To all who shall see these presents greeting... Know ye that reposing special trust and confidence in the patriotism, valor, fidelity and abilities of Warrant Officer 1 Byron Bickford I do appoint him a Chief Warrant Officer 2 in the UNITED STATES ARMY to rank as such from this 10th Day of November 2018. This officer will therefore carefully and diligently discharge the duties of the office to which appointed by doing and performing all manner of things therein to belonging. I do strictly charge and require those officers and others personnel of lesser rank to render such obedience as it is due an officer of his grade and position. These officers are to observe and follow such orders and directions from time to time as may be given by the President of the Unites States of America or other superior officers acting in accordance with the laws of the United States of America. This appointment is to continue in force during the pleasure of the President of the United States of America under the provisions of those public laws relating to officers of the Armed Forces of the United States of America and the component thereof in which this appointment is made. Given under my hand on this the 10th Day of November, In the Year of our Lord Two Thousand and Eighteen.CONGRATULATIONS!