Water Treatment Specialist

  • I effectively prepared five companies for deployment to multiple combat zones, ensuring personnel were trained and equipment was operational.
  • I scheduled water cross-training for fuelers, truck drivers, and engineers, significantly multiplying self-sufficiency and expanding service capabilities.
  • Trusted with the responsibility for all water-related issues supporting the unit, I consistently exceeded expectations.
  • I played a key role in the successful stand-up of 1st Platoon’s water purification station, freeing the unit from dependence on a NATO unit.
  • With exceptional dedication, I maintained a 95% operational readiness rate on over $1 million worth of non-standard water purification equipment.
  • I implemented tough, realistic, and effective training for 3rd Platoon’s water purification section, ensuring their proficiency and readiness.
  • While deployed in support of Operation IRAQI FREEDOM 2, I provided over 2 million gallons of purified water for FOB Speicher.
  • I produced 100,000 gallons of water daily to sustain Soldiers in MND (Multi-National Division) North Iraq, significantly contributing to the overall success of the platoon’s mission.
  • I played a crucial role in the company’s successful move, ensuring equipment remained at a high state of readiness during the relocation from Sea Girt to Fort Dix.
  • I made critical on-the-spot repairs to the TWPS (Tactical Water Purification System), enabling the distribution of 70,000 gallons of water to 5,000 soldiers.
  • I diligently trained the crew on the setup and breakdown of TWDS (Tactical Water Distribution System) and 20k bag.
  • I willingly volunteered for multiple details, making valuable contributions to the overall mission’s success during CSTX (Combat Support Training Exercise).
  • I ensured the accountability of all equipment belonging to the 154th QM Water Purification and Distribution Company.
  • I demonstrated expertise in radio practices, procedures, and etiquette, contributing to the improvement of the unit’s communication capabilities.
  • During annual training, I conducted OPFOR (Opposing Force) operations at the urban operations land.
  • I executed the duties of ADVON (Advanced Echelon) and completed all tasks while providing the necessary equipment for a seamless transition between the unit in Winterville and CSTX at Fort Dix.
  • I successfully overhauled the maximum-security cell block in Camp 5, restoring water service to 4 cells and clearing 2 sewer blockages.

Petroleum Supply Specialist

  • I erected the 800K FSSP (Forward Area Refueling Point) for Erbil, Iraq FOB, utilizing my experience with the FSSP to contribute to the unit’s success.
  • I conducted multiple water/ice distribution and fuel missions, delivering over 500 gallons of fuel and 1,700 lbs of water/ice.
  • I ensured water buffalos, light sets, and generators were consistently full and running, playing an indispensable role in the 87th Troop Command FTX and CPX success.
  • I meticulously accounted for and issued more than 1,500,000 gallons of JP8 to support the 244th Combat Aviation Brigade’s mission during OIR (Operation Inherent Resolve).
  • With expertise in fuel dispensing, I completed over 40,000 fuel dispensing operations and effectively managed the FARP (Forward Arming Refueling Point) during NTC (National Training Center) rotations.
  • I received, stored, and preserved over 1,000,000 gallons of POL (Petroleum, Oil, and Lubricants) that served a camp of 1,300 residents.
  • I efficiently performed duties as a SAMS-E clerk, maintaining necessary parts to keep rolling stock at a high state of readiness.
  • Serving as the company’s environmental officer, I ensured everyone complied with environmental standards.
  • I conducted daily FARP inspections and weekly PMCS (Preventive Maintenance Checks and Services) on equipment, maintaining the company’s 100% readiness rate.
  • I effectively managed the fuel section of the distribution platoon, supervising 5 Soldiers and dispensing 7,000 gallons of fuel in support of vital convoy missions.
  • I distributed over 100,000 gallons of F-24 fuel to support international operations over Somalia.
  • I assumed responsibility for Pump Station #3 during AT (Annual Training) and pumped over 1,500,000 gallons.
  • I supervised operations and enforced safety procedures, ensuring the operation crew sustained zero injuries throughout the entire training mission.
  • I trained 4 non-MOS qualified soldiers to safely conduct fueling operations during annual training.
  • I consistently enforced safe operating procedures during a bulk fuel draw, facilitating the squadron’s mission.
  • I successfully delivered 50,000 gallons of purified water during a rotation to Pohakuloa Training Area.

Aircraft Refueler

  • I ensured HEMTTs (Heavy Expanded Mobility Tactical Trucks) were mission-capable, performing PMCS (Preventive Maintenance Checks and Services), minor repairs, and topping off side tanks.
  • I diligently made load sheets for each HEMTT and loaded all equipment required during the AT (Annual Training) period, ensuring readiness and efficiency.
  • I conducted an inventory of HTAR (Hydraulic Test and Repair) systems and tagged equipment that was not operational, maintaining a well-functioning and reliable inventory.
  • I ran Millipore samples to check fuel filter effectiveness, proactively preventing potential failures and ensuring the quality of fuel.
  • I played a key role in the 101 CAB (Combat Aviation Brigade) Combatives Team, contributing to their second overall win during the Eagle Combatives Tournament.
  • I introduced FARP training for JTF-B (Joint Task Force-Bronze) units, significantly increasing the joint task force’s expeditionary FARP capabilities.

