Permanent Change of Station Awards



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SSG - MGS Vehicle Commander PCS-AAM

ACHIEVEMENT #1 SGT __________ served exceptionally a MGS Vehicle Commander for _________ Company from ________ through ____________. Throughout his time with the company, SGT ________ performed the duties of a MGS vehicle operator and leader in the Headquarters Platoon in the utmost professional and expert manner. His hard work led the MGS Platoon in the outstanding maintenance and upkeep of the MGS Platoon vehicles and provided an example for other vehicle commanders to follow.

ACHIEVEMENT #2 SGT ________ served with _______ Company through an intense training cycle which included MGS vehicle OPNET, Platoon STX and LFX, and Company STX and LFX. He diligently led his crew through MGS vehicle OPNET and afterwards played a vital role in backside support of four major collective training exercises as part of the Headquarters Platoon. SGT ________'s dedication to excellence ensured his crew's proficiency and allowed for the smooth operation of company level collective training.

ACHIEVEMENT #3 SGT __________ willingly stepped outside the normal duties and responsibilities of a 19K MOS, learning to operate on a whole new vehicle platform and training a proficient crew. Working within an Infantry Company, SGT ________ provided knowledge on vehicle maintenance, property accountability, and crew drills from his experiences as a tank crewman. His hard work greatly supplemented the vehicle maintenance program and allowed the MGS Platoon to remain ready to perform.

ACHIEVEMENT #4 Eager to take on more responsibilities, SGT __________ played a key role in __________ CP operations to include battle tracking and monitoring essential reporting functions at Platoon STX, Platoon LFX, Company STX and CLFX. Even through his short time with _____________ Company SGT __________'s versatility allowed him to be an asset, greatly aiding in the Company's success throughout the training cycle.

Squad Leader 1 PCS-AAM

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 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 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 3,500 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 _____.

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 Army 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 __RANK / NAME__ distinguished himself among his peers as an extremely talented Squad Leader while assigned to _______ Company, ___ IN. __RANK / NAME__'s leadership greatly contributed to his squad's success during Squad STX, Platoon STX, _#_ Stryker Gunnery exercises, _#_ 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 During the early months of this unit’s activation, __RANK / NAME__’s tactical and technical knowledge was essential in helping train new Soldiers in warrior tasks and rifle marksmanship. During the company's Deployment Readiness Exercise (DRE), __RANK / NAME__’s experience on the Stryker was often sought out by both the Platoon Leader and Platoon Sergeant. __RANK / NAME__’s knowledge of the Stryker was fundamental to the platoon's capabilities and overall combat readiness.

ACHIEVEMENT #3 __RANK / NAME__ exceptional capabilities and professionalism as the company Master Driver created a thorough drivers training program that ensured all drivers and vehicle commanders remained with-in Army Regulations. His hard work and competence significantly increased the company's readiness and ability to deploy its Styrker vehicles. As the company SHARP Representative, __RANK / NAME__ ensured the company never fell out of tolerance with SHARP training and fostered an environment that supported the SHARP program.

ACHIEVEMENT #4 __RANK / NAME__ is a superior performer as an NCO and has displayed absolute loyalty to the unit. His knowledge and experience helped coach and mentor _#_ NCOs in the platoon to compete in _#_ battalion "NCO of the Month" boards, with one winning the board and the other coming in _#_ place. __RANK / NAME__ also prepared and sponsored _#_ Soldiers to attempt the NCO promotion board, which resulted in their advance to the Non-commissioned Officer level.

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.


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

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.