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ACHIEVEMENT #1 During the Joint Operation Access Exercise (JOAX) date_____, in which ________ was a rifleman, he demonstrated exceptional tactical patience, exemplary performance and sound judgement. For only being in the unit for one month, he was among the first personnel to the assembly area and displayed the initiative by performing his assigned duty before his leadership arrived. He set the example of a true professional amongst his peers due to his unwavering resolve to complete the mission in adverse weather conditions.
ACHIEVEMENT #2 ___________ reacted well in the various movement to contact drills on the way to Range __. He put the mission first and believed in it so much so that he sacrificed his body over concertina wire so that the objective could be reached by the rest of his platoon. His courage resulted in the accomplishment of the mission with great success. If not for his quick thinking and selfless service, the platoon would have lost the element of surprise putting the entire mission in jeopardy.
ACHIEVEMENT #3 Since ________ has been in the unit, he has eagerly and earnestly taken advantage of opportunities for growth. He has constantly been reading manuals and inquiring about different techniques and procedures. In the field, he has been able to properly apply the knowledge he gained in the short period of time with great success. He has the tactical maturity of a paratrooper who has participated in multiple JOAX's even though this was your first one.
ACHIEVEMENT #4 ___________ lived the Warrior Ethos by placing the mission first. He set the example for his peers to emulate by meticulously maintaining his assigned weapon system and ensuring that he was able to perform a mission at a moments notice. His attention to detail and committment to keeping himself and his weapon mission capable allowed his squad to receive high praises from his chain of command.
ACHIEVEMENT #1 ______________served exceptionally as a Stryker ICVV driver while assigned to ________ Company, ___ Battalion, ___ Infantry Regiment. Having never served on a Stryker crew, _______________quickly adapted to this new role and proved to be a valuable asset to his platoon. His ability to learn this new duty assignment and to teach other new drivers on the capabilities and PMCS of the Stryker, proved invaluable to the overall success of his platoon and company.
ACHIEVEMENT #2 ________________served as a Stryker ICVV driver through an intensive training cycle consisting of SQD, PLT, and CO STX and LFX, and while preparing for the BDE's GRF mission. __________'s hard work and dedication to duty during the preparation and execution of training exercises proved instrumental to the platoon's overwhelming success. ______________ ensured that all the platoon's Strykers remained fully mission capable throughout all training missions which directly contributed to the platoon's outstanding performance.
ACHIEVEMENT #3 _________ attended OPNET training for the Stryker ICVV as a driver and gunner during the "Raider" Brigade's stand-up period. ___________ conducted initial inventory of all his Stryker's Basic Issue Items when __________ Company was first assigned Stryker ICVVs and maintained accountability off all his assigned equipment. __________'s attention to detail was instrumental to the success of the platoon during the stand-up process of ____________ Company and throughout the initial training cycle.
ACHIEVEMENT #4 _____________ has determination for constant self-improvement. He took the initiative to study on his own time and never missed a learning opportunity. His vast array of duty positions and desire to learn led him to become a versatile and capable Soldier.
ACHIEVEMENT #1____________ demonstrated his potential and outstanding ability to exceed the standards as the platoon radio telephone operator (RTO). By setting an example for both his peers and leaders to follow, throughout numerous JFEX operations, Platoon and Company STX Lanes and Live Fires. _____________ successfully maintained, operated, and accounted for all the platoon's radios with little to no supervision.
ACHIEVEMENT #2 _________ performed superbly as a RTO and rifleman during the Platoon and Company Live Fires. He maintained a high level of motivation, which was evident in his performance during evaluations. His exceptional skills, adequate understanding and superb preparation were an asset to the platoon.
ACHIEVEMENT #3 __________ has excellent organizational skills and takes responsibility for his own self-improvement. His standards during pre-combat checks ensured 100% of his equipment was serviceable and accounted for before, during, and after training.
ACHIEVEMENT #4 _________ displayed an high level of competence, knowledge and professionalism while serving as a rifleman of 1st Squad Alpha team. As a result of his actions ________, Alpha team and 1st Squad were recognized by the Battalion Commander for excellence during the company live fire.
ACHIEVEMENT #1 PFC ________ demonstrated competence and outstanding ability as a combat lifesaver during _________. When approaching an unconscious paratrooper on OBJ ____, PFC ________ immediately began buddy-aid procedures that may have saved PFC ________'S life. Because of his calm demeanor, professionalism, and his personal efforts PFC ________ was able to receive medical aid in a timely manner.
