Irene, an alumna of St. Joseph’s Indian School’s graduating class of 2016, was recently awarded the Army Achievement Medal.
Irene, of Lower Brule, S.D., attended St. Joseph’s from first grade through her senior year, graduating from Chamberlain High School in 2016. She is currently stationed in Korea.
We could not be more proud of her!
On September 2, 2017, Private First Class Irene E. Grassrope was awarded The Army Achievement Medal for exemplary service.
This medal is awarded for “Exemplary Service while serving in the largest multi-national exercise in the world, ULCHI FREEDOM GUARDIAN 2017.” The award continues to state, “Your commitment to excellence, hard work and continuous professional proficiency resulted in overall mission success. Your expertise and dedication to duty are in keeping with the finest traditions of military service and reflect great credit upon yourself, the 75th Training Command, and the United States Army.”
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Way to go, Irene……..Congratulations……..
Oh Irene, how wonderful to be awarded for all the forementioned attributes and high standards you have displayed. You are an inspiration of all your peers and to the students at St. Joseph!! So proud and happy for you! May God keep you safe and may He continue to bless you and all your loved ones always.
Thank you, Beth, for recognizing Irene’s strengths. We are also very proud of her!
Congratulations Irene. God be with you as you serve this country.
Thank you for taking the time to leave a nice comment for Irene, Sylvia! We appreciate your kind words.
Irene you are to be commended and may God Bless you and keep you safe. St. Joseph’s has opened doors to its students and Irene has soared through! What an inspiration to all!!
Thank you for your kind words, Cynthia!
Congrats on the award. The military offers a multitude of opportunities. If your time and job permit may I suggest you continue your education and one day we may be addressing you as Lt. Irene Grassrope. Best.
Wil Wheaton U.S.A.F.
Thank you for your kind words and we also thank you for your service to our country!