Presently assigned with the 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment, Fort Irwin, CAas Regimental Senior Career Counselor, Moreno won the National Training Center and Fort Irwin Career Counselor of the Year Board on August 20th. He will be going on to compete in the U.S. Army Forces Command (FORSCOM) Career Counselor of the Year Board (CCOYB) on September 25 – 26on Fort Bragg, NC.
“I win the FORSCOM CCOYB, I’ll advance to the Department of the Army Career Counselor of the Year Board in Washington DC. Also, my 20 Year High School reunion is taking place this year.” says SFC Moreno.
FORSCOM is the largest command of the United Army and is responsible for preparing conventional forces in defense of the United States of America, both in foreign and domestic situations.
The FORSCOM Career Counselor of the Year Board is composed of the top Career Counselors of each of the 16 major subordinate FORSCOM units of the U.S. Armed Forces Command, all vying to become the FORSCOM Career Counselor of the Year for either the Active or Reserve Component, in a two day competition that includes a physical fitness test as well as written examinations.
After this testing of strength, body and mind, each soldier reports to the selection board, comprised of FORSCOMand other command career counselors, who will judge them on poise, appearance and further test their knowledge.
At the end of the second day, the 16 officers gather with their senior NCO sponsors, for the final decision.
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