ACHIEVEMENT #2PFC ________ performed superbly as a newly assigned M240B machine gunner during the Machine Gun Leaders Course. He maintained a high level of motivation, which was evident in his gun team's performance during evaluations. His exceptional skills and never quit attitude were an asset to the squad.
ACHIEVEMENT #3 PFC ________ has been one of the most consistently energetic, talented, and motivated Soldiers I have ever worked with. He frequently works with fellow new Soldiers familiarizing them with SOP's and tactics. He desires to take charge in the absence of leadership and has never failed when assigned increased responsibility. Standout Soldier.
ACHIEVEMENT #4 Demonstrated outstanding leadership skills as a machine gunner. Qualified expert on his weapon day and night during the Machine Gunner Leader's Course.
ACHIEVEMENT #1 During the Platoon Live Fire Exercise April 16-26, in which SGT ______ was a team leader, he demonstrated exceptional tactical patience, exemplary performance and sound judgement. He not only kept up with the grueling hikes but displayed the initiative by performing his assigned duty before his senior leadership arrived. He set the example of a true professional amongst his peers due to his unwavering resolve to complete the mission despite harsh physical conditions.
ACHIEVEMENT #2 SGT ________ reacted well in the various objectives assigned to the platoon to clear. He put the mission first and kept the platoon on the offensive by immediately resolving issues that may have hindered the platoon's movement such as when he ordered the body breach of a wired obstacle because of the lengthy delay by the breach team. His decision making resulted in the accomplishment of the mission with great success. If not for his quick thinking, the platoon would have lost the element of surprise putting the entire mission in jeopardy.
ACHIEVEMENT #3 Since SGT _______ has been an E-5, he has eagerly and earnestly taken advantage of opportunities for growth. He has constantly been reading manuals and inquiring about different techniques and procedures. In the field, he has been able to properly apply the knowledge he gained in the with great success. He has the tactical maturity of an experienced squad leader who has participated in multiple Live Fire Exercises.
ACHIEVEMENT #4 SGT ______ lived the Warrior Ethos by placing the mission first. He set the example for his peers by completing details even during the platoon's down time in the field. He was often asked to drive to get essential equipment and fix other vehicles yet not complain about the lack of rest. His attention to detail and commitment to keeping himself and his team mission capable allowed his squad to receive high praises from his chain of command.
ACHIEVEMENT #1 SGT ________ demonstrated his potential and outstanding ability to exceed the standards at the team leader position. By setting an example for both his peers and leaders to follow, throughout Squad and Company Live Fires. Because of SGT _______'s leadership, mentoring, professionalism, and his personal efforts help made the squad a success.
ACHIEVEMENT #2 SGT _______ performed superbly as a team leader during the Squad Live Fire. He maintained a high level of motivation, which was evident in his fire team's performance during evaluations. His exceptional skills and never quit attitude were an asset to the squad. Through his leadership style and always leading from the front, his team was able to successfully flank the objective and take out the enemy.
ACHIEVEMENT #3 SGT _______ prepared and executed both classroom and field training that better prepared his soldiers for their responsibilities within his team. His standards during pre-combat checks ensured 100% of his teams equipment was serviceable and accounted for before, during, and after training.
ACHIEVEMENT #4 SGT _______ displayed an high level of competence and professionalism while serving as a fire team leader of 1st Squad Alpha team. As a team leader he was responsible for the welfare, training, and accountability of his team. As a result of his actions SGT ______'s team and squad was recognized by the Battalion Commander for excellence during the company live fire.
ACHIEVEMENT #1 SGT ________ demonstrated his potential and outstanding ability to exceed the standards at the team leader position. By setting an example for both his peers and leaders to follow, throughout Platoon STX Lanes and Platoon Live Fires. Because of SGT ________'s leadership, mentoring, professionalism, and his personal efforts help made the squad a success.
ACHIEVEMENT #2 SGT ________performed superbly as a team leader during his first ever Squad Live Fire. He maintained a high level of motivation, which was evident in his fire team's performance during evaluations. His exceptional skills and never quit attitude were an asset to the squad.
ACHIEVEMENT #3 SGT ________ prepared and executed both classroom and field training that better prepared his soldiers for their responsibilities within his team. His standards during pre-combat checks ensured 100% of his teams equipment was serviceable and accounted for before, during, and after training.
