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Profile of Staff Sergeant, Coots.J

Information
Full Name:
James Coots
Rank:
Staff Sergeant
Primary Position:
Squad Leader C/2/C/1-7
Forum Account:
Coots.J
Secondary Positions:
  • S3 - Arma 3 Operations Staff
Enlisted:
Mar 11, 2013
Promotion:
Dec 23, 2019
Time in Service:
Years: [7] Months: [6]
Time in Grade:
Years: [0] Months: [8]
Service Record
Date Record Citation
Aug 30, 2020 Completed 62nd Combat Mission (Operation Starfall) -
Aug 29, 2020 Completed 61st Combat Mission (Campaign Winter Reprisal. Operation Chopstick) -
Aug 22, 2020 Completed 60th Combat Mission (Campaign Campaign Black Rain. Operation Blinded Wolf) -
Aug 15, 2020 Completed 59th Combat Mission (Campaign Campaign RC East. Operation Operation Dirty Boots) -
Aug 09, 2020 Graduated ARMA3 Ranger School -
Aug 08, 2020 Completed 58th Combat Mission (Operation Canyon Run), Completed 1st HALO Combat Jump -
Jul 31, 2020 Completed 57th Combat Mission (Operation Tonga) -
Jul 26, 2020 Graduated ARMA3 Military Free-Fall Parachutist Course -
Jul 26, 2020 Completed 56th Combat Mission (Operation Determination) -
Jul 18, 2020 Completed 55th Combat Mission (Operation Peninsular Overture) -
Jul 17, 2020 Graduated ARMA3 Advanced Leader Course -
Jul 16, 2020 Graduated ARMA3 Infantry Heavy Weapons Course -
Jul 10, 2020 Graduated ARMA3 Basic Radio Communication Course -
Jul 05, 2020 Completed 54th Combat Mission (Campaign Fallen Kingdom. Operation Shattered Gatehouse) -
Jun 28, 2020 Completed 53rd Combat Mission (Operation Tailspin) -
Jun 22, 2020 Assigned S3 ARMA3 Battlestaff, Operations Staff as Additional Duty -
Jun 13, 2020 Completed 52nd Combat Mission (Campaign Boiler Plate. Operation Striker Charlie) -
Jun 06, 2020 Completed 51st Combat Mission (Campaign Charcoal. Operation Piecemeal II) -
May 23, 2020 Completed 50th Combat Mission (Operation Urban Anvil) -
May 16, 2020 Completed 49th Combat Mission (Operation Feudal Thunder) -
May 10, 2020 Completed 48th Combat Mission (Campaign 101st Airborne D-Day. Operation Diving Eagle) -
May 06, 2020 Relieved of Duties from the S3 Department, Per Request -
May 06, 2020 Completed 47th Combat Mission (Campaign May Warfare Wednesday. Operation Warfare Wednesday 44) -
Apr 26, 2020 Completed 46th Combat Mission (Campaign DARK MOUNTAIN. Operation TWILIGHT STORM) -
Apr 25, 2020 Completed 45th Combat Mission (Operation Serene Grace (Assault Phase)) -
Apr 22, 2020 Completed 44th Combat Mission (Campaign April Warfare Wednesdays. Operation Warfare Wednesdays 42) -
Apr 18, 2020 Completed 43rd Combat Mission (Campaign Forsaken Fate Phase 2. Operation Broken Toybox) -
Apr 18, 2020 Graduated ARMA3 Jumpmaster Course -
Apr 14, 2020 Graduated ARMA3 Basic Leader Course -
Apr 11, 2020 Completed 42nd Combat Mission (Operation Poltergeist) -
Apr 04, 2020 Completed 41st Combat Mission (Operation Blind Fury) -
Apr 01, 2020 Completed 40th Combat Mission (Campaign April Warfare Wednesdays. Operation Warfare Wednesday 39) -
Apr 01, 2020 Relieved of Duties from the Recruit Training Command Department, Per Request -
Mar 29, 2020 Completed 39th Combat Mission (Operation Operation Nosebreaker) -
