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    HHC NATO Brigade goes 1000+ days without a DUI

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    Audio by Sgt. 1st Class John Wollaston 

    U.S. Army NATO Brigade

    Lead: The U.S. Army NATO brigade has accomplished an impressive milestone worthy of the record books … Sgt. 1st Class John Wollaston (wool-uh-stun) tells us about “the streak” in this report …

    Brett Farve started 297 consecutive games in the NFL … Cal Ripken, Jr. Played in 2,632 straight baseball games … NASCAR’s Jimmy Johnson won 5 consecutive championships … but to the soldiers of Headquarters and Headquarters Company U.S. Army NATO Brigade … none of that compares to the streak they’re on … 1,000 straight days without a soldier being charged with driving under the influence. Brigade Safety Manager Martin Elliott says this streak is something the soldiers should be very proud of…

    (Elliott soundbite)

    One “commendable” day multiplied by nine hundred and ninety nine more days puts a tremendous pressure on the individual soldiers within the unit not to be “that guy,” the soldier that breaks the streak. That pressure is multiplied if you’re Capt. Richard Evans … the new company commander who assumed responsibility for maintaining the consecutive days of the company being DUI free back in May…

    (Evans soundbite)

    The soldiers of HHC NATO brigade are confident as well that the “DUI Free” streamer won’t come off of their guidon for a while either …. There is a knowledge among the soldiers that all they have to do is call and another soldier will be there to pick them up, should they find themselves in a situation where they’ve had too much to drink. Sgt. 1st Class John Wollaston … Sembach …



    Date Taken: 07.10.2012
    Date Posted: 07.10.2012 11:12
    Category: Newscasts
    Audio ID: 30012
    Filename: 1207/DOD_100438414.mp3
    Length: 00:01:31
    Location: SEMBACH, RP, DE 

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