152nd CSSB Officer Wins National Intelligence Award

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PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – An Army National Guard officer from Flandreau, South Dakota, has received a national award for her role as an intelligence officer in Afghanistan.
First Lt. Bridget Flannery of the Pierre based 152nd Combat Sustainment Support Battalion is the winner of the 2014 Colonel Carl F. Eifler Award.
Lt. Col. Michael Oster, Commander of the 152nd CSSB says Flannery displayed outstanding leadership which improved intelligence gathering in training and combat. He says her performance saved lives and equipment.
Their battalion served a five-month deployment in southern Afghanistan last year.
Flannery was born and raised in Montrose. She has served 17 years in the National Guard.

Army 1st Lt. Bridget A. Flannery, intelligence officer with the South Dakota Army National Guard’s 152nd Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, was awarded the Colonel Carl F. Eifler Award during a ceremony attended by her husband, Sgt. 1st Class Randy Tollefson, left, and Lt. Col. Joe Jacobson, SDARNG 109th Regional Support Group administrative officer, in McLean, Va., May 18, 2014. Flannery received the award for her leadership and dedication to operations as the 152nd CSSB intelligence officer while deployed to Afghanistan. The award ceremony was conducted by the National Military Intelligence Association and the National Military Intelligence Foundation. (Army National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Darron Salzer)(RELEASED)

Army 1st Lt. Bridget A. Flannery, intelligence officer
with the South Dakota Army National Guard’s 152nd Combat Sustainment
Support Battalion, was awarded the Colonel Carl F. Eifler Award during a
ceremony attended by her husband, Sgt. 1st Class Randy Tollefson, left, and Lt.
Col. Joe Jacobson, SDARNG 109th Regional Support Group administrative
officer, in McLean, Va., May 18, 2014. Flannery received the award for her
leadership and dedication to operations as the 152nd CSSB intelligence officer
while deployed to Afghanistan. The award ceremony was conducted by the
National Military Intelligence Association and the National Military
Intelligence Foundation. (Army National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Darron
Salzer)(RELEASED)

 


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