• General Dennis L. Via, Army Materiel Command commanding general, affixes the sergeant first class rank insignia on Sgt. 1st Class David D. Gavril, AFSBn-Bagram S3 Battle Non-commissioned officer in charge, during a promotion ceremony held at brigade headquarters Jan. 15.

    Via promotes 401st AFSB NCOs

    General Dennis L. Via, Army Materiel Command commanding general, affixes the sergeant first class rank insignia on Sgt. 1st Class David D. Gavril, AFSBn-Bagram S3 Battle Non-commissioned officer in charge, during a promotion ceremony held at brigade...

  • General Dennis L. Via, Army Materiel Command commanding general, and Command Sgt. Maj. Ronald T. Riling, AMC command sergeant major, flank Sergeants First Class David D. Gavril, AFSBn-Bagram, 401st Army Field Support Brigade, S3 Battle non-commissioned officer in charge, and Jacqueline P. Watkins 401st AFSB S4 Non-commissioned officer in charge, following a promotion ceremony Jan. 15, in which Via promoted them to their current rank.

    Via promotes 401st AFSB NCOs

    General Dennis L. Via, Army Materiel Command commanding general, and Command Sgt. Maj. Ronald T. Riling, AMC command sergeant major, flank Sergeants First Class David D. Gavril, AFSBn-Bagram, 401st Army Field Support Brigade, S3 Battle non-commissioned...

  • General Dennis L. Via, Army Materiel Command commanding general, affixes the sergeant first class rank insignia on Sgt. 1st Class Jacqueline P. Watkins 401st AFSB S4 Non-commissioned officer in charge, during a promotion ceremony held at brigade headquarters Jan. 15

    Via promotes 401st AFSB NCOs

    General Dennis L. Via, Army Materiel Command commanding general, affixes the sergeant first class rank insignia on Sgt. 1st Class Jacqueline P. Watkins 401st AFSB S4 Non-commissioned officer in charge, during a promotion ceremony held at brigade...

BAGRAM AIRFIELD, Afghanistan--Sergeants First Class David D. Gavril, AFSBn-Bagram, 401st Army Field Support Brigade, S3 battle non-commissioned officer in charge, and Jacqueline P. Watkins 401st AFSB S4 non-commissioned officer in charge, were promoted to their current rank by Gen. Dennis L. Via, Army Materiel Command commanding general, Jan. 15 in a promotion ceremony at brigade headquarters.

"Promoting Soldiers is the best thing I get to do," said Via. "Sergeants First Class are the backbone of the NCO corps."

The promotion was witnessed by a formation of 401st AFSB personnel who had attended the command overview brief presented to Via by Col. Mark A. Paget, 401st AFSB commander.

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