LTCOL WILLIAM G. LEFTWICH JR. TROPHY FOR OUTSTANDING LEADERSHIP

By | April 23, 2013

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SUBJ/LTCOL WILLIAM G. LEFTWICH JR. TROPHY FOR OUTSTANDING LEADERSHIP//
GENTEXT/REMARKS/1.  I HAVE APPROVED THE SELECTION OF CAPTAIN BENJAMIN M. MIDDENDORF, 2D BATTALION, 5TH MARINES, I MARINE EXPEDITIONARY FORCE, MARINE FORCES PACIFIC, AS THE RECIPIENT OF THE CY2012 LEFTWICH TROPHY FOR OUTSTANDING LEADERSHIP.  ALL NOMINEES HAD EXEMPLARY RECORDS WHICH INDICATED NOTEWORTHY LEADERSHIP AND COMMAND ABILITY. AS EXPECTED, THE COMPETITION WAS EXCEPTIONALLY KEEN.
2.  CONGRATULATIONS TO CAPTAIN MIDDENDORF AND THE FOLLOWING OFFICERS WHO PERFORMED SO COMMENDABLY:
RANK      NAME               MOS             UNIT
CAPT     P. E. ANKNEY       0302     1ST BN, 7TH MAR,  1ST MARDIV,
                                     I MEF, MARFORPAC
CAPT     M. D. BERENTSON    0307     4TH FORCE RECON CO, 4TH MARDIV,
                                     MARFORRES
CAPT     D. R. BLOWES       0302     3D BN, 8TH MAR, 2D MARDIV,
                                     II MEF, MARFORCOM   
CAPT     R. B. GORDINIER    0302     1ST BN, 8TH MAR, 2D MARDIV,
                                     II MEF, MARFORCOM      
CAPT     C. R. RICHARDELLA  0302     2D BN, 3D MAR, 3D MARDIV,
                                     III MEF, MARFORPAC
3.  INFORMATION AND COORDINATING INSTRUCTIONS REGARDING PRESENTATION OF THE TROPHY WILL BE FORWARDED VIA SEPARATE CORRESPONDENCE.
4.  SEMPER FIDELIS, JAMES F. AMOS, GENERAL, U.S. MARINE CORPS, COMMANDANT OF THE MARINE CORPS.//