LTCOL WILLIAM G. LEFTWICH JR. TROPHY FOR OUTSTANDING LEADERSHIP FOR CY2008

Date Signed: 4/16/2009
ALMARS Active Number: 012/09

R 161533Z APR 09
UNCLASSIFIED//
ALMAR 012/09
MSGID/GENADMIN/CMC WASHINGTON DC PPO POG//
SUBJ/LTCOL WILLIAM G. LEFTWICH JR. TROPHY FOR OUTSTANDING LEADERSHIP FOR CY2008//
GENTEXT/REMARKS/1.  I HAVE APPROVED THE SELECTION OF CAPTAIN JONATHAN B. HAMILTON, 1ST BATTALION, 9TH MARINES, 2D MARINE DIVISION, II MEF, MARFORCOM AS THE CY2008 RECIPIENT OF THE 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 HAMILTON AND THE FOLLOWING OFFICERS WHO PERFORMED SO COMMENDABLY:
RANK     NAME              MOS    UNIT
CAPT     P. J. DYKEMAN     0302   2D BN, 3D MAR, 3D MARDIV
                                  III MEF, MARFORPAC
CAPT     M. S. MILLER      0302   1ST LAR BN, 1ST MARDIV
                                  I MEF, MARFORPAC
CAPT     S. P. MOROSOFF    0302   BLT 3/5, 31ST MEU
                                  III MEF, MARFORPAC
CAPT     B. D. SANDERS     0302   3D BN, 6TH MAR, 2D MARDIV
                                  II MEF, MARFORCOM
CAPT     R. R. SCHELLHAAS  0302   2D BN, 7TH MAR, 1ST MARDIV
                                  I MEF, MARFORPAC
3.  INFORMATION AND COORDINATING INSTRUCTIONS REGARDING PRESENTATION OF THE TROPHY WILL BE FORWARDED VIA SEPARATE CORRESPONDANCE.
4.  SEMPER FIDELIS, JAMES T. CONWAY, GENERAL, U.S. MARINE CORPS, COMMANDANT OF THE MARINE CORPS.//