By Rudi WilliamsAmerican Forces Press Service
AUSTIN, Texas, Feb. 28, 2006 Eleven servicemen and women were honored for their service in Iraq and Afghanistan and during Hurricane Katrina at a special reception hosted by the Defense Department and Army Test and Evaluation Command here.
Clarence A. Johnson, DoD's principal director and director, civilian equal employment opportunity, and high-ranking representatives of the awardees' commands presented each awardee with a special coin from David S.C. Chu, undersecretary of defense for personnel and readiness.
The recipients, all honored for meritorious service, were:
Secretary Visits Troops, Leaders in Afghanistan