATION - JOINT RESERVE BASE FORT WORTH HEADQUARTERS IN SECURING ALL LOGISTICAL REQUIREMENTS NECESSARY FOR A TRADITIONAL NAVY CHANGE OF COMMAND. HE EXPERTLY PROVIDED DIRECTION AND ASSISTANCE TO ALL HONORED GUESTS AND FAMILY MEMBERS DURING THE CHANGE OF COMMAND AND THE RECEPTION THAT FOLLOWED. LIEUTENANT PETAK'S EXCEPTIONAL PROFESSIONALISM AND SELFLESS DEVOTION TO DUTY REFLECTED CREDIT UPON HIMSELF AND WERE IN KEEPING WITH THE HIGHEST TRADITIONS OF THE UNITED STATES NAVAL SERVICE.
Professional achievement in the superior performance of his duties as Change of Command Event Coordinator. In this important role, Staff Sergeant McLuvin demonstrated selfless service and attention to detail in overseeing the preparation for and coordination of the 1-223rd Aviation Regiment Change of Command on 12 JUL 2023. He demonstrated superior leadership and competency during countless hours of planning, organizing, and communicating with participants in order to make the event a success. His tireless pursuit of excellence and personal involvement in ensuring this time-honored tradition was carried out appropriately is a true testament to his commitment to the unit and its personnel and reflects great credit upon himself, the 223rd Aviation Regiment and the United States Army.