Shelbyville Daily Union

Celebrations

October 1, 2013

Shelbyville's Ambrose receives Army commendation

Bailey Ambrose of Shelbyville received the Army Achievement Medal on August 29.

This medal was awarded by the Department of the Army for outstanding effort, dedication and motivation, placing her among the “best of the best” fro devotion to duty and exceeding the Army standard. She was also named Lima company Soldier of the Year and received a promotion from grade E1 to E2.

Ambrose is a private with the National Guard. She enlisted in February 2013. She completed basic combat training this summer at Ft. Sill, OK, graduating in the top 10 percent of her class. She is one of only a few soldiers from Lima Company to ever accomplish this honor.

Ambrose is currently a senior at Shelbyville High School where she plays volleyball and participates in Health Occupations class. She is employed by Shelbyville Family Aquatic Center as a lifeguard and at Dairy Queen. She is a Red Cross volunteer and junior member of the American Legion Ladies Auxiliary.

After graduation, Ambrose will attend Advanced Individual Training for 14 weeks to learn skills associated with her MOS. While enlisted she will work as a Water Purification Specialist (92W). Water treatment specialists are primarily responsible for supervising or performing the installation and operation of water purification equipment as well as dealing with water storage and distribution operations and activities. They also inspect facilities and food supplies for the presence of disease, germs, or other conditions hazardous to health and the environment.

Ambrose intends to attend Southern Illinois University to study nursing. There she will participate in an ROTC program to become an officer. After college she plans to re-enlist active duty and use her healthcare degree in a military capacity.

Ambrose is the daughter of Julie Ambrose and George Pierce, and Ron and Lori Ambrose, and is big sister to Ryann, Andrew, and Derrick Ambrose. By serving her country she is following in the footsteps of her great-grandfather, Army WWII veteran Chris Leming, and her grandfather Marine Vietnam veteran Gary Leming.

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