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New First Sergeant – Roy Yamada

March 31, 2021
Hawaii Army National Guard photograph

Off the Hawaii Army National Guard Facebook page

With the selection to become the senior noncommissioned officer of Delta Company, 299 Cavalry, Master Sgt. Roy T. Yamada is laterally promoted to the rank of First Sgt. by Command Sgt. Maj. James R. Jimenez, Command Sgt. Maj., Hawaii Army National Guard, followed by the administration of ‘The Charge of the Noncommissioned Officer’, March 24, 2021, Kalaeloa, Hawaii.

While the paygrade remains the same, the rank of First Sgt. is signified by the diamond in between the three chevrons and rockers and is used to identify the E-8 noncommissioned officer serving as the company level senior enlisted advisor to the commander. 

More photographs  by Sgt. John Schoebel

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