Mendez receives commendation medal

Navy Reserve Lt. Bryce Mendez received the Army Commendation Medal on Oct. 15 at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center, Germany, for his service as the assistant director for administration for Navy Expeditionary Medical 15.

The unit was a deployed Navy Reserve unit tasked with tracking and assisting in the treatment of all wounded, ill and injured service members medically evacuated to LRMC from Afghanistan and Iraq.

Mendez is the son of Benjamin Mendez Jr. and Bernadine Mendez of Wailuku.

He is a 2004 graduate of King Kekaulike High School. He earned a bachelor’s degree in 2008 from The George Washington University in Washington, D.C.