HR420: Commending Brigadier General Sandra Louise Alvey, USAR.


HOUSE RESOLUTION NO. 420
Commending Brigadier General Sandra Louise Alvey, USAR.

 

Agreed to by the House of Delegates, February 22, 2019

 

WHEREAS, Brigadier General Sandra Louise Alvey, USAR, a distinguished military officer and an accomplished medical entomologist, will retire from the United States Army Reserve in May 2019, after 32 years of outstanding service to the Commonwealth and the nation; and

WHEREAS, Sandra Alvey began her career in the military as a Reserve Officer Training Corps scholarship recipient at Western Maryland College, where she graduated with a bachelor’s degree in 1987; she subsequently earned a master’s degree in medical entomology from Georgia Southern University in 1989; and

WHEREAS, Sandra Alvey was commissioned as a second lieutenant in the United States Army Ordnance Corps and served on active duty for 10 years before joining the United States Army Reserve; and

WHEREAS, Sandra Alvey’s duty stations have included deputy commanding general of the 807th Medical Command, a command of approximately 11,000 reserve soldiers; commander of the 196th Medical Support Unit in Germany; deputy commander and director of technical services for USACHPPM-Pacific in Japan; the 133rd Preventive Medicine Unit in Germany; the 20th CBRNE Command at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland; and Joint Task Force-Bravo in Honduras; and

WHEREAS, Sandra Alvey spent much of her civilian career at the United States Army Environmental Command as the senior pest management consultant; she also served as chair of the Department of Defense Armed Forces Pest Management Board and is currently an analyst for the Defense Intelligence Agency at Rivanna Station in Charlottesville; and

WHEREAS, Sandra Alvey has participated in numerous United States Army Reserve recruitment and yellow ribbon events, and she supports historical military reenactment events to promote public awareness of Virginia history; and

WHEREAS, Sandra Alvey has received the Order of Military Medical Merit, Legion of Merit, Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Meritorious Service Medal, Army Commendation Medal, Joint Service Achievement Medal, Army Achievement Medal, and Army Reserve Components Achievement Medal, among many other awards and decorations; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED by the House of Delegates, That Brigadier General Sandra Louise Alvey, USAR, hereby be commended on the occasion of her retirement from military service; and, be it

RESOLVED FURTHER, That the Clerk of the House of Delegates prepare a copy of this resolution for presentation to Brigadier General Sandra Louise Alvey, USAR, as an expression of the House of Delegates’ admiration for her contributions to the Commonwealth and the nation during her military and civilian careers.

HOUSE RESOLUTION NO. 420

Offered February 21, 2019
Commending Brigadier General Sandra Louise Alvey, USAR.
Patron-- Toscano

WHEREAS, Brigadier General Sandra Louise Alvey, USAR, a distinguished military officer and an accomplished medical entomologist, will retire from the United States Army Reserve in May 2019, after 32 years of outstanding service to the Commonwealth and the nation; and

WHEREAS, Sandra Alvey began her career in the military as a Reserve Officer Training Corps scholarship recipient at Western Maryland College, where she graduated with a bachelor’s degree in 1987; she subsequently earned a master’s degree in medical entomology from Georgia Southern University in 1989; and

WHEREAS, Sandra Alvey was commissioned as a second lieutenant in the United States Army Ordnance Corps and served on active duty for 10 years before joining the United States Army Reserve; and

WHEREAS, Sandra Alvey’s duty stations have included deputy commanding general of the 807th Medical Command, a command of approximately 11,000 reserve soldiers; commander of the 196th Medical Support Unit in Germany; deputy commander and director of technical services for USACHPPM-Pacific in Japan; the 133rd Preventive Medicine Unit in Germany; the 20th CBRNE Command at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland; and Joint Task Force-Bravo in Honduras; and

WHEREAS, Sandra Alvey spent much of her civilian career at the United States Army Environmental Command as the senior pest management consultant; she also served as chair of the Department of Defense Armed Forces Pest Management Board and is currently an analyst for the Defense Intelligence Agency at Rivanna Station in Charlottesville; and

WHEREAS, Sandra Alvey has participated in numerous United States Army Reserve recruitment and yellow ribbon events, and she supports historical military reenactment events to promote public awareness of Virginia history; and

WHEREAS, Sandra Alvey has received the Order of Military Medical Merit, Legion of Merit, Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Meritorious Service Medal, Army Commendation Medal, Joint Service Achievement Medal, Army Achievement Medal, and Army Reserve Components Achievement Medal, among many other awards and decorations; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED by the House of Delegates, That Brigadier General Sandra Louise Alvey, USAR, hereby be commended on the occasion of her retirement from military service; and, be it

RESOLVED FURTHER, That the Clerk of the House of Delegates prepare a copy of this resolution for presentation to Brigadier General Sandra Louise Alvey, USAR, as an expression of the House of Delegates’ admiration for her contributions to the Commonwealth and the nation during her military and civilian careers.