DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY

LOGISTICS TASK FORCE 24

BRAVO BATTERY, 1ST BATTALION, 77TH FIELD ARTILLERY
CAMP ARIFJAN, KUWAIT
APO AE 09366

 

REPLY TO

ATTENTION OF:

 

 AFVI-AG-B                                                                                      5 October 2009

 

 

MEMORANDUM FOR DISTRIBUTION

 

SUBJECT: B/1-77 FA Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF) 05-07 Mission Accomplishments

 

1.   Mission Statement:

 

            B/1-77 FA (CBT HET), a Multiple Launch Rocket System (MLRS) Field Artillery unit, serving as a combat Heavy Equipment Transporter (HET) Company in a Logistics Task Force (LTF), provides responsive, tailored and adaptive HET capabilities for staging, onward movement, integration, retrograde, and sustainment operations in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom 05-07 and the full range of joint/coalition military operations.

 

2.   Mission Accomplishments from 8 OCT 05 4 OCT 06:

 

            a.  Combat Logistics Patrols (Includes Iraq and Local Kuwait missions): 253

 

            b.  Miles Driven:

         

                        (1) White Truck Miles: 14,937,156

                        (2) Green Truck Miles: 3,734,289

 

            c.  Pieces Moved:

 

                        (1) White Pieces: 6036

                        (2) Green Pieces: 1509

(87,832,367 tons)

 

            d.  Deployed and/or Redeployed the following units:

 

                        (1)   4th Infantry Division

                        (2)   3rd Infantry Division

                        (3)   101st Airborne Division

                        (4)   Marine Expeditionary Units

                        (5)   3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment

                        (6)   1st Armored Division

                        (7)   1st Brigade 10th Mountain Division

                        (8)   1st Brigade 34th Infantry Division

                        (9)   48TH Brigade Combat Team (BCT)

                        (10) 28th BCT

                        (11) 3rd Brigade 2nd Infantry Division

                        (12) 3rd Brigade 82nd Airborne Division

                        (13) 172nd Stryker BCT

                        (14) 1st Infantry Division

                        (15) Republic of Korea Army

                        (16) Romanian Army

                        (17) British Army

 

3.  Company Mission Statistics:

 

            a.  Enemy actions against convoys:

 

                        (1) Improvised Explosive Device (IEDs):      37

                        (2) Small Arms Fire (SAF):                             6

                        (3) Mortar Attacks:                                         4

 

            b.  Personnel:

 

                        (1) Assigned Strength:  Beginning (272); Ending (253)

 

                        (2) Awards:

                                    Purple Hearts                                   7

                                    Bronze Star Medals                        11

                                    Meritorious Service Medals             20

                                    Army Commendation Medals         207

                                    Army Achievement Medals             19

                                    Driver & Mechanic Badges             223

                                    Combat Action Badges-                     103

                         (3) Punishment under Article 15:        3

             c.  Supply:

 

(1) Maintained property accountability for equipment valued over $86 million

                        (2) Financial Liability Reports: None

                        (3) Maintained accounts for Classes I, II, III, IV, V, VIII, and IX of supply

 

4.  Equipment On Hand & Readiness:

 

            a.  O/H equipment:                              192 Pacing Items

                                                                        186 LINs of equipment

 

b.      Operational Readiness Rate:

 

(1)   Above 90% throughout deployment

(2)   Operated two levels of maintenance Organic and Direct Support

(3)   Performed over 400 Direct Support Level Maintenance Tasks

(4)   Corrected over 2,000 deficiencies

(5)   Requisitioned over $9,000,000 Million in Class IX recoverable parts

(6)   Managed 150 lines of Prescribed Load List (PLL), valued in excess of

$553,000

(7)   Managed over 450 lines of shop and bench stock, valued in excess of

$643,000

(8)   Completed over 400 Annual Services

 

5.  Key Leadership:

 

Commander:                           CPT Shawn Bault

First Sergeant:                         1SG Alexis Shelton

XO/Operations Officer:          CPT Mark Guelich/CPT Jefferson Bunce

Truckmasters:                          SFC Mark Sieminski

                                                SFC Rodney Collette

Supply Sergeant:                     SGT Michael Casey

Personnel Admin Sergeant:    SSG Christopher Smith

SR Maintenance Supervisor:   MSG Johnny Blake

Maintenance Platoon LDR:    1LT Gregory Pforter

Maintenance Platoon SGT:     SFC Troy Beadles

HQs Platoon Sergeant:          SFC Dan Sambrano

1st Platoon Leader:                  1LT Ryan LeForce

1st Platoon Sergeant:               SFC Robert Coates

2nd Platoon Leader:                 1LT Luke Martin

2nd Platoon Sergeant:              SFC Max Holder

3rd Platoon Leader:                  CPT Jefferson Bunce

3rd Platoon Sergeant:               SFC Walter Thomas

4th Platoon Leader:                  1LT Brandon Boatwright

4th Platoon Sergeant:               SFC Bryan Hadler

 

6. Convoy Commanders:

 

 

7.  The Point of Contact for this memorandum is the undersigned at DSN (312) 639-5677 or  shawn.bault@us.army.mil.

 

 

 

                                                                        SHAWN M. BAULT

                                                                        CPT, FA

                                                                        Commanding

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