Soldier Of The Week

Soldier of the Week SSG Rivas

An army commander needs qualified personnel to make sure troops are up to date with required training and that's where the soldier of the week comes in. Army Staff Sergeant Greg Rivas is an 11 bravo infantryman who serves as…

Soldier of the Week LTC Sobota

Sometimes troops seek higher education to enhance their army career and that's where the soldier of the week comes in. Lieutenant Colonel Scott Sobota is an Armor officer and an Army strategist. He received the titles after obtaining three masters…

Soldier of the Week

Someone has to keep those tanks operational at fort Benning and that's where the soldier of the week excels. Staff Sergeant Brandon Cox is an Abrams tank maintainer . He is teaching the younger troops his skills while serving as…

Soldier Of The Week SGT Wilson

It takes organizational skills to keep track of an army unit's weapons and equipment and that's where the soldier of the week comes in. Sergeant Eric T. Wilson entered the army in 2010 as a private to train as a…

Soldier of The Week

Better weapons can help win wars and that's where the soldier of the week comes in. Sergeant Benjamin Gossett currently serves as a gunsmith for the united states army marksmanship unit at Fort Benning. This soldier who was once in…

Soldier of the Week SFC Colon

Some soldiers bring skills to the army before they enlist and that's where the soldier of the week comes in. Sergeant First Class promotable Christian Colon spent a few years as a diesel mechanic before entering the army back in…

Soldier of The Week SFC Perez

It takes some top NCO's to train future army officers and that's where the soldier of the week comes in. Sergeant First Class Jose Perez currently serves as an instructor at Fort Benning's Army Officer Candidate School. SFC Perez is…

Soldier of The Week MSG Nania

Fort Benning is home to the U.S. Army Armor School which benefits from troops like the soldier of the week. Master Sergeant Cory Nania is a senior armor NCO. The Master Sergeant currently serves as the chief training developer for…

Soldier of The Week SGM Garner

The Army counts on senior non commissioned officers to lead the way for younger troops and that's where the soldier of the week comes in. Sergeant Major Troy Garner currently serves as the Operations Sergeant Major for 3rd of the…

Soldier of The Week SSG Coombs

A Fort Benning Army troop with ten years in is recognized as the Soldier of the Week. Staff Sergeant Mark Coombs entered the army as a cavalry scout. He currently serves Uncle Sam as a senior drill sergeant with Echo…

Soldier of The Week, Major Byron Greene

An Army major with a large collection of overseas assignments is the Columbus Rotary Club's soldier of the week. Major Byron Greene, who hails from California, began his army career as a military police officer in 2004. He's served as…

Soldier Of The Week

An Army troop with an unusual background has become Soldier of the Week. Army Staff Sergeant Eric Dean initially trained as a combat engineer. Dean went on to become the best of the best in his field by successfully completing…

Soldier of The Week

Developing meaningful relationships with our allies is where our soldier of the week excels. Sergeant First Class Raul Molina is a senior instructor at the western hemisphere institute for security cooperation. Originally from Ecuador SFC Molina became a U.S. citizen…

Soldier Of The Week

Commissioned officers can also become a soldier of the week. Perfect proof is lieutenant Colonel Bradley Velotta who serves as the chief of staff of the Western Hemisphere Institute for Security Cooperation. LTC Velotta has served in numerous leadership roles…

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