Cpl. Montgomery said:
There is a time in everyone’s tenure with the 29th when you slip the shackles of private hood and move on to bigger and better things. That time has come for Pvt. Gordon. He has proven he is ready to be elevated in rank. His skill on the field of battle is solid and he is always ready to Leroy Jenkins it headlong into the teeth of any enemy. We are proud to promote you to the rank of Private First Class.
Congratulations PFC Gordon, ever forward!
CERTIFICATION OF PROMOTION
TO ALL WHO SHALL SEE THESE PRESENTS, GREETING:
Know Ye, that reposing special trust and
confidence in the fidelity and abilities of
I do promote him to Private, First Class in the
UNITED STATES ARMY
to rank as such from the 18th day of August, 2022.
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.