ACHIEVEMENT #4 SGT ________ displayed an high level of competence and professionalism while serving as a fire team leader of 1st Squad Bravo team. As a team leader he was responsible for the welfare, training, and accountability of his team. As a result of his actions SGT ________'s team and squad was recognized by the Battalion Sergeant Major for excellence during the platoon live fire.
ACHIEVEMENT #1 SSG ______ has distinguished himself among his peers as an extremely talented weapons squad leader while assigned to ________ Company, ____ IN. SSG ______ greatly contributed to the success of squad STX, platoon STX, ___ Stryker Gunneries, ___ field training exercises, and ___ live-fire exercises. His commitment to the mission and the unit produced outstanding results that were commended by both the company commander and first sergeant.
ACHIEVEMENT #2 SSG ______ held the Platoon Sergeant duty position for ___ Platoon, ____ Company for __ month(s) during NTC OPFOR rotation; he displayed talent above his grade by producing an efficient and lethal platoon. In the lead up to NTC OPFOR, SSG _____ planned, resourced, and developed a squad training plan that successfully prepared his squad to complete any training or mission above ______ Company's highest expectations.
ACHIEVEMENT #3 SSG _______ is a superior performer as an NCO and has displayed absolute loyalty to the unit. He used his knowledge and experience to coach and mentor ___ soldiers in the platoon to successfully compete in and win the Battalion Soldier of the Month board; SSG _____ also prepared and sponsored ___ soldiers to attempt the NCO promotion board, resulting in the selection of all ___ soldiers to advance to the next level of leadership.
ACHIEVEMENT #1 Chosen to be a squad leader one week prior to deployment to Iraq, then Sergeant ____ immediately showed his abilities as a leader of infantrymen. He easily assumed the increased responsibilities of his new assignment and supervised the final preparations and deployment his squad. Once on the ground in Iraq, he guided his squad through the transition from light to motorized infantry while instilling in them the tactics, techniques, and procedures to fight and win a counter-insurgency.
ACHIEVEMENT #2 SSG _____ took the lead in training the Iraqi National Guard in Taza, Iraq. Using his squad as an example, he taught a newly formed company the role of the NCO. His training of the Taza unit resulted in their recognition as "Best Company" in a brigade inspection, and ensured their success in combat operations in Sulayman Bak, Iraq. SSG ____'s expertise was again invaluable in forming and training the 405th Battalion of the Iraqi National Guard in An Najaf, Iraq for combat operations against the Al Mahdi Militia.
ACHIEVEMENT #3 SSG ______ worked tirelessly to equip the Taza Police with new weapons and equipment, and supervised the issuance of identification cards to the entire Department. He established a working relationship with the Taza Police Chief that resulted in greater cooperation with Coalition Forces, and a higher level of security in Taza and its outlying villages.
ACHIEVEMENT #4 SSG ____ prove his mettle as a combat leader in Kufa, lraq. When his PLT was engaged by insurgents with rocket propelled grenades,machine guns, and small arms, SSG ____ quickly moved his squad into position to suppress the enemy. He calmly directed his squad's fires, and supervised the employment of two AT4 rockets that forced the enemy to abandon their positions. He then led his squad's assault to the Euphrates River, where they eliminated at least seven enemy personnel attempting to reinforce across the Kufa bridge.
ACHIEVEMENT #1 Sergeant First Class ______ served with honor in the _____ Parachute Infantry Regiment in the positions of Rifle Company Platoon Sergeant and Dismounted Reconnaissance Platoon Sergeant. He participated in eleven airborne operations, nine Joint Operational Access Exercises (JOAX), five SQD LFXs, four Intensive Training Cycles (ITC) to include platoon LFXs, five Deployment Readiness Exercises, and two Joint Readiness Training Center rotations.
ACHIEVEMENT #2 SFC ______ mentored and assisted in graduating five Rangers, six Jumpmasters, seven Expert Infantryman's badges, and one 82nd Airborne Division Non-commissioned Officer of the quarter during his time in ___ Squadron, ___ Cavalry Regiment. He routinely provided feedback, advice, and recommendations which aided in Troop and Squadron level operations. SFC ______'s commitment to the success within the Squadron is a great testament to not only himself, but that of the senior Non-commissioned Officer Corps.
