BAGRAM AIRFIELD, Afghanistan -- Lt. Col. Peter J. Koch, commander, Army Field Support Battalion-Bagram, 401st Army Field Support Brigade, was awarded a Bronze Star Medal by Brig. Gen. Kristin K. French, Joint Sustainment Command-Afghanistan commanding general, in an awards ceremony held at brigade headquarters Dec. 6.

He was also awarded the Afghanistan Campaign Medal and the Non-Article 5 NATO Medal.

Koch was recognized for his achievements during his year in command on the battalion. Some of his accomplishments included retrograding more than 44,000 pieces of equipment, fielding several new mission sets, establishing redistribution property assistance teams at six fixed locations and completing the first brigade off-ramp retrograde mission for the battalion.

Koch's next assignment will be at Army Headquarters, Logistics, Pentagon, as an operations officer.