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A Logistics Help consultant assigned to the 402nd Aviation Ahead Help Battalion in Hawaii was chosen by his friends because the U.S. Military Aviation and Missile Command LAR of the 12 months for 2021.
Roberto (Marcelo) Castro, an Apache Electronics LAR who joined the LAR program a bit of over two years in the past, was chosen out of 229 LARs as the perfect.

The LAR of the 12 months acknowledges the excellence of a person LAR in 5 areas: logistical/technical assist, system readiness enhancement, Military operations enhancement, discipline assist, and private development.
AMCOM Commander, Maj. Gen. Todd Royar and AMCOM Command Sgt. Main Bradford Smith acknowledged Castro on July 13 for his accomplishments and famous that the LARs are doing phenomenal work to maintain Military plane as much as readiness requirements.

“The coaching, educating and mentoring he does every day is invaluable. He gives direct interplay with Troopers and everybody else is in a assist function,” Royar mentioned.

In accordance with Jason Soto, Castro’s department chief, Castro joined the AMCOM LAR program in November 2019, supporting the twenty fifth Fight Aviation Brigade and the 402nd AFSB in Hawaii.

“He has offered assist for a number of artillery occasions, joint pressure workout routines, Pacific Pathways, in addition to supported the US Military Pacific Command in regional fight coaching middle workout routines,” Soto mentioned. “Whereas this 12 months’s competitors was fierce, profitable AMCOM’s LAR of the 12 months was effectively deserved. Marcello has repeatedly confirmed himself to be a useful asset to AMCOM, the Military and america of America.”

Though Castro holds a place as an electronics LAR, he has served efficiently as an airframe LAR, offering priceless help exterior of his regular talent set and command reward, Soto mentioned.

“Castro stands out amongst his friends for offering world-class logistical and technical assist to the Troopers, civilians and contractors with whom he interacts, his nomination mentioned. He’s unmatched by his friends in his intensive expertise… enabling the twenty fifth CAB, 402nd AFSB and the Apache group to attain 100% mission success via his direct actions and evaluation of advanced issues,” mentioned Kevin Fleagle, chief of AMCOM G3.-3 and the director of the LARs program.

As well as, Castro is understood for his “can do” angle in his private {and professional} life. He takes care of his crew and his rising community of pals, colleagues and different professionals. This community helps Castro present the very best assist, Fleagle mentioned.

On the finish of the quick ceremony, Castro thanked Royar, Smith and his fellow LARs.

“I hope I can proceed to do good issues,” he mentioned.

Castro will compete within the Military Materiel Command Logistics Help Robertson J. Brief Consultant of the 12 months Award in opposition to different AMC Main Subordinate Command winners. The Brief Award is known as for him for his meritorious contributions, embodying the hallmarks of dedication, dedication, selfless service, and honor, whereas serving as Military Missile Command, or MICOM, LAR. MICOM and Military Aviation and Troops Command, or ATCOM, got here collectively to type AMCOM on July 17, 1997, almost 25 years in the past.

Date to be held: 21.06.2022
Publication date: 06.21.2022 13:15
Story ID: 423438
Location: REDSTONE ARSENAL, AL, USA

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