Awards Ceremony

Story by Pvt. Crystal D. Eldridge
13th COSCOM Public Affairs Office

The Commander of the 64th Corps Support Group presented awards to volunteers during a ceremony held at the Officers' Club here April 13.

Col. Thomas J. Richardson presented awards as tokens of appreciation to volunteers who have given much of their time and talents to the soldiers of the 64th.

After the opening invocation, Richardson presented the awards. Awards presented include pins, ribbons, 64th CSG Certificates of Appreciation, Certificate of Appreciation for Patriotic Civilian Service, Commander's Award for Public Service, III Corps Helping Hand and Yellow Rose of Texas.

Richardson, battalion commanders and their wives greeted the volunteers, offering hugs, handshakes and words of gratitude.

Among awardees were Marcia Richardson, Carol Wilcox, Carla Smith and Paula Katers.

Awardees who received gold ribbons, representing more than one year of volunteer service, include Ann Grothe, Michelle Gaston and Sherry Showman.

Following the ceremony, guests were invited to enjoy a catered luncheon.