SFC Kenneth G.

SFC Kenneth G.

Dates of Service: Jun 1979 - Feb 2000
RETIRED
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Promotions

  • PVT Jun 79
  • PV2 Dec 79
  • PFC Jun 80
  • SPC Jun 81
  • SGT Oct 82
  • SSG Sep 84
  • SFC May 93

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Bio 

I joined the Army in December of 1978 in the Delayed Entry Program while in high school. I shipped out to basic training in June of 1979 and began a long career with the Army, completing 20 years, 8 months, and 10 days of honorable service to my country. I served first as a 15D10 (Lance Missile Crewmember) for 13 years and reclassed into 11M20 (Bradley Fighting Vehicle) and was promoted to SFC.

Military Experiences

May 1998 - Feb 2000
Station Commander
Station Commander of a Large station (4 recruiters). Responsible for the mission assigned to the station and signing the mission to the recruiters in the station. Responsible for an area of 3,864 Square miles, which included about 12 schools. Responsible for the health, welfare, morale, training, and counseling of 4 NCO's, and writing the NCOER's of 3 NCO's. Responsible for reporting to the First SGT everyday with numbers and projections for the day and week. Responsible for going with the recruiters for training and also to help with problems encountered. Helped soldiers to go into their area for recruiting malls and schools. In the absence of the First Sergeant, acted as First Sergeant for the company, gathering numbers and projections and relaying these to operations at battalion.
May 1997 - May 1998
Station Commander
Station Commander of a 2 man station (small station), responsible for the mission assigned to the station and the signing over of part of that mission to my other recruiter. Responsible for an area of 3,864 Square miles, which included about 13 schools. Responsible for the health, welfare, morale, training, and counseling of one NCO. Responsible for accomplishing my part of the mission along with my NCO. Responsible for reporting to the First Sergeant everyday with numbers and projections for the day and week.
May 1995 - May 1997
Recruiter
Responsible for the recruitment of qualified enlistees into the U.S. Army. Responsible for the maintenance of records and ensure that they meet specific timelines as directed by USAREC and Army Regulations. Responsible for keeping a precise record of my daily activities. Responsible for the maintenance and cleanliness of two Government Vehicles. Responsible for area prospecting in schools, and other places in my assigned area. Responsible for the calling of prospects from Lead Resource Lists (LRL's) at appropriate times and intervals. Responsible to inform the Station Commander of my leads on a daily basis.
May 1993 - Apr 1995
Platoon Sergeant/Platoon Leader
Platoon Leader position for the first 8 months of this assignment (No Lt), Responsible for the meeting with Section Sergeants and scheduling training for 24 soldiers. Responsible for providing training schedules to the Company Commander and First Sergeant and posting schedules in Platoon area so leaders and soldiers were informed of upcoming training. After this period, took over as Platoon Sergeant and was responsible for all Platoon Sergeant tasks, such as coordinating daily tasks with the First Sergeant. Responsible for the maintenance of 4 Bradley fighting Vehicles and their associated equipment valued at $12 million dollars. Responsible for the professional counseling and writing the NCOERs for 3 SSG's. As the junior SFC, acted as 1SG in the absence of the 1SG. Other SFC's declined.

Deployments

(21 years, 3 months)
May 1998 - Feb 2000
New Iberia, Louisiana New Iberia Recruiting Station
Recruiting Station Commander--Large Station
May 1997 - May 1998
Crowley, Louisiana Crowley Recruiting Station
Recruiting Station Commander--Small Station
May 1995 - May 1997
New Iberia, Louisiana New Iberia Recruiting Station
Recruiter
Feb 1992 - Apr 1995
Fort Carson, Co D 2/12th Infantry
Bradley Section Leader--February 1992 to May 1993 Platoon Sergeant --May 1993 to April 1995

Military Credentials

Professional Development Schools

May 1997 - Jul 1997

Recruiting Station Commander Course

May 1995 - Jun 1995

Sep 1989 - Nov 1989

Lance Advanced Leadership Course

Jun 1989 - Aug 1989

Additional Specialization(s)
Security Clearance
Top Secret/SCI or higher

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