Thomas selected as top reserve component Career Counselor
Army leaders recognized 11 career counselors throughout the active duty and Reserve components for their role in retaining experienced and qualified Soldiers during a ceremony Jan. 16, 2020, in Arlington, Va. First row from left to right: Lt. Gen. Walter E. Piatt, Army Staff director; Staff Sgt. Jackie Lord, U.S. Army Medical Command; Staff Sgt. Charity Groff, U.S. Army Intelligence and Security Command; Sgt. 1st Class Matthew Kindle, U.S. Army Europe; winners Staff Sgt. Alisa Licata and Sgt. 1st Class Joey Thomas, Active Guard Reserve (AGR), U.S. Army Forces Command; Sgt. Maj. Mark A. Thompson, senior Army career counselor. Second row from left to right: Staff Sgt. Kelvon Shields, U.S. Army Cyber Command; Staff Sgt. Robert Lawniczak, U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command; Staff Sgt. Julio Ortiz, U.S. Army Pacific; Sgt. 1st Class Ryan Mata, U.S. Army Europe; Staff Sgt. Brendon Jimenez, U.S. Army Special Operations Command; and Sgt. 1st Class Robert Moore, TRADOC. (Photo Credit: Devon L. Suits)