Soldier! First Sergeant Stephen Streifel
(center left) was awarded the Meritorious Service Medal by Col.
Stephanie Marshall, Tripler Army Medical Center commander, at a Change
of Responsibility ceremony June 17. He was cited for improving the
military readiness of the 400 solders of Company A at Tripler. He is
being reassigned to attend the Sergeants Major Academy in El Paso,
Texas, and was being relieved of First Sergeant duties by Master Sgt.
Surendra Mangra, who was previously assigned to Triplerís Pathology