Dragons receive two unit awards

By Pfc. Paige Pendleton, 1st BCT, 1st Cav. Div. Public AffairsMarch 28, 2013

The color guard for the 1st "Dragon" Battalion, 82nd Field Artillery Regiment, 1st "Ironhorse" Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division marches forward to receive two award streamers at an award ceremony March 28 at Fort Hood, Texas. The Dragon Battalion received the Meritorious Unit Commendation for "exceptionally meritorious achievements" during Operation New Dawn and the Army Superior Unit Award "for outstanding meritorious service and outstanding performance" while stationed at Fort Hood, according to the award citations given by the Army.
1 / 3 Show Caption + Hide Caption – The color guard for the 1st "Dragon" Battalion, 82nd Field Artillery Regiment, 1st "Ironhorse" Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division marches forward to receive two award streamers at an award ceremony March 28 at Fort Hood, Texas. The Dragon Battalion received the Meritorious Unit Commendation for "exceptionally meritorious achievements" during Operation New Dawn and the Army Superior Unit Award "for outstanding meritorious service and outstanding performance" while stationed at Fort Hood, according to the award citations given by the Army. (Photo Credit: Pfc. Paige Pendleton, 1st BCT, 1st Cav. Div. Public Affairs) VIEW ORIGINAL
Lt. Col. Richard Ng (far left), Tampa, Fla. native and commander of the 1st "Dragon" Battalion, 82nd Field Artillery Regiment, 1st "Ironhorse" Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division and Command Sgt. Maj. Steven Rosales (second from left), the command sergeant major for the Dragon Battalion and Fresno, Calif. native, attach award streamers to the Dragon colors at an award ceremony March 28 at Fort Hood, Texas. The Dragon Battalion received the Meritorious Unit Commendation for "exceptionally meritorious achievements" during Operation New Dawn and the Army Superior Unit Award "for outstanding meritorious service and outstanding performance" while stationed at Fort Hood, according to the award citations given by the Army.
2 / 3 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Lt. Col. Richard Ng (far left), Tampa, Fla. native and commander of the 1st "Dragon" Battalion, 82nd Field Artillery Regiment, 1st "Ironhorse" Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division and Command Sgt. Maj. Steven Rosales (second from left), the command sergeant major for the Dragon Battalion and Fresno, Calif. native, attach award streamers to the Dragon colors at an award ceremony March 28 at Fort Hood, Texas. The Dragon Battalion received the Meritorious Unit Commendation for "exceptionally meritorious achievements" during Operation New Dawn and the Army Superior Unit Award "for outstanding meritorious service and outstanding performance" while stationed at Fort Hood, according to the award citations given by the Army. (Photo Credit: Pfc. Paige Pendleton, 1st BCT, 1st Cav. Div. Public Affairs) VIEW ORIGINAL
Lt. Col. Richard Ng (far left), Tampa, Fla. native and commander of the 1st "Dragon" Battalion, 82nd Field Artillery Regiment, 1st "Ironhorse" Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division and Command Sgt. Maj. Steven Rosales (second from left), the command sergeant major for the Dragon Battalion and Fresno, Calif. native, salute the national colors after their color guard received two unit streamers at an award ceremony March 28 at Fort Hood, Texas. The Dragon Battalion received the Meritorious Unit Commendation for "exceptionally meritorious achievements" during Operation New Dawn and the Army Superior Unit Award "for outstanding meritorious service and outstanding performance" while stationed at Fort Hood, according to the award citations given by the Army.
3 / 3 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Lt. Col. Richard Ng (far left), Tampa, Fla. native and commander of the 1st "Dragon" Battalion, 82nd Field Artillery Regiment, 1st "Ironhorse" Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division and Command Sgt. Maj. Steven Rosales (second from left), the command sergeant major for the Dragon Battalion and Fresno, Calif. native, salute the national colors after their color guard received two unit streamers at an award ceremony March 28 at Fort Hood, Texas. The Dragon Battalion received the Meritorious Unit Commendation for "exceptionally meritorious achievements" during Operation New Dawn and the Army Superior Unit Award "for outstanding meritorious service and outstanding performance" while stationed at Fort Hood, according to the award citations given by the Army. (Photo Credit: Pfc. Paige Pendleton, 1st BCT, 1st Cav. Div. Public Affairs) VIEW ORIGINAL