NAACP Honors Bronco Soldier for Outstanding Community Service

By Staff Sgt. Ondirae Abdullah-RobinsonNovember 18, 2019

Staff Sgt. Jeffery Sailes, the headquarters platoon sergeant, Comanche Troop, 3rd Squadron, 4th Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division speaks to the Soldiers of the 3rd Squadron, 4th Cavalry Regiment Oct. 30, 2019 at the Bronco Memorial, F Quad, Schofield Barracks, Hawaii. After he was awarded the Ida B. Wells-Barnett Meritorious Community Service Award from the Honolulu-Hawaii chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
"I feel this award was given to me because of things I do outside of just the military," Sailes said. "I do a lot of outreach in my church, volunteer my time within the post itself, but this award is just giving up my time and putting other people first because I'm a firm believer that as a leader we are here to serve."
1 / 1 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Staff Sgt. Jeffery Sailes, the headquarters platoon sergeant, Comanche Troop, 3rd Squadron, 4th Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division speaks to the Soldiers of the 3rd Squadron, 4th Cavalry Regiment Oct. 30, 2019 at the Bronco Memorial, F Quad, Schofield Barracks, Hawaii. After he was awarded the Ida B. Wells-Barnett Meritorious Community Service Award from the Honolulu-Hawaii chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People "I feel this award was given to me because of things I do outside of just the military," Sailes said. "I do a lot of outreach in my church, volunteer my time within the post itself, but this award is just giving up my time and putting other people first because I'm a firm believer that as a leader we are here to serve." (Photo Credit: Staff Sgt. Ondirae AbdullahRobinson) VIEW ORIGINAL