R 181901Z APR 22
MSGID/GENADMIN/CMC WASHINGTON DC DMCS//
SUBJ/CALENDAR YEAR 2021 LTCOL WILLIAM G. LEFTWICH JR. TROPHY FOR OUTSTANDING LEADERSHIP//
GENTEXT/REMARKS/1. I have approved the selection of Captain Jon D. Sanko, 2d Battalion, 1st Marines, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, MARFORPAC, as the recipient of the CY2021 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 Sanko and the following officers who performed so commendably:
RANK NAME MOS UNIT
Maj W. E. Williams 0802 1ST BN, 12 MAR, 3D MARDIV, III MEF,
Maj S. R. McGrury 0302 1ST BN, 8TH MAR, 2D MARDIV, II MEF,
Capt R. A. Rullman 0302 BLT 2/6, 22 MEU, II MEF, MARFORCOM
Capt G. W. Mateo 0302 3D BN, 5TH MAR, 1ST MARDIV, I MEF,
3. Information and coordinating instructions regarding the presentation of the trophy will be forwarded via separate correspondence.
4. Semper Fidelis, David H. Berger, General, U.S. Marine Corps, Commandant of the Marine Corps.//