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    1st AML Receives Army Superior Unit Award

    1st AML Commander surveys Area

    Photo By Maj. Ryan Donald | Soldiers from the 20th CBRNE Command's 1st Area Medical Laboratory, in West Africa,...... read more read more

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, MD, UNITED STATES

    01.22.2016

    Story by Maj. Ryan Donald 

    20th CBRNE Command

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - The 1st Area Medical Laboratory will receive the Army Superior Unit Streamer Award for Operation United Assistance at 1030 here on Jan. 29.

    The award honors the 1st Area Medical Laboratory and its Soldiers for their actions during Operation United Assistance in Liberia from Oct. 2014 to March 2015.

    The 1st Area Medical Laboratory was part of Task Force Scientist, testing Ebola samples at six mobile laboratories and providing same day results to health care provides.

    "This award recognizes the success of the Soldiers of 1st AML, who deployed to Liberia and saved countless lives and helped stop the spread of Ebola. This deployment reinforced to our senior leaders and interagency partners the expeditionary capability of 1st AML and the services it can provide to not only combatant commanders but also our interagency partners," said Col. Laura Elliott, Commander, 1st Area Medical Laboratory.

    Media planning to attend must RSVP to 20th CBRNE Command Public Affairs no later than 5:00 pm on Jan. 25 at ryan.m.donald2.mil@mail.mil. Further coordination for access to the award ceremony will be made with participating media.

    The 1st Area Medical Laboratory is the Army's only deployable medical laboratory with a mission to analyze and validate health hazards to protect the force and provide theater-level validation. 

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    Date Taken: 01.22.2016
    Date Posted: 01.22.2016 13:54
    Story ID: 186837
    Location: ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, MD, US 

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