Sea Dragons receive prestigious Knowlton Award

| December 4, 2015 | 0 Comments
Army Photo by: Sgt. 1st Class Jaquetta Gooden Five exceptional service members from the 94th Army Air and Missile Defense Command received the prestigious Knowlton Award during a recognition ceremony, Nov. 23, at the Wright Brothers Café on Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii.

Five exceptional service members from the 94th Army Air and Missile Defense Command received the prestigious Knowlton Award during a recognition ceremony, Nov. 23, at the Wright Brothers Café on Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii.

Story and photos by Sgt. 1st Class Jaquetta Gooden
94th Army Air and Missile Defense Command Public Affairs

JOINT BASE PEARL HARBOR HICKAM — Five exceptional service members from the 94th Army Air and Missile Defense Command received the prestigious Knowlton Award, Nov. 23, at the Wright Brothers Café, here.

Keeping with tradition, the ceremony included five Military Intelligence Corps officers taking part in an inimitable candle lighting ceremony, which symbolized the heritage and sacrifice of all MI professionals.

Photo by Sgt. 1st Class Jaquetta Gooden, 94th Army Air and Missile Defense Command Former Sea Dragon assistant chief of staff, G2, Col. (retired) Thomas “Buck” Luther, is presented the Knowlton Award by 94th AAMDC assistant chief of staff, G2,  Col. Bruce Stephens during the ceremony, Nov. 23.

Former Sea Dragon assistant chief of staff, G2, Col. (retired) Thomas “Buck” Luther, is presented the Knowlton Award by 94th AAMDC assistant chief of staff, G2, Col. Bruce Stephens during the ceremony, Nov. 23.

“Receiving the Knowlton Award is a reflection of all the dedication and hard work that you accomplished. It truly signifies a milestone in one’s career, and I am thankful to my leadership for putting me in and recognizing me for this amazing award,” said Staff Sgt. Keith Barnes, a platoon sergeant.

“It is an honor to be recognized by a command that I served in 10 years ago for this esteemed award that is so significant to the MI Corps,” said former Sea Dragon assistant chief of staff retired Col. Thomas “Buck” Luther. “It truly shows what great leadership the 94th AAMDC has when, four years after retirement, they make it a point to put me in for the Knowlton Award, and I am truly grateful.”

Lt. Col. Steve Peters, 94th AAMDC deputy assistant chief of staff, G2, explained the Soldiers and officers who receive the Knowlton Award are recognized for their superior contribution to the MI Corps.

“I want to extend my congratulations to each and every one of the awardees. Well-deserved, and remember, you earn your Knowlton every day,” said Peters.

 

Awardees

All Sea Dragon awardees work (or worked) at 94th AAMDC G2 (Intelligence).

  • Staff Sgt. Keith Barnes, platoon sergeant.
  • Maj. Tanya Burke, plans officer.
  • Maj. Robert Deleon, operations officer.
  • Former Sea Dragon assistant chief of staff retired Col. Thomas “Buck” Luther.
  • Maj. Christopher Pressley, All Source Production Section Chief.

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