Promoting Excellence

By Jim Hinnant, U.S. Army Forces Command Public Affairs (Forward)October 22, 2010

In the first ceremony of it's kind at the forward location of U.S. Army Forces Command and U.S. Army Reserve Command at Fort Bragg, N.C., Chief Warrant Officer Kenneth D. Volker, an aviation safety officer assigned to USARC headquarters, was promoted to Chief Warrant Officer Five, Oct. 21, 2010.  In this photo, Mrs. Kyoung Volker attaches the new rank insignia to Volker's Army Combat Uniform.
1 / 5 Show Caption + Hide Caption – In the first ceremony of it's kind at the forward location of U.S. Army Forces Command and U.S. Army Reserve Command at Fort Bragg, N.C., Chief Warrant Officer Kenneth D. Volker, an aviation safety officer assigned to USARC headquarters, was promoted to Chief Warrant Officer Five, Oct. 21, 2010. In this photo, Mrs. Kyoung Volker attaches the new rank insignia to Volker's Army Combat Uniform. (Photo Credit: Jim Hinnant, U.S. Army Forces Command Public Affairs (Forward)) VIEW ORIGINAL
Colonel Timothy R. Collins, deputy chief of staff, U.S. Army Reserve Command, administers the Oath of Office to Chief Warrant Officer Kenneth D. Volker, an aviation safety officer assigned to USARC headquarters, Oct. 21, 2010, at Fort Bragg, N.C.  Volker, an AH-64 Apache pilot, who had just been promoted to Chief Warrant Officer Five, is a member of the USARC Advance Echelon (ADVON) for the command's relocation to Fort Bragg in accordance with the 2005 Base Realignment and Closure legislation.
2 / 5 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Colonel Timothy R. Collins, deputy chief of staff, U.S. Army Reserve Command, administers the Oath of Office to Chief Warrant Officer Kenneth D. Volker, an aviation safety officer assigned to USARC headquarters, Oct. 21, 2010, at Fort Bragg, N.C. Volker, an AH-64 Apache pilot, who had just been promoted to Chief Warrant Officer Five, is a member of the USARC Advance Echelon (ADVON) for the command's relocation to Fort Bragg in accordance with the 2005 Base Realignment and Closure legislation. (Photo Credit: Jim Hinnant, U.S. Army Forces Command Public Affairs (Forward)) VIEW ORIGINAL
First Sergeant Blaine Huston, Headquarters and Headquarters Company, U.S. Army Reserve Command, reads the order promoting Chief Warrant Officer Kenneth D. Volker (far left), an aviation safety officer assigned to USARC headquarters, Oct. 21, 2010, at Fort Bragg, N.C.  Volker, a member of the USARC Advance Echelon (ADVON) for the command's relocation to Fort Bragg in accordance with the 2005 Base Realignment and Closure legislation, was promoted to Chief Warrant Officer Five.
3 / 5 Show Caption + Hide Caption – First Sergeant Blaine Huston, Headquarters and Headquarters Company, U.S. Army Reserve Command, reads the order promoting Chief Warrant Officer Kenneth D. Volker (far left), an aviation safety officer assigned to USARC headquarters, Oct. 21, 2010, at Fort Bragg, N.C. Volker, a member of the USARC Advance Echelon (ADVON) for the command's relocation to Fort Bragg in accordance with the 2005 Base Realignment and Closure legislation, was promoted to Chief Warrant Officer Five. (Photo Credit: Jim Hinnant, U.S. Army Forces Command Public Affairs (Forward)) VIEW ORIGINAL
The Chief Warrant Officer Five insignia of rank, affixed to the Army Combat Uniform of newly-promoted Chief Warrant Officer Kenneth D. Volker, Headquarters, U.S. Army Reserve Command (Forward), Fort Bragg, N.C.
4 / 5 Show Caption + Hide Caption – The Chief Warrant Officer Five insignia of rank, affixed to the Army Combat Uniform of newly-promoted Chief Warrant Officer Kenneth D. Volker, Headquarters, U.S. Army Reserve Command (Forward), Fort Bragg, N.C. (Photo Credit: Jim Hinnant, U.S. Army Forces Command Public Affairs (Forward)) VIEW ORIGINAL
Newly promoted Chief Warrant Officer Kenneth D. Volker, an aviation safety officer assigned to U.S. Army Reserve Command headquarters, shares a celebratory hug with Mrs. Kyoung Volker, Oct. 21, 2010, at Fort Bragg, N.C. Volker, a member of the USARC Advance Echelon (ADVON) for the command\'s relocation to Fort Bragg in accordance with the 2005 Base Realignment and Closure legislation, was promoted to Chief Warrant Officer Five.
5 / 5 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Newly promoted Chief Warrant Officer Kenneth D. Volker, an aviation safety officer assigned to U.S. Army Reserve Command headquarters, shares a celebratory hug with Mrs. Kyoung Volker, Oct. 21, 2010, at Fort Bragg, N.C. Volker, a member of the USARC Advance Echelon (ADVON) for the command\'s relocation to Fort Bragg in accordance with the 2005 Base Realignment and Closure legislation, was promoted to Chief Warrant Officer Five. (Photo Credit: Jim Hinnant, U.S. Army Forces Command Public Affairs (Forward)) VIEW ORIGINAL

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