By Mr. Mary Susan Barkley (AMC)August 20, 2009
Both battalions of the 402nd Army Field Support Brigade, Iraq, were recognized as Distinguished Units of the Regiment by the ArmyAca,!a,,cs quartermaster general at a ceremony held June 19 at Lee Club, Fort Lee, Va.
The ceremony was presided over by Brig. Gen. Jesse Cross, the ArmyAca,!a,,cs 50th Quartermaster General. Certificates and plaques were presented by Cross, Chief Warrant Officer Matthew Anderson, regimental warrant officer, and Command Sgt. Maj. Nathan Hunt, regimental command sergeant major.
Col. Pharisse Berry accepted the award on behalf of the 402ndAca,!a,,cs 1st Battalion and Lt. Col. Rob Barnes, immediate past commander of the 2nd Battalion, accepted the award on its behalf.
The awards signed by Cross read: Aca,!A"To all who shall see these presents, greetings: know ye that by virtue of exceptional service and the confirmed contributions to the traditions of excellence and espirit de corps of the Quartermaster Corps, [the unit] is appointed as a distinguished unit of the Quartermaster Regiment.Aca,!A?