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CY14 LTCOL W. G. LEFTWICH JR. TROPHY FOR OUTSTANDING LEADERSHIP

Date Signed: 4/21/2015
ALMARS Number: 006/15

R 211138Z APR 15
ALMAR 006/15
MSGID/GENADMIN/CMC WASHINGTON DC DMCS //
SUBJ/CY14 LTCOL W. G. LEFTWICH JR. TROPHY FOR OUTSTANDING LEADERSHIP//
GENTEXT/REMARKS/1. I HAVE APPROVED THE SELECTION OF MAJOR DANIEL E. GRAINGER, RECRUITING STATION SACRAMENTO, 12TH MARINE CORPS DISTRICT, AS THE RECIPIENT OF THE CY2014 LEFTWICH TROPHY FOR OUTSTANDING LEADERSHIP. MAJOR GRAINGER WAS A CAPTAIN SERVING AS THE COMPANY COMMANDER FOR COMPANY B, 1ST BATTALION, 6TH MARINES, 1ST MARINE DIVISION, I MEF, MARFORPAC, DURING THE PERIOD OF ELIGIBILITY. ALL NOMINEES HAD EXEMPLARY RECORDS WHICH INDICATED NOTEWORTHY LEADERSHIP AND COMMAND ABILITY. AS EXPECTED, THE COMPETITION WAS EXCEPTIONALLY KEEN.
2. CONGRATULATIONS TO MAJOR GRAINGER AND THE FOLLOWING OFFICERS WHO PERFORMED SO COMMENDABLY:
RANK  NAME             MOS   UNIT
CAPT  S.P. CONNOR      0302  2D BN, 23D MAR, 4TH MARDIV, MARFORRES
CAPT  H.L. CONTRERAS   0302  1ST BN, 1ST MAR, 1ST MARDIV, I MEF,
                             MARFORPAC
CAPT  J.L. COOLEY      0802  5TH BN, 11TH MAR, 3D MARDIV, III MEF,
                             MARFORPAC
CAPT  J.D. OLIVETO     0302  3D BN, 8TH MAR, 2D MARDIV, II MEF,
                             MARFORCOM
CAPT  P.E. RIGOUT      0302  1ST BN, 3D MAR, 3D MARDIV, III MEF,
                             MARFORPAC
CAPT  S.A. STEWART     0302  1ST BN, 7TH MAR, 1ST MARDIV, I MEF,
                             MARFORPAC
3. INFORMATION AND COORDINATING INSTRUCTIONS REGARDING THE PRESENTATION OF THE TROPHY WILL BE FORWARDED VIA SEPARATE CORRESPONDENCE.
4. SEMPER FIDELIS, JOSEPH F. DUNFORD, JR., GENERAL, U.S. MARINE CORPS, COMMANDANT OF THE MARINE CORPS.//