Army Reserve Command "Best Warriors"

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NCO, Bronze Star Recipient, Iraq Veteran Sgt. 1st Class Justin Kime

Posted by armypao75 on July 7, 2009

Sgt. 1st Class Justin Kime received the Bronze Star for his work helping rebuild Baghdad International Airport (BIAP).

Sgt. 1st Class Justin Kime received the Bronze Star for his work helping rebuild Baghdad International Airport (BIAP).

A Lubbock, Texas, Soldier is competing in the Army Reserve’s prestigious “Best Warrior Competition” at Fort McCoy, Wis., 13-17 July.  Sgt. 1st Class Justin Kime, a civil affairs sergeant with the 413th Civil Affairs Battalion, is one of only 28 Soldiers in the 206,000-strong Army Reserve chosen to compete for this honor.  

Kime was a vital part of improving Iraq’s infrastructure; working on the Baghdad International Airport (BIAP) Reconstruction Team, responsible for training and constructions projects bringing the nation’s most important airport up to internationals standards. 

For his work in Baghdad, the Army awarded Kime the Bronze Star Medal.

“The Best Warrior Competition is an excellent opportunity to train and sharpen some of my basic Soldier skills,” said Kime.

The Bronze Star Medal.

The Bronze Star Medal.

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8 Responses to “NCO, Bronze Star Recipient, Iraq Veteran Sgt. 1st Class Justin Kime”

  1. David Kime said

    Good Luck, God Speed & STAY SAFE!!!

    DAD !

  2. Max kelso said

    good Luck

  3. Max kelso said

    Sorry we missed you in Dallas. I know you will do good. DaDad

  4. tara allen said

    hey there. i saw the story they did on you on the news. good luck.

    tara (west)allen

  5. Hello Justin! I am so proud of you! Your perseverance has paid off in many ways in your life! Miss you! Love, Elaine

  6. Allison Sauder said

    Excellent website. You have got a recent reader. Please keep up the superb posts and I look forward to more of your fascinating posts.

  7. james said

    Justin i love you so much,when i check what you have done i knew you are a brave man…Love you forever

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