Two CPT Meriwether Lewis
Chapter Leaders Win Major AUSA Award
Congratulations to the following Sixth Region
members who were presented with very special awards at
the AUSA Annual Meeting in Washington, DC on October 13,
- Carlene Joseph is the
2014 recipient of the Major General Anthony J.
Drexel Biddle Medal, which is awarded to the
individual who has contributed most significantly to
the advancement and mission of the Association of
the U.S. Army this year. Mrs. Joseph has been the
President of the Captain Meriwether Lewis Chapter
- Alecia Grady, is the
2014 recipient of the Joseph P. Cribbins
Medal. This award is presented annually to a
current or recently retired Department of the Army
Civilian of any component in recognition of their
exemplary service to the U.S. Army, significant
contributions to AUSA and the local community. Ms.
Grady is currently the Chief of the Armed Forces
Community Services at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, and
has been an AUSA member since 1994.
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