Harrisburg- It was announced today , Bill Irwin US Army Recruiting Battalion Public Affairs Officer has been presented with a Department of the Army Commander’s Award for his service. The award is equivellant to an Army Commendation Medal. The presentation of the award on behalf of the Brigade Commander Colonel Emerson was made by Irwin’s Battalion Commander Lt Col Jenkins, and Command Sgt. Maj. Lynch, both of Ulster-Irish Heritage.
Eligibility for the award is determined by measuring contributions against the following example levels of achievement:
Accomplished supervisory or nonsupervisory duties in an outstanding manner, setting an example of achievement for others to follow.
Demonstrated initiative and skill in devising new or improved equipment, work methods, and procedures, or conceiving inventions that resulted in considerable savings in manpower, time, space, materials, or other items of expense, or improved safety or health of the workforce.
Demonstrated leadership in performing assigned duties that resulted in improved productivity of the unit. Rendered professional or public relations service that resulted in considerable favorable publicity in the local area.
Demonstrated courage or competence in an emergency while performing assigned duties resulting in benefit to the Government or its personnel.