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Army Commendation Medal (ARCOM) Citation Examples


Citation to accompany the award of the Army Commendation Medal
MERITORIOUS SERVICE WHILE DEPLOYED IN PANAMA CANAL ZONE IN SUPPORT OF OPERATIONS. SPC4 DAMIAN RAMOS RAMIREZ' COMMITMENT TO EXCELLENCE AND DEDICATION TO DUTY RESULTED IN MISSION SUCCESS. SPC4 DAMIAN RAMOS RAMIREZ IS AN EXAMPLE OF A PROFESSIONAL AMERICAN SOLDIER AND HIS ACTIONS REFLECT GREAT CREDIT UPON HIMSELF, THE COMPANY C HQ COMD, 193RD INFANTRY DIVISION, AND THE UNITED STATES ARMY.


Citation to accompany the award of the Army Commendation Medal
EXCEPTIONAL ACHIEVEMENT AS THE BATTALION CHAPLIN FOR THE 329TH CSSB FROM 25 MAY 2012 TO 14 APRIL 2014. HIS LEADERSHIP AND DEDICATION TO SOLDIERS AND FAMILY MEMBERS IS A TRUE INSPIRATION TO US ALL. CHAPLIN LEITER PROVIDED DIRECTIONAL LEADERSHIP WHILE VISITING SOLDIERS DURING ANNUAL TRAINING AND EXERCISES. CHAPLIN LEITER MADE HIMSELF AVAILABLE FOR ALL SOLDIERS AND FAMILY MEMBERS TO ANSWER THE CALL DURING A CRISIS. CHAPLIN LEITER'S PROFESSIONALISM, LEADERSHIP, DEVOTION TO DUTY AND THE MILITARY FAMILY REFLECT GREAT CREDIT UPON HIMSELF, 329TH CSSB AND THE UNITED STATES ARMY.


Citation to accompany the award of the Army Commendation Medal
SUPERIOR AND UNDAUNTING SERVICE AS THE ASSISTANT HUMAN RESOURCE NCO OF HHC, 329TH CSSB FROM 01 NOVEMBER 2011 TO 27 FEBRUARY 2014. HER LEADERSHIP AND DEDICATION TO DUTY RESULTED IN THE HIGHEST PERSONNEL ACTION COMPLETION RATE FOR HHC AND SIGNIFICANTLY INCREASED THE OVERALL COMPANY MISSION READINESS. SSG PICKETT'S PROFESSIONALISM, LEADERSHIP, AND DEVOTION TO DUTY IS IN KEEPING WITH THE FINEST TRADITIONS OF MILITARY SERVICE AND REFLECT GREAT CREDIT UPON HER, THE 329TH COMBAT SUSTAINMENT SUPPORT BATTALION AND THE UNITED STATES ARMY.


Citation to accompany the award of the Army Commendation Medal
FOR EXCEPTIONALLY MERITORIOUS SERVICE WHILE SERVING IN SUPPORT OF BOTH OPERATION IRAQI FREEDOM AND OPERATION ENDURING FREEDOM. HIS DEDICATION TO DUTY, SELFLESS SERVICE, AND OUTSTANDING PROFESSIONAL ABILITY CONTRIBUTED GREATLY TO MISSION ACCOMPLISHMENT. SGT BREEN'S LEADERSHIP AND DEDICATION TO DUTY RESULTED IN COMBAT EFFECTIVE SOLDIERS WITHIN ALL ELEMENTS HE WAS INTEGRATED IN. SGT BREEN'S OUTSTANDING PERFORMANCE IS IN KEEPING WITH THE FINEST TRADITIONS OF MILITARY SERVICE AND REFLECT DISTINCT CREDIT UPON HIMSELF, HEADQUARTERS AND HEADQUARTERS COMPANY 3RD INFANTRY BRIGADE COMBAT TEAM, 10TH MOUNTAIN DIVISION (LI) AND THE UNITED STATES ARMY.


Citation to accompany the award of the Army Commendation Medal
FOR EXCEPTIONALLY MERITORIOUS SERVICE WHILE ASSIGNED AS AN OPERATIONS ASSISTANT FOR THE 3RD SQUADRON, 73 CAVALRY REGIMENT FROM MAY 2007 TO JUNE 2013. HIS LEADERSHIP AND DEDICATION TO DUTY RESULTED IN COMBAT EFFECTIVE PARATROOPERS AND MISSION ACCOMPLISHMENT. SERGEANT "BLANK"'S PROFESSIONALISM, LEADERSHIP, AND DEVOTION TO DUTY IS IN KEEPING WITH THE FINEST TRADITIONS OF MILITARY SERVICE AND REFLECT GREAT CREDIT UPON HIM, THE 3RD SQUADRON, 73RD CAVALRY REGIMENT, THE 1ST BRIGADE COMBAT TEAM, THE 82ND AIRBORNE DIVISION, AND THE UNITED STATES ARMY.


