Congratulations to LTC Kathryn Pegues, CPT(P) Arthur Middlebrooks, and MAJ Ray Vetter who were honored at a Department awards ceremony yesterday. LTC Pegues was awarded an Army Commendation Medal for her work as Deputy Chair of Task Force Teamwork (TFT), a new, grassroots level effort to help USMA departments and directorates recruit a more diverse faculty and staff. She was also presented with her Lean Six Sigma Green Belt.
CPT(P) Middlebrooks was also honored for his work as a member of Task Force Teamwork (TFT), as well as his efforts on the Dean’s Diverse Faculty Recruiting Panel earlier this year. CPT(P) Middlebrooks received an Army Achievement Medal. MAJ Vetter was awarded an Army Commendation Medal for his efforts during Reception, Staging, Onward Movement, and Integration (RSOI) of the Corps of Cadets during summer 2020. MAJ Vetter served as an accountability representative at major New York City airports. He received cadets traveling back to USMA and ensured they arrived safely while following COVID-related protocol. Congratulations from the entire DSE team!