FORT SAM HOUSTON, TEXAS (November 30, 2016) -- Lt. Gen. Kenneth R. Dahl, commanding general for U.S. Army Installation Management Command, and Command Sgt. Maj. Melissa A. Judkins, senior enlisted leader for IMCOM, presented the command's most prestigious award to 14 employees during a luncheon held November 30, 2016, in San Antonio, Texas.

The Stalwart Award is given to employees who distinguish themselves amongst their peers and leaders as outstanding IMCOM civilians and exceed the call of duty to achieve the Army and IMCOM objectives. The program honored recipients for their work from October 1, 2014 to September 30, 2015.

Each recipient received the Stalwart medal, certificate and a shadowbox.

The Stalwart Award winners are:

IMCOM Directorate-Europe:
Dr. Bala Fischer, Director of Army Substance Abuse Program, U.S. Army Garrison Stuttgart, Germany
Ms. Cecilia J. Kandler, Child, Youth and School Services coordinator, USAG Wiesbaden, Germany

IMCOM Directorate-Pacific:
Ms. Shari E. Madrid, Director of Resource Management, USAG Hawaii
Mr. Marshall D. Downs, Chief of Operations and Maintenance Division, USAG Camp Red Cloud, Korea

IMCOM Directorate-Readiness:
Mr. Thomas Desjardins, Installation Anti-Terrorism Officer, Fort McCoy, Wisconsin
Mr. William J. Ketcherside, Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation Chief of Plans and Special Events, Fort Bliss, Texas
Ms. Angela K. Martin, Supervisory Human Resources Specialist, Fort Riley, Kansas

IMCOM Directorate-Sustainment:
Mr. Ernest C. Rohrbacker, Transition Services Specialist, Fort Belvoir, Virginia

IMCOM Directorate-Training:
Mr. Scott L. Brown, Director of Plans, Training, Mobilization and Security, Fort Lee, Virginia
Ms. Rebecca L. Haas, Supervisory Operations Specialist, Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri
Mr. Robert Laconis, Chief of Engineering Division, Director of Public Works, Fort Gordon, Georgia
Ms. Rose Ann Turner, Chief of Business Operations Division, Directorate of FMWR, Fort Jackson, South Carolina

IMCOM Headquarters:
Mr. Bradley W. Averill, Plans Functional Integrator, IMCOM Headquarters, Joint Base San Antonio, Texas
Ms. Ulrike Powell, Supervisory Contract Specialist, Nonappropriated Fund Division for FMWR, IMCOM Headquarters, Joint Base San Antonio, Texas

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