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Regimental Awards Program - Awardees

Each year the Chief of Transportation and Regimental Command Team recognizes three distinct categories of excellence for individuals and units who represent the best of the Transportation Corps

Regimental Awards Program

Deployment Excellence Award

Awardees

Past Recipients

Transportation Corps Of The Year (2021)

The Transportation Corps "Of the Year" awards recognize individuals and units over the past year who have served the corps with distinction.  Awards are given separately to both active duty and reserve components in the following categories: officers in the rank of Major (non- promotable), and Captain and below, Warrant Officers in the rank of CW3 (non-promotable) and below, Non-commissioned Officers through Sergeant First Class (non-promotable) and below, enlisted soldiers (E1-E4), General Schedule (GS) civilian employees in all Career Field (CF) and job series.  GS employees GS-9 through GS-12 are eligible for this award.  Federal Wage System (FWS) civilian employees in all Career Fields (CF) and job series.  FWS Wage Grade (WG), Wage Leader (WL), and Wage Supervisor (WS) employees in the grades up to and including 10 are eligible for this award.  Nominees must be members of the Transportation Corps or Logistics Officers that have served in a Transportation assignment for the calendar year 2021.  Transportation Corps Small and Large unit of the Year programs are open to Battalion, Company and Detachment units who distinguish themselves by outstanding service and performance and reflect great credit on the Transportation Corps for the previous calendar year.  All SRCs are eligible to participate who have a transportation mission, function, or support transportation missions.

2021 Transportation Corps Of The Year Winners.

2021 Transportation Corps Of The Year Winners

Active Component

Officer: CPT Andrew Thompson | Commander, 51st Composite Truck Company, 18th CSSB, 16th Sustainment Brigade | Grafenwhoer, Germany

Warrant Officer: CW3 Jean C. Vega | Mobility Officer, 39th Transportation Battalion, 16th Sustainment Brigade, | USAREUR-AF

Non-Commisioned Officer: SFC Shaun A. Dixon | Logistics Advisor NCOIC, Alpha Company, 6th Battalion, 3rd Security Force Assistance Brigade | Fort Bragg, NC

Soldier: SPC Jacob Koffman | Heavy Vehicle Operator, Charlie Company, 524th DSSB, 25th Division Sustainment Brigade, 25th Infantry Division | Schofield Barracks, Hawaii

Civilian: Mr. Andre Cameron | Traffic Management Specialist, 839th Transportation Battalion, 598th Transportation Brigade, SDDC | Eastern Mediterranean - Greece

Reserve Component

Field Grade Officer of the Year: MAJ Elizabeth Bryant | 385th Transportation Battalion

National Guard Component

Officer: CPT Steven L. Howard | Defense Movement Coordinator | Florida Army National Guard

Non-Commisioned Officer: SSG Kyle K. Freitas | Squad Leader, 1859th Transportation Company, 757th CSSB | Nevada Army National Guard

Transportation Corps "Unit Of The Year Category

Transportation Corps Small and Large unit of the Year programs are open to Battalion, Company and Detachment units who distinguish themselves by outstanding service and performance and reflect great credit on the Transportation Corps for the previous calendar year. All SRCs are eligible to participate who have a transportation mission, function, or support transportation missions.

CPT Andrew Chang, Commander of Charlie Company, 524th DSSB accepts the award on behalf of his unit.

CPT Andrew Chang, Commander of Charlie Company, 524th DSSB accepts the award on behalf of his unit

Unit of the Year (Small Category)

Image of the Transportation Corps Distinguished Small Unit Crest of the year 2021.

Charlie Company, 524th DSSB, 25th Division Sustainment Brigade, 25th Infantry Division

MG Heidi Hoyle, Commanding General of the Surface Deployment Distribution Command (SDDC) accepts the award on behalf of the 839th Transportation Battalion.

MG Heidi Hoyle, Commanding General of the Surface Deployment Distribution Command (SDDC) accepts the award on behalf of the 839th Transportation Battalion.

Unit of the Year (Large Category)

Image of the Transportation Corps Distinguished Large Unit Crest of the year 2021.

839th Transportation Battalion, 598th Transportation Brigade, Surface Deployment & Distribution Command

Transportation Distinguished Members of the Regiment (2022)

The Distinguished Member of the Regiment award was established to maintain the legacy of the Transportation Corps and to promote cohesiveness and esprit de corps by recognizing individuals who are serving and who have served the Corps distinction.  Open to all Transportation Corps military and civilian personnel who have distinguished themselves by outstanding service and performance for or on behalf of the Transportation Corps.  Individuals in the rank of O5 and above, Master Sergeant and above, CW4 or been honorably separated or retired from the Transportation Corps are eligible for nomination for the DMOR.

2022 Distinguished Members of the Regiment are:

  • COL (R) Vivian E. Gaz
  • COL Michael Ludwich
  • COL Stephanie Barton
  • COL William Arnold
  • COL Heather Carlisle
  • COL Todd Burnely
  • COL Brad Eungard
  • COL Scott Kindberg
  • COL Frederick Crist
  • COL Kenneth Letcher
  • COL Beth Behn
  • COL Matthew Ruedi
  • COL Stephen York
  • COL Farrell Duncombe
  • COL Frazariel Castro
  • COL Cletis King
  • COL Monica Washington
  • COL Timothy Zetterwall
  • COL Patrick Disney
  • COL Jin Pak
  • COL Luis A. Velez-Cortes
  • LTC (R) Daniel J. Whitmarsh
  • MAJ (R) Christopher Sheldon
  • CW5(R) Kendrick Mass
  • CW5(R) James Crouse
  • CW5(R) Richard Turner
  • CW5(R) Charles Torrell
  • CW5 Marcus Griffin
  • CW5 John McCartin
  • CW5 Jeremy Addleman
  • CW5 Daniel Edwards
  • CW5 David Elam
  • CW5 Cary Goodstein
  • CW5 Scott Hahn
  • CW5 Abdelkader Hosni
  • CW5 Michael Miller
  • CW5 Garnnette Mosley
  • CW5 Mark Shupe
  • CW5 Terry Throm
  • CW5 James Triplett
  • CW5 Timothy Turner
  • CW5 Wattana Viboolsittiseri
  • CW5 Johnathan Waddy
  • CW5 John Zabler
  • CW5 Rick Deans
  • CW4 Kevin Barbee
  • CW4 Mary M. Eandi
  • CW4 Robert W. Smith
  • CSM (R) Escotitha Stackhouse
  • CSM (R) Dennis Fischer
  • 1SG Jeffrey Gollardo
  • 1SG (R) Billy F. Kirby

Transportation Hall of Fame (2022)

The Transportation Corps Hall of Fame recognizes individuals who have served the corps with distinction. The program maintains and enhances the legacy of the Transportation Corps and promotes cohesiveness and esprit de corps. All Army Transportation Corps military and civilians are eligible for nomination and inclusion in the Hall of Fame after retirement or posthumously. Transportation Corps officers, warrant officers, non-commissioned officers, and civilians who are nominated should have demonstrated a pattern of service of the highest caliber and have made a significant contribution to the Transportation Corps, the United States Army, and to their communities.