Mar 18, 2020 Completed 38th Combat Mission (Campaign March Warfare Wednesdays. Operation Warfare Wednesday 37) -
Mar 15, 2020 Completed 37th Combat Mission (Operation Rhino) -
Feb 23, 2020 Completed 36th Combat Mission (Campaign Dark Mountain. Operation Sky Break), Completed 5th Combat Jump -
Feb 22, 2020 Completed 35th Combat Mission (Operation Tempest Winds Redux) -
Feb 19, 2020 Completed 34th Combat Mission (Campaign February Warfare Wednesdays. Operation Warfare Wednesday 33) -
Feb 17, 2020 Assigned to the Recruit Training Command, Drill Instructor (In Training) as Additional Duty -
Feb 16, 2020 Completed 33rd Combat Mission (Campaign Double Pendulum. Operation Quicksand) -
Feb 15, 2020 Completed 32nd Combat Mission (Operation Burden of Proof III) -
Dec 21, 2019 Promoted to Staff Sergeant (E-6)
Dec 14, 2019 Completed 31st Combat Mission (Operation Trench Crawl) -
Dec 07, 2019 Completed 30th Combat Mission (Campaign Liberty Bell, Operation Enigma) -
Nov 30, 2019 Completed 29th Combat Mission (Operation Clean Sweep ) -
Nov 24, 2019 Completed 28th Combat Mission (Operation Circuit Breaker), Completed 4th Combat Jump -
Nov 16, 2019 Completed 27th Combat Mission (Campaign Burning Winter, Operation Ice Powder) -
Nov 02, 2019 Completed 26th Combat Mission (Campaign Boiler Plate, Operation Striker Alpha) -
Oct 19, 2019 Completed 25th Combat Mission (Campaign Burning Winter, Operation First Snow) -
Oct 12, 2019 Graduated ARMA3 Basic Air Assault Course -
Oct 06, 2019 Completed 24th Combat Mission (Operation Spearhead) -
Oct 06, 2019 Completed 23rd Combat Mission (Operation Acid Gambit) -
Oct 02, 2019 Completed 22nd Combat Mission (Campaign September Warfare Wednesdays, Operation Warfare Wednesday 16) -
Aug 17, 2019 Assigned S3 ARMA3 Battlestaff, Operations Staff as Additional Duty -
Jul 24, 2019 Completed 21st Combat Mission (Campaign July Warfare Wednesdays, Operation Warfare Wednesday 6) -
Jul 21, 2019 Completed 20th Combat Mission (Campaign Hard Freedom, Operation Last Chance), Completed 4th Combat Jump -
Jun 30, 2019 Completed 19th Combat Mission (Campaign Green Pastures, Operation Green Pastures Phase 3) -
Jun 27, 2019 Graduated NCOA Warrior Leadership Course Phase I, Class 030/07/19 -
Jun 23, 2019 Promoted to Sergeant (E-5), Assigned Squad Leader C/2/C/1-7
Jun 15, 2019 Completed 18th Combat Mission (Campaign 22 Kilometers, Operation Blue Field) -
Jun 08, 2019 Completed 17th Combat Mission (Campaign Overlord, Operation D-Day H-5) -
May 22, 2019 Completed 16th Combat Mission (Campaign Serpent's Wrath, Operation Part 4) -
May 04, 2019 Completed 15th Combat Mission (Campaign Shattered Hourglass, Operation Night Terror) -
Apr 21, 2019 Graduated ARMA3 Advanced Individual Training Course, Class 016/04/19 -
Apr 06, 2019 Completed 14th Combat Mission (Campaign Shattered Hourglass, Operation Boiling Point) -
Nov 25, 2018 Returned from ELOA, Transferred and Assigned Trooper C/2/C/1-7 -
Sep 03, 2018 ELOA Extension -
Jun 22, 2018 Placed on ELOA -
Apr 30, 2018 Completed 13th Combat Mission (Operation Twin Strike II) -
Mar 05, 2018 Completed 12th Combat Mission (Campaign Juniper Spear, Operation Hearts and Minds) -
Jan 12, 2018 Promoted to Corporal (E-4)
