During this period, Sergeant Dawson demonstrated initiative, enthusiasm, professional ability, and keen insight in performing his duties as an air cargo specialist. Through remarkable foresight and skillful guidance of the Aerial Port Load Planning program, he contributed immeasurably to the successful accomplishment of the mission during Operations Enduring Freedom and Iraqi Freedom. His initiative, resourcefulness, and untiring efforts to achieve perfection in all areas of his duties increased the efficiency of the entire section by ensuring unit personnel were proficiant Aircraft Load Planning. Sergeant Dawson's commendable performance is in keeping with the finest traditions of military service and reflects great credit upon himself, the 548th Transportation Company and the United States Army.
SGT Wiles was the driving force behind the success of Joint Task Force air drop operations. As the Transportation Account Code manager, he allocated $1,000,500 for Task Force cargo transportation and assisted in the safe loading, inspecting and securing of 290 bundles, 10.1 million rounds of ammunition and classified communications equipment. In addition, as Air/Cargo Movement specialist, he coordinated ground transportation for 200 airlift missions, transferring and delivering over 2,000,000 pounds of cargo. His commendable performance is in keeping with the finest traditions of military service and reflects great credit upon himself, his unit and the United States Army.
SPC Largent's performance during this period was above and beyond the call of duty. Due to an urgent need for an Airfield Management Element and a shortage of personnel, SPC Largent took on additional responsibilities outside his unit and MOS. Without hesitation, he began to fill roles needed to maintain the Udairi Army Airfield. As the Container Manager, his outstanding professional skill, knowledge, and leadership aided immeasurably in identifying and processing 30 milvan containers for disposal within 60 days. In addition, he worked tirelessly to ensure all inventories were completed and units rotating in had the tools they needed to accomplish the mission.
FOR MERITORIOUS SERVICE FROM 3 MAY 2011 THROUGH 31 AUGUST 2016. SGT KEENE'S ACTIONS THROUGHOUT HIS CAREER RESULTED IN EXCEPTIONAL CONTRIBUTIONS AND WERE VITAL TO THE SUCCESS AND MISSION ACCOMPLISHMENT OF THE UNITS HE SERVED WITH. SGT KEENE EXEMPLIFIED THE ARMY VALUES BY STRIVING FOR EXCELLENCE AND BY PLACING THE MISSION AND THE WELFARE OF HIS SOLDIERS BEFORE HIMSELF. HIS CONDUCT AND DEDICATION OVER THREE YEARS OF SERVICE WAS IN KEEPING WITH THE FINEST TRADITIONS OF MILITARY SERVICE AND REFLECT GREAT CREDIT UPON HIMSELF, HIS UNIT, THE 53RD TRANSPORTATION BATTALION (MC), AND THE UNITED STATES ARMY.