Photo Credit: Sgt. 1st Class Tonya Gonzales, 123rd Mobile Public Affairs Detachment
GRAFENWOEHR, Germany - Nine students from Warrior Leader Course Class 07-11, 7th Army Noncommissioned Officer Academy, were recognized for their leadership accomplishments during the WLC graduation here April 15. The NCOA awarded three students for Distinguished Honor Graduates, three for Leadership Awardees, three multinational soldiers for Distinguished International Awardee, and three NCOA staff sergeants for Instructor of the Cycle. The 18-day course is the initial leadership course for U.S. Army enlisted Soldiers where they are trained in various garrison and tactical leadership lessons while enhancing their leadership potentials. Under the auspice of the Joint Multinational Training Command, the 7th Army NCOA is the first and oldest NCOA in the U.S. Army, and works to build partnership capacity by incorporating relevant training to the contemporary operating environment. The JMTC is the only place in the U.S. Army that regularly trains with multinational partners. Pictured from Left to Right; First row, Alpha Company: Spc. Andrew J. Thompson, A Co., 2/503rd Inf.; Sgt. Olumfemi D. Odueyungbo, A Co, 1st, 503rd Inf. Regt.; Polish Land Forces Sgt. Magdalena Wojcik, Instructor and Staff Sgt. Vincent Simmons; Middle row, Bravo Co.: Spc. Tyler K. Grissom, HHC 2/159th Av. Bn., Sgt. Anthony C. Oddo, USAG Brussels, Polish Land Forces Staff Sgt. Maciej Rzepka; Instructor and Staff Sgt. Dustin French; third row, Charlie Co.: Spc. Dietrich L. Rolfe, A Btry, 4/319th FA Regt., Sgt. Lane F. Mobley, C Co., 1/503 PIR, Bulgarian Army Staff Sgt. Deyan P. Madin, and instructor Staff Sgt., Alicia L. Anderson.