Staff Sergeant Sam Maunder has been awarded the Distinguished Service Medal with the following citation:
"SSGT Sam Maunder has been a member at USEC for over two years, participating in two combat operations accumulating over 100 combat hours within the Revolutions system. He is the recipient of three Bronze Stars for skill shown during training and was awarded a Chief of Staff citation for his assistance in testing the USEC Revolution system over the past few months. SSGT Maunder is an excellent operator and an active participant in any event he is with on the server. He has represented himself with distinction and has been active from the moment he joined. SSGTMaunder is a role model for others within his unit, and it is fitting that he receive the DSM as he embodies the spirit of the award. It should be noted the DSM is only rarely given out, and the award of this to Sam is recognition of his efforts, skill, and the distinguished nature of his service"