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For exceptionally meritorious service. During the period 14 November 2009 to 16 November 2010, the Headquarters and Headquarters Troop, 3d Squadron, 17th Cavalry Regiment and its subordinate units displayed exceptionally meritorious service as United States Army Air Cavalry Task Force Lighthorse assigned to Task Force Falcon in support of Operation Enduring Freedom X. The task force distinguished itself by providing full spectrum aviation operations to Combined Joint Task Force-101 and International Security Assistance Forces including both the 4th Brigade Combat Team of the 4th Infantry Division and the 1st Brigade Combat team of the 101st Infantry Division. The outstanding performance of duty of Task Force Lighthorse is in keeping with the finest traditions of military service and reflects distinct credit upon itself, Task Force Falcon, Combined Joint Task Force-101, and the United States Army.
For exceptionally meritorious service. During the period 4 September 2009 to 25 July 2010, the Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 541st Support Battalion and its subordinate units displayed exceptionally meritorious service in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom at Camp Taji and Camp Speicher, Iraq. The unit demonstrated the ability to innovate and accomplish the mission beyond the call of duty. Its ability to provide the warfighter with sustainment capability wherever and whenever needed to enable decisive victory represents an outstanding effort. The dedication and outstanding performance of Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 541st Support Battalion and its subordinate units is in keeping with finest traditions of military service and reflects distinct credit upon the unit, the 15th Sustainment Brigade, the United States Forces-Iraq and the United States Army.
The 519TH TRANSPORTATION BATTALION (TRUCK) and assigned units listed above, distinguished themselves by exceptionally meritorious performance of duty in support of United States Army and United States Air Force missions in Thailand from 16 December 1966 to 31 December 1969. During this period, the Battalion achieved outstanding success in its diversified transportation missions and especially in transporting and handling of all cargo destined for all areas of Thailand while making a major contribution by assisting the Corps of Engineers in the construction of an inland road. The officers and men of the battalion displayed outstanding professional skills, high morale, and exemplary esprit de corps in the execution of their numerous and varied missions, many of which exceeded their requirements and capabilities. The extraordinary support, remarkable proficiency, and devotion to duty displayed by the members of the 519TH TRANSPORTATION BATTALION (TRUCK) and assigned units reflect distinct credit upon themselves and the United States Army.
For exceptionally meritorious service. During the period 5 July 2009 to 28 March 2010, the Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment, 180th Transportation Battalion and its subordinate units displayed exceptionally meritorious service in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. The deployment was defined by conducting first rate maintenance, training soldiers above the standard, placing soldier welfare at the forefront of decision making, and by placing mission accomplishment above all else. In total, the 180th Transportation Battalion and its subordinate units provided responsive, tailored and adaptive heavy equipment transport to more than 20 different forward operating bases and covered a distance of more than 64 million convoy miles. Further, monarch convoys hauled over 10,000 pieces of equipment and supplies equating to over 15,000,000 short tons of cargo. The Headquarters and Headquarters Detahment, 180th Transportation Battalion and its subordinate units' dedication to the mission and exemplary performance set the standard for transportation Battalions on Arifjan and reflects distinct credit upon the unit, the 593d Sustainment Brigade, the 1st Sustainment Command Theater and the United States Army.