Petty Officer Portis is highly recommended for the Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal for his sustained superior performance of duties while serving as Tactical Support Communication (TSCOMM) Leading Petty Officer and project supervisor for the TSCOMM facility relocation project at U.S. Naval Computer and Telecommunications Station (NCTS), Far East Detachment Okinawa during the period of October 2016 to January 2017.
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
Petty Officer Gavin is a knowledgeable and versatile Sailor whose team work has been invaluable to the command. He consistently takes on demanding assignments and completes them with exceptional results. His outstanding leadership, managerial skills and high level of professional competence have contributed significantly to the unit's high state of readiness. Highlights of his specific accomplishments include: - As an Awase Watch Supervisor, he expertly troubleshot multiple major system casualties and trained detachment personnel.
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: Transformational Mentor and Teacher: Established an impressive mentorship program from the ground-up at a four star command for 155
-GySgt Tillman leads with positive energy, compassion, and by example in everything he does. -He is versatile, capable, and focuses on assisting the station not just his sector. -His contributions to the realm of training and coaching clearly indicate his potential as a future Recruiter Instructor. -Recommend promotion and retention
In the past two years (while on administrative suspension), Sgt. Brown has excelled. All report that she has taken her administrative duties seriously, and is performing rather well under closer supervision. Accordingly, Public Safety planned to place PO Brown at the Academy or make her Chief 's pick.
First month of Warrant Officer Basic Course The role of the military officer today is very complex, challenging, and very rewarding. The transition into Warrant Officer Basic Course (WOBC) has displayed a few of those characteristics. Upon arrival to the WOBC we as newly appointed Warrant Officers were welcomed with open arms. Not only was the students eager to get started and to begin learning on how to become future 131As but the instructors were as eager to coach, influence and direct the class in the direction needed not only becoming newly certified 131A but to become the future of the 131A cohort. During our first few weeks at WOBC we continued to get acclimated with the new surroundings of Fort Sill and continued to get accustomed to the transition from being enlisted to the officer branch.
As I embark on the newest chapter in my life it occurs to me that I must first take time to fully process and appreciate the magnitude of what it really is to be a Warrant Officer in the United States Army. From my own perspective as well as the perspective seen from society I can see my new responsibilities will hold a paramount position in many different aspects. This being said, I can look forward to a major shift in what my focus will be and how my decisions will directly impact those around me.
We have probably one of the best Colonels in the service, McChriston is his name. Our Lieutenant Colonel Collen seems to be a first rate man also. We have as yet no Major, though it is very likely that Cowgill will obtain that position, I hope he will at any rate. We were reviewed yesterday by General Hovey, he announced our
Surface Warfare Officers (SWO) are known as the backbone of the Navy. For years I have desired to obtain this position and have done extensive research concerning the attributes and requirements. Because I believe the Navy begins in the heart as well as the head, I know that becoming a part of the Navy would be life changing. Commissioning as a SWO would allow me to make a meaningful difference, as well as gain unparalleled leadership experience.
After requesting an interview with three different leaders in Emergency management I was able to me with SSgt N. Rawn Tarrant IV Contract over-site NCOIC/BOLC TDY travel coordinator. I at first wanted to investigate what inspired him to serve his country. Like most young men, he thought it was a small price of sacrifice to enter the services with the expectations of opportunities it provided once he completed his first term. As the course went on he found himself engulfed it the culture and somewhat of a natural leader that inspires him to still serve to date. Describing the experience as the first real job to be about something bigger than himself.
Sergeant First Class Emily C. Martinez United States Army, distinguished herself as a Quartermaster Noncommissioned Officer by exceptionally meritorious conduct in the performance of outstanding service to the United States as the III Corps Mortuary Affairs Non-Commissioned Officer (MA NCO) and the Combined Joint Task Force Sustainment Operation Battle NCO. As the MA NCOIC/Night Shift Battle NCO, SFC Martinez performed and executed all operations according to the Task Force CJTF OIR J4 MA standard operating procedures, ensuring 100% compliance with all MA regulations. SFC Martinez is responsible for monitoring the battle to provide oversight to the CJ4 and is also responsible for tracking movements of all classes of supplies within the CJOA.
My appointment to General McLane’s LINK Crew is an amazing opportunity to gain leadership training and utilize it within my local community. LINK Crew is a faculty-appointed organization that utilizes forty driven juniors and seniors to help transfer students and incoming freshman become orientated to the high school culture and rules. Leaders act as student mentors for new kids by helping them find their classes, teaching them small life-lessons, and introducing them to faculty, teachers, and other new students. Each year, we go through over fifteen hours of training regarding leadership, public speaking, and communication skills in order to present to new students several times a year. We also act as leaders within sports, academic, extracurricular,