Army Superior Unit Award Citations

Army Superior Unit Award

Citation, Army Superior Unit Award, 19th Special Forces Group (Airborne)

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For outstanding meritorious service. During the period of 24 June 2010 TO 14 June 2011, U.S. Army Special Forces Command, Headquarters, 19th Special Forces Group (Airborne) 1st SF, BALAD, IRAQ displayed outstanding meritorious service providing mission essential duties in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom / Operation New Dawn. Headquarters, 19th Special Forces Group (Airborne) 1st SF, performed in an exemplary manner, exceeding expectations by carrying out multiple timely and urgent missions in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom / Operation New Dawn to mitigate human suffering and loss of life. In addition, the unit executed joint operational missions through Iraq that helped to achieve an end-state of greater stability. The dedication and outstanding performance of duty of Headquarters, 19th Special Forces Group (Airborne) 1st SF is in keeping with the finest traditions of military service and reflects distinct credit upon the unit, the United States Special Operation Command, and the United States Army.




Citation, Army Superior Unit Award, V Corps

Superior Unit Award

For exceptionally meritorious service. During the period 16 April 2011 to 10 May 2012, Headquarters and Headquarters Battalion, V Corps accomplished, in an exceptionally outstanding and unprecedented manner, all requirements and activities associated with its accelerated reconstitution under the modular force structure design. The unit worked in the areas of receiving new personnel, fielding new equipment and relocating from Heidelberg to Wiesbaden Army Airfield, Germany while simultaneously planning for and conducting rigorous and effective combat pre-deployment individual and collective training. The dedicated and professional leaders, staff and Soldiers worked together and successfully accomplished these goals, while V Corps achieved initial operation capability on 1 June 2011 with complete, full operational capability on 12 August 2011. Dynamic and professional leadership, focused planning, training, synchronization and diligent efforts resulted in a fully reconstituted, superbly trained and cohesive V Corps Headquarters that cased its colors on 10 May 2012 prior to its combat deployment to Afghanistan. The outstanding efforts of Headquarters and Headquarters Battalion, V Corps reflect great credit upon the unit, V Corps, United States Army Europe and the United States Army.




Citation, Army Superior Unit Award, U.S. Army South

Army Superior Unit Award

For outstanding meritorious service. During the period of 1 January 2010 to 1 June 2010, Headquarters, U.S. Army South displayed outstanding meritorious service providing humanitarian assistance and disaster relief in support of Operation Unified Response-Haiti. Headquarters, U.S. Army South performed in an exemplary manner, exceeding expectations by carrying out multiple timely and urgent humanitarian assistance and disaster relief activities in support of Operation Unified Response to mitigate human suffering and loss of life. In addition, the unit executed essential exercises in the Caribbean, Central America and South America that helped to achieve an end-state of greater stability, in conjunction with partner nations throughout its area of responsibility. The dedication and outstanding performance of duty of Headquarters, U.S. Army South is in keeping with the finest traditions of military service and reflects distinct credit upon the unit, United States Southern Command, and the United States Army.




Citation, Army Superior Unit Award, U.S. Army National Guard Readiness Center

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For outstanding meritorious service. During the period of 1 December 2008 to 31 January 2009, the United States Army National Guard Readiness Center, Arlington, Virginia and its subordinate units displayed outstanding meritorious service in support of the Presidential Inauguration. Under the direction of the Commanding General, District of Columbia National Guard, the unit played a key role in supporting the 56th Presidential Inauguration of the 44th President of the United States, Barack H. Obama. Through the extraordinary efforts and initiative of the unit, engaged in a myriad of critical activities in support of the joint task forces, it provided the local authorities with the extended capabilities they needed to ensure public safety and the successful inaugural events. The outstanding performance of duty of the United States Army National Guard Readiness Center, Arlington, Virginia and its subordinate units is in keeping with the finest traditions of military service and reflects distinct credit upon the unit, the United States Army National Guard and the United States Army.



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