Thursday, July 19, 2012

Oregon Army National Guard unit awarded Meritorious Unit Citation during annual training

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Lt. Col Stephen Schmidt, Commander of the 2-218 Field Artillery, Oregon Army National Guard, (center), affixes a Meritorious Unit Citation streamer to his Battalion's colors during the unit's award ceremony held at Yakima Training Center, in Yakima, Wash., July 18.

The 2-218 FA received the award for exceptionally meritorious conduct of sustainment and security missions that took place over a 150,000 square mile area of operations during their July 2009 - April 2010 deployment to Iraq.

U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Jalayna Lagomarsino, 41 Infantry Brigade Combat Team Public Affairs.

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