FORT SAM HOUSTON, TEXAS (November 19, 2019) -- Maj. Gen. Timothy McGuire, acting commanding general for U.S. Army Installation Management Command, and Command Sgt. Maj. Joe Ulloth, senior enlisted leader for IMCOM, presented the command's most prestigious award to 15 professionals during a luncheon held November 19, 2019, in San Antonio, Texas.

"The professionals we're going to recognize today have demonstrated a passionate commitment to their role within IMCOM and the Army," said McGuire. "They have done what it takes to get the job done, and they have set a new, higher standard for service to others."

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 in 2018.

The Stalwart Award winners are:

IMCOM Directorate-Readiness:
Mr. Robert J. Coonce, Fire Chief, U.S. Army Garrison Fort Campbell, Kentucky
Mr. Nathan G. Jernigan, Chief of Operations and Maintenance Division, U.S. Army Garrison Fort Polk, Louisiana
Mr. Derrick C. Washington, Chief of Plans and Operations Division, U.S. Army Garrison Fort Bliss, Texas

IMCOM Directorate-Sustainment:
Mr. Michael L. Howard, Chief Public Affairs Officer, U.S. Army Garrison Joint Base Myer Henderson Hall, Virginia
Mr. Nelson S. Oliveira, Chief of Police, U.S. Army Garrison Fort Detrick, Maryland
Ms. Nancy A. Mitchell, Child Youth Services Coordinator, U.S. Army Garrison Detroit Arsenal, Michigan

IMCOM Directorate-Training1
Ms. Lisa L. Jacobs, Budget Officer, U.S. Army Garrison Fort Huachuca, Arizona
Mr. Geoffrey D. Ray, Mechanical Engineer, U.S. Army Garrison Fort Benning, Georgia
Mr. Brett L. Rosene, Transition Services Manager, U.S. Army Garrison Fort Leavenworth, Kansas

IMCOM Directorate-Europe:
Mr. Michael A. Beando, Director of Human Resources, U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach, Germany
Mr. Stefan F. Alford, Chief Public Affairs Officer, U.S. Army Garrison Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany

IMCOM Directorate-Pacific:
Mr. Vincent M. Brown, Manpower Chief, U.S. Army Garrison, Hawaii
Ms. Heather M. Ray, Director of Family Morale, Health and Welfare, U.S. Army Garrison Camp Humphreys, Korea
Ms. Kimberly T. Straube, Non-Appropriated Funds Management Support Program Manager, IMCOM Directorate-Pacific

IMCOM Headquarters / U.S. Army Environmental Command:
Mr. Gregory S. Kuhr, Director of Facilities and Logistics, IMCOM Headquarters

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