I am applying to become an officer in the united states army. I have asked my company commander for a letter of recommendation and of course, he said yes, however, he wants me to explain to him why I want to become an officer, and he wants me to give him bullets on the things I have done in the army so far. i enlisted in the united states army dec 28 2015. i am married with two children. The duty stations i have been to are Fort Carson (colorado) Camp Humphreys (South Korea) Fort Bragg (NC) and now i am back in camp Humphreys. i am applying for the green to gold program. WHAT IS GREEN TO GOLD?
The Army Green to Gold (G2G) Program is designed to offer Active Army Enlisted Soldiers in the Army the opportunity to earn a commission as Army Officers.
This program offers enlisted Soldiers several unique ways to earn a baccalaureate or graduate degree:
Green to Gold Scholarship Option — For Soldiers who are considering leaving Active Duty to attend college while receiving full tuition or room and board (capped), flat rate book payment and a monthly stipend.
Green to Gold Active Duty Option — For Soldiers who want to remain on Active Duty and attend college.
Green to Gold Division Commander’s Hip Pocket Scholarship Program — provides selected Soldiers the opportunity to complete their baccalaureate degree requirements and obtain a commission through participation in the ROTC Scholarship program.
Green to Gold Non-Scholarship — For Soldiers who are considering leaving Active Duty to attend college while receiving a monthly stipend.GREEN TO GOLD ACTIVE DUTY OPTION
The Green to Gold Active Duty Option is a two-year program that provides eligible, Active Army enlisted Soldiers an opportunity to complete their first baccalaureate degree or first graduate degree and earn a commission as an Army Officer.
i Have completed my associate’s degree in psychology at the university of Maryland global campus with a GPA of 3.0.
Here are some things i have done in the army.
I have performed superbly while serving as an evaluator during 44th Medical Brigrades’ Expert field medic badge (EFMB). also i assisted in CTL 3. i Maintained a high level of motivation, which was evident in the team’s performance during event. my exceptional skills and never quit attitude were an asset to the team. Date (11/18.2021)
Date (11/27/2018) During NTC ( National Training Center) rotatation 19-02 I served as a 92F Petroleum supply Specialist assigned to Hammer company 1-66 Armor (fort Carson) as a 92F my knowledge in skills, and determination was essential to the Distribution Platoon’s success. The Distribution was able to perform 34 LRPs (Logistical Resupply Points), issue over 80K gallons of fuel, and 124,800 rounds of ammunition preventing 1-66AR BN from ever needing emergency resupply.
Date(08/07/2018) I set the physical fitness standard for other Hammer company soldiers to follow by scoring 292 points on the Army Physical Fitness Test (apft) and earned the APFT Badge.
Date (07/07/2017) I conducted more than ten LOGPAC operations during combined resolve VII at the Joint Multinational Readiness Center. My ability to endure adverse conditions and stay calm under pressure resulted in the Iron Knights Battalion always having the commodities required to continue combat operations.
Date ( 02/09/17) I played a vital role as a Rail Team for Track 13 during Rail Operations supporting 3ABCT’s Deployment Out-load for Operation Atlantic Resolve. I ensured that over 920 vehicles from seven different Battalion were safely loaded and secured for rail Movement. I served as a ground guide, spotter, and tie-down specialist ensuring that all vehicles were loaded without any safety incidents. His hard work and dedication ensured 3ABCT could accomplish its mission.
Date (03/06/17) as a PFC I displayed outstanding courage and a true sense of loyalty that led to saving the life of a NON-Commissioned Officer.
i also attached my NCO Evaluation report