43d AG Reception Battalion- Alpha Company Gators

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Our Mission:

Alpha Gators The mission of Alpha Company is to receive and in-process Initial Entry Soldiers, ensuring all Soldiers are fully processed administratively and medically for Basic Combat Training (BCT), One Station Unit Training (OSUT) and Advanced Individual Training (AIT).




CPT Victoria R. Lemmert

Company Commander

Alpha Company Commander

CPT Victoria Lemmert graduated from the University of Missouri-Columbia with a Bachelor’s Degree in Interdisciplinary Studies emphasizing in Women and Gender Studies. She commissioned as a second lieutenant in the Adjutant General Corps in May of 2013 through the Reserve Officer Training Program at MIZZOU. CPT Lemmert began her career in June of 2013, attending the Adjutant General Basic Officer Leaders Course at Fort Jackson, South Carolina.

CPT Lemmert reported to Fort Stewart, Georgia in September of 2013 to 83rd Chemical Battalion and served as the Battalion Human Resources Officer. In February of 2015, she was selected to serve as the Essential Personnel Services Chief of the 3rd Infantry Division. After 12 months, CPT Lemmert then served as the Executive Officer to Alpha Company, 43rd AG BN for 6 months at Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri. In August of 2016, she was selected to be the Speechwriter to the Commanding General of the Maneuver Support Center of Excellence and Fort Leonard Wood.

CPT Lemmert’s military education includes AG Basic Officer Leadership Course, SHARP 80 Hour Course, and the Cadre Training Course. Her awards and decorations include the Army Achievement Medal (1OLC), the Army Commendation Medal (2OLC), National Defense Service Medal, and Global War on Terrorism Service Medal.

CPT Lemmert is currently working towards a Master’s Degree in Clinical Social Work from Boston University.

1SG John M. Grant


Company First Sergeant

Alpha Company 1SG

1SG John M. Grant enlisted in the United States Army in April 2004 and completed Basic Training and Advanced Individual Training at Fort Jackson, South Carolina. 1SG Grant’s previous assignments include: 502D Personnel Services Battalion, Fort Hood, Texas; Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Brigade S-1 Human Resources NCO. At the end of his tour, he volunteered for recruiting duty and was assigned to his hometown of Akron, Ohio.

1SG Grant was then selected for a follow-on assignment to work in the Military District of Washington area. He served in numerous positions to include: Brigade Human Resources NCO, Troop Human Resources NCO, Squadron Human Resources NCO, and Squadron S1 NCOIC.

1SG Grant’s military education include: Brigade S-1 Operations Course (Commandant’s List), Manpower and Force Management Course, Battle Staff NCO Course (Commandant’s List), Mobile Retention Training Course, Survival, Evasion, Resistance, and Escape Course, Senior Leader Course (Commandant’s List), Advanced Leader Course, Army Recruiter Course, Basic Leader Course, and Combat Life Saver Course.

1SG Grant’s awards and decorations include: Meritorious Service Medal, Army Commendation Medal (3 OLC), Army Achievement Medal (1 OLC), Good Conduct Medal (4th Award), National Defense Service Medal, Iraq Campaign Medal (2 Campaign Stars), Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, NCO Professional Development Ribbon (Numeral 3), Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon, Gold Recruiting Badge (3 Sapphires), and Driver’s Badge.

1SG Grant holds an Associate of Applied Science degree (w/honors) in Computer Systems Security Management from Central Texas College and is currently pursuing a Bachelor of Science degree in Organizational Leadership from the University of Louisville.

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