SGT _____________ distinguished himself through focus and dedication to the unit's mission success. Working in excess of normal duty hours, he packed, prepared for, and implemented training events for sling load and hoisting operations leading up to the unit's Annual Training. He inspected the sling load sets for serviceability and completeness, and packed extra equipment as part of his contingency planning. He also coordinated and set up a sling load training class with the Air Force out of Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst NJ.
He demonstrated great pride and enthusiasm in his duties as the unit non-rated crew member Standardization Instructor (SI), producing excellent results throughout Annual Training. He completed stands evaluations on 10 non-rated crew members while performing duties as the SI during annual training at Ft Edwards Massachusetts. He flew 10 missions, totaling 23.4 hours over the 2 weeks, training non-rated crew members in sling load and hoisting operations, as well as Unit Trainer (UT) duties.
He was involved in all aspects of training in addition to his responsibilities as Unit SI. He assisted in training several crew chiefs and maintenance personnel in maintenance operations by completing several Preventative Maintenance Daily inspections and participated in 40-hour inspections. He took the time to go through the work packages step by step ensuring a full understanding of the inspection was achieved.
SGT ___________ set himself apart as an NCO and Unit leader by setting aside additional time to sit down and mentor junior Soldiers as crew members, maintainers, and as Soldiers. He always placed the needs of the mission and of his Soldiers above his own needs and lived the principles of the NCO Creed throughout his performance during Annual Training.
MERITORIOUS SERVICE DURING TF MEDEVAC'S ANNUAL TRAINING AT CAMP EDWARDS, MASSACHUSETTS FROM 30 APRIL TO 15 MAY 2015. SGT ___________ WAS ASSIGNED AS THE UNIT STANDARDIZATION INSTRUCTOR (SI), AND SPENT MANY ADDITIONAL HOURS PREPARING EQUIPMENT AND TRAINING FOR ANNUAL TRAINING. HIS ACTIONS ALLOWED FOR THE SAFE EXECUTION OF SLING LOAD TRAINING AND READINESS LEVEL PROGRESSION. HIS CONTRIBUTION SERVES AS A STERLING EXAMPLE AS AN NCO, AND DIRECTLY ENHANCED UNIT TRAINING AND READINESS. HIS EFFORTS AND ACHIEVEMENTS HAVE REFLECTED FAVORABLY ON THE NEW HAMPSHIRE ARMY NATIONAL GUARD, AND HAVE BROUGHT GREAT CREDIT TO HIMSELF, TF MEDEVAC, 54TH TROOP COMMAND, AND THE UNITED STATES ARMY.