LONDONDERRY, N.H. – MSG Ronald R. Doucette was awarded the Legion of Merit at a ceremony on Dec. 4 in Londonderry, N.H. The Legion of Merit was awarded for exceptionally meritorious service for 31 years of military service. On Sept. 30, Doucette retired from the Army Reserves where he filled an active Guard Reserve position for the past 20 years.

Doucette’s most recent assignment was with 167th Corps Support Group in Londonderry. Assigned to the 167th CSG in June 2002, Doucette completed a 12-month tour of duty in Iraq with the 167th Corps Support Group as the group’s senior logistics NCO from February 2004 to February 2005.

During this deployment Doucette was awarded the Bronze Star Medal for exceptionally meritorious service as the group senior supply sergeant.

Throughout his military career, Doucette was also awarded the following service medals: the Meritorious Service Medal (three awards), the Army Commendation Medal (five awards), the Army Achievement Medal (five awards), the Good Conduct Medal (six awards), the National Defense Service Medal (two awards), the Iraqi Campaign Medal, the Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal and the Global War on Terrorism Service Medal.

Doucette’s assignments include Fort Dix, N.J., Fort Lee, Va., Germany, Greece, Fort Hood, Texas, Fort Lewis, Wash., Lewiston, Maine, Fraser, Mich., Londonderry and FOB Speicher, Iraq.

Doucette is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Wallace F. Doucette Sr., formerly of Auburn. Doucette resides in New Gloucester with his wife, Carol, and their son, Brad. Doucette is a 1975 graduate of Edward Little High School.

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