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MSGID/GENADMIN/CMC WASHINGTON DC DMCS(UC)/F002//
SUBJ/CALENDAR YEAR 2017 LTCOL WILLIAM G. LEFTWICH JR. TROPHY FOR OUTSTANDING LEADERSHIP//
GENTEXT/REMARKS/1. I have approved the selection of Captain Gregory M. Veteto, 1st Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, MARFORPAC, as the recipient of the CY2017 Leftwich Trophy for Outstanding Leadership for performance while serving as a Company Commander within 1st Marine Division. As expected, the competition was exceptionally keen. All nominees had exemplary records which indicated noteworthy leadership and command ability.
2. Congratulations to Captain Veteto and the following officers who performed so commendably:
RANK NAME MOS UNIT
CAPT V.L. THOMPSON 0302 1ST BN, 3D MAR, 3D MARDIV,
III MEF, MARFORPAC
CAPT C.E. BROUN 0302 3D BN, 5TH MAR, 1ST MARDIV,
I MEF, MARFORPAC
CAPT K.C. NICHOLSON 0302 1ST BN, 2D MAR, 2D MARDIV,
II MEF, MARFORCOM
3. Information and coordinating instructions regarding the presentation of the trophy will be forwarded via separate correspondence.
4. Semper Fidelis, Robert B. Neller, General, U.S. Marine Corps, Commandant of the Marine Corps.//