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Trainer-Mentor AAM

ACHIEVEMENT #1 Throughout his time in ____unit____, "name" demonstrated exceptional leadership, expertise, and professionalism while training over 8,000 Soldiers at Fort ____ in preparation for Operation ________ and Operation _________. ____"Name"____ was instrumental in everyday operations during Collective Tactical Operations Lanes by supervising and controlling the civilian role players and OPFOR personal, without any injury or loss of equipment.

ACHIEVEMENT #2 __"Name"___ took charge of receiving equipment from Fort ____ to Fort ____ and helped organize the units new footprint at Fort __________. "Name" hard work and selfless service ensured a smooth transition for the unit and family members.


ACHIEVEMENT #1 SFC ________'s expertise as an Infantryman was overwhelmingly evident in his duties as an Observer Coach Trainer (OC/T), while serving as a OC/T for ______IN. SFC ______ quickly developed a relationship with the three platoons executing a platoon attack live fire, coaching and training, team, squad and platoons leaders in the planning and execution of a platoon attack. SFC ________'s exemplary coaching and training abilities were commended by the ____BCT CDR, who specifically sought him out on the range to thank him for his work.

PCS MSM Observer Coach Trainer

ACHIEVEMENT #1 __RANK / NAME__  distinguished himself through exceptionally superior service while serving as a Team NCOIC Observer Coach/Trainer (OC/T) assigned to _#_ Battalion, _#_ Infantry Regiment from __date__ to __date__. During this period, __RANK / NAME__ provided coaching and mentoring during collective training conducted by multiple maneuver, fires, and effects Reserve and National Guard units preparing to deploy in support of worldwide contingency operations.

ACHIEVEMENT #2 __RANK / NAME__ seized every opportunity to develop himself and others on the team. He completed the Stryker Leader course, Advanced Situational Awareness, Combat Life Saver Course, Army Basic Instructor Course and First Anny Academy for OC/T. Additionally, __RANK / NAME__ was hand selected by the Battalion Commander and Command Sergeant Major to serve on the battalion's Falcon Fitness Committee.

ACHIEVEMENT #3 __RANK / NAME__’s experience of leadership, and knowledge of infantry tactics, were instrumental in enhancing all Observer Coach/Trainer missions. __RANK / NAME__ served as a company and platoon OC/T for multiple light infantry and Stryker platoons with the _#- Stryker  Brigade, _#_ IN, _#_ IN, and _#_ IN. __RANK / NAME__ has a unique understanding of the battalion staff and was hand selected to support multiple Combat Support Training Exercises, and other unique OC/T missions.

ACHIEVEMENT #4 __RANK / NAME__'s contributions exceeded expectations. He created a certification process for the _#_ IN while conducting mobilization training at Fort _____, __. Additionally, __RANK / NAME__ was recognized by the leadership of the battalion and the training units for his  ability to facilitate relevant after action reviews, leading company's and platoons to self-discover strengths and weaknesses, thus increasing readiness.


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 SFC _________ volunteered for deployment to Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom ____, where he served as a Tactical Mentor and Trainer for seven months. Assigned to National Training Mission Afghanistan (NTMA) out of Camp _______, Kabul, he embedded with an Afghan Anny training facility in order to train and certify combat readiness and deploy-ability of Afghan Anny units from ___ separate training centers. During his tenure with NTMA SFC _______ certified over 2,500 Afghan Army Soldiers.

ACHIEVEMENT #2 SFC ________ seized all opportunities for professional development by completing Battle Staff, Equal Opportunity Leaders Course, First Anny Academy, Casualty Assistance Officer and Casualty Notification Officer Course, and the Combat Life Saver Courses. SFC _______'s dedication to mission accomplishment is evident in his support to Post Mobilization training where, as the OIC or RSO conducted over ___ small arms and crew served weapons ranges.

ACHIEVEMENT #3 SFC ________'s experience and knowledge of infantry tactics, techniques and procedure greatly enhanced the Observer Coach Trainer (OC/T) mission. SFC ________ served as a Platoon OCIT for Scout Platoon' s, Sniper Sections and Cavalry Platoons during four exportable Combat Training Capability (XCTC) exercises at Fort Picket, VA, Fort Indiantown Gap, PA, and twice at Fort Knox, KY. His Technical and Tactical expertise lead to the successful training of multiple specialty platoons, and aiding in developing SOPs.

ACHIEVEMENT #4 SFC ________ has maintained high levels of personal readiness during his tenure at Fort _______. SFC _______ has consistently place in the top 5% of APFT scores within the Battalion maintaining an average of 285. In addition to his physical readiness SFC _______ has also completed over 90 college credit hours will receive Bachelors of __________ in ____ from _____ University with a GPA of _____.



ACHIEVEMENT #1 SFC _________ expertise as an Infantryman served him well as an Observer Coach Trainer (OC/T). During his time as an OC/T, he was instrumental to the Battalion's success in training over 7,500 Soldiers in individual tasks ensuring the combat readiness and effectiveness of their units to complete their respective missions. While serving as an OC/T he also completed Crew Master Gunner course, Equal Opportunity Management Course, Master Resilience Training (MRT) Course, and the Unit Prevention Leader course.

ACHIEVEMENT #2 SFC ______ was selected over __ of his peers to fill the position as Current Operations NCO in the Battalion S-3 Section due to his superior knowledge, expertise, and organization. He was responsible for producing weekly FRAGOs and ensuring that all the BN taskings were completed. He earned an impeccable reputation with the BDE Operations Sergeant Major for completion of all tasks on time and above standard. He was also the approving authority for the BN Defense Travel System, managing ten million dollars without any discrepancies.

