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Hero: Chaplain Brian Phipps
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According to his peers, Chaplain Brian Phipps displays character, integrity, and dedication to the chaplaincy that is above reproach. He single-handedly coordinated, planned, and executed three memorial services, a funeral, and family support for three deceased Paratroopers within the Spartan Brigade over the second half of 2017. Chaplain Phipps is also the primary Brigade instructor for Suicide Awareness training, among a host of other classes that he provides in support of Soldier resiliency within the Spartan Brigade. Through all of this, in such a condensed amount of time, he persisted with a great attitude, and accomplished what was most definitely an overwhelming set of tasks.