DVIDS – News – seventh Special Forces Group (Airborne) Upkeep Firm gained the Fiscal 12 months 2022 Army Award for Upkeep Excellence

Eglin Air Pressure Base, Fla. – seventh Special Forces Group (Airborne) Upkeep Firm has been named the winner of the Fiscal 12 months 2022 Army Award for Upkeep Excellence (AAME). The Upkeep Co. Troopers put numerous hours of planning and preparation into turning into the very best maintainers in the US Army. The Division of the Army established the AAME in 1982 to acknowledge distinctive excellence in Upkeep and to offer added incentive to Main Army Command’s aggressive packages.

The competitors in every part is split into three classes; small, medium and huge, primarily based on the variety of licensed personnel within the unit. The seventh SFG (A) Upkeep Co. went by means of an inner firm inspection, adopted by inspections from 1st Special Forces Command (A), USASOC, and at last the Division of the Army. All of the inspections had been accomplished all through FY 2022.

“The AAME cannot be gained with out your complete staff working collectively, so we really take the win as a staff effort,” mentioned Employees Sgt. Kenneth Bates, the Digital Upkeep Store NCOIC assigned to Group Help Battalion.

The seventh SFG(A) GSB’s creed is, “Most Particular Operations require non-Particular Operation Forces help,” and that motto applies to each mission. Every of the Upkeep Co. members validate and exemplify the Battalion’s programs and processes and enhances the general readiness of the Group.

“It was a privilege to have the ability to attain the very best degree of competitors and a incredible problem for us to beat,” mentioned Capt, Austin Schultz, the previous commander of the Upkeep Firm. Schultz has since moved on to change into the EOD Detachment Commander however was instrumental in motivating his staff to successful the award. “To know that we not solely reached the DA degree however gained…it was each useful for the corporate as an entire and a satisfying expertise for all our Troopers.”

The Upkeep Co. agrees that the accomplishment and recognition of successful the AAME was well worth the planning, lengthy hours or preparation and extended effort. Sgt. 1st Class Alejandro Clemente, the Firm 1st Sergeant, mentioned that he and his staff are “honored, grateful, and relieved. Placing this a lot work, man hours and sweat… these Troopers deserved it.”

seventh Special Forces Group (Airborne) plans, prepares for, and when ordered, executes Particular Operations in help of Theater Marketing campaign Plans (TCP) and different directed Particular Operations. Our Space of Duty (AOR) contains the land mass of Latin America south of Mexico; the waters adjoining to Central America and South America; the Caribbean Sea, its 13 island nations, European and U.S. territories; the Gulf of Mexico; and a portion of the Atlantic Ocean. It encompasses 32 international locations (19 in Central and South America and 13 within the Caribbean) and covers about 15.6 million sq. miles. The area represents about one-sixth of the landmass of the world assigned to regional unified instructions.

Date Taken: 09.14.2022
Date Posted: 09.14.2022 13:00
Story ID: 429304
Location: EGLIN AFB, FL, US

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