Lieutenant Holden executed her duties and responsibilities as the S4 in a capable manner. Her key accomplishments includes the (FY16) Non-Tactical Vehicles Board for USARCENT earning a cost saving of $2.2M dollars, commendable execution of the Brigade Command Supply Discipline Program (CSDP) and commendable equipment reallocation process, mitigating capability gaps for the unit’s ability to accomplish the mission forward.
In September 2009, I checked into my first command, eager to learn and ready to work. Unfortunately, my command was a shore command, meaning the command did not deploy people. Fortunately, my department arranged for my temporary attachment to a command that did deploy, a maritime security squadron whose mission was to protect US and Coalition warships as they transited in and out of port in Jebel Ali, United Arab Emirates. I was deployed from April to November of 2010, living in Dubai and working at Jebel Ali. During that seven months, This deployment was the steepest learning curve I had experienced in my life to that point. I learned about waterborne tactics, Iran’s Naval power, and extremist groups operating in the Arabian Gulf. This was especially relevant when an al-Qaeda aligned group, Abdullah Azzam Brigades, attacked an oil tanker transiting the Strait of Hormuz. Our unit was responsible for making initial reports on the damaged tanker when it limped into port.
From January 2005 through December 2005, SFC Paulo Sousa served as the Garrison NCOIC for the Camp Bucca, Iraq. This story speaks about the efforts to develop, establish, and execute the beginning of a logistical support operation to include MWR events at a newly established Forward Operation Base (FOB). The 1st Battalion, 102nd Field Artillery (RAOC) was responsible for the Garrison Command at one of the world’s largest detention facility. The mission spanned base support operations, installation equipment requirements, and life support operations. This story describes his efforts to establish, maintain, and project future support requirements on a base camp located in the southern part of Iraq.
Imagine being locked up because of race and then given a chance to prove loyalty to the country. While, Pearl Harbor was a devastating event for America, this caused Japanese descendants in America to go through even tougher times. The 442nd Regimental Combat Team consisted of Japanese-Americans who were in concentration camps during this time. These men were then sent into war to help America. Enemy forces were located in Germany and Japan and in these lands were trapped U.S. combat teams in need. The 442nd Regimental Combat Team helped the United States win World War Two and proved their loyalty.
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During the second year of this command of Bravo Company, he successfully deployed his entire company to Southwest Asia with minimal supervision on extremely short notice. Once in Kuwait, he hit the ground running in providing comprehensive combat engineer support to the 3rd Infantry Division and ARCENT. Dispersed over large distances and operating independently, Bravo Company complete the 3rd Brigade Combat Teams’ Tactical Operations Center, constructed two base camps, maintained 10 miles of MSR and reconstructed 7 kilometers of berms.
Recently your decision to position an additional trooper in the area located behind the Edward W. Brooks Courthouse has resulted in a tremendous success. I devote a substantial amount of my time safeguarding the area of the Charles F. Hurley building and have noticed a significant transformation in the safety of the nearby area.
My experience includes three deployments in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF) and one deployment in support of Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF). This is an account of the first few days of my third deployment in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. As a Sergeant, I deployed to OIF in 2007 with Darkhorse Troop, 6-8 CAV, 3-1 AD. My platoon was composed of twenty-two scouts, a medic, a forward observer (FO), and eight HMMWV’s. We received eight Mine-Resistant Ambush Protected Vehicles (MRAPs) after six months of the fifteen month deployment. I was a team leader in my platoon’s Bravo section. Our squadron was first assigned to FOB Falcon. After four months, we were relocated to COP Fish (later renamed COP Derby). COP Fish was located 10 miles south of FOB Falcon, down a road that was known as Chicken Run. The COP was surrounded by vast amounts of mud huts, empty fish ponds, and several chicken huts, where insurgents were known to conduct random attacks on United States soldiers. The insurgents in the area were known to use both direct and indirect fire.
The United States Marine Corps has an illustrious history forged in the trials of combat. Throughout its history, irregular warfare has and will continue to pose challenges for Marines facing new and radical enemy forces. The rapid, opportunistic, and flexible capabilities of maneuver warfare enables Marines to combat ambiguous enemies whose warfighting capability and doctrine is based on irregular warfare principles. Marine Corps units are organized and equipped to facilitate rapid deployment and to maximize the potential of each asset available to the Marine Air Ground Task Force Commanders. As we wage war against our nation’s foes, the elements of the Marine Air Ground Task Force are prepared to provide mutually supporting roles for the
The officer’s actions were justified in this case because Lieutenant Baxter reasonably believed that force was necessary to defend himself from the young man. According to one section of the Penal Code, a deadly physical force is justified when the officer reasonably believes that a person has committed a felony and that, in attempting to escape from the custody or in resisting arrest, the felon is armed with a deadly weapon. When the young man stole Mr. Marcel Potts’ car, he is guilty of theft. Therefore, he has committed a felony. Additionally, as stated by the officer, the guy had tried to climb the brick wall. This proves the element of attempting to escape from the custody. Finally, the young man did have a possession of a knife, a deadly
Lieutenant Steven Danielson and his team sat in the darkened team room. They were talking amongst themselves when Commander Tom McKasskill stepped into the room, “Lieutenant the CO is calling a staff meeting in five mikes you need to be there.”
For professional achievement while serving as Support Equipment Operator Training and Licensing Program Coordinator for Fleet Readiness Center Mid-Atlantic Oceana from January 2016 to March 2016. Petty Officer Perkins contributed significantly to the many successes enjoyed by Fleet Readiness Center Mid-Atlantic.
To inform the Brigade Combat Team (BCT) Commander and Staff about the background, history, current operations, structure, and critical nodes of the clan-based insurgent group al-Shabaab. This information will be used to direct intelligence support to the targeting process and allow the BCT Commander to exercise fact-based decision making for current and future operations.
Serves as the OIC for the Supply and Service section, certified as the Lead Contracting Officer Representative (LCOR) for five multiclass contracts valued at $61.5M. Responsible for providing area logistics and services for over 100,000 US and Coalition personnel onward movement through Kuwait and garrison support for up to 12,000 remaining in country. Responsible for managing and supervising two Supply Support Activities (SSAs) at Camp Arifjan and Camp Buehring with an operating budget of over $90M. Responsible for the acquisition, transportation and distribution for two contracted Central Issue Facility (CIFs) executed by the Kuwait Base Operations and Security Support Services contract valued at $2.78B. Directly responsible for the morale,
Airman First Class Emiliee K. Rutten distinguished herself by outstanding achievement service achievement as a Fuels Hydrant Operator, 46th Logistics Readiness Squadron, Sand Storm Air Force Base, California. Airman Rutten displayed dedication to excellence by flawless inspection of 96 facilities this year, directly supporting 25 tanks and 77 fuel assets valued over $17 Million. Next, during a wing inspection she prepared six fuel bladders for two C-130’s; tested 40 fuel pits; and removed 6,010 gallons of water. Plus, during the exercise she delivered 60,000 gallons of fuel that expedited mobilization and issued 4,500 gallons of Liquid Oxygen to 110 carts in support over 500 transient missions. Additionally, she led a team in the fuels