AUSA Wraps up with firsts in Womens Ten Miler Team, Volunteer Family of the Year and Bainbridge Awar

By Author 8th Army PAOOctober 11, 2007

The 8th U.S. Army women's team members accept their trophies at an award ceremony held after the 23rd Annual Army Ten Miler in Washington D.C. October 8. The women's team came in first for active duty women's team during the Army Ten-Miler
1 / 7 Show Caption + Hide Caption – The 8th U.S. Army women's team members accept their trophies at an award ceremony held after the 23rd Annual Army Ten Miler in Washington D.C. October 8. The women's team came in first for active duty women's team during the Army Ten-Miler (Photo Credit: SPC Fay Conroy) VIEW ORIGINAL
Gen (retired) Gordon Sullivan stands with Holly Chavez her children and her husband Lt. Col John Chavez as the family was recognized as the AUSA Rubbermaid-Irwin Volunteer Family of the Year at the D.C. Convention Center during 2007 Association of the United States Army Annual Convention.
Volunteer Family of the Year at the AUSA convention.  The family won the award for its many hours of community service, even 3-year old Nicholas and 5-year old Sebastian contributed by frequently visiting a senior living facility near Osan Airbase Korea.  Lt. Col Chavez was assigned to 1st Battalion, 43rd Artillery when the family put in the many hours of service to the community.  The family has since moved to Fort Bliss, Texas.
2 / 7 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Gen (retired) Gordon Sullivan stands with Holly Chavez her children and her husband Lt. Col John Chavez as the family was recognized as the AUSA Rubbermaid-Irwin Volunteer Family of the Year at the D.C. Convention Center during 2007 Association of the United States Army Annual Convention. Volunteer Family of the Year at the AUSA convention. The family won the award for its many hours of community service, even 3-year old Nicholas and 5-year old Sebastian contributed by frequently visiting a senior living facility near Osan Airbase Korea. Lt. Col Chavez was assigned to 1st Battalion, 43rd Artillery when the family put in the many hours of service to the community. The family has since moved to Fort Bliss, Texas. (Photo Credit: SPC Fay Conroy) VIEW ORIGINAL
Command Sergeant Major (R) William Pewther holds a piece of wire from the Korean Demilitarized Zone in front of the 8th Army display at the Association of the United States Army convention October 8. Earlier in the day Pewther received the Sergeant Major of the Army William Bainbridge Medal for exceptional service to the noncommissioned officer corps during the opening ceremony for AUSA at the Washing D.C. convention center. Pewther served in the 7th Infantry Division in Pusan, Korea as part of 8th United States Army during the Korean War. 8th Army gave DMZ wire to Korean War veterans who visited the 8th Army display.
3 / 7 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Command Sergeant Major (R) William Pewther holds a piece of wire from the Korean Demilitarized Zone in front of the 8th Army display at the Association of the United States Army convention October 8. Earlier in the day Pewther received the Sergeant Major of the Army William Bainbridge Medal for exceptional service to the noncommissioned officer corps during the opening ceremony for AUSA at the Washing D.C. convention center. Pewther served in the 7th Infantry Division in Pusan, Korea as part of 8th United States Army during the Korean War. 8th Army gave DMZ wire to Korean War veterans who visited the 8th Army display. (Photo Credit: SPC Fay Conroy) VIEW ORIGINAL
Angela Jackson- Angela Jackson crosses the finish line at the 23rd Annual Army Ten-Miler in Washington D.C October 7. Jackson finished the race in one hour three minutes and three seconds and placed 12th in the women's overall field in which 7,448 women competed.
4 / 7 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Angela Jackson- Angela Jackson crosses the finish line at the 23rd Annual Army Ten-Miler in Washington D.C October 7. Jackson finished the race in one hour three minutes and three seconds and placed 12th in the women's overall field in which 7,448 women competed. (Photo Credit: SPC Fay Conroy, 8th Army PAO) VIEW ORIGINAL
Gen (retired) Gordon Sullivan stands with Holly Chavez, her children, and her husband Lt. Col John Chavez as the family was recognized as the AUSA Rubbermaid-Irwin Volunteer Family of the Year at the D.C. Convention Center during 2007 Association of the United States Army Annual Convention. Volunteer Family of the Year at the AUSA convention. The family won the award for its many hours of community service, even 3-year old Nicholas and 5-year old Sebastian contributed by frequently visiting a senior living facility near Osan Airbase Korea. Lt. Col Chavez was assigned to 1st Battalion, 43rd Artillery when the family put in the many hours of service to the community. The family has since moved to Fort Bliss, Texas.
5 / 7 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Gen (retired) Gordon Sullivan stands with Holly Chavez, her children, and her husband Lt. Col John Chavez as the family was recognized as the AUSA Rubbermaid-Irwin Volunteer Family of the Year at the D.C. Convention Center during 2007 Association of the United States Army Annual Convention. Volunteer Family of the Year at the AUSA convention. The family won the award for its many hours of community service, even 3-year old Nicholas and 5-year old Sebastian contributed by frequently visiting a senior living facility near Osan Airbase Korea. Lt. Col Chavez was assigned to 1st Battalion, 43rd Artillery when the family put in the many hours of service to the community. The family has since moved to Fort Bliss, Texas. (Photo Credit: SPC Fay Conroy) VIEW ORIGINAL
The 8th U.S. Army women's team members accept their trophies at an award ceremony held after the 23rd Annual Army Ten-Miler in Washington D.C. October 8. The women's team came in first for active duty women's team during the Army Ten-Miler
6 / 7 Show Caption + Hide Caption – The 8th U.S. Army women's team members accept their trophies at an award ceremony held after the 23rd Annual Army Ten-Miler in Washington D.C. October 8. The women's team came in first for active duty women's team during the Army Ten-Miler (Photo Credit: SPC Fay Conroy) VIEW ORIGINAL
Phyllis King crosses the finish line at the 23rd Annual Army-Ten Miler in Washington D.C October 7. King finished the race in one hour sixteen minutes and twenty-one seconds.
7 / 7 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Phyllis King crosses the finish line at the 23rd Annual Army-Ten Miler in Washington D.C October 7. King finished the race in one hour sixteen minutes and twenty-one seconds. (Photo Credit: SPC Fay Conroy) VIEW ORIGINAL