Sgt. 1st Class Danielle L. Font is an Army Reserve Career Counselor assigned to support units in the Pacific region. In 2007, as a Staff Sergeant, she transferred to the Reserve Component at Fort Sill, Oklahoma. While assigned to a Dental Service company at Dobbins Air Force Base in Georgia, she requested to become a Troop Program Unit Army Reserve Career Counselor to assist her unit’s current Active Guard Reserve Army Reserve Career Counselor during Battle Assemblies. Today, she is assigned as an Army Reserve Career Counselor with 7th Battalion, Area 5, Army Reserve Careers Division with Duty at Fort Shafter Flats, Honolulu, HI.
She entered in the Army in October 1996. Prior to assignment as an Army Reserve Career Counselor in December 2007, she served as a dental specialist in the Regular Army for 10 years. During her first assignment at Fort Polk, Louisiana, she deployed with the 2nd Armored Calvary Regiment, Medical Support Squadron to Bosnia. In June 2002, Sgt. 1st Class submitted a packet to become a Registered Dental Hygienist and was selected over her peers to attend the two year program.
She completed her Associates Degree in Dental Hygiene in May 2003 at Fort Sam Houston, Texas. Sgt. 1st Class Font has also held the assignment of Dental Clinic Non-Commissioned Officer In Charge at Camp Ederle Dental Clinic in Vicenza, Italy from 2003 to 2006 and the Hospital Surgery dental clinic at Fort Sill, Oklahoma immediately after. During her assignment in Italy, she competed and was selected as the Fiscal Year ‘04 Non Commissioned Officer of the year for her region.
Sgt. 1st Class Font has completed the Warrior Leaders Course, Advanced Leaders Course, Senior Leaders Course, Army Reserve Career Counselor Course, Accessions Noncommissioned Officers Course, Battle Staff Noncommissioned Officers Course, Equal Opportunity Leader Course, Unit Prevention Leader Course, and the NBC Officer course.
Her awards include: MSM, ARCOM (3), AAM (7), GCM(3), NDSM, AFEM, GWTSM, AFSM, Non Commissioned Officer PDR(3), ASR, OSR(3), UNM.
Sgt. 1st Class Font’s short-term goal is to complete her Bachelors Degree and did include becoming a member of the Sergeant Audie Murphy Clubh she has now accomplished her goal of being and Sergeant Audie Murphy Club member. Sgt. 1st Class Font’s long-term goal is to be a Sergeant Major of one of Army Reserve Careers Division’s Battalions.