“As many renound leaders have done before him, PFC Gates of CP2S1 has reached the end of his squad leadership training course, having proven his mettle in a challenging scrimmage scenario. In doing so, he has indicated to his HQ that he is trustworthy, reliable and competent enough to have a squad entrusted to him under the rank of Corporal. We look forward to his further growth and service here in the 29th! Congratulations, Corporal!”
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 Corporal in the
UNITED STATES ARMY
to rank as such from the 5th day of December 2021.
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.