My previous experience with ROTC in school and various leadership positions in school have already staged me to command a crew and deal with high stress environments on a daily basis and still thrive. The added bonus of knowledge mixed with leadership capabilities makes me a great candidate for this position. I am prepared to learn how to direct personnel operations, manage shipboard vertical launch systems, use computer displays and advanced technology in battle and ship defense, and provide support to Navy expeditionary
In the Navy, many Sailors are assigned to leadership positions whether they like it or not. Fortunately for the author, he has been positively influenced by his past leadership rather than negatively. In 2002 his first Leading Petty Officer (LPO) EN1 Kevin
The 1st Sustainment Command (Theater) (TSC) promoted one of its own today. It was a true honor to be a part of Athena Oliver’s promotion from chief warrant officer three (CW3) to the rank of CW4. The Army has a unique esprit de corps, as we work, train, and fight beside each other in the tireless effort to protect the American people and preserve our way of life. Through war and peace, the Army is a professional organization—a Family. Warrant officers are highly skilled, single-track specialty officers, the ranks CW2 through CW5, are commissioned by the President of the United States and take the same oath as regular commissioned officers (O 1 to O 10).
This paper covered the history of the Army NCO, contributions and evolution of the Army NCO. Senior Enlisted Leaders should understand the history of the NCO because the success of the military, especially the Army NCO, defines American history. The NCO played pivotal roles during the American Revolution, WW1, and the Civil War. Today’s NCO continues to form a principal part of the Army’s full spectrum
While at Fort Polk, SPC McBride had been assigned to several Red Cycle tasks including Access Control Point guard, Ammo Handling Area guard, and funeral detail. He always placed the mission first and took on any tasks he was assigned with the utmost sincerity and professionalism. SPC McBride 's dedication to these additional duties consistently allowed for the completion of the assignment without errors or any corrections being
I have experienced many situations and endured a multitude of experiences throughout my life. It is through these experiences that I have been able to learn a great deal about myself. Since I was young, I have always set astronomically high goals and expectations for myself. This was largely in part due to the strong upbringing from my parents, who taught me what is right and wrong, and instilled very strong personal values, along with a continued ideal of community service. These values helped forge me into who I am today. Besides family values, my background begins when I first joined the Boy Scouts of America. There I was taught what it means to adhere to a motto and properly wear a uniform. Although this was the simplest form of a uniform,
Damage Controlmen (DC’s) have been stripped of their welding Certifications they acquired from the Coast Guard because of a few preventable mishaps, due to the lack of following procedures that were already in place and working. Upon completing DC A-School the 3rd Class DC’s are taught the basics
I am originally from Nacogdoches TX but was raised in Greenbrier AR. After completion of high school I joined the Army on October 19, 2004 as a 21D (Engineer Diver). I attended basic training at Fort Lenardwood, MO. Upon completion or basic training I moved into phase I of advanced individual training at Fort Lenardwood and then to phase II at Panama City, FL. My first duty assignment was with the 86th Dive Detachment in December 2005. While assigned to the 86th Dive team where I conducted missions all over the world. After about five years of diving I got accepted to Warrant Officer Candidate School (WOCS). I was appointed a W01 in October 2009 and graduated 881A1 Marine Engineering Officer in August 2010. WO1 Hayes’ first duty position as
His deckplate leadership and sense of heritage is known throughout the air station. He was hand picked by NAWS Chief Mess to be the only Petty Officer First Class to Facilitate BI2F Mid-Level to 126 Officer and Enlisted personnel, he lead 8 discussion topics of CPO 365 and facilitated 30 hours of Navy Pride and Professionalism to 70 newly assigned Sailors.
Chief Madison is an exceptionally hard-working professional, who personifies the core values of our Navy. He expertly carries out the leadership of a Chief Petty Officer and is a constant source of encouragement and inspiration to those around him, continually improving the performance level of the command and Fleet in all areas. His exemplary deckplate leadership, technical expertise, professionalism, loyalty, moral character, strong sense of heritage, commitment to equality and diversity make him a perfect candidate for the 2016 MCPO Anna Der-Vartanian Award recipient. Some of his specific accomplishments include:
Chris Kyle was a sniper in the Navy SEALS during the Iraq War and got awards and promotions during his career which earned him a reputation and title. In training, he busted a drug dealer in an exercise in the city. He was so skilled at his job that his chief told him to become a navigator. His largest kill was from 2100 feet away in Sadr City. He won 2 Silver Stars and 5 Bronze Stars for valor. One of the Bronze Stars that he received was for valor in combat when he fought with the Marines and saved many of the Marines’ lives and even a reporter’s life. He also had a high count of confirmed kills in his career. Later in his career, he was promoted to a Subject Matter Expert (SME) which means that he takes to high officers and tell them what could be better for equipment and training for snipers and for SEALS. Finally, he is
The Navy of the 1800s was very different from the Navy that can be seen today. The tactics, personnel, structure, and leadership all made it a unique force. While watching Master and Commander it was surprising to see the variety of people on board a regular Navy ship. From young boys to very old men, each played a role in the war effort.
service members and their families. I want to be a part of the team, whom
-His contributions to the realm of training and coaching clearly indicate his potential as a future Recruiter Instructor.
Reason to listen: The U.S. Navy Corpsman has been around since 1814, so about 203 years now.