While on active duty, Chris served as a Navy Seal, in a special forces unit primarily as a Scout Sniper. Chris was a highly decorated special forces operator with top secret clearance, who served 4 combat deployment to Iraq and is credited as the deadliest sniper in American history, with 160 confirmed kills. His exposure to combat has come from fighting in some of the major battles of the war in Iraq, in where he experienced the loss of fellow service members
Everyone has a busy schedule. I have a lot on my plate at the moment and I'm only a junior. This year has been the hardest school year in my entire life and I've never experienced anything like this. Looking at my school schedule, I knew I was going to be facing a lot of homework. Sports were going to be difficult to handle because of the teams ahead of me. My other extracurricular activities will be fun for the most part, but there will be a lot of time commitment issues I will have to face. Moreover, this also leads to what I want to learn in this Honor's English III class.
Petty officer Gray has distinguished himself in the performance of his duities and is most deserving of his first Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal for actions during the period from July 2013 to 2015, while assigned to U.S. Naval Construction Battalion One as an Equipment Operator, and Dispatcher. Petty Officer Gray quickly earned the respect and admiration of both his superior and subordinates with his eargerness to qualify on all required licensing for command tasking ahead of schedule in order to assume greater responsibilitys which greatly benefitted and supported command mission. He attained excellent rating knowledge, sound leadership abilities, and exceptionally strong work ethics. He has without doubt provided professionalism
For professional achievement and the sustained superior performance above and beyond what is expected of his duties as Marine Security Guard for Marine Corps Embassy Security Group from January 2012 to August 2015, Sergeant Treadwell is enthusiastically recommended for a Navy/Marine Corps Achievement Medal. Sergeant Treadwell served as a Marine Security Guard at the American Embassy Lisbon, Portugal, Islamabad, Pakistan, New Delhi, India and Muscat, Oman. He also provided support temporarily to the Consulate in Karachi, Pakistan. During this period, Sergeant Treadwell distinguished himself by achieving a tangible and positive impact on the MSG program. His dedication and results during this period were unparalleled. The following summary of action represents a few highlights of his many accomplishments:
Navy Seal sniper Chris Kyle's named Americas best Military sniper with more then 160 confirmed kills and countless lives saved his story hit home for many. Chris Kyle’s served for 10 years for the Navy and made 4 tours to Iraq during one of the biggest Wars the United States has ever fought. In 2009 Chris Returned home to his Wife and Kids but seem to not be able to get the War out of his head. Even after 5 months back home he still continued to have Flashbacks and Nightmares of the terrible memories and vivid images he had seen in the Wars. Chris began to drink more heavily as the months went on. Like most soldiers do when experiencing Flashbacks they try alcohol as a way to stop the Nightmares and Images from occurring, Chris also became much more violent around family members as if he were still fighting over
I sat down with a former Grunt Sergeant, Jake Stone, on a calm, sunny, Saturday November morning, to ask about his experience in the Marine Corps. Mr. Stone is a rather frail looking man in a wheelchair that you can tell used to be a powerful man despite his age which is approaching late seventies. I learned a lot from him. For example, Mr. Stone was a training officer during the Vietnam War. He was stationed in California teaching hand to hand combat, bayonets, pistols, rifles, hand grenades, flamethrowers, just a wide assortment of deadly weapons. He led ninety men in a strike team that was prepared to be deployed at any time. They were to be ready to pack up and leave in an hour.
The Medal of Honor is the nation’s highest medal for valor in combat that can be awarded to members of the armed forces (The United States Army Medal of Honor). But what are the criteria for the Medal of Honor? According to the United States Navy it is a person who:
SPC Jones distinguished himself while assigned to 1st platoon, C Company,1st Battalion,26th Infantry Regiment through clear and sincere dedication to duty, his exceptional critical thinking, and genuine desire to serve soldier in support of the CSM ammunition supply point operation. Performing duties such as organizing ammunition pick up,to operation safety and organization. He has always gone above and beyond his duty.
Master Sergeant Cope gave praise to when we did go above and beyond for the mission to excel in excellence. These core values are much more than standards, but a reminder to do our very best in what we did for the mission. Master Sergeant Cope did a wonderful job in upholding these standards with diligence, discipline, and
In closing, SFC Alvarez' years of experience as Horizontal Construction Engineer NCO place him ahead of his peers. His accomplishments have been recognized by receiving the Meritorious Service Medal for his unmatched service as a Small Group Leader for the Maneuver Support Center of Excellence Noncommissioned Officers Academy (MSCOE NCO). He also earned the Senior Instructor Badge for his incredible mentorship and expertise at the MSCOE NCO Academy and Military Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal for his dedication to the
As you know Patrick proudly served in the United States Army as a Human Resource Specialist for over seven years. He then became part of the 1st Battalion, 22nd Infantry Regiment and was part of our team for over five years. During this time he made an impact to those around him while setting an example for his peers to follow. Patrick joined our team showing his dedication for his country and displayed his
The list has been made, naming this year’s recipients of the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the highest honor given to civilians. There are 16 names on the list and President Barak Obama will give the medals out on November 24 to signify their accomplishments in sports, entertainment, or public service. This year, two of baseball’s greatest players are being honored, Yogi Berra and Willie Mays.
When executives at 5-Hour Energy learned that investigations from attorneys general into allegations of deceptive advertising were being opened in more than thirty states, they moved quickly to stop these investigations. Success in stopping the investigations did not come at negotiating tables, though, but it came at the Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel (Lipton). The Democratic Attorneys General Association gathered there, and a lawyer for 5-Hour Energy from the firm, Dickstein Shapiro, was roaming the event (Lipton). The lawyer had courted the Missouri attorney general, who was investigating 5-Hour Energy, at dinners and had given thousands of dollars in campaign contributions (Lipton). “By the end of the weekend, he had ordered his staff
President Barack Obama will present 17 people with the Presidential Medal of Freedom on Nov. 24, 2015 which is a high honor awarded to civilians of the United States. On Nov. 16, 2015, the White House released a statement from President Obama and the names of the people picked to receive this prestigious honor. "I look forward to presenting these 17 distinguished Americans with our nation's highest civilian honor. From public servants who helped us meet defining challenges of our time to artists who expanded our imaginations, from leaders who have made our union more perfect to athletes who have inspired millions of fans, these men and women have enriched our lives and helped define our shared experience as Americans." NEED TO USE