In Delta Company the Timberwolves have been working hard preparing for the upcoming deployment. Starting with Task Force Organization at the beginning of the year and the Joint Operations Access Exercise (JOAX) more recently, D Co. has been well engaged in support of the Wolfpack.
Task Organization means the D Co. Hangar now houses Apaches, Blackhawks, and Kiowa Warriors which now comprise the Wolfpack fleet.
Although sadly, we had to part with many beloved Soldiers as part of the task organization, there are also eleven new Timberwolves from 2-‐82; D Co. extends a warm welcome to these Soldiers and hopes they feel at home.
A special congratulations is extended to the youngest new members of the pack: 1SG White, SSG Tann, SGT Garcia, SPC Leonard, SPC Boykin, SPC Lumpkins, PFC Hardin, and PV2 Arroyo, are proud parents of the newest members of the pack! Along with the many daily maintenance tasks, Delta Company is currently performing phase maintenance on an Apache helicopter which amounts to a complete breakdown, inspection, and rebuild of the aircraft. Already this year, the Timberwolves have Newly constructed pull-‐up bars now adorn participated in two small the area in front of the hangar. arms ranges and supported the Wolfpack gunnery exercises as well as the Ft. Bragg JOAX with around the clock maintenance.
The Timberwolves have disassembled this Apache as part of its "500 Hour Phase."
In addition to SPC Carlin’s promotion to E-‐4, SFC Baker was selected for promotion to E-‐8 and
SGT Willis to E-‐6. SGT Trottier also deserves recognition for his commendable marks as the Tool Room and Waste Management NCOIC during the recent ARMS inspection. For this achievement he was awarded an Army Achievement Medal. Timberwolves PV2 Garcia, PFC Cox, SPC Leonard, SPC Leuschner, SGT Arsenault, and SSG Kelly earned the German Proficiency Badge just prior to last year’s end.
Soldiers fire from the kneeling as part of the M-‐4 Qualification.
Shops Platoon's PFC Guertin inspects a 701D engine from the Apache.
Finally, three Soldiers from Shops Platoon were recognized for spontaneous, selfless, community service. Thanks to SGT Thow, CPL Hopper, and SPC Covarrubias for doing the right thing when no one was looking.