Arizona 253rd Engineers Receive Meritorious Unit Commendation
Brig. Gen. Lonnie Branum attaches the meritorious service ribbon to the unit guidon at the Florence Military Reservation in Florence, Arizona, on Feb. 4, 2023. The 253rd Engineer Battalion displayed exceptional meritorious service in support of operations Spartan Shield and Freedom's Sentinel. The meritorious unit commendation gets awarded to units for exceptionally meritorious conduct in the performance of outstanding services during military operations against an armed enemy. Strengthening Soldiers and enhancing resilience is not a seasonal endeavor, but a daily effort and a top priority for the AZNG.