PFC Fortner maintained the standard and took possession of an M7 Forward Repair System (FRS), M1076 Trailer, M3 Flat rack, and M1075A1 Pallet Loading System (PLS) outfitted with an Enhanced Container Handling Unit while his supervisors were on leave and attending Professional Military Education (ECHU). During the months of July and August 2022, as the only mechanic in his squad, he maintained all vehicles and brought E442 the PLS and E442F the FRS to Fully Mission Capable (FMC) level.
Meritorious service as M1 System Maintainer, Golf Company, 134th Brigade Support Battalion, from 02 February 2017 to 20 March 2022. During this period, Sergeant Young's mechanical knowledge and commitment to the mission facilitated the successful and efficient completion of 12 M1A1 annual services, AOAP samples taken on 33 tracked vehicles, nine AOAP oil changes, and the completion of 40 NMC Work Orders on 13 M1A1s requiring over 2,000 man hours. In addition, as the senior mechanic supporting five live fire ranges, Sergeant Young expeditiously repaired over 20 faults resulting in only one vehicle needing recovery support. Finally, Sergeant Young maintained one hundred percent accountability of over $200,000 of equipment and special tools, resulting in zero maintenance delays for tools or equipment. Sergeant Young's diligent efforts and loyal dedication to duty are in keeping with the finest traditions of military service and reflect great credit upon himself, Company G, 134th Brigade Support Battalion and the Minnesota Army National Guard.
Meritorious service as ABRAMS Tank System Maintainer from XXXXXXXX to XXXXXXXX. Specialist Dan Danger inherited duties and responsibilities far above his rank and completed all required tasks with proficiency. Specialist Danger's willingness to step up to the plate time and time again demonstrates his dedication not only to his platoon but to his company. Specialist Danger distinguished himself by exceptional meritorious service, demonstrating to all that he is a professional Soldier, dedicated to excellence in his field of expertise. His untiring efforts and can-do attitude testify to his achievements and accolades as an outstanding Soldier of the U.S. Army. Specialist Danger's selfless efforts and loyal dedication to duty are in keeping with the finest traditions of military service and reflect great credit upon himself, Delta company, 1/11 Armored Cavalry Regiment and the United States Army.