The Competitors – Sgt. 1st Class Soto

Sgt. 1st Class Jimmy Soto, 11th Battalion, Army Reserve Careers Division, Army Reserve Career Counselor of the Year

Sgt. 1st Class Jimmy Soto, 11th Battalion, ARCD, Army Reserve Career Counselor of the Year

Sgt. 1st Class Jimmy Soto is an Army Reserve Career Counselor for Battalion 11, Army Reserve Career Division with duty at Maj. Norman E. Thrall Army Reserve Center in Upland, California. He supports HHC, Alpha, Bravo, Charlie and Delta Companies of the 426th Civil Affairs Battalion and the 315th Psychological Operations Company. In 2002, Sgt. 1st Class Soto selected to leave the Automated Logistics arena to pursue a reclassification in the challenging field of being a Career Counselor. Sgt. 1st Class Soto entered the Army in July 1990. Prior to the assignment as a Career Counselor in March 2002, he served as an S-4 Logistics NCO for the 31363rd Training Support Battalion, 91st Division (E), Los Alamitos, California. Sgt. 1st Class Soto has held the position of Traffic Management Coordinator with the A Co., 306th Military Intelligence Battalion, Fort Huachuca, Arizona and the 25th Transportation Company, Korea. He also served as an Automated Logistics Specialist with the 210th Forward Support Battalion, Fort Drum, New York, 988th Supply Company, Saudi Arabia and 56th Repair Parts Supply Company, Hanau, Germany. In addition to working full-time as a Career Counselor, Sgt. 1st Class Soto and his wife have two daughters. Sergeant First Class Jimmy Soto. 11th Battalion – Born: Pomona, CA. 20 years service.

SFC Soto waits in line for the Height and Weight part of the competition, Sept 12, 2010

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7 Responses to “The Competitors – Sgt. 1st Class Soto”

  1. SFC PAEZ Says:

    SFC Soto,

    Right Attitude, Right Motivation, Right Dedication, Right Soldier!!! Congratulations on representing 11th Bn and our Area!! HOOAAHH!

  2. LTC PORTER Says:

    SFC Soto is a true professional who represents what the Army, the NCO Corps and a true Soldier is all about. Honored, privileged and proud to know him! Great job representing 11th Battalion, ARCD!!!

  3. SFC VERDUSCO Says:

    MILTARY BEARING BEYOND REPROACH ON AND OFF THE JOB, GREAT LEADER, DEFINITELY KEY TO AREA 3’s SUCCESS

  4. MSG Young Says:

    Way to represent your Area, our BN, and the Corps of Non Commissioned Officers!

    MSG Young from Area 2

  5. MSG MORTENSON Says:

    SFC Soto is one of the best Soldiers I have had the pleasure and opportunity to work with in my 20 years of service! Great job to a Great Soldier. I am very proud to be his Area Leader!

  6. LTC T. Says:

    SFC Soto,
    Awesome job! I am very proud of you!

  7. SFC Rollins Says:

    SFC Soto,
    Congrats on being the chosen one for your Region!

    SFC Rollins from ANCOC


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