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The Air Force Achievement Medal has been awarded to Staff Sergeant Matthew T. Greenwell for outstanding achievement.
Technical Sergeant Matthew T Greenwell distinguished himself by outstanding achievement while assigned to the 123rd Contingency Response Group, Kentucky Air National Guard. As a material management journeyman, Greenwell deployed on short notice with the 123rd Contingency Response Element in support of Operation Unified Response, aiding the people of Haiti after an earthquake on Jan. 12, 2010, which devastated Port-au-Prince. Sergeant Greenwell’s actions directly supported the handling and movement of 725.6 short tons of equipment and 210 personnel critical to Haitian relief efforts. The distinctive accomplishments of Sergeant Greenwell reflect credit upon himself, the Air National Guard, and the United States Air Force.
Greenwell was also promoted on Dec. 1, from staff sergeant to technical sergeant. He is the son of Margie and Jody Greenwell of Loretto.