Dec 02, 2017 Completed 11th Combat Mission (Operation Fever Dream Redux), Completed 3rd Combat Jump -
Oct 01, 2017 Named Enlisted Trooper of the Month for September 2017
Sep 24, 2017 Completed 10th Combat Mission (Operation Yellow Herring), Completed 2nd Combat Jump -
Sep 14, 2017 Promoted to Specialist (E-4)
Sep 06, 2017 Completed 9th Combat Mission (Campaign Nessus Blood, Operation Able Puncture) -
Aug 26, 2017 Completed 8th Combat Mission (Campaign Tanoan Shield, Operation Financial Cessation) -
Aug 09, 2017 Completed 7th Combat Mission (Campaign Nessus Blood, Operation Deep Cut), Completed 1st Combat Jump -
Jul 15, 2017 Reinstated, Reduction in Rank to Private First Class (E-3), Transferred and Assigned Trooper A/2/C/1-7 -
Jun 09, 2017 General Discharge with Eligibility for Re-enlistment -
May 14, 2017 Completed 6th Combat Mission (Operation Crimson Hammer) -
Apr 08, 2017 Completed 5th Combat Mission (Campaign Stratis Assault, Operation Sentinel) -
Apr 07, 2017 Completed 4th Combat Mission (Campaign What For, Operation Guardian) -
Feb 24, 2017 Promoted to Specialist (E-4)
Jan 22, 2017 Transferred and Assigned Airborne Infantryman D/1/C/1-7 -
Jan 12, 2017 Transferred and Assigned Airborne Infantryman B/2/C/1-7 -
Dec 27, 2016 Promoted to Private First Class (E-3)
Dec 11, 2016 Completed 3rd Combat Mission (Campaign Fleeting Eagle, Operation Bad Moon) -
Dec 05, 2016 Transferred and assigned Infantryman D/2/D/1-7 -
Nov 27, 2016 Reinstated, Reduction in Rank to Private (E-2), Transferred and Assigned Trooper A/1/D/1-7 -
Aug 15, 2016 General Discharge, Listed as AWOL, Eligibility for Re-enlistment only Upon Review from Upper Command -
Jul 20, 2016 Promoted to Private First Class (E-3)
Jun 20, 2016 Reinstated, Reduction in Rank to Private (E-2), Transferred and Assigned Trooper 1/2/B/1-7 -
Jan 05, 2014 General Discharge with Eligibility for Re-enlistment -
Dec 10, 2013 Assigned to S3 Battle Staff as Additional Duty. -
Dec 07, 2013 Completed 2nd Combat Mission (Operation For The People) -
Nov 24, 2013 Named Enlisted Trooper of the Month for October 2013
Nov 17, 2013 Promoted to Corporal (E-4)
Nov 17, 2013 Graduated NCOA Warrior Leadership Course, Class 09*11-13 -
Aug 31, 2013 Completed 1st Combat Mission (Operation Patience) -
Aug 18, 2013 Returned from ELOA, Transferred and Assigned Light Infantry B/1/C/1-7 -
Aug 02, 2013 Placed on ELOA -
Jun 17, 2013 Promoted to Specialist (E-4)
Jun 02, 2013 Graduated ARMA2 Advanced Individual Training Course, Phase II, Class 022/06/13 -
May 26, 2013 Graduated ARMA2 Basic Airborne Course, Class 021/05/13
May 15, 2013 Graduated ARMA2 Advanced Individual Training Course, Phase I, Class 020/05/13 -
Apr 14, 2013 Promoted to Private First Class (E-3)
Mar 26, 2013 Transferred and Assigned Light Infantry B/1/C/1-7 -
Mar 17, 2013 Transferred and Assigned Medic Light Infantry A/2/C/1-7 -
Mar 17, 2013 Graduated Boot Camp, Promoted to Private (E-2)
Mar 11, 2013 Enlisted in the 7th Cavalry Regiment, Assigned Boot Camp 011/03/13 -
Awards & Recognition
Date Award   Details Citation
Sep 27, 2019 Silver Star Operation Overlord D-Day H-5
Mar 24, 2020 Bronze Star with Valor Device Operation Rhino
