• I provided valuable assistance to Commandos in the Afghanistan Army, enhancing their weapon system knowledge, proficiency, and combat effectiveness.
  • Through dedication and hard work, I successfully lost a considerable amount of weight to meet the APFT Height and Weight Standards, improving both myself and the U.S. Army.
  • My advanced knowledge of the training area greatly aided my leadership in route selection, tactical operations, and the layout of multiple objectives.
  • My motivation and experience played a significant role in the successful completion of the ODA’s training mission in support of A Company, 1-509th IN ABN.
  • I actively contributed to sustaining the total combat readiness of my squad and A Company, 2-4IN BN 4BDE 10MTN DIV.
  • I played a crucial role in protecting the Security Force Advise and Assist Teams, facilitating the overall accomplishment of the mission.
  • Through my efficiency, professionalism, and initiative, I inspired my peers and subordinates to strive for success.
  • I demonstrated technical proficiency on the company Heavy Weapons Qualification range, qualifying as an expert on the .50 caliber weapon.
  • I deployed to Afghanistan with the 4IBCT PRT Team for 9 months, earning my second ARCOM (Army Commendation Medal).
  • By attending and successfully completing the Warrior Leadership Course, I expanded my professional knowledge and leadership skills.
  • I exhibited exceptional resilience and dedication to my secondary duty as a platoon armorer, effectively meeting the demanding requirements of both positions.
  • Even in the face of a constant flow of incoming personnel and personnel transitioning to different duty positions, I handled the stress efficiently, demonstrating exceptional resilience.
  • While assigned to A Company, 2-34, I served as a Bradley Gunner, significantly multiplying the effectiveness of the team.
  • I completed the Light Reconnaissance Mortar (LRM) course and qualified as an expert on both the M-4 and .50 caliber weapons.
  • Leveraging my weapon knowledge, I coached other soldiers at the M-4 qualification range and provided guidance on .50 caliber operations.
  • Serving as a sentry at Camp McGill, I demonstrated exceptional competence in my assigned weapon system and a thorough understanding of my responsibilities.
  • I contributed to the securing of Camp McGill, ensuring the success of subsequent follow-on missions at FOB Thunder.
  • Acting as the primary EPW (Enemy Prisoner of War), I led to the discovery of CCIR (Critical Combat Information Requirement).
  • I actively participated as the point man in two live fire exercises, showcasing my skills and contributing to the success of the missions.
  • I fostered a productive working environment during cross-training with the Colombian contingent, resulting in improved joint operations.
  • I demonstrated a strong desire to learn and grow in my duties at OP 3-2 as well as South Camp.
  • By working over 60 hours a week, performing all duties, and assisting in the Tactical Operations Center (TOC) when needed, I displayed dedication and commitment.
  • I bridged the language gap with the Colombian contingent during our training on team-sized movements, facilitating effective communication and fostering positive relations.
  • Through providing translations for both sides, I ensured good training and positive relations, contributing to overall mission success.
  • I volunteered to be transferred from Bravo Company in the Southwest Province of Helmand to Charlie Company in the Central Province of Kabul.
  • I supported Charlie Company in accomplishing dismounted missions for U.S. contractors, ensuring their safety and the success of their missions.
  • Through initiative, I briefed mission routes and provided the latest intelligence to contractors prior to movement, mitigating unnecessary risks.
  • I prioritized the readiness and well-being of myself and other platoon members, ensuring their preparedness for any mission.
  • I achieved high scores in PT (Physical Training) and marksmanship, demonstrating my commitment to physical fitness and proficiency with my assigned weapon.
  • I deployed to Afghanistan as an automatic rifleman with 1-36 IN, fulfilling my role in the unit and contributing to the overall mission.
  • I showcased leadership beyond my position while serving in Bravo Company, 3/144 IN TF, effectively influencing and guiding others.
  • I played an essential role in Base Security and Force Protection Operations at various facilities in Kunduz, Afghanistan, contributing to a secure operational environment.
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