Photo Credit: Martin Greeson (USAG Stuttgart Training Support Center)
Lt. Col. Roger P. Hedgepeth, 709th Military Police Battalion commander, pins an Army Commendation Medal on Sgt. Edward Hinsberger, a 554th Military Police Company Soldier in 2nd Platoon, during an awards ceremony held July 26 in the Panzer Fitness Center. The 554th MP Co. returned from a 12-month deployment to Afghanistan in May. During the ceremony, Staff Sgt. Joseph Haskell received a Bronze Star and an ARCOM with V device for his actions during a fire fight when his vehicle was hit by an IED in November 2009; 129 Soldiers received ARCOMs, 14 Soldiers received the Bronze Star for service, and four received the Military Service Medal.