Section Sergeant

  • I played an instrumental role in the movement and distribution of more than 6,000,000 gallons of JP8 to eight separate locations in the challenging conditions of combat.
  • I effectively identified, contained, and cleaned up a fuel spill in Alpha Company’s motor pool, eliminating a hazardous environment and ensuring the welfare of personnel.

Platoon Sergeant

  • I provided valuable assistance in the designing and planning of the expansion of FOB Salerno theater FARP (Forward Arming and Refueling Point) and AHA (Ammunition Holding Area), resulting in a 20% improvement in aircraft versatility and ammunition storage capacity.
  • I implemented and strictly enforced a fuel pilferage deterrent system, resulting in a remarkable 3% fuel loss from host nation fuel delivery contractors.
  • Recognized for my dedication to logistics, I earned the designation of Demonstrated Logistician and completed the Additional Duty Safety Course.
  • I successfully managed and maintained the 100% operational readiness of three theater FARPs concurrently, ensuring non-stop fuel and ammunition support 24/7.
  • Through outstanding mentorship and coaching, I contributed to Task Force NCO and Soldier of the Month winners during combat operations.
  • I provided support for 2,000 flying hours during six exercises and issued 300,000 gallons of JP-8 in response to 115 fuel requests.
  • I made significant contributions to the 2013 CAPEX (Capabilities Exercise), pumping 130,000 gallons of JP-8 for 34 C-130s, fueling a successful 1,000-Ranger air assault exhibition.
  • As a Company Slingload Inspector, I efficiently rigged and inspected twelve non-standard loads in direct support of remote Task Force FARPs.
  • I trained and rehearsed all Soldiers to be reactive and proactive in FARP and AHA safety procedures, resulting in flawless execution of all tasks.
  • I instilled a strong desire for maximum effort in missions and duties, motivating my NCOs to take on tough missions and succeed.
  • I effectively managed and maintained over six million dollars’ worth of accountable MTOE (Modified Table of Organization and Equipment) equipment without any loss or damage.
  • I successfully issued and maintained the storage of over five million gallons of JP-8 fuel and over seventy tons of ammunition, valued at over twenty million dollars, without any loss.
  • I was directly responsible for ensuring compliance with OSHA, HAZMAT, and safety regulations at my FARPs, receiving high praise during two safety inspections.
  • I integrated expeditionary FARP training into the battle rhythm of JTF-B (Joint Task Force-Bronze) units, significantly enhancing the Joint Task Force’s expeditionary FARP capabilities.
  • A Soldier under my leadership was selected to act as the Platoon Sergeant until the AGR (Active Guard Reserve) position is filled.
  • I served as the NCOIC (Non-Commissioned Officer in Charge) of the FSSP (Forward Support Supply Point) system at warrior exercise 91 14-03, pumping over 170,000 gallons of DF-2 (Diesel Fuel-2).

Aircraft Fuel Handler

  • I consistently exceeded refueling operations by handling over 10,000 gallons of F24 fuel, ensuring the success of all refueling operations.
  • I demonstrated exceptional motivation and dedication to my duties, providing valuable support to 40th BSB (Brigade Support Battalion) operations.
  • I developed and implemented procedures for FARP awareness and spill contingency plans, contributing to the safe and efficient operations of fuel handling.
  • I served as the Junior Team Leader at Pearson FARP during JRTC (Joint Readiness Training Center).
  • I successfully recovered 5,000 gallons of JP-8 that was previously unaccounted for in logs, ensuring accurate fuel records.
  • With efficiency and precision, I refueled over 5,000 aircraft and issued over 1,000,000 gallons of fuel.
  • I maintained three HEMTT (Heavy Expanded Mobility Tactical Truck) trucks and all basic issue items in top condition at all times.
  • I trained the shift NCO on closing daily and monthly fuel accountability reports, ensuring accurate record-keeping.
  • I played a vital role in keeping aircraft on schedule and reducing the required engineering support by 30%.
  • I efficiently loaded 4,000 2.75 rockets and over 1,000,000 50 cal rounds in support of Task Force Lightning Horse.
  • I successfully performed 11 hot refueling operations, dispensing over 10,000 gallons of JP-8 with a record response time average of 9 minutes.
  • I mastered the Army’s most diverse hydrant system, skillfully routing 90,000 gallons of fuel to ten aircraft at five stations, enabling the delivery of 20 tons of cargo.
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