25th ID recognizes extraordinary volunteer service

| April 10, 2015 | 0 Comments
Maj. Gen. Charles Flynn (2nd from left), 25th ID commander, and Command Sgt. Maj. Benjamin Jones (left), take great pride in honoring 75 military spouses during a Volunteer Award and Recognition Ceremony held at the Sgt. Smith Theater, April 2. Recipients were honored for their outstanding dedication, selfless service and unwavering support to military families, their units and the Tropic Lightning community.

Maj. Gen. Charles Flynn (2nd from left), 25th ID commander, and Command Sgt. Maj. Benjamin Jones (left), take great pride in honoring 75 military spouses during a Volunteer Award and Recognition Ceremony held at the Sgt. Smith Theater, April 2. Recipients were honored for their outstanding dedication, selfless service and unwavering support to military families, their units and the Tropic Lightning community.

Story and photo by
Staff Sgt. Matthew G. Ryan
25th Infantry Division Public Affairs
SCHOFIELD BARRACKS — The 25th Infantry Division command team, Maj. Gen. Charles Flynn and Command Sgt. Maj. Benjamin Jones and their spouses, took great pride in honoring 75 military spouses during a Volunteer Award and Recognition Ceremony, April 2.

The honorees were cited for their outstanding dedication, selfless service and unwavering support to military families, their units and the Tropic Lightning community, in the ceremony held at the Sgt. Smith Theater.

There were 37 spouses who received the Yellow Ribbon Award for their extraordinary service and dedication to Tropic Lightning military families.

The Military Spouse Tropic Lightning Ali’i Award was given to five spouses for extraordinary service and dedication to military families during deployments or extended off island training exercises.

The final award, the Volunteer Ambassador Tropic Lightning Lokahi Award, was given to 33 spouses for their extraordinary service and dedication to serving military families. Their actions have made a lasting impact on the 25th ID.

“It is an honor and privilege to present these awards to all these spouses for their outstanding service and dedication to the community and the military,” said Flynn, commanding general, 25th ID.

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