To:     All TRMN personnel

From:    Commanding Officer 2nd Fleet

Re:     Awarding of the Queen’s Bravery Medal


1LT Thomas PAUKSTIS, RMMC, lives in the South side of Chicago where the riots and looting have been particularly bad. He also works at a large chain grocery store and continues to go into work despite the danger. Provided with offers of temporary relocation, 1LT Paukstis remains on the south side to take care of his parents. 1LT Paukstis is demonstrating the qualities above and beyond for his family and community in the face of Covid-19 and widespread Riots and destruction. 

For his actions showing the commitment to family and community we hope to see in all the Queen’s officers, and in doing so going above and beyond the call of duty, 1LT Paukstis is hereby awarded the Queen’s Bravery Medal, and is therefore entitled to the post nominal letters of ‘QBM’.

The Tradition Lives!

Geoffrey Strayer, KDE, KR, SC, CGM, GS

Rear Admiral of the Red, RMN

Commanding Officer, Second (Gryphon) Fleet