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.