Army Corps : The Backbone Of The Marine Corps Essay
During my first deployment to Iraq in 2003, I was awarded my second Navy and Marine Corp Achievement Medal by the Commanding Officer of MWSS-372, For performing my responsibilities above and beyond the call of duty of a Sergeant ;for assuming the role of the Remaining Behind Element Supply and Maintenance Chief at Viper Camp ,Kuwait, during OIF/OEF-I.I awarded my third Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal as a Sergeant , after performing my duties as the Maintenance Management Officer for two sister squadrons(MWSS-372 AND MWSS-371) during Foal Eagle 2004.
In October of 2005 , my father in law passed away .My wife and I could not afford to fly as a family and since I was the only one in the family that had flown before , we agreed that I would escort my father in law body back to Mexico . Unfortunately, my Father in law never witnessed our May 4th 2005 church wedding.
A year later, I received accompanied tour orders to Iwakuni, Japan .During my three years, I served as the maintenance Managing Chief where I experienced numerous missions to Okinawa, Camp Fuji and South Korea and held the collateral billet of unit Family Readiness Officer .I was awarded my…