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Release No: 149-05
February 11, 2005

Reserve Family Readiness Award Unit Winners Announced

The Department of Defense announced today the winners of the 2004 Reserve Family Readiness Awards, who will be honored at a ceremony on Feb. 18 at 10:00 a.m. ESTin the Pentagon Hall of Heroes.


The winning units are:

  •  Company A, 1-168th Infantry (Air Assault), Iowa Army National Guard, Carroll, Iowa
  •  652nd Engineer Company, United States Army Reserve, Ellsworth, Wisc.
  •  Navy Cargo Handling Battalion Seven, United States Naval Reserve, Great Lakes, Ill.
  •  1st Battalion, 23rd Marines, 4th Marine Division, United States Marine Corps Reserve, Houston, Texas 
  • 172nd Airlift Wing, Mississippi Air National Guard, Jackson, Miss.
  •  452nd Mission Support Group, United States Air Force Reserve, March Air Reserve Base, Calif. 
  • Port Security Unit 307, United States Coast Guard Reserve, St. Petersburg, Fla.


The ceremony will be hosted by Thomas F. Hall, the assistant secretary of defense for reserve affairs.