• Lt. Col. David S. Pierce, Commander 3/319th Airborne Field Artillery Regiment, awards an Army Commendation Medal to Maj. Brett A. Ayvazian, AFSBn-Bagram, 401st Army Field Support Brigade, support operations officer for retrograde, Aug. 7 in recognition for Ayvazian's work in the preparation for and execution of the 1/82 return of equipment process that began Aug. 3.

    Ayvazian awarded ARCOM

    Lt. Col. David S. Pierce, Commander 3/319th Airborne Field Artillery Regiment, awards an Army Commendation Medal to Maj. Brett A. Ayvazian, AFSBn-Bagram, 401st Army Field Support Brigade, support operations officer for retrograde, Aug. 7 in recognition...

  • Lt. Col. David S. Pierce, Commander 3/319th Airborne Field Artillery Regiment, awards an Army Commendation Medal to Maj. Brett A. Ayvazian, AFSBn-Bagram, 401st Army Field Support Brigade, support operations officer for retrograde, Aug. 7 in recognition for Ayvazian's work in the preparation for and execution of the 1/82 return of equipment process that began Aug. 3.

    Ayvazian awarded ARCOM

    Lt. Col. David S. Pierce, Commander 3/319th Airborne Field Artillery Regiment, awards an Army Commendation Medal to Maj. Brett A. Ayvazian, AFSBn-Bagram, 401st Army Field Support Brigade, support operations officer for retrograde, Aug. 7 in recognition...

BAGRAM AIRFIELD, Afghanistan--Maj. Brett A. Ayvazian, AFSBn-Bagram, 401st Army Field Support Brigade, support operations officer for retrograde, was awarded an Army Commendation Medal by the 1st Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, Aug. 7 in recognition for his work in the preparation for and execution of the 1/82 return of equipment process that began Aug. 3.

Lt. Col. David S. Pierce, commander 3/319th Airborne Field Artillery Regiment, presented the award and said Ayvazian is "the muscle behind the mission" and thanked him on behalf of all the Soldiers of the 1/82 who will be redeploying soon.

"This is very unexpected," said Ayvazian. "We're just trying to transition you [the unit] back."

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