PUBLISHED: 5:28 PM on Wednesday, May 21, 2008
Mendehal named Soldier of the Month
Selection was based on the individual's exemplary duty performance, job knowledge, leadership qualities, significant self-improvement, specific achievements, notable accomplishments, and community service and support.

Mendehal, a network switching systems operator/maintainer with eight years of military service, is currently serving in Balad, Iraq, in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. Spec. Mendehal is normally assigned to C Company, 63rd Expeditionary Signal Battalion, Fort Gordon, Augusta, Ga.

She is the daughter of Margaret A. and stepdaughter of Charles F. Judson of Juneau, Alaska.