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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
DATE: December 20, 2012 12:25:24 PM CST

Task Force Renegade Family member recognized for volunteerism

Col. Eric Schacht, commander of Division West’s 5th Armored Brigade, presents Heidi Kokes, Family Readiness Group leader for 1st Battalion, 362nd Air Defense Artillery Regiment “Task Force Renegade,” 5th Armored Brigade, Division West, with the Dr. Mary Walker Award in a Dec. 10 ceremony at the U.S. Army Sergeants Major Academy at Fort Bliss, Texas. Kokes was recognized for her work in improving the quality of life for Soldiers and their Families. (Photo by Sgt. Edward Garibay, 16th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment)

By Lt. Col. Thomas Kokes, 1st Battalion, 362nd Air Defense Artillery Regiment, 5th Armored Brigade, Division West

FORT BLISS, Texas — The Family Readiness Group leader for 1st Battalion, 362nd Air Defense Artillery Regiment “Task Force Renegade,” 5th Armored Brigade, Division West, was awarded the Dr. Mary E. Walker Award in a Dec. 10 ceremony at the U.S. Army Sergeants Major Academy here.

Heidi Kokes received the award for demonstrating dedicated and exemplary volunteerism as an outstanding military spouse and improving the quality of life for Soldiers and their Families.

Col. Eric Schacht, left, commander of Division West’s 5th Armored Brigade, and Lt. Col. Thomas Kokes, commander of 1st Battalion, 362nd Air Defense Artillery Regiment “Task Force Renegade,” 5th Armored Brigade, pose with Heidi Kokes, who received the Dr. Mary Walker Award in a Dec. 10 ceremony at the U.S. Army Sergeants Major Academy at Fort Bliss, Texas. Kokes was recognized for her work in improving the quality of life for Soldiers and their Families. (Photo by Sgt. Edward Garibay, 16th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment)

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First Army Division West Public Affairs
First Army Division West
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Fort Hood, TX 76544
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