Vicki Olson receives Army Public Service Award

By Aileen HumphreysFebruary 24, 2011

Vicki Olson talks to members of U.S. Army Pacific and friends after receiving the Secretary of the Army Public Service Award Feb. 23 at Fort Shafter, Hawaii. Lt. Gen. Benjamin R. Mixon, USARPAC commander, presented the award for Olson's contributions to the 25th Infantry Division, U.S. Army Garrison Hawaii and the U.S. Army.  Olson began Pohai Pulama - the Caring Circle - that improved the wellness and resiliency of Soldies and Families, especially during deployments.  She also raised more than $100,000 for the Hawaii Army Museum.
1 / 2 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Vicki Olson talks to members of U.S. Army Pacific and friends after receiving the Secretary of the Army Public Service Award Feb. 23 at Fort Shafter, Hawaii. Lt. Gen. Benjamin R. Mixon, USARPAC commander, presented the award for Olson's contributions to the 25th Infantry Division, U.S. Army Garrison Hawaii and the U.S. Army. Olson began Pohai Pulama - the Caring Circle - that improved the wellness and resiliency of Soldies and Families, especially during deployments. She also raised more than $100,000 for the Hawaii Army Museum. (Photo Credit: Aileen Humphreys (U.S. Army Pacific) VIEW ORIGINAL
Vicki Olson receives the Secretary of the Army Public Service Award from Lt. Gen Benjamin R. Mixon, U.S. Army Pacific commander, Feb. 23 at Fort Shafter, Hawaii. Olson received the award for extraordinary contributions to the 25th Infantry Division, U.S. Army Garrison Hawaii and U.S. Army from July 2005 through December 2010.  Her contributions included developing a school program for on-post students and expanding the local USO to include support to deploying Soldiers.
2 / 2 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Vicki Olson receives the Secretary of the Army Public Service Award from Lt. Gen Benjamin R. Mixon, U.S. Army Pacific commander, Feb. 23 at Fort Shafter, Hawaii. Olson received the award for extraordinary contributions to the 25th Infantry Division, U.S. Army Garrison Hawaii and U.S. Army from July 2005 through December 2010. Her contributions included developing a school program for on-post students and expanding the local USO to include support to deploying Soldiers. (Photo Credit: Aileen Humphreys (U.S. Army Pacific) VIEW ORIGINAL