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101st Combat Aviation Brigade First Sergeants behind the diamond

 

Written by Sgt. Duncan Brennan
101st Combat Aviation Brigade

Fort Campbell KY, 101st Airborne DivisionWings of Destiny

Forward Operating Base Fenty, Afghanistan – Being a first sergeant is a labor of love. It is a lot of hard work and long hours, but the responsibility is a reward in, and of itself. The diamond of a first sergeant shows that the Army is entrusting soldiers to consistent and professional leadership.

For 2nd Squadron, 17th Cavalry Regiment, Task Force Saber, at Forward Operating Base Fenty, Afghanistan, the first sergeants enjoy mentoring soldiers. These senior NCOs are personally invested in all their Soldiers.

First Sgt. Bryan Kipp, B Company, 6th Battalion, 101st Combat Aviation Brigade, catches up with Staff Sgt. Christopher Salmond, B, 6-101 CAB platoon sergeant during battlefield circulation at Forward Operating Base Fenty, Afghanistan Dec. 22nd, 2012. First sergeants use battlefield circulations to make sure that their soldiers have everything they need when companies are split between different task forces. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Duncan Brennan, 101st CAB public affairs)

First Sgt. Bryan Kipp, B Company, 6th Battalion, 101st Combat Aviation Brigade, catches up with Staff Sgt. Christopher Salmond, B, 6-101 CAB platoon sergeant during battlefield circulation at Forward Operating Base Fenty, Afghanistan Dec. 22nd, 2012. First sergeants use battlefield circulations to make sure that their soldiers have everything they need when companies are split between different task forces. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Duncan Brennan, 101st CAB public affairs)

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