Patriot Launching Station Operator Maintainer
FOR EXCEPTIONALLY MERITORIOUS SERVICE WHILE ASSIGNED AS LAUNCHER CREW CHIEF IN SUPPORT OF MILITARY OPERATIONS AGAINST TERRORIST AGGRESSION IN THE REPUBLIC OF KOREA. DURING THIS PERIOD, HE ASTUTELY 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. SELFLESSLY WORKING LONG AND ARDUOUS HOURS, HE HAS CONTRIBUTED GREATLY TO THE SUCCESS OF THE MULTINATIONAL EFFORT. SERGEANT CARTER'S ACCOMPLISHMENTS REFLECT GREAT CREDIT UPON HIMSELF, THE 43RD AIR DEFENSE ARTILLERY AND THE UNITED STATES ARMY.
Battalion Patriot Master Gunner
During this period, the professional skill, expertise, and ceaseless efforts of Staff Sergeant Ames contributed to the effectiveness and success of countless gunnery certifications including two Table VIII battery collective certifications. His advanced knowledge, loyal dedication, and innovative thinking have been instrumental in the achievement of the highest standards of victory across the Battalion.