FOR EXCEPTIONALLY MERITORIOUS SERVICE WHILE ASSIGNED AS BATTLE CAPTAIN SUPPORTING DAILY OPERATIONS FROM 20 APRIL 2017 TO 20 SEPTEMBER 2017. DURING THIS PERIOD, STAFF SERGEANT KATHERINE S. FOX CONDUCTED 24 HOUR OPERATIONS AS A BATTLE CAPTAIN DURING HURRICANES HARVEY, IRMA, JOSE, AND MARIA, AND SUPPORTED SOLDIERS AND FAMILIES IN THE CONTINENTAL UNITED STATES, PUERTO RICO AND THE US VIRGIN ISLANDS. HER EFFORTS SUSTAINED CONTINUOUS CURRENT OPERATIONS UPDATES FOR THE UNITED STATES ARMY RESERVE HEADQUARTERS COMMAND STAFF, USARC CRISIS ACTION TEAMS, OFFICE OF THE CHIEF OF THE ARMY RESERVE, FORCES COMMAND, ARMY NORTH, AND THE DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY. STAFF SERGEANT FOX'S UNTIRING PURSUIT OF VITAL INFORMATION FACILITATED THE RAPID RESPONSE OF GEOGRAPHICAL AND FUNCTIONAL COMMANDS TO OVER 30 IMMEDIATE RESPONSE AUTHORITY MISSIONS AND 15 MISSION ASSIGNMENTS. HER UNPARALLELED MISSION SUPPORT REFLECTS GREAT CREDIT UPON HERSELF, THE UNITED STATES ARMY RESERVE COMMAND AND THE UNITED STATES ARMY.
Distinguished himself by exceptionally meritorious achievement as Operation Dispatcher, United States Defender 2020 in Poland from 03 February 2020 to 15 March 2020. Sergeant Gomerach's exceptional ability to positively interact with the highest levels of government in pursuit of mission accomplishment, coupled with his ability to effectively support a complex inter-agency endeavor, enabled him to effectively support the operation of troop movement, safety and security. Through his efforts, he was able to temporarily assume administrative support of an office within the 561st Regional Support Group during a period of increased administrative workload that was critical to the success of the operation Defender 2020. Despite minimal experience with a diplomatic endeavor of this kind, he was able to maintain the office's reputation for efficiency within the Unit. He pursued one goal, to ensure the mission capabilities of the United States Military Forces along with other countries' military forces and his team were provided the necessary level of support under difficult circumstances and succeeded. The distinctive accomplishments of Sergeant Gomerach reflected credit upon himself, the 561st Regional SUpport Group, and the Office of the Secretary of Defense.
FOR EXCEPTIONAL SERVICE WHILE ASSIGNED AS BATTLE CAPTAIN DURING CSTX AT FORT MCCOY WISCONSIN. THROUGH DILIGENCE AND DETERMINATION, STAFF SERGEANT KEVIN WEYLAN WAS INTEGRAL TO THE SUCCESSFUL OPERATIONS IN THE S3 SECTION. BY PREPARING THE NIGHT STAFF ON BATTLE DRILLS AND BEING AN EFFECTIVE CONDUIT AND DISSEMINATOR OF INFORMATION, STAFF SERGEANT WEYLAN WAS CRITICAL TO THE SUCCESSFUL 24/7 OPERATIONS OF THE 2D MEDICAL BRIGADE. STAFF SERGEANT WEYLAN'S STERLING PERFORMANCE REFLECTS GREAT CREDIT UPON HIMSELF, THE 807TH MEDICAL COMMAND (DEPLOYMENT SUPPORT), THE 2D MEDICAL BRIGADE AND THE UNITED STATES ARMY.