56th IBCT promotes newest NCO

By Staff Sgt. Jason Kendrick, 56th IBCT PAO, 36th Inf. Div., MND-BFebruary 24, 2009

BAGHDAD - Master Sgt. Ralph Amaya (left), from Killeen, Texas, promotes Spc. Jason Summers to the rank of sergeant in a ceremony held at Camp Victory on Feb. 21. Summers, from Justin, Texas, and Amaya, both Texas Army National Guard Soldiers serving with the 56th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 36th Infantry Division, have served in Iraq in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom for the last three months. Summers works in the Base Defense Operations Center where he tracks significant activity in and around the Victory Base Complex.
1 / 3 Show Caption + Hide Caption – BAGHDAD - Master Sgt. Ralph Amaya (left), from Killeen, Texas, promotes Spc. Jason Summers to the rank of sergeant in a ceremony held at Camp Victory on Feb. 21. Summers, from Justin, Texas, and Amaya, both Texas Army National Guard Soldiers serving with the 56th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 36th Infantry Division, have served in Iraq in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom for the last three months. Summers works in the Base Defense Operations Center where he tracks significant activity in and around the Victory Base Complex. (Photo Credit: Staff Sgt. Jason Kendrick, 56th IBCT PAO, 36th Inf. Div., MND-B) VIEW ORIGINAL
BAGHDAD - Sgt. Jason Summers, a Texas Army National Guard Soldier serving in Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 56th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 36th Infantry Division, recites the Non-Commissioned Officer's Creed after being promoted during a ceremony at Camp Victory on Feb. 21. Summers, a 36 year old homebuilder from Justin, Texas is serving in his first tour to Iraq in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom.
2 / 3 Show Caption + Hide Caption – BAGHDAD - Sgt. Jason Summers, a Texas Army National Guard Soldier serving in Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 56th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 36th Infantry Division, recites the Non-Commissioned Officer's Creed after being promoted during a ceremony at Camp Victory on Feb. 21. Summers, a 36 year old homebuilder from Justin, Texas is serving in his first tour to Iraq in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. (Photo Credit: Staff Sgt. Jason Kendrick, 56th IBCT PAO, 36th Inf. Div., MND-B) VIEW ORIGINAL
BAGHDAD - Sgt. Jason Summers (left), with Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 56th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 36th Infantry Division, receives a handshake of congratulations from Command Sgt. Maj. John Morgan III, senior enlisted leader, 56th IBCT, following his promotion into the Corps of Non-Commissioned Officers. Summers, a Texas Army National Guard Soldier from Justin, Texas said after his promotion that he would live the NCO Creed and that he would not let his leaders down.
3 / 3 Show Caption + Hide Caption – BAGHDAD - Sgt. Jason Summers (left), with Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 56th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 36th Infantry Division, receives a handshake of congratulations from Command Sgt. Maj. John Morgan III, senior enlisted leader, 56th IBCT, following his promotion into the Corps of Non-Commissioned Officers. Summers, a Texas Army National Guard Soldier from Justin, Texas said after his promotion that he would live the NCO Creed and that he would not let his leaders down. (Photo Credit: Staff Sgt. Jason Kendrick, 56th IBCT PAO, 36th Inf. Div., MND-B) VIEW ORIGINAL