Army National Guard Spec. Zane A. Howe has been decorated with the Army Commendation Medal.
The medal is awarded to individuals who, while serving in any capacity with the Army, have distinguished themselves by acts of heroism, meritorious achievement or meritorious service.
He is a combat engineer assigned to the 260th Engineer Support Company at Miles City, Mont. The specialist has served in the military for two years.
He is the son of Zane Howe of Gillette. He graduated in 2007 from Powder River High School, Broadus, Mont.