USO honors West Point NCO

By Sgt. Vincent Fusco, West Point Directorate of CommunicationsApril 9, 2009

West Point Staff Sgt. Courtnee Torres, traffic noncommissioned officer-in-charge and accident investigator with the Military Police Company, was selected by the USO to receive its 2009 Military Leadership Award at the 43rd annual Woman of the Year luncheon Tuesday in New York City. Torres was honored to be recognized for her accomplishments with the selection. "What I consider doing my job, others consider going beyond," the Seabrook, N.H., native, aid. "Everything I do in the Army falls under...my job as a Soldier." Torres also is the West Point and USMA NCO of the quarter. "When you stand out amongst your peers, it's an honor to represent women in the Army," she said. Her husband, Staff Sgt. Nestor Torres, is a squad leader with the MP Co.
1 / 1 Show Caption + Hide Caption – West Point Staff Sgt. Courtnee Torres, traffic noncommissioned officer-in-charge and accident investigator with the Military Police Company, was selected by the USO to receive its 2009 Military Leadership Award at the 43rd annual Woman of the Year luncheon Tuesday in New York City. Torres was honored to be recognized for her accomplishments with the selection. "What I consider doing my job, others consider going beyond," the Seabrook, N.H., native, aid. "Everything I do in the Army falls under...my job as a Soldier." Torres also is the West Point and USMA NCO of the quarter. "When you stand out amongst your peers, it's an honor to represent women in the Army," she said. Her husband, Staff Sgt. Nestor Torres, is a squad leader with the MP Co. (Photo Credit: Sgt. Vincent Fusco, West Point Directorate of Communications) VIEW ORIGINAL