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My Accomplishments: A Career As An Army Company Commander

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My most substantial accomplishments begin with being an Army Company Commander. It has been the highlight of my career thus far. Being the leader of 84 individuals each and every day was both a challenge and a privilege. Being a company commander is not given to everyone, only those chose worthy are put in charge of the lives of America's sons and daughters. As a company commander you are in charge of the welfare, morale, combat training and overall unit cohesion of all its personnel. I view this as my most substantial accomplishment because of the ability I had to impact people's lives and the lifelong relationships I have gotten out of it. The training was hard, the days were sometimes long and jumping out of planes is scary but in the end …show more content…

In this essay, the author

  • Opines that being an army company commander is the highlight of their career, as they are in charge of the welfare, morale, combat training, and overall unit cohesion of all its personnel.
  • Narrates how they decided to complete a triathlon before leaving the islands. they grew up riding bikes, but didn't know how to swim in the ocean.
  • Narrates how they were introduced to dave ramsey's financial peace university through an army chaplain and decided to facilitate the course to help others.
  • Opines that leading soldiers, mentoring them, and being a positive influence on their lives will always be the most accomplishing event in their life.

I have always taken an interest in personal finance, investing and economics as a whole. What got me into helping others with their finances was because I was introduced to Dave Ramsey's Financial Peace University through an Army Chaplain. After completing the course myself, I knew I had to facilitate this so others in my unit could improve their lives. On four different occasions I have facilitated this 9 week course in an effort to help others. It has changed lives and will always be an advocate for helping people gain control of their personal finances. These three accomplishments have meant the most to me for various reasons, some personal such as completing a triathlon and others are outwardly focused like teaching personal finance courses to young Soldiers. Leading Soldiers, mentoring them, being a positive influence on their lives will always be the most accomplishing event in my life so far. I hope to continue to help others as I move forward in the business world. I believe this will enable me to stand out as a student at the graduate level once I am granted admission into The University of Tennessee's Haslam College of

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