JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas —
Staff Sgt. Nissan N. Armas was awarded the first Basic Army Instructor Badge, or BAIB, at the U.S. Army Medical Department Center & School, U.S. Health Readiness Center of Excellence at the Non Commissioned Officer Academy at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston May 2.
Armas has taught, counseled, and mentored practical nursing specialists in the 68C military operational specialty as part of an intense academic and professional development experience, serving as an instructor/writer for the 40 week AMEDDC&S, HRCoE Phase II at the Madigan Army Medical Center Licensed Practical Nurse Course. He also won NCO of the Quarter, successfully mentoring three Soldiers for promotion to sergeant and two Soldiers for NCO of the month.
To earn the BAIB, Soldiers must meet the instructor requirements outlined in Army Regulation 614-200 and complete the requirements of U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command Regulation 600-21. They also must complete 80 hours of instruction as a primary instructor and must meet evaluation requirements after two separate evaluations 30 days apart.
(Source: AMEDDC&S Public Affairs)