Outstanding achievement while serving as Aircraft Pneudraulics Repair Specialist on temporary duty to Joint Base Langley–Eustis, Virginia, from XXXXXXXX to XXXXXXXX. During this period, Sergeant Merriweather displayed exceptional maintenance knowledge and skill during a seven-day training exercise at a remote location, resulting in the successful High Altitude Low Opening qualification of 39 United States Army paratroopers. Additionally, Sergeant Merriweather aided Air Force maintenance personnel by teaming with hydraulic specialists to repair a damaged C-130 hydraulic line, allowing the safe and on-time return of the aircraft. Furthermore, Sergeant Merriweather led a team of five Airmen in the replacement of four C130H life rafts, facilitating the safe operation of flight crew egress equipment and certifying two members on the task. Finally, Sergeant Merriweather identified a C-130 fuel tank quantity requirement error and initiated a technical data revision. His coordination with the manufacturer ensured a swift repair and prevented maintenance delays on the aircraft, maximizing the 94th Air Wing's aircraft availability. Sergeant Merriweather's outstanding achievements and devotion to duty reflect favorably upon himself, the 3rd Combat Aviation Brigade and the United States Army.
Outstanding achievement while serving as a Wheeled Vehicle Mechanic for the 645th Inland Cargo Transportation Company during Individual Weapons Qualification, 10 June 2021 to 22 June 2021. Staff Sergeant Reymundo Sanchez's professionalism, selfless service, initiative, and continuous efforts contributed to the Battalion's ability to provide seamless, timely and responsive support. His enthusiasm, skill and dedication were vital factors in the overall mission success. Staff Sergeant Sanchez's actions reflect great credit upon himself, the 314th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion and the United States Army.
Meritorious service while serving as Utilities Equipment Repairer, 12th Chemical Company, Fort Riley, Kansas, from 11 April 2017 to 15 September 2020. In this important assignment, Specialist Michael Moore's dedication to duty and technical expertise contributed significantly to the success of the 12th Chemical Company Maintenance Team. He quickly developed skills and knowledge, both within and outside of his primary MOS required to support the mission. His experience, foresight, and leadership directly contributed to the unit winning its first MSC Best Maintenance Company Award. Specialist Moore's efficiency and dedication to duty reflect great credit upon himself, the 1st Infantry Division and the United States Army.
Meritorious service while serving as Brigade Maintenance Manager, 2nd Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division, from 16 February 2016 to 22 March 2020. During this period, Sergeant First Class Esteban Johnson served as Maintenance Manager, CSSAMO, and Maintenance Technician in the absence of these key leadership positions. His outstanding professional skill, leadership, and ceaseless efforts were directly responsible for setting up maintenance programs and establishing connections for six battalions and over 60 STAMIS systems. In addition, Sergeant Johnson meticulously tracked over 1,000 equipment items during fielding, ensuring subordinate, adjacent, and higher units always maintained an accurate and coordinated fielding status. Moreover, Sergeant Johnson positively influenced a continuous Operational Readiness Rate of 97% or higher while supporting U.S. Army Network Integration and Evaluation testing of over 38 systems, resulting in 23 systems fielded during combat operations. Finally, he played a key role in the fielding of the Army's new GCSS-Army program for 37 UICs, 28 maintenance clerks, and six supervisors and Maintenance Control Officers. Sergeant First Class Johnson's extraordinary efforts and accomplishments during this period reflect credit upon himself, the 1st Armored Division and the United States Army.