Citation to accompany the award of the Army Commendation Medal
FOR OUTSTANDING MERITORIOUS SERVICE AS THE GROUP SUPPORT COMPANY CPT 49BULL's KNOWLEDGE, PROFESSIONALISM, AND MOTIVATION DURING RECENT FRIDAY SQUAD OPERATIONS ALLOWED HIM THE FORTITUDE TO SUCCESSFULLY FLY IN A WING-MAN SUPPORT ROLE TO 49ICEMAN. HIS ACTIONS AND SUPPORT FOR HIS WING-MAN WERE UNWAVERING AND DIRECTLY LEAD TO THE SUCCESSFUL COMPLETION OF HIS MISSION WITH NO LOSS OF LIFE. CPT 49BULL IS A TRUE LEADER WITHIN THE PURSUANT COMMUNITY. MAJ 49BULL'S ACTIONS REFLECT GREAT CREDIT UPON HIMSELF, THE 49TH FIGHTER GROUP, 1ST SPECIAL FORCES GROUP (AIRBORNE), AND THE UNITED STATES ARMY AIR FORCES.


Citation to accompany the award of the Army Commendation Medal
FOR EXCEPTIONALLY SERVICE WHILE ASSIGNED AS FIELD ARTILLERY SUVEYOR/ METEOROGICAL CREW MEMBER SECTION CHIEF IN SUPPORT OF MILITARY OPERATIONS IN THE 1-76 FA BN. DURING THAT TIME, HE SURMOUNTED EXTREMELY ADVERSE CONDITIONS TO CONSISTENTLY OBTAIN SUPERIOR RESULTS. THROUGH DILIGENCE AND DETERMINATION, HE ACCOMPLISHED EVERY TASK QUICKLY AND EFFICIENTLY. HIS UNRELENTING LOYALTY, INITIATIVE, AND PERSEVERENCE BROUGHT HIM WIDE ACCLAIM AND INSPIRED HIS PEERS AND SUBORDINATES TO STRIVE FOR MAXIMUM ACHIEVEMENT. HE HAS CONTRIBUTED GREATLY TO THE SUCCESS OF THE MULTINATIONAL EFFORT. HIS COMMENDABLE PERFORMANCE IS IN KEEPING WITH THE FINEST TRADITIONS OF MILITARY SERVICE AND REFLECTS CREDIT UPON HIMSELF, HIS UNIT, AND THE UNITED STATES ARMY.


Citation to accompany the award of the Army Commendation Medal
FOR OUTSTANDING MERITORIOUS SERVICE AS THE GROUP SUPPORT COMPANY COMMANDER FROM MAY 2010 UNTIL JULY 2011. MAJ ______ KNOWLEDGE, PROFESSIONALISM, AND MOTIVATION INSPIRED THE SOLDIERS OF THE GROUP SUPPORT COMPANY TO ACCOMPLISH AND SUCCEED IN ACTIONS THAT ENHANCE THE REPUTATION OF 1ST SFG (A). MAJ _____ IS A TRUE LEADER WITHIN THE SPECIAL FORCES COMMUNITY. MAJ ___'S ACTIONS REFLECT GREAT CREDIT UPON HIMSELF, THE GROUP SUPPORT BATTALION, 1ST SPECIAL FORCES GROUP (AIRBORNE), AND THE UNITED STATES ARMY.


Citation to accompany the award of the Army Commendation Medal
MERITORIOUS SERVICE WHILE DEPLOYED TO KUWAIT IN SUPPORT OF OPERATION ENDURING FREEDOM AND OPERATION NEW DAWN, SGT -------- COMMITMENT TO EXCELLENCE AND DEDICATION TO DUTY RESULTED IN MISSION SUCCESS. SGT --------- IS AN EXAMPLE OF A PROFESSIONAL AMERICAN SOLDIER AND HIS ACTIONS REFLECT GREAT CREDIT UPON HIMSELF, THE -------IN BN, THE 0000TH INFANTRY DIVISION, AND THE UNITED STATES ARMY.


Citation to accompany the award of the Army Commendation Medal
For superior and undaunting service to the 363rd Quarter Master Battalion. SGT Cantu's dedication and commitment to success make him an outstanding leader. SGT Cantu, through his actions, has gained the respect of Soldiers and leaders at all levels. His determination toward self-development and the improvement of the organization sets the example for all enlisted Soldiers and non-commissioned and commissioned officers. SGT Cantu's actions bring great credit upon himself, the 363rd QM BN, the US Army Reserve, and the United States Army.


Citation to accompany the award of the Army Commendation Medal
For exceptionally meritorious service while assigned as a Counter Rocket Artillery Mortar Sense and Warn Team Leader from 10 August 2007 through 2 Jan 2008. As a member of the Multinational Division Center South Sense and Warn section at Camp Bravo, Ad Diwaniyah, Iraq, SGT Rock played a vital role in the sucess of the mission. When an IDF attack disabled the main generators powering the Tactical Operations Center and the Sense and Warn system Lightweight Counter Mortar Radars, SGT Rock took immediate action. With no radar coverage and still under Red conditions, SGT Rock moved to the Special Forces compound and completely assembled and activated their Counter Mortar Radar. This provided Camp Bravo with temporary Radar coverage for 12 hours until the main generators were repaired. SGT Rock's dedication and devotion to duty is in keeping with the finest traditions of the Army and reflects great credit upon himself, the Strike First Battallion, and the United States Army.


