• From left to right, G3 Sergeant Major, Sgt. Maj. John Mattie, Commanding General, Lt. Gen. Kevin T. Campbell, and Protocol Officer, Claude Skelton bow their heads in prayer prior to a surprise award presentation for the command Chaplain (MAJ) Kevin Pies. The award was presented in the Pioneer Conference Room in Peterson Air Force Base's Building Three on Oct. 23.

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    From left to right, G3 Sergeant Major, Sgt. Maj. John Mattie, Commanding General, Lt. Gen. Kevin T. Campbell, and Protocol Officer, Claude Skelton bow their heads in prayer prior to a surprise award presentation for the command Chaplain (MAJ) Kevin...

  • USASMDC/ARSTRAT Commanding General, Lt. Gen. Kevin T. Campbell recognizes command Chaplain (Maj.) Kevin Pies with the Army Commendation Medal for his efforts with the Strong Bonds program.

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    USASMDC/ARSTRAT Commanding General, Lt. Gen. Kevin T. Campbell recognizes command Chaplain (Maj.) Kevin Pies with the Army Commendation Medal for his efforts with the Strong Bonds program.

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. - U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command's Commanding General, Lt. Gen. Kevin T. Campbell presented the Army Commendation Medal to Command Chaplain (Maj.) Kevin Pies in appreciation of his efforts with the Strong Bonds program.

The award was presented in the Pioneer Conference Room in Peterson Air Force Base's Building Three on Oct. 23.

Strong Bonds is a Congress supported program that provides funds to the Army to help Soldiers build stronger relationships. There are specialized programs for married and single Soldiers and programs to help those Soldiers who will soon deploy, are deployed or will redeploy.

Over the last year, Pies facilitated events in Colorado, Alaska, Germany, Korea and Japan. More events are planned for the coming year at various global locations.

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