ACHIEVEMENT #3 SFC _______ served as the BN Operation Sergeant Major for 90 days; which resulted in 100% success rate for all internal and external missions, while providing outstanding advice to the BN Operations Officer. He aggressively battle tracked two Exportable Combat Training Capability (XCTC) exercises at Fort Still, OK, and Fort Drum, New York. SFC ______ also served as the Battalion primary MRT instructor, he planned and instructed training on a monthly basis for __ Soldiers which increased the battalions resiliency as a whole.

ACHIEVEMENT #4 SFC ________ has always maintained high levels of personal readiness during his tenure at Fort ______. He has consistently place in the top 10% of APFT scores within the Battalion maintaining an average of 290, completed the 12 mile footmarch under three hours, and twice completed a 35 Mile footmarch with the __ ID of the PAANG. He was also appointed to the Fitness Committee by BN Commander where he advised the Battalion Commander on ways to improve the Battalion's overall fitness level.


ACHIEVEMENT #1 While serving outside his normal duties as the primary Brigade Planner during OPERATION FRIENDSHIP, CPT ________ was directly responsible for the achievement of both the training and partnership objectives of the mission. He exceeded his duties by not only developing orders and plans at the division level, but also by serving u a ground to air liaison during the culminating training event, and was directly responsible for its success; as well u playing an integral role in the success of the entire partnership mission.


ACHIEVEMENT #1 __RANK / NAME__ served as the Command Post NCOIC in ____ Company, Task Force ________ Battalion. He spearheaded the establishment of company operations immediately upon arrival to _BASE_ and to _BASE_ after our jump, enabling a seamless transition of command and control and personnel services for _#_ Soldiers. This resulted in immediate and long term success during the unit’s deployment in support of ____________.

ACHIEVEMENT #2 While assigned as the Company Training NCO, __RANK / NAME__ conducted multiple classes and training events to include OPSEC, weapons clearing, COMSEC operations, Preliminary Marksmanship Instruction, redeployment briefings, and administered over _#_ Army Physical Fitness Tests. These classes and events greatly enhanced the unit's readiness level. He gave technical assistance to instructors as needed in preparation for classes.

ACHIEVEMENT #3 __RANK / NAME__ used his prior knowledge as an 11B infantryman to develop and administer an advanced marksmanship range training in support of training objectives with outstanding results. He enforced strict standards and discipline while still maintaining high morale to ensure that his Soldiers were safe and well taken care of while they accomplished their missions. His devotion to duty and ability to perform in difficult work conditions were crucial factors contributing to the company’s overall success.

ACHIEVEMENT # 4 __RANK / NAME__ served independently as the BIAP LNO for Multi-National Division-Baghdad (MND-B) United States Division-Central (USD-C) at Baghdad International Airport. He tracked inbound and outbound Soldiers and civilians on EML, Emergency Leave,
redeployment, medical evacuations, and individual and monthly group replacements. He constantly provided replacement flight information to the S1 and Division G1 immediately upon flight arrivals and departures to and from BIAP, for necessary life support.


Small Group Leader - PCS SSG ARCOM

ACHIEVEMENT #1 While serving as a Small Group Leader, SSG _____ trained over 198 Junior Noncommissioned Officers during his tenure at the NCO Academy, Hawaii with a graduation rate of 99% and 60% resulted in graduation with honors. His/Her mentorship, yielded two students receiving Distinguished Honor Graduates, four leadership Awardees, 30 Commandant's List Awardees and 50 Academic Awardees to his credit.

ACHIEVEMENT #2 As a Small Group Leader at the NCO Academy, SSG _____ demonstrated an unparalleled work ethic and professionalism coupled with, dedication to excellence enabled him to be selected as Instructor of the Cycle over 17 other Small Group Instructors. Because of SSG ____'s knowledge and experience he was chosen to certify 3 newly appointed instructors who are currently Small group Leaders. SSG ______'s service as a Small Group Leader has proven to be extremely invaluable to the future of the NCO corps and the NCO Academy.

ACHIEVEMENT #3 SSG ___ has distinguished himself by unwavering support of the Noncommissioned Officer Academy through tireless efforts in the area of Supervision, Discipline, Commitment to Excellence and support of the 25th ID and USARHA W. SSG _____ has flawlessly served as a member of the Land Navigation, and Graduation Committees for WLC. His commitment to training Junior NCO's during the situational training exercise (STX) will fortify the leadership role in future leaders on the battlefield.

ACHIEVEMENT #4 SSG _____ worked long hours researching, planning, developing, coaching and mentoring future Noncommissioned Officers. He is continuously improving himself as a soldier and leader by completing the Total Army Instructor Training Course (TAITC), Small Group Instructor Training Course (SGITC), and the Certification Program for his "H" identifier for becoming a WLC Instructor. SSG _____ is a true pioneer and set the stage for other instructors to emulate.

Company Rear Detachment Commander - SVC - AAM - Rotation

ACHIEVEMENT #1 While serving as Bravo Company Rear Detachment Commander during NTC rotation 07-05, SSG ___ actively looked after the welfare of the Soldiers, their families, and the ongoing functions of the company. He was responsible for outprocessing five Soldiers, making liasons for three Red Cross message recipients, the accountability of 16 Soldiers and the company's sensitive items, and the refurbishment of the company.