Citation to accompany the award of the Army Commendation Medal
For vital support of the USADENTAC fiscal year 2007 close out. As the Supply NCOIC for Dental Clinic #1, you provided critical technical support to the organization by timely management of expenditures in excess of $800,000. Your contributions serve as a sterling example of the effective and judicious use of organizational funds and resulted in continuous pro-active solutions ensuring the availability of non-expendable, durable and expendable supplies and equipment. Your actions produced a zero balance of all funds prior to Army mandated fiscal year closeout and ensured the continued success of the mission of the USADENTAC. Your actions as Supply NCOIC, Dental Clinic #1, bring great credit upon yourself, the U.S. Army Materiel Command, and the United States Army.


Citation to accompany the award of the Army Commendation Medal
This citation is presented to SSG Manning, United States Army, who distinguished himself by exceptionally meritorious service in support of military operations against terrorist aggression in the Republic of Afghanistan. During this period, he astutely surmounted extremely adverse conditions to obtain consistently superior results. Through diligence and determination, he accomplished every task quickly and efficiently. His unrelenting loyalty, initiative, and perseverance brought him wide acclaim and inspired his peers and subordinates to strive for maximum achievement. Selflessly working long and arduous hours, he has contributed greatly to the success of the multinational effort. His commendable performance was in keeping with the finest traditions of the military service and reflects credit upon himself and the United States Army.


Citation to accompany the award of the Army Commendation Medal
Master Sergeant Albert C. Cunningham distinguished himself by meritorious service as Support Operations Sergeant for the 3d Corps Support Command (COSCOM), V Corps, Germany. As Support Operations Sergeant, he deployed in support of both OPERATIONS IRAQI and ENDURING FREEDOM. Displaying great courage and mission focus, he personally led reconnaissance teams on several missions into enemy territory by ground and air to locate and identify high-value, non-mission capable equipment requiring retrograding. In addition, his leadership and expertise was integral to the relocation of V Corps integrated headquarters over 1,000 kilometers with no loss of communication or control. Furthermore, he spearheaded the analysis of severe damage to several of the Attack Helicopter Regiment's aircraft after a major enemy attack, coordinated the delivery of critical repair parts and arranged the required depot maintenance deployment which led to 100% mission restoral in less than five days. The distinctive accomplishments of Master Sergeant Cunningham reflect credit upon himself, V Corps, and the United States Army.


Citation to accompany the award of the Army Commendation Medal
Sergeant Roger A. Daltry distinguished himself by meritorious service as an Information Systems Analyst, 25th Infantry Division, U.S. Army Garrison, Hawaii, from 11 December 2003 to 30 April 2006. During this period, Sergeant Daltry's outstanding professionalism, technical expertise, and dedication to duty contributed greatly to the overall mission accomplishment of this highly diversified division. Sergeant Daltry repaired more than 200 small computers base-wide and saved the government over 100,000 dollars in repair costs. He excelled at customer education and provided 12 software classes to joint service members saving the goverment an estimated 72,000 dollars in tuition costs. Sergeant Daltry's assistance to an Air Force engineering and installation team during the cutover of the communications center's switching system, which routed critical command and control message traffic, ensured a successful conversion with zero downtime. In addition, his efforts in tracking and removing several computer viruses isolated the loss of data and and saved the entire installation from a catastrophic communications outage. SGT Daltry's performance brings great credit upon himself, the 25th Infantry Division, and the United States Army.


Citation to accompany the award of the Army Commendation Medal
As Team Leader, Charlie Company, 2-275th Infantry, SGT Smith displayed leadership and competence by taking the initiative to research and implement a program to outfit the company's vehicles with long range antennae. The antennae were vital to improving communication between vehicles on combat logistic patrols across dangerous and unsecured terrain. With the regulation antennae, communications between vehicles, across distances as great as three miles, were intermittent. SGT Smith spent more than 100 hours testing and configuring antennae until a practical solution was found. The long range antennae improved Charlie company logistic patrols communications and ensured personnel safety and mission accomplishment. SGT Smith's performance brings great credit upon himself, his unit, and the United States Army.


Citation to accompany the award of the Army Commendation Medal
For exceptionally meritorious service as a Communication Electronics Staff Officer and Headquarters Company Commander, 214th Engineer Combat Battalion (Heavy) from 11 November 2001 to 14 May 2003. CPT Crunch's astute guidance resulted in excellent communications support to his battalion during an ARTEP, CPX, and an eleven month construction project. His outstanding management skills ensured continued mission accomplishment of this diverse company and its consolidated dining facility. His ability to balance his responsibilities as Commander, CESO, and Dining Facility Supervisor resulted in maximum readiness for the unit. CPT Crunch's performance of duty brings distinct credit upon himself, the 22nd Engineer Brigade, and the United States Army.






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