Jun 10, 2019 Bronze Star with Valor Device Operation Serpent's Wrath Part 4
Apr 20, 2020 Bronze Star Operation Poltergeist
Jul 21, 2019 Bronze Star Operation Green Pastures Phase 3
Apr 13, 2020 Purple Heart Operation Nosebreaker
Nov 02, 2019 Meritorious Service Medal C/2/C/1-7 Meritorious Service
Dec 02, 2017 Army Commendation Medal with Valor Device Operation Fever Dream Redux
Aug 05, 2020 Army Commendation Medal Charlie Company 1-7
Dec 10, 2019 Army Commendation Medal Operation Ice Powder
Jul 14, 2019 Army Commendation Medal Operation Blue Field
Sep 18, 2020 Army Achievement Medal C/1-7 Summer 2020 Recruiting Competition
Mar 29, 2020 Army Achievement Medal Pride of Charlie
Oct 01, 2017 Army Achievement Medal C/1-7 Enlisted Trooper of the Month September 2017
Nov 24, 2013 Army Achievement Medal Enlisted Trooper of the Month for October 2013
Apr 29, 2018 Prisoner of War Medal Operation Lucky Pluck
Jul 07, 2020 Army Good Conduct Medal 3rd Bronze Knot
Jul 08, 2019 Army Good Conduct Medal 2nd Bronze Knot
Feb 02, 2018 Army Good Conduct Medal 1st Bronze Knot
Dec 28, 2016 Army Good Conduct Medal
Oct 24, 2018 National Defense Service Medal
Sep 17, 2019 Humanitarian Service Medal 4th Award
Sep 12, 2019 Humanitarian Service Medal 3rd Award
Sep 03, 2019 Humanitarian Service Medal 2nd Award
Oct 06, 2013 Humanitarian Service Medal 1st Award
Dec 21, 2019 NCO Professional Development Ribbon Staff Sergeant Promotion
Jun 23, 2019 NCO Professional Development Ribbon Sergeant Promotion
Mar 17, 2013 Army Service Ribbon
Jun 27, 2019 Overseas Service Ribbon
Aug 09, 2020 Recruiting Ribbon 1st Award
Jun 06, 2019 D-Day Commemorative Medal
Jun 01, 2011 Army & Air Force Presidential Unit Citation
Sep 17, 2010 Army & Air Force Presidential Unit Citation
Aug 09, 2009 Army & Air Force Presidential Unit Citation
Aug 31, 2004 Army & Air Force Presidential Unit Citation
Mar 18, 2003 Army & Air Force Presidential Unit Citation
Apr 13, 2020 Army Valorous Unit Citation Operation Nosebreaker
Jul 31, 2020 Army Meritorious Unit Citation Operation Urban Anvil
Sep 03, 2019 Army Superior Unit Citation
Jun 15, 2019 Rifle Expert Awarded for the completion of one or more of the weapons qualification courses with excellent scores.
Jun 15, 2019 Grenade Sharpshooter Awarded for the completion of one or more of the weapons qualification courses with above average scores.
Aug 03, 2020 M-203 Sharpshooter Awarded for the completion of one or more of the weapons qualification courses with above average scores.
Dec 23, 2018 Machine Gun Expert Awarded for the completion of one or more of the weapons qualification courses with excellent scores.
Jun 15, 2019 Recoilless Rifle Sharpshooter Awarded for the completion of one or more of the weapons qualification courses with above average scores.
Jul 21, 2019 Combat Infantry Badge 4th Award
May 04, 2019 Combat Infantry Badge 3rd Award
Sep 24, 2017 Combat Infantry Badge 2nd Award
Apr 09, 2017 Combat Infantry Badge
Aug 31, 2013 Expert Infantry Badge
Apr 18, 2020 Army Senior Parachutist Badge
May 26, 2013 Army Parachutist Badge
Jul 31, 2020 High Altitude Low Opening (HALO) Freefall Badge
Oct 12, 2019 Air Assault Badge
Aug 10, 2020 Ranger Tab