Year of the NCO features Staff Sgt. Boydston
February 12, 2009
Name: SSG Boydston, Daniel
Organization: HHC, USAG-Red Cloud
Job Description: Chaplain Assistant NCOIC for Area 1 Garrison Chaplain's office. NCOIC of the Camp Red Cloud Chapel. Fund Manager for USAG Red Cloud Area 1 Garrison Chapel Tithes and Offering Fund (CTOF).
Time In Service: 19 years, 7 months
Recent Accomplishments: Reorganized and corrected the deficiencies within the Chapel Tithes and Offering Funds for USAG Red Cloud Area I Garrison Chaplain's Office. By doing this, SSG Boydston saved the Chapel several thousand dollars which resulted in the Chapel to do charity work with the orphanage that USAG-Red Cloud is involved with. SSG Boydston personally mentored one KATUSA, and one U.S. Army Soldier preparing them for competing and winning the Area 1 KATUSA and Soldier of the Quarter Boards for two consecutive quarters. SSG Boydston mentored one U.S. Soldier preparing him for SGT Promotion Board. SSG Boydston served as an Area I Garrison NEO Warden consisting of 13 families; total 36 family members. Through numerous hours of screening personnel records, SSG Boydston established a zero deficient record system of all NEO personnel under his care.
SSG Boydston's leadership motto is, "A good NCO is one who makes all necessary sacrifices for the accomplishment of the mission of taking care of all soldiers, not just the ones under his or her direct supervision." He did this by mentoring the soldiers that won the boards and passed the SGT Promotion Board on his time totally over 60 hours.