FMWR-Hawaii marketing receives quality of life award for communication excellence
November 3, 2009
SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii - U.S. ArmyAca,!E+Garrison-Hawaii's Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation (FMWR) Marketing Department captured the Secretary of the Army's Quality of Life Award for communications excellence, contributing to FMWR's award-filled October.
Secretary of the Army John McHugh presented the award to Debra Zedalis, director, Installation Management Command, Pacific Region, along with FMWR marketing assistants Kelly Andrews and Sarah Chadwick, Oct. 7, at the Association of the United States Army (AUSA) annual meeting and exposition in Washington.
The marketing department was recognized, in part, for employing a variety of new technologies in their marketing efforts, including Twitter and Facebook.
Additionally, the department greeted every redeploying Soldier from the 2nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team with a fresh flower lei and "Rediscover Hawaii" campaign information at all homecoming ceremonies, in an effort to welcome and reintroduce FMWR quality of life programs to both Soldiers and family members.