BGS Paralegal Terry Pahl Receives Legion of Merit

August 1, 2012  |  Barna, Guzy & Steffen, Ltd.

SGM Terry Pahl received the Legion of Merit award
Family Law Paralegal Sergeant Major Terry Pahl (Ret) was recently awarded one of the highest ranking ribbons/honors in the United States Army.
SGM Pahl is the recipient of the Legion of Merit. This award is the 7th highest honor in the United States Army, above a Purple Heart, Bronze Star and Soldier’s Medal.
This honor recognizes his “exceptionally meritorious service in positions of increasing responsibility, culminating a 40-year career as the Command Paralegal Noncommissioned Officer, 214th Legal Operation Detachment, United States Reserve Legal Command.”
He served his country with distinction and excellence and upon retirement is recognized for the performance of duty that represents exemplary service in the finest traditions of the Army.
SGM Pahl retired from the United States Army Reserves on March 1, 2012.
He continues work as a paralegal in the civilian field as Family Law Paralegal for the firm. He has more than 26 years of experience as a paralegal in the areas of Civil Litigation, Workers Compensation, Child Support and Family law.
Barna, Guzy & Steffen wishes to congratulate SGM Terry Pahl on this outstanding achievement as he is recognized for his distinguished service to our country. We are honored to continue working alongside a true military hero.
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