The Army selected 6th Squadron, 9th Cavalry Regiment as the winner of Army Award for Maintenance Excellence for Fiscal Year 2020 in the large group category.

The unit will receive the award during a ceremony on Nov 23 at 9:00 a.m.

The Army Award for Maintenance Excellence Program is conducted each year to recognize Army units and/or activities that have demonstrated excellence in maintenance operations. Each unit is evaluated on their effectiveness, ensuring that Soldier competency is maintained.

Assessments of each unit in the categories of attitude and effective leadership are rated with a benchmark based on those of past winners, and the tenets of exceptional maintenance processes that were exhibited are validated and ranked.

Once units are selected they will compete in 3 phases until the winners are selected for each the small, medium and large unit category as the HQDA AAME winners.

Media wishing to attend must RSVP not later than 3 p.m. Friday, 20 November to MSG Miriam Espinoza, and Lt. Col. Chris Brautigam,

Attending media will linkup with their escorts at 8:15 a.m. Monday, 23 Nov. at the Marvin Leath Visitors Center.