Corps of Engineers worker decorated Sunday for service


A local U.S. Army Corps of Engineers worker was decorated Sunday during an awards ceremony at the Afghanistan Engineer District-North's Qalaa House Compound in Afghanistan.

Donna Hansens from the Walla Walla District of Engineers received the Commander's Award for Civilian Service, Global War on Terrorism Civilian Service Department of Defense Medal and NATO Medal.

Hansens served as a program analyst from Sept. 19, 2009 through Sunday. She was a critical part of the management of the engineering and construction division, identifying all funding expenses for positions associated with the fiscal year 2010 budget of $948 million and FY 2011 budget of $1.1 billion, according to a news release.


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