While overseas, along with performing 88M duties, she was also assigned to assist within the mortuary site on base. Along with the mortuary affairs team, Krissy was recognized by the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) 4-Star General and the ISAF Sgt. Maj. for her selflessness and expedience in handling a tragedy that had occurred during the deployment.
Soldiers are taught that when you go down, others are always there to pick you up. The Army core values builds a foundation where soldiers are taught to be loyal, respectful, honorable, operate with integrity, be selfless, have courage, and understand what their duty is. Kim says that with these core values, she feels that she is a better person. “Now,” she says, “I just need to be healthy again.”