Promotion and Award (Jakob Vonk)

2Lt. Kear said:

Technician, Fifth Grade Vonk has been in SLT and leadership for many months now; his consistent firm, but fair, demeanour coupled with raw tenacity in bettering both himself and his squad at every opportunity make T/5 Vonk a joy to work with in a professional capacity. He has proven himself both capable and competent in his remit as squad leader and I am both proud and fortunate to have him as one of the CP2's squad leaders. This has been a long time coming: T/5 Vonk has now completed all the steps necessary in Charlie's SLT programme and it is an honour to see him earn both his NCO development ribbon and a fitting promotion to the rank of Corporal. Congratulations.



Know Ye, that reposing special trust and
confidence in the fidelity and abilities of

Jakob Vonk       117373535       CP2S1

I do promote him to Corporal in the


to rank as such from the 4th day of November 2018 .

You are charged to discharge carefully and diligently the duties of the grade to which promoted and to uphold the traditions and standards of the Army.

Effective with this promotion you are charged to execute diligently your special skills with a high degree of technical proficiency and to maintain standards of performance, moral courage and dedication to the Army which will serve as outstanding examples to your fellow soldiers. You are charged to observe and follow the orders and directions given by superiors acting according to the law, articles and rules governing the discipline of the Army. Your unfailing trust in superiors and loyalty to your peers will significantly contribute to the readiness and honor of the United States Army.


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