POHAKALUA TRAINING AREA, Hawaii (June 21, 2013) -- Department of the Army police officer Brian Mabry was named employee of the quarter, here.

Mabry, whose responsibilities include both traffic enforcement and accident investigation, was recognized for his outstanding performance at the post.

"Brian has been instrumental in a number of initiatives involving our police department," said Lt. Col. Eric Shwedo, commander, Pohakuloa Training Area. "He has been involved in everything from the design of a more efficient police building to lead enforcement officer for hunting weekends. His attention to detail and foresight makes him invaluable."

Mabry was also commended for his willingness to perform additional duties above and beyond those required by his position. He produced a strategic plan for the design of a much-needed new police station at PTA, resulting in accolades and numerous positive comments by the engineer committee tasked with planning PTA improvements.

"Brian has also begun to conduct traffic surveys of the entire base camp and surrounding areas for the development of a more progressive, free-flowing and safety conscious vehicular and pedestrian traffic system," Shwedo said.

Mabry's award nomination noted that he consistently performs all assignments with exemplary proficiency, accuracy and operational readiness to respond at all times.

"Brian is my trusted 'go to' individual for other officers seeking professional guidance and direction for all traffic enforcement and safety policies," said Sgt. Paul Imaizumi, PTA police operations officer and Mabry's supervisor. "He's helped set and maintain the highest standards of personal and professional integrity in the conduct of his duties, both on and off the installation."