Lakeview's Sgt. First Class John Rivard Honored

Sgt. First Class John M. Rivard, of the Maine Army National Guard Medical Command and Director of Residential Services for Lakeview NH, was awarded the Army Commendation Medal by Col. Kimberly Ballantyne.  Sgt. First Class Rivard was honored for his performance 2002-2011 while assigned as Medical Command Platoon Sergeant, recognized for his tirelessness in ensuring operational success for over 2,000 soldiers screened for combat deployments to Iraq and Afghanistan.  He was noted to improve processes based on recommendations and worked successfully with all military ranks and civilians.  We are proud to have Sgt. First Class Rivard as part of the Lakeview Family and NH Leadership Team, bringing the same standards and effort to ensure the quality of our treatment programs for youth, adults, civilians and service members with brain injury, neurobehavioral and rehabilitation needs.  Congratulations, John!