Nigerian-American mechanical Engineer and former U.S Army soldier, retired officer Engr. Victor Chiagoziem Aruwah, has been awarded a prestigious honour in Germany.
Victor Aruwah was was awarded the prestigious honor of The Civilian Service Achievement Medal for his outstanding contributions to the US Army Public Works Engineering Division in Germany.
His award citation read: “For exceptional service as an engineer, Directorate of Public Works, United States Army Garrison Rheinland-Pfalz from February 2017 to June 2021.
“Mr. Aruwah distinguished himself as a fervent advocate for the well-being of his colleagues and well a role model of customer service and teamwork,”
An American citizen but a Nigerian by birth, Victor is an Engineer who served in the United States Army as a Chemical Operations Specialist and as an Advisor to the Commander in Chemical Defense and Operations.
After serving in the Army for 15 years, he retired in 2012 at the age of 33 years.
He then took a job with the United States Directorate of Public Works Installation Management Command Unit, Engineering Division based in Germany.
His award was for his work with that division.
His citation added more details of his exceptional work.
“During his tenure, he completed the Engineering Intern Program, learned new skills from each of the divisions, and implemented them as project manager.
“His leadership, enthusiasm, knowledge, and true commitment to excellence were not only vital to project success, but they also significantly improved the overall quality of our engineering Division and fostering our organization’s positive image.
“Mr. Aruwah’s achievements, dedication, and exemplary performance are in keeping with the highest tradition of Government Service and reflect great credit upon himself, United States Army Garrison Rheinland-Pfalz and the Department of the Army,” the citation ended.