SP4 Named Soldier Of Month
CAMP ENARIóDemonstrating a high degree of professional competence, grasp of military knowledge and exemplary personal appearance, Specialist 4 David M. Mara was named the 4th Division Soldier of the Month.
First chosen to represent Charlie Company, 2nd Battalion, 35th Infantry, Specialist Mara then went on to demonstrate more qualities than his five opponents at the battalion semi-finals and the nine competitors at the division finals.
The 21 year-old Lincoln, Neb., native was presented two $25 Savings Bonds. The first for capturing the battalion honor, and the other for his selection in the division.
An eight-month veteran in Vietnam, Specialist Mara is presently serving as a team leader for Charlie Company.
Prior to entering the Army, Specialist Mara was a student at the University of Nebraska. Upon completion of his military commitment he plans to return to the university for his degree in Mechanical Engineering.
Top Ivyman - SP4 David M Mara is presented a $25 Savings
Bond by Major General Donn R Pepki, commander. Specialist
Mara was awarded the bond after being chosen Soldier of the
Month in the 4th Division (USA Photo)