Special to GUIDON
1st Lt. Joshua Leach, the executive officer assigned to Company C, 3rd Battalion, 10th Infantry Regiment, supported and developed the 3-10 Inf. Bn. level Entry to Excellence concept. Leach took minimal guidance and quickly created something meaningful and inclusive for incoming trainees. He developed a draft ETE script, motivational video and background music that added the final touches that made the concept a significant event for trainees to remember.
Master Sgt. Jermon Tibbs has been instrumental in leading a collaborative effort that included a council of dedicated drill sergeants to make valuable adjustments in the Drill Sergeant Resiliency Program.
He prioritized and improved discussions for drill sergeants led by the Army Wellness Center, Education Center, chaplains, Inspector General, Equal Opportunity Office, Sexual Harasment/Assault Response and Prevention, and Personnel ’s Drill Sergeant Manager, while also ensuring professional development time with sergeants major and command sergeants major to discuss career-enhancing topics, such as Talent Management and centralized Evaluation Boards. Tibbs knows that Fort Leonard Wood’s drill sergeants are entrusted with a tremendous responsibility, transforming and inspiring America’s sons and daughters into great Soldiers, which makes us the greatest Army in the world. He is serving them well and is worthy of recognition.
Lee Ann Wilson from the Maneuver Support Center of Excellence Operations, Plans and Training Office has worked tirelessly to ensure several members of Basic Officer Leadership Courses are able to resource, plan and execute official travel to their follow-on assignments of Airborne, Small Unit Ranger Tactics and Ranger school. Her efforts and dedication have enabled company-level teams to maintain their focus of developing junior leaders while working with the Airborne Ranger Training Brigade, Maneuver Center of Excellence and 75th Ranger Regiment.
(Editor’s note: This article was submitted by MSCoE.)