ACHIEVEMENT #3 A tested and proven leader in both combat and garrison environments, SFC ______ was selected over five peers as a Dismounted Reconnaissance Platoon Sergeant. He quickly implemented and refined standard operation procedures and techniques in order to prepare his scout platoon for a brigade Joint Operational Access Exercise (JOAX). His reconnaissance expertise aided in successful short and long range surveillance operations. SFC _____'s performance greatly contributed to _____ CAV's success during JOAX 13-01.
ACHIEVEMENT #4 SFC _______ has the rare ability to make all those that he comes in contact with a better Paratrooper. His understanding of tactics, professionalism, and commitment to excellence played a vital role in developing young Officers and Non-commissioned Officers within this Squadron. Over the past three years, SFC ______mentored four platoon leaders, two company commanders, and over twenty team leaders through a Troop ran team leader academy. SFC _____'s exceptional mentored prepared all Paratroopers for future service.
ACHIEVEMENT #1 SFC _________ distinguished himself by exceptionally superior service serving as an Observer Coach/Mentor with ___ Battalion, ____ Infantry Regiment from _date_ to _date_. During this period SFC ________ has provided collective training to multiple Multi-service Combat Support and Combat Service Support (CS/CSS) Reserve and National Guard units preparing to deploy in support of worldwide contingency operations. He has also served as an instructor for the First Army Academy at Camp Shelby Mississippi.
ACHIEVEMENT #2 SFC ______ stood out amongst 200 Observer Coach/Mentors being recognized by the exercise branch chief for outstanding support during USARNORTH's Vibrant Response ___ exercise where multiple elements from the Department of Defense's Chemical, Biological, Radioactive and Nuclear Response Enterprise of ___ persons consisting of __ weapons of mass destruction civil support teams, __ Homeland response teams and the Federal Emergency Response Agency to confirm their operational and tactical capabilities.
ACHIEVEMENT #3 SFC _______'s expertise in small arms, and crew served weapons marksmanship greatly enhanced a program of instruction where over ___ small arms live fire marksmanship ranges were executed and more than __ un-stabilized platform gunnery ranges were conducted resulting in of over 5,000 Service members from of all branches of the armed services being trained, ready, and capable to deploy in support of worldwide contingency operations.
ACHIEVEMENT #4 SFC ________'s dedication to mission accomplishment contributed in the development and implementation of numerous Training Support Packages (TSP) for weapons marksmanship, un-stabilized platform gunnery and the EST 2000 system. These TSPs became the standard for all training within the Mobilization deployment timeline for non-combat MOS's from the AF, ARNG, Army Reserve, NA VY, and COAST GUARD, to ensure they were ready and capable to accomplish their war-time tasks when called upon.
ACHIEVEMENT #1 As one of the Company's first NCO's to arrive to 2-59 IN, SSG Schmidlapp was an integral part of the development and implementation of all written SOPs for the Company. These policies and regulations were the first step in the building of Bravo Company 2-59. Because of his tireless efforts and dedication to mission accomplishment, Alpha Company received a first time GO during the annual Inspector General's inspection, one of only a few in the Battalion to do so.it.
ACHIEVEMENT #2 SSG Schmidlapp was chosen as the primary Range Safety Officer for numerous live fire ranges and training exercises. He was also hand chosen over seven other SSG's by the Battalion Commander, to become an evaluator and mentor in the Battalion's first Squad/Team Leader Course. This course was established to train junior Enlisted leaders with the skills necessary to be successful Squad and Team Leaders. in their perspective companies in preparation for Operation Iraqi Freedom 07-09.
ACHIEVEMENT #3 SSG Schmidlapp's ability to lead and train Soldiers to be leaders, was self evident as he trained and mentored two Sergeants in' his squad to become Staff Sergeant's. SSG Schmidlapp accepted responsibility as Air and Rail Load NCOIC and SSG Schmidlapp ensured all of Bravo Company's shipped or flown equipment, made the seamless transition from Fort Riley, Kansas to Baghdad Iraq.
ACHIEVEMENT #4 SSG Schmidlapp was chosen over 16 other SSG's in the Company to be the NCOIC of the Advanced party returning from Operation IraqiFreedom 07-09. His ability to work in the absence of orders and make command decisions reassured the Bravo Company Chain of Command that redeployment would be a smooth process without incident. This responsibility displays his talent to accept and complete tasks echelons above his level.