Eglin AFB, Florida – Yorktown Systems Group, Inc. (Yorktown) announces the selection of Josh Hardin as the Employee of the Month for December 2018. Josh serves as the Special Operations Command (SOCOM) Language Regional Expertise and Culture (LREC) Program Test Examiner and resources manager (language and culture library).
In six short months of employment at Yorktown, Josh has assisted the command with scheduling 216 Oral Proficiency Interviews (OPI) Tests, proctored 141 OPI Tests, requested over 900 Defense Language Proficiency Tests (DLPT), and assisted with the in- and out-processing of 345 Soldiers and military personnel. Recently, he did on-the-job training to become certified at proctoring the DLPT, saving the unit a large amount of Temporary Duty Assignment (TDY) travel expenses. Josh displays integrity, honesty, good character, good morals, fairness, and trustworthiness in his day-to-day work. He demonstrates his dedication to Soldiers by performing extraordinarily and working until all assigned tasks are complete. Willing to accept new tasks, he performs at a consistently high standard and within the time limit specified. There is never a reason to question if the task will be completed. Josh’s honesty is authentic and never questioned by his peers, superiors, or Soldiers. He always treats co-workers and Soldiers with courtesy and respect. Josh maintains open communications with all Yorktown employees and Soldiers.
LREC Program Manager, Patrick Rousey, states, “In a short period of time, Josh Hardin has made a lasting impact on the LREC program. He consistently displays teamwork and a willingness to work with little guidance and limited supervision. Josh constantly strives to make improvements both in the execution of language testing and in the managing of the Language and Culture Resource Library. He is an invaluable member of the Yorktown Team.”
Yorktown is a professional services company providing customized solutions and management capabilities to help Federal and Civil organizations achieve their goals and objectives in the areas of training and education; language and cultural training; operational mission support; modeling and simulation; systems engineering/ management analysis; administrative services; integrated logistics; and health and human services. Yorktown’s leadership and staff are innovative, informed, involved, and adaptive, providing the vision and expertise to stay in front of ever-changing client landscapes and challenges.