Tuesday, May 08, 2007

Last details

I just found out today that I will be awarded a Defense Meritorious Service Medal for my time over here. And everyone gets an Iraq Campaign medal.

Plus, my guys pinned an Army Combat Action Badge on my chest - it may not be official, but it means a lot. More perhaps, because it came from the guys who actually go outside of the wire, rather than some General.

All future emails should go to markbinkowski@yahoo.com or mark.binkowski@us.army.mil.


Blogger KAB said...

Congrats on both accounts! Especially the badge from your guys - they must respect you a lot.

May 08, 2007 1:39 PM  
Blogger lalavoie said...

Mark - you were awarded the Defense Meritorious Service Award before you left for Iraq as well. Remember? Now you have two.

You not getting some type of combat related award is a bit ridiculous. It's not like you were over doing pool maintenance for the troops.

May 08, 2007 5:22 PM  
Blogger I'm just Anais said...

you deserve it

May 09, 2007 12:10 AM  

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