Plans and Operations NCO
HHC USAG-Fort Hunter Liggett, Directorate of Plans, Training, Mobilization, and Security
Created and developed the Garrison Brief that is disseminated daily throughout the Garrison, IMCOM-W, and USARC and provides a valuable snapshot of the weather, training load, and Security and Safety concerns of the garrison. This template is an Army Best Practice Initiative that is now recommended by the Higher Headquarters Assessment Team and used by a variety of other Garrisons throughout the Army.
Acted as the Liaison to the United States Air Force Pararescue in support of their annual tandem jump Master course. During the TDY, he coordinated garrison support and obtained more than 20 Soldiers to assist in this specialized training that utilized C-130 Hercules Aircraft without a single Safety incident or injury to Soldiers or Air Force Personnel.
SFC Hutchins devoted his off-duty time on nights and weekends to help USAG Fort Hunter Liggett score above the IMCOM Average on the Higher Headquarters Assessment (HHAT).
As the Communications NCO for the Installation Force Protection Exercise (IFPEX), SFC Hutchins was instrumental in the smooth execution of this higher command driven exercise.
SFC Hutchins was instrumental in the coordination, planning, and execution of numerous Distinguished Visitor visits to include visits by Congressman Farr, 17th California District; LTG Lynch, IMCOM Commander; Mr J. Randall Robinson, Dir, IMCOM-W; Mr John Newman, Assistant Secretary of the Army-Manpower and Reserve Affairs; Ms Katherine Hammack, Assistant Secretary of the Army-Installation and Environment; the Office of the Secretary of Defense-Reserve Affairs; the United States Army Reserve Command Command Sergeant Major, and many other visits and events.
SFC Hutchins was recognized by the United States Navy SEAL Team One for his support and knowledge of Fort Hunter Liggett during their fact finding mission for potential future training of SEAL Teams and possible relocation of aspects of Naval Special Warfare Command to Fort Hunter Liggett.
Army National Guard Headquarters Manpower Study
Mister Hallowell was handpicked by senior division leadership to provide advisory, administrative, and logistical support to a team of 23 analysts conducting the first manpower study of Army National Guard Headquarters functions since 1999. As a direct result of his tireless efforts, over 2,600 manpower requirements were validated and future manning documents will better reflect the organization and staffing of the Army National Guard Directorate.
Project Manager, Task Force Panama
FOR EXCEPTIONALLY MERITORIOUS SERVICE WHILE SERVING AS A PROJECT MANAGER, TASK FORCE QA/QC AND CONSTRUCTION SUBJECT MANAGER EXPERT DURING "BEYOND THE HORIZONS 2013" FORT SHERMAN, PANAMA FROM 15 MARCH TO 22 JUNE 2013. STAFF SERGEANT RHINER'S DEDICATION TO THE MISSION AND UNMATCHED TECHNICAL EXPERTISE PROVED ESSENTIAL TO THE SUCCESS OF TASK FORCE PANAMA. HIS OUTSTANDING PERFORMANCE DURING BTH13 REFLECTS GREAT CREDIT UPON HIMSELF, TASK FORCE PANAMA AND THE UNITED STATES ARMY.
Product Director, Joint Project Office
For meritorious service while serving as the Product Director for Joint Light Tactical Vehicles Engineering and Manufacturing Development (EMD) Team B, from June 2012 through May 2015 for the Project Manager, Joint Program Office, Joint Light Tactical Vehicles. During this period, Lieutenant Colonel Rick Flair distinguished himself through superior performance of duty. He epitomized the Marine Corps Values and demonstrated absolute selfless service. Lieutenant Colonel Flair led an extremely diverse team of military, government civilians and contractor personnel through the challenging and high visibility EMD phase which saw extensive Live Fire and Performance Testing, as well as exemplary execution of a culminating event, the large scale Joint Army and Marine Corps Limited User Test. Lieutenant Colonel Flair's superb performance reflects great credit upon himself, the Joint Program Office, Joint Light Tactical Vehicles, the Program Executive Office, Combat Support and Combat Service Support, the United States Army, and the United States Marine Corps.
Enlisted Advisor, Transition to Veterans Program Office
Enlisted Advisor to the Director of the Transition to Veterans Program Office, Office of the Secretary of Defense, Personnel and Readiness. As the Director's lead planner and organizer, Sergeant First Class Miller planned and executed the Transition Assistance Program Site Assistance Visits across the Department, providing guidance and leadership to each Service as they implemented the redesigned Transition Assistance Program. Sergeant First Class Miller's exceptional professionalism and dedication to duty are in keeping with the finest traditions of military service and reflect great credit upon himself, the Office of the Secretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness and the United States Army.
Operations Research Analyst, Directed Energy Project Office
Meritorious service while serving as Operations Research Analyst, Directed Energy Project Office (DEPO), from XXXXXXXXXX to XXXXXXXXXX. In this important assignment, Mr. Klondike was a key factor in the success of the Rapid Capability Critical Technology Office's (RCCTO) most critical projects. His extensive efforts afforded DEPO the opportunity to formulate and apply modeling and other optimizing methods to develop and interpret cost information which improved management's decision making ability related to rapid prototyping and initial equipping of strategically important capabilities. Mr Klondike's exceptional professionalism and dedication to duty are in keeping with the finest traditions of military service and reflect great credit upon himself, the Directed Energy Project Office and the United States Army.
Chief of Exercises Division
Meritorious service while serving as Chief of Exercises Division, U.S. Army Africa, from XXXXXXXX to XXXXXXXX. During this period, Captain Taylor led or assisted in the development of numerous planning efforts for crisis action plans, contingency plans, and regional engagement plans. He ably led the USARAF forward deployed element for 20 weeks while working at the African-led International Support Mission in Mali (AFISMA) headquarters in Bamako, Mali. Following his success with planning, he shifted from Plans to Exercises and immediately streamlined standard processes with Exercises, improving communication, establishing SOPs, and positioning the division for greater success. Captain Taylor's exceptional professionalism and dedication to duty are in keeping with the finest traditions of military service and reflect great credit upon himself, U.S. Army Africa and the United States Army.
Project Officer, Close Combat Systems
For exceptional service to the Close Combat Systems program, Joint Program Executive Office, Armaments and Ammunition from 11 July 2012 to 15 August 2022. As a Project Officer, Mr. Seltzer aided in the development, production and fielding of numerous items currently in the Army's inventory to include the XM93 Wide Area Munition. In addition, as the Division Chief for shoulder fired munitions, he was responsible for the production and fielding of a variety of munitions to the joint Warfighter, expanding unit level defensive capabilities. Moreover, as the Director for Program Integration and International, he established an effective and growing international capability which provided access to foreign scientific advances and positioned the U.S. for unprecedented technical superiority. Mr. Seltzer's exceptional professionalism and dedication to duty are in keeping with the finest traditions of military service and reflect great credit upon himself, the Joint Program Executive Office and the United States Army.