Decorated Veteran

 

Awards & Decorations

Mr. Berens earned many awards and decorations as a Judge Advocate (JAG) in the United States Air Force Judge Advocate General’s Corps during active duty service from 2006 – 2014. Mr. Berens transitioned from active duty under Honorable conditions on 1 August 2014 and joined the Washington Air National Guard on 2 August 2014. Mr. Berens is a Field Grade Officer and Traditional Guardsman in the Washington Air National Guard.

Meritorious Service Medal (2017)

Washington Air National Guard Achievement Medal (2015)

Meritorious Service Medal (2014)

Defense Meritorious Service Medal (2013)

Meritorious Service Medal (2011)

Joint Service Commendation Medal (2007)

Air Force Commendation Medal (2007)

Joint Meritorious Unit Award

Meritorious Unit Award

Air Force Outstanding Unit Award with two oak leaf clusters

National Defense Service Medal (2006)

Afghanistan Campaign Medal with bronze service star (2013)

Iraq Campaign Medal with bronze service star (2007)

Global War on Terrorism Service Medal (2006)

Air Force Overseas Ribbon (short) (2007)

Air Force Expeditionary Service Ribbon with Gold Border (2007 & 2013)

Air Force Longevity Service with one device

Small Arms Expert Marksmanship Ribbon with bronze service star (2007 & 2013)

Air Force Training Ribbon (2006)

NATO Medal – non-Article 5 (2013)

 

 

More information about these awards and decorations is available at the Air Force Personnel Center website.

Ratings and Reviews

Military Court-Martial

Michael J. Berens was the civilian attorney hired by my son to defend his interests in a military court-martial. Mr. Berens, in collaboration with an Air Force attorney assigned to the case, hired an appropriate and competent psychological expert witness and executed the Defense case in a professional and competent manner and was able to…

- (5 star review)

WA Association Member Badge