Spc. Adam Suda, a 2008 HHS graduate, was recently recognized for his actions in Iraq.

AL ASAD, IRAQ — A Houston High School

graduate was recently honored for his quick action while securing

an incident scene in Iraq.

Spc. Adam D. Suda, of Success, was recently

recognized by the 3-139th Airborne Field Artillery Regiment’s

command sergeant major of the 1/82nd Airborne Division. Suda, who

received a coin, is deployed with the 1139th Military Police Co. of

Harrisonville for a yearlong tour overseas.

“He remained calm and took decisive action

so that the area wasn’t disturbed by unauthorized personnel,” said

1st Lt. Jakin Waldock, 1139th MP executive officer. “Sorry I can’t

provide details but suffice it to say that Spc. Suda displayed

maturity beyond his years and brought calm to a tense


Suda’s home unit is the 2175th Military

Police Co. in Hannibal, and he has been with the Missouri National

Guard for three years. This deployment is his first.

Suda is a 2008 graduate of Houston High

School. He is married to Alyssa Suda of Houston and is expecting a

daughter in March. He is the son of Douglas and Kimberly Suda of


The soldiers of the 1139th Military Police

Co. are conducting military police operations in support of

Operation Iraqi Freedom, including setting up entry control points

and manning them.

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