Adopt a Highway/Community Cleanup

  • Actively participated in the Adopt-A-Highway program and aided local beautification efforts, dedicating 5 hours to community cleanup, clearing lawns, and removing garbage to improve the area for Fayetteville residents.
  • Devoted 6 hours to the Mustangs Battalion Adopt-A-Highway program, collecting over 20 bags of litter and beautifying a 2-mile stretch of Monterey Bay.
  • Volunteered as an Adopt-a-Highway volunteer, collecting 120 pounds of trash in 3 hours and strengthening community ties.
  • Spearheaded a community cleanup initiative, disposing of trash along the coast and removing over 100 pounds of waste.

Meals on Wheels/Food Service

  • Devoted 16 hours to feeding the homeless at the Colorado Springs community food bank, exemplifying service and leadership.
  • Donated 40 holiday dinners to a local homeless shelter, improving community welfare and fostering a positive military relationship.
  • Volunteered as a Feed My Starving Children volunteer, working with 110 members to provide 5,000 meals and vital nutrition to children worldwide.
  • Served as a Waipahu Soup Kitchen server, providing meals to 200 people in 4 hours and extending a helping hand to the homeless.
  • Selflessly volunteered at a local soup kitchen, serving food to those less fortunate and fostering community relations.
  • Led the battalion’s Meals-on-Wheels program, coordinating the delivery of 28 meals and enriching the lives of the less fortunate.
  • Volunteered for 4 hours at the Waipahu soup kitchen, preparing and serving meals to more than 200 people and boosting community relations.
  • Led a project with the Salvation Army, preparing and packaging 2,200 meals and assisting 2,000 Houston families.
  • Volunteered for a local Meals-on-Wheels program, delivering 44 meals and providing vital aid to the elderly and those in need.
  • Represented the unit at a homeless shelter, serving meals to 40 residents and setting an example for others to follow.
  • Worked for 12 hours at the Second Harvest Food Bank, serving food and drinks to over 100 families in need.
  • Volunteered at a Missouri veterans home, playing cards and serving meals to enhance base and community relations.

Honor Guard/Parades/Change of Command

  • Demonstrated dedication to the Profession of Arms by volunteering for the USSOCOM Change of Command Ceremony and upholding the heritage of the USA.
  • Paid respect to fallen U.S. warriors by participating in two dignified transfers and ensuring timely CONUS shipment.
  • Performed escort duties during the 101st ABN change of command, upholding military tradition.
  • Escorted spouses during a graduation dinner, improving morale for the squadron’s military members and families.
  • Assisted during the Chief of Staff of the Army (CSA) visit, serving as a red carpet detail member at the HC-130J commemoration ceremony, showcasing professionalism.
  • Played TAPS during the NCO induction ceremony, paying tribute to fallen soldiers and demonstrating dedication to military traditions.
  • Volunteered for 2 hours at the Advanced Leader Course retreat ceremony, demonstrating customs and courtesies and bolstering esprit de corps.
  • Participated in a Patriot Guard procession, displaying military bearing and paying respects to a fallen hero.
  • Represented the section at the Eighth Army retreat ceremony, demonstrating pride in the country and fostering esprit de corps.
  • Volunteered for a change of command event, serving as a setup and teardown team member and enabling a highly successful event.
  • Embraced tradition by participating in the WLC retreat ceremony, demonstrating professionalism and esprit de corps.
  • Volunteered personal time to set up and tear down the Regimental dinner, contributing to Battalion camaraderie.
  • Assisted with retirement ceremonies, performing proffer duties and commemorating years of service.
  • Stood in formation during the Memorial Day Flag raising detail, boosting morale and showcasing the Air Force’s image.
  • Volunteered for the unveiling of the US Flag at the 2012 MLB All-Star game, participating in a unified ceremony that combined America’s pastime and patriotism.
  • Planned and participated in the annual POW/MIA ceremony, creating a powerful display of integrity.

Community Service

  • Contributed 100 hours to the Friends of Africa charitable organization, receiving the President’s Volunteer Service Award for their efforts.
  • Performed volunteer work at a local church, actively seeking opportunities to coach and mentor youth.
  • Volunteered as a member of a pet welfare organization, caring for deployed members’ pets and relieving stress to facilitate mission success.
  • Volunteered to head the Combined Federal Campaign (CFC) charity drive for the workcenter, serving as a positive role model and improving conditions for all.
  • Involved in the local Head Start Program, patiently reading books to over 20 children aged 6 to 8 years.
  • Dedicated to team building, organized and hosted weekly evening meals for the battalion soccer team.
  • United communities during the Camp Zama Open House, with over 2,000 local nationals attending the celebration.
  • Helped deliver food to 5 different 24-hour work centers, always putting their best foot forward regardless of the task.
  • Volunteered to assist the local Red Cross in distributing food and clothing to flood victims in the Low Country.
  • Acted as a strong community leader, chaperoning school functions and regularly mentoring elementary school children.
  • Supervised and cleaned up for the Patch Barracks Youth Halloween Harvest Party for 10 hours.
  • Organized games for 120 base dependents, providing a safe haven and a successful Halloween night.
  • Served as the head coach for the Heidelberg High School wrestling team, teaching safe and proper techniques with zero mishaps or injuries.
  • Represented Schofield Barracks in the Waipahu May Day parade, raising over $12K for the local community.
  • Collaborated with Fayetteville community leaders on Neighborhood Watch programs, promoting harmony and high spirits while ensuring the safety of the neighborhood.
  • Made a considerable and lasting contribution as a Neighborhood Watch volunteer, resulting in a 90% decrease in crime within the community.
  • Tutored high school students, raising their scores by an average of one letter grade and inspiring them to achieve academic success.
  • Promoted holiday cheer by personally being invited by the Base Chaplain to help spread joy during festive seasons.
  • Acted as Santa’s helper by decorating Christmas trees, distributing carol sheets, and serving hot chocolate, rekindling the holiday spirit.
  • Volunteered for 4 hours at the Ft Bliss Team car wash, with proceeds of over $600 going to support a local shelter.
  • Donated items to the Mannheim American Committee Toys for Tots drive, exhibiting selflessness and generosity.
  • Adopted a Philippine orphanage, dedicating over 80 hours of labor towards building a new facility and solidifying community support.
  • Volunteered 88 hours of service to Fort Bliss and the local community, demonstrating an unwavering commitment to serving others.
  • Involved in the community’s youth programs, promoting a positive image of soldiers as role models.
  • Dedicated 12 hours to the city of El Paso through the Fort Bliss Sergeant Audie Murphy Club, making a significant impact on the community.
  • Supported the annual Trot For Tots event, collecting over $2,000 to benefit underprivileged children in El Paso.
  • Worked 40 hours during an Army Sergeants Association fundraiser, raising over $400 for local charities.
  • Volunteered to oversee unit participation in an annual base fundraiser, boosting unit morale and benefiting a worthy cause.

Echo Six Association

  • Volunteered over 250 hours for the Echo Six Association, serving as the Treasurer and Vice-President and effectively managing a budget of $15,000 over a seven-month period.
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