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Camden native receives top USACE engineering honor
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Camden native Maj. Jennifer Etters, operations officer, USACE-TAA, receives the U.S. Army Engineer Associations de Fleury Medal from Lt. Gen. Todd Semonite (left), chief of Army engineers and commander, USACE headquarters; and Col. Jon Chytka, commander USACE-TAA, during a ceremony on Bagram Airfield in Afghanistan on April 7. The de Fleury Medal is one of the highest honors awarded by the USACE, representing long-term contributions to the U.S. Army Engineer Regiment. - photo by U.S. Army photo by Mike A. Glash
Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan -- A Camden native currently deployed to Afghanistan received one of the highest honors bestowed within the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) at a ceremony on Bagram Airfield on April 7. According to a USACE press release, Maj. Jennifer Etters, who serves as the operations officer responsible for intelligence updates and protecting all the personnel for the USACE Transatlantic Afghanistan District (TAA), was presented with the Bronze Order of the de Fleury Medal by Lt. Gen. Todd Semonite, USACE commander and the Chief of Engineers. “I was extremely surprised to learn I was being recognized with such a distinct honor,” Etters said.