A proud member of Class 81 at Ft. Polk, La
., he completed his pre-deployment training and arrived in Kabul, Afghanistan, in November 2009 for duty at the COIN Academy, Camp Julien.
"His knowledge and skills have made an untrained, aviation electronics mechanic able to repair hospital equipment," said Chief Petty Officer Brandon Ellison, leading chief, who has been working with Buckley for nine months, starting with combat skills training prior to deployment at Ft. Polk, La
. "He is a strong, positive influence to those he mentors."
Much of this training occurs at Ft. Polk, La
.--a place where residents have become so familiar with the Army base's foreign-language drills that they know more Arabic and Pashtu "than 99.9 percent of the American population," says Bill David, whose company, Cubic Corp., provides support services there.
She is Microbiology, Serology and Immunology Supervisor at Bayne Jones Army Community Hospital in Ft. Polk, LA
During his dedicated career he was stationed in Ft. Polk, LA
, Mannheim Germany, Ft.
Stewart, GA Bosnia & Herzegovina JOINT GUARDIAN (KFOR) 793d MP Bn, Bamberg, GE Kosovo 530th MP Bn (EPW/CI) (-), Nebraska -- USAR Kosovo 527th MP Co, Weisbaden, GE Kosovo 615th MP Co, Ansbach, GE Kosovo 258th MP Co, Ft. Polk, LA
Kosovo 1st AD MP Plt, Werzburg, GE Kosovo MWD (KM) ASG, GE Kosovo MWD ASG, GE Kosovo CID (3 CID GRP, 307 CID, 701 CID) Kosovo
The ruggedized units will be mounted on Abrams M1A1D tanks and Bradley M2A2 fighting vehicles for use in the Joint Contingency Force Exercise at Ft. Polk, LA
, in September and at the FBCB2 Limited User Test 3/Digital Capstone Exercise at the National Training Center (Ft.